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Sunday, February 21, 2010

Hawthorne's Sign is Falling Down, Falling Down.... oh wait, It's Gone!

I noticed recently that the sign from Hawthorne's Restaurant has been taken down. It looked like some of it was ready to fall down and hurt somebody. I don't think I'm alone when I say the Athanas family should be ashamed of themselves for not being a part of the revitalization efforts downtown. A primo seafood option in Downtown Lynn would be a great new option for dining out.  They really should consider coming back to their roots and doing something with that place.

If they are not going to do anything, then I wish they would sell it. That place first opened it's doors in 1937 and became an overnight success. We're on a new wave. It's time to relive 1937, with or without the Athanas family.

Descendants of Anthony?  Are you out there??? Do you care? What the hell? We're getting impatient.

-Corey

4 comments:

  1. Lively conversation about this on the Former Lynners Facebook page.

    http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Lynn-MA/Former-Lynners/129079334882?v=feed&story_fbid=319883414882

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  2. To hell with them, they can get away with higher prices in Swampscott so they won't bother coming back to Lynn.

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  3. Lee, their Swampscott location is stale and un-inspired. I don't eat fish, but what I had there two summers ago was disgusting, and my seafood eating family wasn't very impressed, either. It felt like the dining hall of an old-folks home.

    If that's how they run a restaurant, it's just as well they don't re-open where they are. I just wish they'd let someone else do something with the property.

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