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Neighborhood Photo: Polcari’s Famous Lemon Slush

A classic Summer standard in Boston’s North End is Polcari’s famous lemon slush at the corner of Salem & Parmenter streets. Jerry Cordasco captures the above photo while Joy-Filled Days says, “For around $2 you can purchase the best lemon Italian ice in Boston.”

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One Reply to “Neighborhood Photo: Polcari’s Famous Lemon Slush

  1. as soon as that bucket came out in april you knew it was spring.. the best slush in the states.. clean clear crisp lemon taste..many afternoons as a kid walking down to polcaris getting a daily lemonade.. coming home from work on a hot summer day getting a lemonade..yep that’s what we used to call it lemonade.. the best and always a treat when I go to the north end gotta have a polcaris lemonade!

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