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Re: Adventure Car Hop


A phone book lookup shows 8 hotels or motels in Saugus, all on Broadway, aka
Route 1.

 Avalon Motel
1529 Broadway, Saugus, MA 01906

Chisholm Motel
1314 Broadway, Saugus, MA 01906

Colonial Traveler Motor Court
1753 Broadway, Saugus, MA 01906

Days Inn-Saugus Logan Airport
999 Broadway, Saugus, MA 01906

Dean's Motel Inc
1294 Broadway, Saugus, MA 01906

Ferns Deluxe Motels
152 Broadway, Saugus, MA 01906

James Motel
1709 Broadway, Saugus, MA 01906

Pinecrest Motel
1434 Broadway, Saugus, MA 01906

Shel Swartz wrote:

> Arnie Ginsburg told me on the phone only yesterday, that the Car Hop is now
> the parking lot of the (Commodore?) hotel, in Saugus (I can'yt read my
> notes!!).  But it cis now certainly a parking lot...many old Ginzburger
> wrappers likely buried under its pavement...
> You will soon be able to hear that famous commercial at the (gulp) WRKO
> Website...
> Shel Swartz
> WRKO/The Big 68 Remembered!
> 508 Glenwood Drive
> W. Palm Beach FL 33415-2866
> http://www.lotsofun.com/
> Phone (561) 686-2133
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David W. Harris <dwh@totalnetnh.net>
> To: boston-radio-interest@bostonradio.org
> <boston-radio-interest@bostonradio.org>
> Date: Tuesday, April 28, 1998 7:40 PM
> Subject: Re: Adventure Car Hop
> >It seems we still haven't nailed down the exact location of Adventure
> >Car Hop but here's something to look for:  a television series called
> >"Wheels" about the history of the automobile in the U.S.  I forget when
> >this originally aired but it turned up again last year on WGBX-TV (oops,
> >of course I meant 'GBH-44) and New Hampshire Public Television.  One of
> >the episodes was devoted to diners, drive-in theaters, and...Adventure
> >Car Hop!  Arnie Ginsberg was interviewed (if I remember correctly) and
> >so was a woman who used to be one of the car hops.  I'm 75 percent
> >certain that this segment closed with a shot of where the drive-in once
> >stood...now a parking lot.
> >
> >

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