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Vintage Neon To Brighten The January Gloom!

Posted on: January 21, 2013


Not sure if anyone else gets to be a glum chum during these dark months like Mod B does, but in case I’m not the only one, here are some fun vintage signs from our recent travels. This should hopefully give us all a lift – not just because these vintage signs are so cool to look at, but it means that shortly all of these places will have their spot on the Retro Roadmap!

George’s Coney Island Lunch – Worcester MA

George's Coney Island Lunch Worcester MA Neon Sign

Sunset Motel – Brevard NC

Sunset Motel Sign & Flamingo Brevard NC

Termini Bakery – Philadelphia PA
Termini Pastries Neon Sign Philadelphia PA

Jimmy’s Quick Lunch – Hazleton PA
Jimmy's Quick Lunch Neon Sign

Wright’s Dairy-Rite – Staunton VA

Wright's Dairy-Rite Staunton Va

Katz’s Deli – New York City NY

Send a Salami to Your Boy in the Army

Stay tooned and avoid the gloom!

11 responses to "Vintage Neon To Brighten The January Gloom!"

  1. Linda Jan 21, 2013 at 21:46

    Oh hey, look it’s Jimmy’s on a dark, cold, and wet November night – I remember that!

    • Mod Betty Jan 21, 2013 at 22:42

      See! We were all there! Witnesses and everything 🙂

  2. Gunnar Jan 22, 2013 at 09:39

    Nice shots…way to glow!

  3. Jen Jan 24, 2013 at 23:40

    Oh, wow, great collection…love Jimmy’s, what a great shot!

    • Mod Betty Jan 25, 2013 at 09:46

      Thanks Jen – I was psyched when I saw that sign in the dark (especially because Google Maps was wrong and sent us in the opposite direction AND we had out of town/country guests following us in a different car!)

  4. EP Jan 25, 2013 at 23:58

    Thanks for including the great – always great – Termini’s signage. That name…that sign…many a Saturday afternoon spent walking from our rowhome in South Philly (west of Broad Street) to the great Italian bakery (east of Broad) to pick up all manner of delish Italian pastries.

    • Mod Betty Jan 26, 2013 at 07:39

      Always glad to bring back fond memories, especially for you EP! I’ll be writing soon about Termini’s – with more photos to follow.

  5. EP Jan 26, 2013 at 23:23

    Grazie!

    • Mod Betty Jan 27, 2013 at 08:58

      Anything for you, EP 🙂

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