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LaMottes Restaurant and Bar
03-JUL-2009 Deborah Lewis

LaMotte's Restaurant and Bar

New Freedom, PA

Established in 1935 - Famous for their MD Crab Cakes

Unfortunately, they were shut down by the New Freedom Borough
this week and according to the sign - "Closed Indefinitely"
Such a shame because its been our favorite watering hole since we
moved up here in 1987.



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Dan Chusid15-Jul-2009 15:19
Unless my memory is fading, this is where I gave you
your first camera lesson Deborah.
; )
I can still remember the four of us waiting in the bar
and posing for those pics.

Good times...
Dan Chusid15-Jul-2009 15:18
Unless my memory is fading, this is where I gave you
your first camera lesson Deborah.
; )
I can still remember the four of us waiting in the bar
and posing for those pics.

Good times...
cecilia nicholson 07-Jul-2009 00:55
What a shame!!!!What is some of the people in New Freedom going to do?
La mottes use to be there hung out,at one time use to be ours too.Good food
Ray Nicholson 06-Jul-2009 22:20
I have eaten in many countries, and still LaMotte's was always a favorite place to eat!
Alot of good times and memories boarded up forever. A Sad Day for New Freedom and all
her wonderful people.
Cindi Smith06-Jul-2009 00:57
Oh, I like this building. Maybe they will fix it up and reopen soon?
Kate Hartman 05-Jul-2009 20:32
Wow I practically grew up in there! it's the end of an era.
Astrid Taen05-Jul-2009 15:32
Good capture of such a long brick building. Unfortunate that it has been closed "indefinalty" ... whatever that means.
Guest 05-Jul-2009 14:37
Beautiful brick building, to bad about it being shut down.
Jola Dziubinska05-Jul-2009 01:20
Very fine architecture and place for a meal, but a sad ending.
Russ Rose04-Jul-2009 23:39
looks like it was a nice place to visit. could use a crab cake.
Barbara Heide04-Jul-2009 21:08
nice wide angle...
Trina Scribner 04-Jul-2009 13:30
That is too bad. This is Pensyltucky. Just remember that. Not like Baltimore.
I know people will really miss it. The picture is great.

Trina Scribner
Harley Mom 04-Jul-2009 13:29
I remember going here one time with Mom and Dad. The crab cake was really good! So sad to see another small business go under yet again.
Yvonne04-Jul-2009 12:42
Sad news to hear it has been shut down!
Jen Bixler04-Jul-2009 12:36
So very very sad. I am glad that I took Curvin there recently. One last good memory. Just wish now that I would have gotten a crab cake!
Maaike Huizer04-Jul-2009 06:50
Dont know what New Freedom Borough is; something to do with money no doubt?
Looks like a beautiful building from the industrial age. Nice shot.
Carl and Racine Erland04-Jul-2009 05:33
Great old building...good shot.
Hernan E. Enriquez04-Jul-2009 01:34
Probably done in the name of "progress". Nice shot for posterity!
Jeff Lobaugh04-Jul-2009 01:12
Looks like the passing of another era. This building so reminds me of many small watering holes in the towns surrounding Pittsburgh.
Bill Ewart Jr04-Jul-2009 00:56
cool looking way to dress up a building!
Walter O. Koenig04-Jul-2009 00:52
Cool shot. Too bad it's closed because crab cakes and cold one I like!
Dennis Warren03-Jul-2009 22:11
Unsafe, huh...probably built according to code.
Ieke Vonk03-Jul-2009 21:09
Ohhh... Closed? What a pitty.
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