April 24, 2014

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 12/20/2013

"I always say it's a five-star hole in the wall."

-- Lucy Miller, who has tended bar at Tom & Jerry's for the past eight years.

When they started pouring drinks at Tom & Jerry's Bar & Lounge, Harry Truman was in the White House, the baby boom had just begun and Americans were driving Packards and Studebakers.

Eleven presidents and 67 years later, the taps will be shut off and the lights will go out for the last time Thursday night at the venerable Winter Park watering hole. Customers and employees alike are sad to see it go.

Read more at the Orlando Sentinel.

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