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  • The building that 21 east nightclub was knocked down in 1987 to build Shooters nightclub and restaurant
    Pat Cortellessa on Shooter’s Waterfront Cafe
  • I am Liz Vaughn’s older brother and the son of Richard Vaughn. I worked in the Warwick building for years, every summer sweeping floors and school holiday. I went to college and joined the Army (service to country was/is a family tradition) and when i left active duty I worked...
    Mark Kennedy Vaughn on L. Vaughn & Company
  • “Accidental”, if you will, discovery in 1992; A place ON the beach was the only requirement for a simple honeymoon stay. Oh what a jewel!! Orange velour bedspreads, a foam padded headboard, indoor/outdoor carpeting, mismatched flea market furniture, itty bitty bath towels, two...
    Anne Malone-Laraby on Ocean House
  • My grandfather was Primo. My father, Enrico, would take me there as a child. “Poppy” would give me a pail of water and a paint brush. I would brush all the beautiful statues he had on display in front of the building while my father helped him work.
    Joyce Landi on Primo Art Company
  • My 3rd grade went there on a class trip in 1956, we were given a loaf of bread and a cardboard put together bread truck. Even for a 3rd grader it was very interesting.
    Marshall Martin on Ward Baking Company
  • I had a client up on the fifth floor, FirstWorks, that I would visit once a year when we kicked off a new season. The building had a great old vibe to it, with glass transoms over the doors, an old elevator, iron railings, and a cool skylight over the stairwell.
    Highchair on Trayne Building
  • Hi, I was wondering if anyone knows the date that the Three Stooges performed at the park? I am talking about around 1968 I believe. I believe it was around Memorial Day. My Mom and Dad brought me for my birthday. Over 50 years ago and I still remember the day. I met Moe after...
    Barry Belotti on Crescent Park
  • My Dad, Charles Koch, worked as warehouse manager in the Atlas building for 20 years. The warehouse storage company was owned by Charles Sherman. As a young boy of 16 years old I worked there in 1968. I would clean the offices in the morning and then move out to the warehouse ...
    Steve Koch on Atlas and Terminal Warehouses