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What’s Changed Since ‘Alice’s Restaurant’? Everything, and Nothing at All

GREAT BARRINGTON — Alice doesn’t live here anymore.

But her old home, a 19th-century church she used to share with her husband — and where she prepared a Thanksgiving dinner for the ages in 1965 — still stands and still hosts the ecumenical spirit it has fostered for a half-century now.

“It was a place of peace and loving and good times,’’ Alice Brock told me the other day from her home in Provincetown. “And the door was always open. We had people hanging around that we didn’t even like. Honest to God. But they needed something. Everyone was welcome.’’ Read more about Alice’s Restaurant.>>