Dr. Pott’s: Archaeology & Disco in the Cincinnati Suburbs

Come with us on archaeological expedition and DISCOver the story of an archaeology themed disco located within the Holiday Inn Riverfront in the Cincinnati suburb of Covington, Kentucky. The Holiday Inn Riverfront had opened in the 1960s with a modest Holiday Inn restaurant attached to the side.¬†Over the next 15 years people ate, people chatted,…

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Jones’ Kentucky Home Restaurant – Bardstown, Kentucky

The following article, written and photographed by Lee Heiman, appeared in the Courier-Journal on October 16, 1960: Keeping Up with the Joneses, a difficult matter anywhere or anytime, is particularly nerve-wracking at a certain restaurant on U.S. 62 at the west edge of Bardstown. This isn’t because of high prices but because of the large…

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3-Penny Inns – Bowling Green, Kentucky

Opened June 14, 1974, the Bowling Green 3 Penny Inn was an example of the Howard Johnson Company’s attempt to create a budget lodging segment.¬†Their slogan was “centsible lodging.” The economy rate motel was built by the Allen Construction Co. of Bowling Green. It was the second pilot project in the country (the first a…

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Stouffer’s Top of the…Restaurants

A history of every Stouffer’s Top of the…Restaurants built from 1956 to 1979.

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