Lost WindsorOld AdsWindsor

The House of Hospitality - 1938

An old ad for the long gone Norton Palmer Hotel at Park & Pelissier. Hard to imagine such a grand old hotel once stood downtown. It’s a shame it never survived. Old hotels just have a certain charm that will never be recreated in more modern ones. The big old…
Lost WindsorOld AdsWindsor

Bartlet MacDonald & Gow Ltd - 1937

An old Ad for Bartlet, MacDonald & Gow, a long time downtown Windsor independent department store. It was founded in 1860, and stayed part of the Windsor retail scene for over a century, before closing its doors in March, 1972. A great little history of the company can…
Lost WindsorOld AdsOld PhotographsWindsor

Little Bavaria

Hope everyone had a good weekend! Here today we have an old advertisement for the Little Bavaria Tavern. Located beside Mario’s at 747 Ouellette Ave (in the building that was last known as Bentley’s) You can see the Little Bavaria in this photo above, that first appeared in this post from June, 2012. Anyone have any memories of the place? Was it part of Mario’s or a separate…
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Essex CountyOld Ads

Peter's Bar-B-Q Inn - Kingsville - 1954

Here’s another old Essex County restaurant ad, this one from Kingsville this time, and from Peter’s Bar-B-Q Inn, which was proclaimed as “Kingsville’s Favourite Eating Place”. The last post on Diana’s in Leamington brought out lots of…