Dictionary of Sydney

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Burt's Milk Bar

Milk bar in Kings Cross which initially sold non-alcoholic beverages including milkshakes before it became a gathering place for young people from the 1940s featuring seating, snack food and two juke boxes. From the late 1940s it played progressive jazz music, a genre which, according to one frequent patron, Martin Vaughan, was played no where else in Sydney.