Shawmut Diner

Custard's Last Stand
On Tuesday, September 6, 2016, we'll be waving goodbye to an iconic piece of Americana. With business fading away like memories of yesteryear, the Howard Johnson restaurant in Bangor, Maine will have served its last clam strip roll with fries and cole slaw, Eggs Benedict and coffee frappes...
Ciao to Providence's Man For All Seasons
My heartfelt thoughts and condolences are with former Providence Mayor Vincent "Buddy" Cianci's family and newly announced fiancee, Tara Marie Haywood. His unexpected death took me by surprise. In my mind, Buddy was a phenomenon! He was atypical and original...
Hodgson Outlines Future Of Shawmut Diner
Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson has big plans for the former Shawmut Diner. Phil and Celeste Paleologos donated the diner to the Bristol County House Of Correction. It was moved there Tuesday. Hodgson wants to use the diner to teach food service skills to inmates in the pre-release program, and p…

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