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Mar 21, 2013 11:45 AM

Pal's Cabin closing

Sad...putting a CVS there.

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      1. re: MarlboroMan

        About time this place closed. Living on fumes for at least the past 10 years.

        1. re: omni_vorous_boris

          Pal's is a part of West Orange history. I don't go there much anymore, but I'm still sad it's going away. It's just like Tavern on the Green. I didn't ever dine there, but it was a New York icon and the city lost something when it closed.

    1. Boy, I haven't been there in 40 years. Sad to hear another one of my childhood haunts in Essex County is closing.

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      1. re: Jerzeegirl

        And to think that is the place where Liberace first performed, Henny Youngman played every New Year's Eve, and Yogi Berra still goes to...

        1. re: coldbeer

          Oh, I know. Wonder what Yogi-ism he'll come up with about the closing.

          1. re: Jerzeegirl

            It's closing because nobody goes there anymore since it's so crowded.

      2. Better than another bank...

        1. As a WO native, I feel like I am losing part of me. I haven't gone there on a regular basis in more than 35 years, but still . . . do we really need another CVS?

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          1. re: bropaul

            CVS stores are popping up all over the place like a bad disease. In my town in Hunterdon County, NJ, we have 3 of them in a 5 square mile radius. It's ridiculous.

            1. re: flourgirl

              We can actually really use a larger CVS in the part of West Orange where Pal's is located. The current one is far too small to service the area. I'm just sorry we had to lose Pal's to get it.

          2. Agreed. I went there once and a while, whenever I had a lunch meeting or wanted to grab a bite, etc. I feel they had slipped quite a bit over the past several years but regardless, the place is part of WO history.