Ivy House Restaurant – Williamsburg, Virginia

Known for their out of this world “Astronomical Pancakes,” the Ivy House resided at 1338 Richmond Rd. in Williamsburg, Virginia for nearly five decades. Opened in the mid 1930s for breakfast and dinner, the Ivy House quickly became a go-to spot for pancakes in the morning and steak at night. In 1960, Greek immigrants Tom and Rose Paparis purchasedContinue reading “Ivy House Restaurant – Williamsburg, Virginia”

When Bottle of Scotch is Depleted

Mailed from Scranton, Pennsylvania to Mr. W. Simpson & Winifred of Hayward, California on June 18, 1962: 6-16-62 Hi, Flew in last Sunday, all packed & moved. Will arrive in Penna. when bottle of scotch is depleted. Will write soon. Love, V & G.

Big Dipper Motel – Roanoke, Virginia

New – Modern – Split Level /Route 220 – 3 Miles South of Roanoke, Virginia 1000 Feet From Entrance New Section /Blue Ridge Parkway 18 Rooms – Central Heat – Air Conditioned – Free TV – Room Telephones – Playground Restaurant Across Highway – Operated by Mr. and Mrs. J.S. Brooks, Jr. AAA Approved. The BigContinue reading “Big Dipper Motel – Roanoke, Virginia”

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