22.12.09

Edward DiPrete

DiPrete served as Governor of Rhode Island from
1985 to 1991, and was defeated for re-election in a landslide
by former federal attorney and businessman
Bruce Sundlun in 1990.


Joseph Paolino, Jr.

Joseph Paolino, Jr
was Mayor of Providence
April 25, 1984–January 1991


Carrol's Hamburgers


15.12.09

BESSETTE HARDWARE

HALL INSTITUTE



Ron's Spaghetti House



Jason's


the 1149 restaurant is now there

Kings Inn



The Red Coach

The Red Coach
Was Located In Warwick on Jefferson Blvd.
Where Bugaboo Creek used to be.
More info here

"My parents and my sister used to go their when I was about 6 or 7
and that was quite a while back. Their specialty was prime rib and
it was more of a dress up on Sunday to eat there.
You had to make reservations at the time."
- Nancy

DIAMONDS by SAMMARTINO




Muldoon's Saloon



10.12.09

Calart



Chalet


Bob Pezzullo's Chalet
was Located at 1021 Mineral Spring Avenue, North Providence

6.12.09

ALMACS

For more than 50 years 
ALMACS Supermarkets
 
served the Southern New England area - 
They had over 30 stores throughout the state. 
Sadly ALMACS closed their doors the mid 90's.
  

   photo by Ken from Coventry

  Send us your ALMACS Memories!! email 
photos or stories & we'll post them



Almacs Store #38 Lincoln Mall

 Closing Day













THE ROCKY POINT AMUSEMENT PARK


THE ROCKY POINT AMUSEMENT PARK
was a highly popular landmark on the Narragansett Bay side of Warwick,
Rhode Island. It operated from the late 1840s until its close in 1995. 
The following year, the park filed for bankruptcy.
  
Send us your Rocky Point Memories!!
email photos or stories & we'll post them


Burger Chef



BURGER CHEF
An American fast-food restaurant chain that started in 1954
and lasted until 1996. Burger Chef was an American
fast-food restaurant chain founded in 1954 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
The chain expanded throughout the United
States, and at its peak, it was second only to McDonald's in the
number of locations nationwide.
The chain was successful in Rhode Island for many years.

"I remember the jingle. "For a nickel and and a dime you get..
french fried potatoes, great thick shakes, and the greatest
fifteen cents, hamburger yet!" Imagine, fifteen cents!!!"

- Maria DeAngelis




 
Vintage 1970's Burger Chef Glass