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The Italian Inn (Part 1): When Heresy Became Heritage

Imagine the scene sixty-nine years ago as motorists on East Lancaster Avenue slowed to read this sign as they drove past this modest frame building: This is the original Italian Inn just before it opened in 1953. The man on … Continue reading

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