Doc’s Little Gem: Six Months Later

Project Update | Written By Nathan Mattise

Doc’s Little Gem closed for good on April 1, 2010. This past week marked six months since the Syracuse landmark went out of business. Below is a slideshow preview of Doc’s from the “Dead Diners” project being done by Diners Without Frosted Tips, documenting some of the closed establishments between here and NYC via NY-17.  Turn the captions on for some more info on Doc’s or check out some links below.

Doc Good speaks during his last night at Doc’s blogger Nathan Mattise on the diner’s legacy

Syracuse New Times story on the fire that started Doc’s eventual demise post on songwriter Martin Sexton and his love for Doc’s

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2 Responses to “Doc’s Little Gem: Six Months Later”

  1. […] noted it’s been six months since Doc’s Little Gem went out of business. They celebrated the event with an exclusive Doc’s oriented preview of our upcoming […]

  2. […] The Little Gem inhabited a corner at Liberty Ave. and Spencer St. in Syracuse for more years than anyone cares to remember. It was held up as a piece of our local history as one of the oldest chrome train-car style diners in the country and heralded by people of this ilk as a dying breed in eateries. […]

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