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10 years ago
telefrank
For all you taco fans go find a Burger King. They sell a taco that is very similar to Jack in the box.
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10 years ago
telefrank
Not sure if they still serve them but Burger King had tacos that were just like Jack in the box fried. They are bigger so they have a little more grease.
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10 years ago
telefrank
I'm 58 and I recall getting taken to a pony ride at Lincoln Park which would place it in the 60's. Now I know it wasn't in the zoo if that's what you are referring to. But I also remember that the rides where near the old viking ship that was left over from the Columbian Exposition. The rides were just around a circle and I'm thinking maybe there was a person walking along but I'm not sure. But I
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10 years ago
telefrank
There was a Bargain Town on Lincoln Ave a few blocks south of Irving Park Rd. The reason I remember it so well was that when I was in 7th grade I went there with a friend who was looking to buy a model and instead he attempted to shop lift one. I didn't know he was trying this so I figured he just didn't find one he liked. I had been in a different section most of the time. Store security caught h
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10 years ago
telefrank
I worked at 26 back then your absolutely correct. It was a local version that wasn't very good. I never even realized it was being recorded at the Uptown till one show where they placed a camera behind the ring facing the audience. What made me so sad was that I grew up near the Uptown, it was my childhood theater and watching them use the grand old lady for this sickened me.
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11 years ago
telefrank
HOLTANEK Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > It would be cool to have the patio open again, > although I just dont see how they could make it. That's easy get your friends together and support them when they open. Become part of the Patio stimulus plan !
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11 years ago
telefrank
I vote for Irving & Narragansett. Mostly based on the billboard. Plus the corner of Narragansett Belmont the Belmont side doesn't seem wide enough for a newspaper stand. It is at Irving. Currently there is a A's restaurant. The building had a new front added to it so it looks different.
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11 years ago
telefrank
Owners are cleaning her up and giving her a paint job. Hope to be open by this winter. They have a web site. Also a page on Facebook www.patiotheater.net I suspect some people who grew up nearby will post. But her's the real test if you grew up in the neighborhood. What did you call the Patio? If the answer was pronounced "pay show" your from the hood. BTW I'm not but I've
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13 years ago
telefrank
adgorn Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- Every now and then (perhaps > when the threat condition for invading Canadians > went up a notch) they would raise the missles so > they were visible. That was cool to see while > driving down the outer drive. Actually they were pointed that way because if Russia was going to nuke Chicago the quickest route
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14 years ago
telefrank
It was built by or for Motorola. Once upon a time a proud Chicago company.
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