Right up there with the lunch counter at Woolworth's, Howard Jonhson's was the place for a reasonably priced and tasty family meal.
Click on the photo to see a 1955 ad--with all the bells and whistles--cars, fashion and 50's pink and turquoise! Love the hat she's wearing!
Lynn's Halloween putz house village; click on the link and keep scrolling down the page--lots of neat photos and more
And if you like the little figures at the link above, check out this link--and Halloween trains too http://halloweentrains.com/buyers_guides/0_gauge_trains/0_gauge.htm
A Tribute to Ted Althof on the one year anniversary of his death: http://cardboardchristmas.com/papateds/one_year_tribute.htm