1980's

James Brown's Place

James Brown's Place hasn't been in business since the 50's, but it does have a black and white checkered floor and an old-school feel to it. That's because it has been a diner since the 1950's. It used to be known as Jim's Clock. Jame's Brown Place opened on May 1, 1988. 

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Location

1356 Culver Rd
Rochester, NY 14609
United States
Phone: (585) 288-4250

Crown Point Antique Mall

Crown Point Antique Mall in Crown Point, Indiana features 80 dealers and three floors of antiques. It's located on the south side of the court house square. 

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Location

103 W Joliet St
Crown Point, IN 46307
United States
Phone: (219) 662-1219

Cox Family Restaurant

We're not sure how long Cox Family Restaurant has been in business. It's a very casual family restaurant where the locals go, with cramped booths. Credit cards are not accepted. Known for having better prices than many other local area restaurants.

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Location

4109 Arendell St
Morehead City, NC 28557
United States
Phone: (252) 726-6961

Old Mill Pizzeria

We're not sure how long Old Mill Pizzeria has been in business, but it has been in business for years. We're also not sure yet how old the building is, nor are we sure if it's official name is Old Mill Pizza or Old Mill Pizzeria. We DO know they serve pizza. :-)

 

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Location

35 W. 73rd Ave
Merrillville, IN 46410
United States
Phone: (219) 769-4511
Fax: (219) 736-8263

Jo Jo's Restaurant

We're not sure how long Jo's Jo's Restaurant in Pittsburgh, PA has been open. It's a diner located in an old gas station, best known for breakfast and late night meals. 

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Location

100 24th St
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
United States
Phone: (412) 261-0280

RC's Restaurant / RC's Chicken / RC's Back Door Bar & Grill

RC's Restaurant and Lounge in Kansas City, Missouri was established in 1973. RC's moved to this larger location in 1982. RC's is known for it's fried chicken, but they do serve a large variety of other items too. RC's Back Door Bar & Grill is upstairs, featuring karaoke and live bands at night.

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Location

330 E 135th St
Kansas City, MO 64145
United States
Phone: (816) 942-4999

Old Hickory House Restaurant

Old Hickory House Restaurant in Charlotte, NC is an original old-school barbecue restaurant. We're not sure how long they have been in business, but our guess could be since any time from the 50's through the 70's. 

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Location

6538 N Tryon St
Charlotte, NC 28213
United States
Phone: (704) 596-8014

Dor-Stop Restaurant

Dor-Stop Restaurant in Pittsburgh, PA opened in 1986, although the restaurant seems older than that in some ways, such as the counter with bar stools. Dor-Stop Restaurant is known for it's potato pancakes. They serve a variety of other dishes too (burgers, sandwiches, salads, and more), but if you're a breakfast fan you're in luck here any time because they serve breakfast all day. 

Open 6 am - 3 pm Monday through Saturday, and 8 am - 2 pm on Sunday. Call ahead for takeout.

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Location

1430 Potomac Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15216
United States
Phone: (412) 561-9320

Hi-Neighbor Restaurant

We're not sure how long Hi-Neighbor Restaurant has been in business, but it's located in an old building with a vintage vibe inside (wood paneling, counter seating, some of the chairs are from schools, plus there are booths). 

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Location

192 W King St
Strasburg, VA 22657
United States
Phone: (540) 465-9187

Melrose Gallery and Antiques

 Melrose Gallery and Antiques has a studio at Melrose and Larchmont in Los Angeles where they offer furniture, lighting (including a large selection of chandeliers), mirrors, bronze, Aubusson rugs, tapestry and home decor. 

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Location

5635 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90038
United States
Phone: (323) 460-7777
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