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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.
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

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.

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  • 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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