The closings marks the first time since 1973 the diner has closed.
been open 24 hours a day, seven days a week for nearly four decades will close its doors tomorrow. but only temporarily. abigail bleck joins us live from the newsroom to explain. abby?? the 76 diner weathered every single snow storm. and holidays, the owners thought what better place to celebrate than a restaurant? but history will be made there from nine tomorrow until five on christmas hello, latham 76 answering the phone hot hot hot pouring the coffee and hugging the customers is all in a days work for athena lo-pess- iss. and it’s been that way–24/7–since the latham 76 diner opened in 1973. i work very hard if anyone think money grows on trees, no it don’t but beginning at nine pm tomorrow, the restaurant will close for the first time ever for a 20 hour holiday hiatus. to give the help time with their family and my son has 3 little ones–daddy daddy daddy–so we decide to close ath