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Diners remain popular north of Boston

Long counters with vinyl-covered stools, funky jukeboxes, fresh coffee, and hearty fare served on heavy dishes are the images that come to mind when thinking about diners.

Though diners are most often associated with the roadside culture of the 1950s, when chromed eateries dotted the country, the area north of Boston remains home to a host of them, many from a much earlier era.

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