Last week’s photo challenge took “06880” readers out of Saugatuck.
All the way to Easton.
That’s where the “Arrow” sign — an iconic symbol of the much-loved Nistico family restaurant, which began at the arrow-shaped corner of Franklin Street and Saugatuck Avenue, before moving around the corner for a long run — is today.
It hangs in Greiser’s, the deli/antiques/general (and really only) store in that nearby town.
After the Arrow closed — becoming first Jasmine, then the Blu Parrot, and opening soon as Mystic Market — the sign could be found at the Red Barn, the Nisticos’ other beloved restaurant.
When that closed, Greiser’s bought it. Congratulatons, Bob Stalling: Staples grad, Fairfield resident, and the only “06880” reader who recognized it from there. (Click here for the photo, and all comments.)
Meanwhile, in honor of all this frosty weather, today’s photo challenge is:
If you know where in Westport you’d find this — when it’s not covered in snow — click “Comments” below.
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