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Daniel Ferrigno, who managed the Grand Café, a lunch counter beneath the Helmsley Building, said Nakesha was a frequent customer.
At Coatesville’s Little Chef Family Restaurant, 64-year-old John Gathercole sits at the lunch counter with a cup of coffee, talking about how Trump will bring back steel jobs.
Portland is home to lunch counters, hotcake houses, dives, breakfast chains and an endless stream of brunch spots, but few classic diners.
On February 5, a group of students went to the bowling alley and defiantly sat at the lunch counter until the police were called and the business closed early.
In March 1960, not long after four students from N.C. A&T launched the sit-in movement at the Greensboro Woolworth, students from S.C. State and Claflin College began a sit-in at the Kress lunch counter in downtown Orangeburg.
Originally built inside pre-fab structures that roughly resembled traincars (and were transported as such), diners typically feature a simple layout, with lunch counters facing a long kitchen.
Downtown Birmingham was a thriving, but thoroughtly segregated, area filled with most of the city's retail shops, banks and lunch counters.
Ever-reliable, ever-welcome Richard Jenkins plays her commercial illustrator neighbor and friend Giles, a gay man pining for the younger man behind a nearby lunch counter, as well as for a more accepting time.
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Definition of lunch counter for English Language Learners
: a long counter at which lunches are sold
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