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6 years ago
s0uthsider
If the lagoons had frozen over enough in Marquette Park, there was plenty of space for ice skaters and hockey playing. The only "real" rink I remember on the south side was Michael Kirby's around 75th & loomis.
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6 years ago
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Ryan's Woods was a great spot in the city for toboggan slides in the winter too.
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6 years ago
s0uthsider
Gangi Men's Store Karroll's Red Hanger Shop
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6 years ago
s0uthsider
Hubert the Harris Lion MagicKist Blutone heating oil with Solartherm CET television - MOhawk 4-4100
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6 years ago
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I seem to remember a place that my father bowled that was on the second floor around 63rd and S. Western. I think it was called "Western Recreation". I think they had pinboys too - no automatic pin resetters.
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6 years ago
s0uthsider
Does anybody remember Shock Theater on Saturday nights?
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6 years ago
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I remember several before I moved out west in 1973. Our neighborhood place was Onesti's on 71st street between Fairfield and California. Other places nearby were Dunn's on 67th & Damen, Chesdan's on Archer Ave. and Little Joes's on W. 63rd st.
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6 years ago
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I remember both Ferrell-Hicks and Bill Becker, but McManus Chevrolet was in my neighborhood.
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6 years ago
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My childhood home was one block east of Kool-Aid on Maplewood Ave. I couldn't possibly count how many days and nights I spent playing baseball or football on the big lawn in front of the factory on the corner of 74th & Rockwell. When the playground and baseball fields on the west side of the factory at 74th & Washtenaw (which were provided by Kool-Aid for the enjoyment of neighborhood kid
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