Eateries

World Series Player Board Was a Popular Event in 1926

Submitted by admin on Sun, 01/27/2019 - 12:10

The 2008 World Series has come and gone. Area residents mature enough to remember the Oct. 2-10, 1926 event may recall it for what happened in Johnson City rather than what transpired in New York and St. Louis. The Yankees and Cardinals squared off in a seven-day contest that concluded with the Gateway City taking the coveted crown four games to three.

The Dixie Drive-In Restaurant Brought Curb Service to Johnson City

Submitted by admin on Sun, 01/27/2019 - 12:10

In the mid 1960s, I became acquainted with George and Mary Parker, owners of the Dixie Drive-In Restaurant at 425 E. Main and occasional patrons of Frick’s Music Mart, where I had a part-time job. This restaurant was always one of my favorites, mainly because of their hamburgers with that special tasting sauce.