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The first car in the old picture to the right is either 55 56 Ford or Chevy l cant make out the grill or turn signal lights to give a good call l had both in the early 60s.

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‘58-62 ……lived on Hemingway and Gainsborough attending NU…..watched that being constructed..….top floor observation deck and restaurant, Top of the Hub, was a great draw for many years……times were simpler and the town was much different back then. 

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1 hour ago, Joe G said:

‘58-62 ……lived on Hemingway and Gainsborough attending NU…..watched that being constructed..….top floor observation deck and restaurant, Top of the Hub, was a great draw for many years……times were simpler and the town was much different back then. 

Roger that , and rent was cheap, I was paying 90 bucks a month for a studio apt on Beacon St in 68 I think it was

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1 hour ago, capequahog said:

Roger that , and rent was cheap, I was paying 90 bucks a month for a studio apt on Beacon St in 68 I think it was


……..and draft beer at seedy neighborhood watering holes was easy on the wallet. 

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1 hour ago, Joe G said:


……..and draft beer at seedy neighborhood watering holes was easy on the wallet. 

In 1970 when I graduated from high school, then general class of 12 guys and no girls, took a weekend trip to Lake George N.Y.  we spent a considerable amount of time in a main st. bar called the "Bowling Alley"...........00.15 16 oz. draft beer called Utica Club tasted great after drinking a couple.................

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1 hour ago, b-ware said:

In 1970 when I graduated from high school, then general class of 12 guys and no girls, took a weekend trip to Lake George N.Y.  we spent a considerable amount of time in a main st. bar called the "Bowling Alley"...........00.15 16 oz. draft beer called Utica Club tasted great after drinking a couple.................


Yep, that sounds about right.  15-20 cents a draft.

 

We imbibed at the Lobster Claw.  A small bar and restaurant at the corner of Gainsborough and Hemingway.  Bar side had a “back room”. Dimly lit, aroma was one of stale beer and cheap whisky sours.  

 

 

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1 hour ago, Joe G said:


Yep, that sounds about right.  15-20 cents a draft.

 

We imbibed at the Lobster Claw.  A small bar and restaurant at the corner of Gainsborough and Hemingway.  Bar side had a “back room”. Dimly lit, aroma was one of stale beer and cheap whisky sours.  

 

 

Thank you for the verification, was taht strange old man in corner ogling the ladies you??????????????

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21 mins ago, capequahog said:

There was a great selection of dives in the area, I used to like the Kentucky tavern, no idea where the Kentucky came from


Corner Mass and Newbury as I recall.  Never dropped in.  

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