Friday, January 16, 2009

A little history

The Pleasant Cafe

Feliciano and Carmella Iantosca opened the YD meat market in the early 1930's. In 1939 four of the sons incorporated and began to run it as The Pleasant Cafe.

The Pleasant Cafe 4511-4515 Washington Street Roslindale, Massachusetts

Circa 1950
Uncle T (Attilio), Grandpa Al (Emilio), Uncle Pompey (Palmarino), King Knickerbocker (of Knickerbocker Beer), ?, ?, ?, John Prada, and Carmelina Prada.


Grandpa Al pouring liquor at the bar, as he did for 41 years (1938-1979).

2 comments:

nancyrosetta said...

I love the old pictures and the history you have found out!

I miss grandpa so much! I really really do!

:(

Anna Zumwalt said...

Wow, Julie. Thank you for doing this. I miss Grandpa, too!