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Courier Café serves up old-fashioned food, memories

Courier Café serves up old-fashioned food, memories

By Lillian Barkley

March 30, 2015

In a small, corner cafe, Pullman railroad berth lights illuminate the booths, a large pendulum clock keeps time on a far wall, a gold Palace Opera House chandelier shines above the dining room and a red airplane with a propeller that acts as a fan for the main dining room hangs above customers’ he...