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Blinstrub’s Village

Who could imagine that the largest nightclub in the East Coast would be located in South Boston? For a brief time in history, Blinstrub’s Village held that honor. In 1917, Stanley Blinstrub, son of a Lithuanian immigrant, was living in Brighton, Massachusetts, working for his father. Stanley had big dreams and when he noticed an empty restaurant on the corner of D Street and Broadway, he called a family meeting and convinced the family to purchase the building. Originally called the Belgian Village, the restaurant became known for fast and inexpensive food. Back then, a sandwich cost five cents and…

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