Re: [sixties-l] B&H deli/second ave.

From: Marty Jezer (
Date: 11/05/00

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    Yeah, I remember B&H and the polish place on avenue a and 10th, home cooking!
    But as for  egg creams; any candy store in the city had great egg cream. What
    made Gem's so special is that
    by the late 60's all the candy stores with lunch counters were out of business
    -- and Gem was the only egg cream in town/
    At 12:19 PM 11/4/2000 -0500, you wrote:
    >stew wrote
    >>Gem Spa, and Ratner's were our special Yippie hangouts. 
    >How about   B&H resturant/deli , just south of Gem Spa.    Waiters were 
    >cranky but loved us and our politics, and really loved Abbie.  After I left 
    >NY for Vermont I would go back  for the best mushroom/barley soup w/ chunks 
    >of great bread. and they always asked about Abbie .  The waiters would yell 
    >back and forth and make jokes.  We were often there before/after demos and 
    >meetings.     Ratners was down the block , somewhat  up scale.  roz
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