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Marlee's Diner in Deerfield Beach closing after 17 years

Marlee's Diner in Deerfield Beach closing after 17 years

After 17 years serving eggs, gyro platters and slices of peaches-and-cream pie along a busy stretch of Federal Highway, Marlee’s Diner in Deerfield Beach will close July 29, co-owner Emmy Louvaris says.

Louvaris says she told staff and customers over the weekend about shutting down Marlee’s, owned since 2001 by Louvaris and her parents, Helen and Steve Mavromatis. The diner has been sold to a property developer — Louvaris declined to say who — and the developer hasn’t revealed plans for the space, shesays.

“Both of my parents are in their late 70s, and for me it’s...

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