What Five Towns Business Do You Miss Most?

Whether it just closed last week or it was your favorite in the fifties, tell us what spot you miss most in Five Towns.

(File photo)
(File photo)

Owning a business is a volatile undertaking across the country and in the Five Towns.

Many shops, restaurants, and other stores have come and gone, unable to survive despite their best efforts, award-winning cuisine, or quality products.

Restaurant have it particularly hard. According to Businessweek.com, "one in four restaurants close or change ownership within their first year of business," and 60 percent don't make it past year three.

Whether it was your favorite lunch spot that just closed down or an old bike shop you visited as a child, what business from Five Towns’ past do you miss most? Have you found any adequate replacements for those bygone businesses?

Tell us in the comments.
Chrissy January 15, 2014 at 09:18 AM
My husband's Citgo station (formerly Shell) that was on West Broadway in Woodmere!
David Friedman January 15, 2014 at 02:19 PM
Archie's in Hewlett
Boomie Pinter January 16, 2014 at 09:16 AM
Mel's on Burnside.
sll January 16, 2014 at 10:16 AM
Casablanca in Cedarhurst.
phil January 16, 2014 at 10:51 PM
Baker's, in Woodmere.
BRUCE haven January 17, 2014 at 07:32 PM
Bumbles Al Steiners Cartoons Justins Seinors Bobbys


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