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A painting of the original Earl Abel's is framed near the entrance of the latest iteration of the historic diner.

A painting of the original Earl Abel’s hangs near the entrance of the historic diner’s latest iteration. Credit: Scott Ball / Rivard Report

A painting of the original Earl Abel’s is framed near the entrance of the latest iteration of the historic diner at Earl Abel’s new location near the Pearl on January 26, 2018.