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10 years ago
FRANKIE C FROM GRAND AND HARLEM
I USE TO PLAY IN THE BRICKYARD AT DIVERSEY AND NARRAGANSETT IN THE 50'S. IT WAS A GARBAGE DUMP NOT DUMPING THERE ANY MORE. THE FULLERTON AVE SIDE WAS A BRICK YARD WHERE THEY MADE BRICKS.WE USE TO SHOOT RATS THERE WITH OUR BB GUNS AND ALSO LATER SCRAMBLE OUR 125 AND UP CC MOTORCYCLES UP THE MOUNTAIN FROM THE WATER. LATER WHEN I WAS IN MY 20'S,THEY MADE IT A SKI RESORT WITH A LIFT AND ALCOHOL LOUNG
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10 years ago
FRANKIE C FROM GRAND AND HARLEM
I'm sorry Daveg, i live in fl. now and i didn't think you would hear me!
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10 years ago
FRANKIE C FROM GRAND AND HARLEM
I MARRIED A GIRL THAT USE TO WORK AT WALGREENS IN THE HIP.I USE TO GO TO THE HUB ROOLER RINK AND HELP THE GIRLS TAKE OFF THERE SKATES AN THEN ASK THEM TO DANCE BY THE JUKEBOX. CIRCA 57 58. WHEN KIDDELAND CLOSED ON HARLEM ,WE USE TO PLAY IN THE HAY LOFT.BEFORE THAT RODE MY BIKE SEARS SPECIAL,TO SONNY DRIVE IN AND ADMIRED THE CUSTOM CARS.
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10 years ago
FRANKIE C FROM GRAND AND HARLEM
I REMEMBER THE HORSES KEPT ON CLARK ST. THEY WERE WORK HORSES FOR THE RAG COLLECTORS AND VEGETABLE SELLERS
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10 years ago
FRANKIE C FROM GRAND AND HARLEM
I REMEMBER THE FRUIT PEDDLERS AROUND DIVERSEY AND HARLEM.1ST WTH HORSES AND THEN MODEL T'S AND A'S....ALSO I LIVED ON NORDICA AND WE HAD PROJECTS FOR THE WORLD WAR 2 AND KOREAN VETS. THE ICEMAN USE TO DELIVER ICE TO THERE ICEBOXS. WE HAD SISSORS SHARPENERS WHO WOULD PUSH THREE WHEEL CARTS WITH A LOUD BELL ON IT. ETC
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