Todays article in the Palm Beach Post will remind you of good times growing up in West Palm Beach. Here's the link to the full story, and an excerpt follows below:
Tuesday, June 23, 2009
WEST PALM BEACH — Was West Palm Beach ever really a small town, more Mayberry than metro area?
Every now and again you run into somebody who says it was, somebody who can remember all the way back to 1951, when the family-style amusement of Little League baseball first came to the city.
It was a tinier time, all right. Telephone numbers in Palm Beach County were only four digits long. Few homes had televisions. Ribeyes started at just $1.25 at the Okeechobee Steakhouse, and the road that took you there, way out west of downtown in rooster country, was two lanes wide......(more follows)