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Heart of the City

By Mark Tatulli
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Apr 8, 2006
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Man: Hey, Gino... 'member when this place first opened? Man: Atz! You kidding me? That was my first tile job! I helped my father lay that tile... oh, back '41, I guess. Beautiful bathrooms. Man: Yeah, how 'bout it. My first date with Angela, I took her there. God rest her soul. Man: Hey, remember when Bing Crosby dropped by that time? Mrs. Angelini: Oh, sure, after the bond drive at Strawbridges. Said it was the best escarole soup he ever had. Sheesh, that was almost 60 years ago, Frank. Man: How about their olives? Puglia olives! Best in the city! Ooofah! Man: And the braciole. Where'm I gonna get a braciole like that? Mrs. Angelini: Yeah. Man: Yeah. Mrs. Angelini: Whaddya gonna do.
Apr 10, 2006
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