Westport Patch has begun a new weekly feature to help you get to know your neighbors and friendly faces around town. This week, meet Lee Papageorge, a downtown business owner who can hook you up when you're hungry.
Name: Lee Papageorge
Age: I was born in 1951, I'm a 51-er.
Occupation: Owner of Oscar's Deli for the last 37 years.
How long have you been in Westport?
Forty-three years. I graduated from Roger Ludlow High School in Fairfield in 1969. I worked here when I was 16 years old and bought the place when I was 22. (The previous owners were Oscar and Sally Siskin)
Where is your favorite place to go in Westport?
Splash. I like it because of the social aspect and it has a great view. It's right on the water.
Well I kind of grew into it because I worked here when I was 16 and then I bought the place.