Seafood Peddler Finds New Home in Sausalito, Sign Stays in San Rafael

What do you think should happen to the Seafood Peddler sign?

Months after the San Rafael restaurant closed its doors, route: {:controller=>"articles", :action=>"show", :id=>"terrapin-crossroads-moves-into-closing-seafood-peddler"} --> in the Canal neighborhood, the sign for the

John Greener September 20, 2012 at 05:00 PM
Leave the name there, it's a Marin icon.
lobaby September 20, 2012 at 07:35 PM
Its such an iconic sign in San Rafael, like the old Ford Dealership clock. I can't imagine it not being there. Couldn't the Phil/Jill Lesh leave the boat but change the signage portion to light up with Terrapin Crossroads. Seems like the door charge for some of their events would make it an effortless cost for them. It been there all my life, would hate to see it gone
Alex Horvath September 20, 2012 at 10:37 PM
Iconic signs are fun and give folks lots of memories. The Litchfield's Bermuda Palms, for example, was at one point a real destination for the Hollywood elite (and later some would say a destination for prostitutes and drug dealers). Still, the Litchfield's sign still stands. http://sanrafael.patch.com/articles/history-litchfields-a-sign-of-the-past
Alex Horvath September 20, 2012 at 10:41 PM
P.S. One of the best parties I ever attended was the funeral for Whitey Litchfield. As the article that I pasted into above post attests, the old Bermuda Palms, the one that Humphrey Bogart, Clark Gable, Duke Ellington, Janis Joplin, and others used to come to, was opened up for the afternoon. I heard a story about Janis Joplin having fired a gun into the floor "right at this spot." I talked with gangster types and former call girls, all of whom were part of the places history over the years. So yes, keep the Seafood Peddler sign. Who knows? One day we may all be telling stories about the things that transpired there (although it would be more likely if it were Phil Lesh's restaurant that we were referring to...)


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