In 1974 Middleton Connecticut’s Weekly Reader books published Reading All Around You: Markets And Menus. The book, an educational aid for beginner and intermediate readers, featured words by M. Patton Howlett and Lana Kurtz’s photographs. The images are snapshots of what shopping was like in 1970s America. If you know of the locations and the stores featured, please get in touch.
Guida’s was established in 1946 as a tiny seasonal road side hot dog stand. In 1953, the late Bill Guida purchased the tiny stand with the surrounding property. As the taste for his 10″ hot dogs grew in popularity, he then decided to build this restaurant in 1957. – Guida’s 484 Meriden Road, Middlefield, CT
Giuffre’s Fish Market in Boston’s North End was founded by Francesco Giuffre in 1903