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Jack in the Box

October 21st, 2009 · 3 Comments

I’ve always associated the fast-food chain “Jack in the Box” with the western and southern states but I guess once upon a time Jack lived out here too. I recently found this old coupon in a table in my mom’s basement which expired in 1980. (click on the image for close up) This coupon states Jack’s location […]

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Tags: *Natick · Flashback · random


October 19th, 2008 · 4 Comments

You’d never guess by looking at this picnic area that this used to be one of the best McDonald’s Playlands around.  This Westboro location had it all:  hot metal slides, merry-go-rounds that taught kids about centrifugal force the hard way, the safe-haven of the Mayor McCheese tower which left parents powerless upon claiming their children. Why […]

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Tags: *Westborough · Flashback

Lincoln Drug (no more)

June 23rd, 2008 · 6 Comments

(Photo from January) Growing up right on the Holliston/Milford line, we frequented Lincoln Discount Drugs which in the past 2 years has become Milford Discount Variety, which I think is going to focus more on alcohol but they have kept a lot of old merchandise in hopes of people buying it.  I remember coming here […]

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Tags: *Milford · Flashback · Goodbye

Radio is Beautiful : )

May 18th, 2008 · 2 Comments

When my sister and I were little (4-6 years old) our parents used to take us to Gene’s Italian Restaurant in Milford, I want to say it was on Central St. but I could be wrong.  I remember inside was interesting (to me as a kid anyway),  kind of dim with  curtains and a stage […]

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Tags: *Milford · Flashback

Village Stationary

March 6th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Village Stationary in Holliston, or just “Village” as we called it growing up, was a shop kids would get candy and random knick-knacks.  This was a big “half-day” destination for us, especially being right next door to Table Top pizza, a great way to kick off the afternoon on such special occasions. I find this place interesting […]

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Tags: *Holliston · Flashback