Roanoke,Virginia, July 2018 (4)

Church Avenue between the Circuit Court and the Texas Tavern.  The impressive church that you see (this town has a lot of them) is Greene Memorial United Methodist Church.

 

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Texas Tavern, Roanoke, Virginia

It isn’t in Texas and it isn’t a tavern.  It’s a family-owned, all-night burger joint that’s been around since 1930.  And it’s awesome.

That shot of Church Street is awful.  But I’m including it anyway, because New Yorkers simply cannot fathom how empty these streets can be — and quiet!  So often Roanoke seems like a scene in “The Quiet Earth” (1985).

 

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