|Route 9 Diner|
Name: Route 9 Diner
Installed as flagship diner of planned chain of Sit Down Diners, and second in the operation after purchase of existing diner in Danbury, Connecticut. Stunning retro design and generally popular, but it closed in early 2003. Reopened as Route 9 Diner i ...
|Memphis Belle Diner|
Name: Memphis Belle Diner
Originally located on Riverdale Road in West Springfield. At some point, it was purchased or leased by the Air Force and moved up to a location in the Mt. Holyoke range on Route 116 known as "The Notch" to service the ...
Name: Bridgeville Diner
Moved from location, March, 2014. On the move as this is written.
Large, poorly maintained diner. Classic iconic diner styling. Closed in 2007.
In our interview with Phil DeRaffele in 2006, he spoke of this diner going to the Roslyn neighborhood in Queens, New York and he showed us the plans. Many times, we've wondered about the viability of such a beast, and now we'll get the chance to see how it works. Roadside wishes owner Lou Tiglias the best of luck with this new direction in diner design.
The new Landmark Diner on Northern Boulevard in Roslyn puts its most unusual offering front and center: an elevator.
The facade of the new double-decker - which opened Monday just 120 feet east of the old premises - is dominated by a windowed elevator that takes customers from the ground into what is, for diners, terra incognita: a second floor.
The Landmark, say its owners, is the first prefabricated double-decker diner in the country.
At 11:30 on its first morning of business, customers were oohing and ahhing over the swanky new decor. Matthew Korn of Roslyn, a regular, finished up an egg-white omelet and pronounced it just as good as the omelets in the old location.
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