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Cedar Crest to shut doors after 73 years

Recession, changing city claim Lawrence diner

Lisa Poole for The Boston GlobeYeraldine Vasquez waited on Bob Nadeau at the Cedar Crest restaurant in Lawrence yesterday. A poster, below, from 1976, after a fire at the restaurant, still hangs in Cedar Crest. Lisa Poole for The Boston GlobeYeraldine Vasquez waited on Bob Nadeau at the Cedar Crest restaurant in Lawrence yesterday. A poster, below, from 1976, after a fire at the restaurant, still hangs in Cedar Crest. (Lisa Poole for The Boston Globe)
By Eric Moskowitz
Globe Staff / April 19, 2009

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LAWRENCE - Everything about the Cedar Crest restaurant is a throwback: the Tiffany lamps over the counter, the powdered soap in the bathrooms, the price of the most popular sandwich, a breaded veal cutlet smothered in cheese and homemade marinara for $4.95. (Full article: 990 words)

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