Category: RIP

Jul 01
[CLOSED] ChesDel Restaurant = 2 Hidden Diners in Middletown DE

2018 UPDATE: Sad to report, the ChesDel suddenly closed February 2018 🙁 Customers…

Jun 30
[CLOSED] The Schwartz Center for The Arts – Dover DE]

Sweet fancy Moses, Delaware! Your Retro Roadmap worthy places are dropping like flies!…

Jun 08
[ RIP ] De Soto Pharmacy & Jerry’s Soda Shoppe – Canoga Park, CA

Sadly Closed 2018. Original 2016 Post From the outside it just looks like a simple…

Feb 21
[CLOSED] Little Pete’s – Philly’s Little Eatery’s Days are Numbered

March 2017 Update – according to Billy Penn, last day at Little Pete’s is…

Oct 22
[ RIP ] Clifton’s Finally Returns! Clifton’s Cafeteria Los Angeles

SADLY / Clifton’s opened, then closed after all that hard work. Sigh. Mod B and…

Oct 21
[ RIP ] Velveteria – The World’s Only Velvet Art Museum! Los Angeles

Sadly Velveteria has closed 🙁 Original 2015 Post: We may not know art, but we know…

Jun 04
[CLOSED] Du-par’s “Pie In The Sky – All Night Long!” in Studio City, CA

It’s 2am. You just walked out of one of Hollywood’s many rock clubs. And…

May 25
[ RIP ] Corky’s: The Lamplighter Shines On! Sherman Oaks CA

Corky’s sadly closed in 2019 Original 2015 Post: In a town where reinvention is…

Mar 28
Troutdale: “The Ol’ Fishing Hole” Agoura Hills, CA

It happened quite unexpectedly, one day my son asked me a question that shocked and…

Mar 17
[CLOSED 2018] El Quijote NYC – Since 1930, but Future Uncertain – Go Now ¡Andale!

2018 Update: According to our NY contact Jeremiah Moss at Jeremiah’s Vanishing…

Mar 11
[CLOSED] The Tinder Box Santa Monica, CA – “Smoke ‘Em If You Got ‘Em”

Let’s start with some full disclosure: I don’t smoke. Other than the…

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