Almost a year ago, a small group of Westporters announced a big milestone.
Residents — and folks from far away — contributed well over $1 million. The century-old food stand by Old Mill Beach was saved from possible destruction (and modern construction, as a private home).
The new place would open soon, with an important nod to the past: Old Mill Grocery & Deli. That was its original name,
Most recently, it had been known as Joey’s by the Shore. For 2 decades before that, it was Elvira’s.
For much of the second half of the 20th century, it was called Kenny’s (for owner Ken Montgomery).
Or by its nickname: Grub’s.
“06880” has posted many photos, from the building’s earliest days to its most recent.
But we’ve never seen this shot before. To many generations of Westporters, this was Grub’s.
It was taken around 1976. But really, it’s timeless.
(Remember Grub’s? Consider a gift in its (his) honor, to “06880.” Please click here — and thank you!)