Showing posts with label americana. Show all posts
Showing posts with label americana. Show all posts

Monday, August 14, 2017

Coca-Cola Corner ...



“Everyone is entitled to his own nostalgia.”
                           ~ James Wolcott
                                   ~American journalist
                                           ~ born 1952

Summer, Americana and Coca-Cola go together like mom, Chevrolet and apple pie, as seen on an early September afternoon at Chantilly Goods and Weissport Washboard in historic Weissport, Pennsylvania.

Chantilly Goods is an old fashion ice cream parlor, vintage soda fountain and candy shoppe. Walking into this old time soda shoppe is like stepping back in time into a 1920s and 1930s soda fountain.

Inside and outside, it’s a wonderful scoop of Americana, a real vintage gem … with sprinkles on top!

Chantilly Goods is located near the Weissport Trailhead of the Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor (D&L Trail) and rents surreys (multiple-person bikes) to ride on the trail.

Running from Wilkes-Barre to Bristol, the D&L Trail passes through the Lehigh and Delaware rivers and their canals in Pennsylvania.


Thursday, June 29, 2017

Local Honey ...



“Life is the flower for which love is the honey.”
                ~ Victor Hugo
                   ~ 1802-1885

Local honey is for sale on the front porch of one of the colorful houses in Belvidere, New Jersey, a bright and fun touch of Americana on a late summer September day.

Belvidere, one of my very favorite places, is a charming Victorian town located on the banks of the Pequest and Delaware Rivers.

Monday, June 5, 2017

It's Good To Be Chantilly ...



“…Oh baby you know what I like
Chantilly Lace …”
                  “Chantilly Lace”
         ~ written by Bill Rice & Jiles Perry 
             “The Big Bopper” Richardson
                      ~ recorded by The Big Bopper
                                  ~ 1958

What’s not to like about Chantilly Goods and Weissport Washboard in historic Weissport, Pennsylvania? Chantilly Goods is an old fashion ice cream parlor, vintage soda fountain and candy shoppe. Walking into this old time soda shoppe is like stepping back in time into a 1920s and 1930s soda fountain, as I discovered when I visited on an early September afternoon.

Inside and outside, it’s a wonderful scoop of Americana, a real vintage gem … with sprinkles on top!

Chantilly Goods is located near the Weissport Trailhead of the Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor (D&L Trail) and rents surreys (multiple-person bikes) to ride on the trail.

Running from Wilkes-Barre to Bristol, the D&L Trail passes through the Lehigh and Delaware rivers and their canals in Pennsylvania.