9:30 am
Fri October 11, 2013

The End Of Steaks, Cows And A Giant Neon Cactus On Route 1

The Hilltop Steak House will close Oct. 20 after serving up juicy slabs of meat to Bostonians for 52 years.
Credit Terence T.S. Tam / Flickr
Listen to BPR's show today, including discussion of the closing of Hill Top Steakhouse.

This week, the owners of Hilltop Steak House called it quits, announcing a closure date of Oct. 20. The Hilltop has been a steak-lover's destination for 52 years, and it's the latest in a string of closings of great Boston-area restaurants.

What Boston-area businesses do you miss? Anthony's Pier 4? The Tasty in Harvard Square? Jim Braude and Margery Eagan opened up the lines to hear listeners' long-lost favorites. Leave yours in the comments below.

Also on BPR:

  • Callie Crossley previewed stories for this week's Under The Radar With Callie Crossley.
  • Pitbulls, part deux: Jim and Margery revisit pitbull safety after overwhelming response from listeners. Mike Keiley from the MSCPA joined them in Studio Three.
  • Emily Rooney offered up another installment of Emily's List.
  • It was Lawyer vs. Lawyer on the Friday News Quiz — Shannon Liss Riordan and David Frank faced off.

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