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Neon sign saying Miss Florence Diner

The ladies who lunch

I saw a lot of diners on my road trips for New England Neon. Now I’m no expert on these establishments, but I did learn a few things along the way. Diners are said to have originated in Providence, Rhode Island, in the 1800s when Walter Scott (not the Ivanhoe guy) began selling food to factory […]

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Close up of Skee-Ball sign at Old Orchard Beach

From Burlington to Provincetown: Capturing New England Neon

I did it. Six road trips, countless day excursions, and thousands of miles by car, bus, train, ferry, and Uber. I finished documenting the best and the (not always) brightest neon signs across New England.  But I’m burying the lede: I’m writing a book to be called New England Neon for Arcadia Publishing. It will be […]

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