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    Spotty Dog Books & Ale: Home to the Evans Hook & Ladder Co., the C.H. Evans Firehouse was built in 1889. Fast-forward to 2004, when a descendant of the original Cornelius H. Evans (a hobbyist brewer) converted the two-story space into an independent bookstore and beer bar.

    The Spotty Dog Books & Ale, Hudson, New York

    Hudson, NY - Spotty Dog Books & Ale. Home to the Evans Hook & Ladder Co., the C.H. Evans Firehouse was built in 1889. Fast-forward to 2004, when a descendant of the original Cornelius H. Evans converted the two-story space into an independent bookstore and beer bar. Order a Lagunitas Pils or Evans Kick-ass Brown and browse, or relax with your pint to one of the sofas or tables up front.

    Hudson Valley Travel Guide - Visiting the Hudson Valley - Country Living

    The very first original Starbucks | Pike's Place Market, Seattle This picture had to be taken at 4:30 am right after the sun comes up because there is no one in site. This place is always crowded to the street and has street musicians outside.

    Shakespeare and Co. - Paris

    The Art Nouveau facade of the Lello Bookstore in Porto, Portugal.

    Hautvillers, Reims, Champagne

    Librairie Ptyx in Brussels | 17 Bookstores That Will Literally Change Your Life

    Coconut cream, pecan, chocolate mousse, strawberry-rhubarb—pie's the star at this joint, except on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights, when Me-Oh-My stages its newly minted "10 Dollar Dinners." 7466 S. Broadway, Red Hook; meohmypieshop.com - CountryLiving.com

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    Daunt Books, Marylebone High Street, London, UK. The shop is housed in a former Edwardian bookstore. The older section of the Marlyebone shop was completed in 1912 and it is alleged to be the first custom build bookshop in the world.

    BIBLIOTHEQUE (library or more likely a book store) in the city of Noyers in Burgundy, France

    Hodges Figgis -the nicest bookshop in Dublin, on Dawson street

    Powell’s City of Books, located in Portland, Oregon, is the world’s largest independent used and new bookstore. City of Books occupies a full city block and stocks more than a million used and new books. Photo by Randy Kashka.

    Paris. Charming bookshop.

    Plymouth Plantation, Massachusetts. Plymouth shows the original settlement of the Plymouth Colony established in the 17th century by English colonists, some of whom later became known as Pilgrims. They were among the first people who immigrated to America.

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    Moravian Book Shop in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - founded in 1745 - it is the oldest bookstore in the US

    Librairie Septentrion | Saint-Malo, France

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