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6 years ago
Jim R.
The Orange line is approx. 2 miles to the North at 59th street.
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7 years ago
Jim R.
it's obvious they don't give a crap about this website. Rich S. & Swede and the rest of the regulars are tired with this Bull of these stupid posts. Clean it up within a day,every day and they would go elsewhere. It's that simple. I've seen it on other sites...so it will work. Don't reply to these posts, don't even read them!
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7 years ago
Jim R.
Radiofest is only at this time of year. The June meet is a combo of ham radio and antique radio. June meet is only one day...Fathers Day.
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7 years ago
Jim R.
The swap meet has changed from previous years. It was Saturday and Sunday this year. Nothing was there until Friday evening starting with registration and then an auction. The Dupage county fairgrounds is in June every year. Here is the website for the club. http://antique-radios.org/
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7 years ago
Jim R.
What day did you go? I was there Saturday and the place was hoppin. Got there around 8:15.
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9 years ago
Jim R.
A good friend of mine was with the Police dept. and was on the Pope's security team. He spent his whole visit with him. He has many photo's of the Pope.
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9 years ago
Jim R.
Ray... do you happen to remember what Olga's last name was? Did you know the owner Al?
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9 years ago
Jim R.
hawks24...It's still open and I go there. Check out page two of this thread.
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9 years ago
Jim R.
Cavalone's was between 57th place and 58th on Pulaski.
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9 years ago
Jim R.
F & S is it! I remember it. We lived at 5542 S.Wolcott. It was a brick two flat. I wish we were still there. Moved out in 1973.
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9 years ago
Jim R.
Jak378..I knew it was either 55 or 56th & Ashland. I don't remember the A&P.I remember the Burger King on 55th just east of Ashland. What school did you go to and the years? I went to St.Basil until 1973.
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9 years ago
Jim R.
Jak378,That name I never saw before.
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9 years ago
Jim R.
Rich, I remember going to the dentist at 51st & Damen upstairs on the second floor.(northwest corner)There was a small bowling alley across the hall from the dentist. The downstairs was a restaurant named Gus's. The dentist's name was Kowal or Kowalski. Was the Tastee-Freeze on 52nd or & Damen there while you lived on Wolcott? How about Al's bait shop on 53rd & Damen? my friend &
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9 years ago
Jim R.
There is still a dime store up and running at 6318 S. Pulaski called J & R Variety store. It has the old creaky wooden floors. I stop in a few times a year. Great stuff that brings back memories. The owners are very nice and friendly. If your in the area stop in. Does anyone remember the dime store around 56th and S. Ashland. I remember going there in the sixties & early seventies. I boug
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9 years ago
Jim R.
Sorry for the delay...Yes she did. Was the pool in the park there while you lived on Wolcott?
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9 years ago
Jim R.
My wife loved going to Jim's candy store for the penny candy. I lived at 5542 S. Wolcott until 1973...she lived on 48th & Paulina.
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9 years ago
Jim R.
My Father in Law owned it from around 1960 until it closed in the mid 80's. We have the old 1910 Brunswick pool table from there in our basement. The softball team he sponsored was "Al's Pal's".I helped him clean out the place when he sold it to some guy,who used it to store old fridges,stoves...etc.There were two apartments upstairs that shared a bathroom in the hall.
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9 years ago
Jim R.
Does anyone remember the tavern on the southwest corner on 50th S. Wolcott across from cornell park?
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9 years ago
Jim R.
A.A. Bottling Co.made Hydrox soda for Certified Grocers,it was at 5251 S.Millard. They also made Squirt,Dr.Pepper,& Green River in the 60's.Half the building collapsed around 1966? My Father worked there for over 20 years. It closed in 1983
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9 years ago
Jim R.
I too learned at St. Basil...just as you described. I went to school there also. Graduated in 1973. Went from K-8 grades. That was great fun every Sunday evening,leaving there all sweated up from the skating. We lived at 5542 S. Wolcott.I remember when someone started the velvet red curtains on fire,I think it was during school hours?
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