Tag: restaurant

Running Farmhouse Pantry in Saranac

Farmhouse Pantry opened in Saranac on Labor Day of 2015. It’s part farm-to-table, organic café; part coffee shop; and part fresh-off-the-farm grocery store. The folks behind it are Josh and Sarah Vaillancourt, a couple in their thirties who moved to Saranac to start a small farm, and ended up with the farm and a restaurant. […]

Bartenders at the Elks Lodge in Plattsburgh

Bartenders at the Elks Lodge in Plattsburgh

Four workers behind the bar of the Elks Lodge, BPOE #621. In the middle is Francis Desotelle, and on the right is Francis Kennedy, who later became the head of the Elks Club. 1950s. Plattsburgh, NY. Photo courtesy of Jane & Gary Desotelle.

Serving a customer at the Elks Lodge bar in Plattsburgh

Serving a customer at the Elks Lodge bar in Plattsburgh

Two bartenders at the Elks Lodge in Plattsburgh, BPOE #621. The man in the foreground is taking an order from a customer. February 1, 1948. Plattsburgh, NY. Photo courtesy of Jane & Gary Desotelle. When he was in high school, Gary Desotelle worked in the restaurant of the Elks Lodge in Plattsburgh. Listen to his […]