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The Blake brothers, Prestley (left) and Curtis, in front of their first restaurant in Springfield.

Feuding over Friendly's

New England ice cream institution beset by corporate, sibling rivalries

By Jenn Abelson
Globe Staff / March 18, 2007

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To get through to Prestley Blake , Friendly's 92-year-old cofounder and one of its most disgruntled shareholders, the company turned to his younger brother. (Full article: 1237 words)

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