We regret to inform you that Zvents.com is closing its doors October 31st, 2014. We’re proud to have served the community for so long, but business pressures have forced us to make the difficult decision to close down Zvents.com and the Zvents Media Network. Thank you for supporting us over the years. For more on the closure of Zvents.com see this page.
Home | Register | Log In

Boston, MA

   [change my location]
  • Print
  • Calendar
  • Share
Img_phold_gen_primary_no_add
Price Free
Age Suitability Teens and up
Categories Food & Dining History

A History of Howard Johnson's: How a Massachusetts Soda Fountain Became an American Icon

Sunday, Feb 3, 2013 3:00p

Howard Johnson created an orange roofed empire of restaurants that stretched from the east coast to the west coast. Popularly known as the father of the "franchise industry" he would revolutionize the restaurant industry in the US. Howard Johnson restaurants, in attractive Colonial Revival buildings sporting colorful orange porcelain tile roofs, illuminated cupolas and sea blue shutters, were American icons. The first such building was built in Jamaica Plain, join us to hear all about HoJo's.

Created by ggrozier

Location & Nearby Info
Reviews & Comments
USER REVIEWS
This event currently has no reviews. Be the first to share your thoughts with others!

Hot Tickets Ticket More »

ON SALE NOW

ON SALE SOON