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Mike’s Place

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Mike Shapou was a Lebanese immigrant who gained a down home reputation through his cafes. In all three cases, his places exuded a third place level nuance. The “home away from home” nuance came from the sense of welcome offered for all, across the racial divide and through times of economic boom and bust.