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7 years ago
tommy wilson
THEY KNOW YOU'RE FROM SOMEWHERE ELSE BECAUSE YOU ARE.CAL MARS RESTAURANT MURRAY PARK RASTER SCHOOL ST JUSTIN ST RITA HARPER HIGH THE TAFFY APPLE MANAND HIS ROVING CART.. THE JUNK MAN COMING DOWN THE ALLEY.THE DUNCAN YO YO GUY THAT CAME AROUND SCHOOLTHE KNIFE SHAPNER GUY THAT PUSHED HIS CART DOWN THE STREET.DANS HOT DOGS 71ST AND DAMEN.THE THRILL OF GOING SHOPPING AT 63RD AND HALSTED IN THE 1950s.
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7 years ago
tommy wilson
MORRIE MAGES THE STORE FOR SPORTS. THE SALE PITCH MAGES MOMMENT OF MADNESS 18 HOUR SALE.
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7 years ago
tommy wilson
CARDINAL'S CHARLIE TRIPPI ALL PRO
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7 years ago
tommy wilson
A/P 6308 SO.ASHLAND ACROSS THE STREET FROM BICYCLE SHOP GYP JOE'S.
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7 years ago
tommy wilson
CHICAGO SO.SIDE. TOUGH GUYS LIST 1950-1970S
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7 years ago
tommy wilson
whattiya talkin about? i aint got no accent.
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7 years ago
tommy wilson
I AM GETTING HUNGRY
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7 years ago
tommy wilson
MARIO SENENSE AND HIS PARTNER OWNED THE GROCERY STORE ON 68TH ST SOUTH EAST CORNER. SENESE AND MARTINO LAWYERS 69TH ASHLAND 1960.
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7 years ago
tommy wilson
CORRECTION - THE OWNER OF DELCOS NAME WAS SAM. HIS WIFE WHO WORKED IN THE STORE WAS A VALONE{ MAIDIEN }I FORGET SAMS LAST NAME.
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7 years ago
tommy wilson
RASTER SCHOOL 70TH WOOD, HARPER HIGH SCHOOL 6520 S WOOD. 16 INCH SOFTBALL MONEY GAMES 1950s EARLY 60s..PRE LOAFERS ERA.
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7 years ago
tommy wilson
The bakery was Hunsingers the funeral home was Cranes THE POOL ROOM CLUB BILLIARDS AND BARBERSHOP SHOP 1525 W 69TH ST.DELCOS BAR WAS CALLED BARREL LIQUERS. THE FIRE HOUSE CHICAGO BAT 101. THE BARBER SHOP WEST OF JUSTINE FRANK SENESE WAS THE BARBER. THE MENS STORE ON ASHLAND WEST SIDE OF STREET, NORTH OF 69TH WAS MALS MEN SHOP.THE RESTAURANT JUST SOUTH, THE UNION RESTAURANT. THE HARDWARE STORE ON
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7 years ago
tommy wilson
the original whips moaners club was located 68th hermitage n.w.corner. lefty's was the bar on the n.e.corner.whip moved to 69th and hermitage later on.
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8 years ago
tommy wilson
CLUB ALLEGRO DON"S HOT DOG"S
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9 years ago
tommy wilson
archer and cicero la bella's pizza all the pasta you can it for one dollar year 1960 . located on archer north side of street just east of cicero do you remember?
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9 years ago
tommy wilson
69th and Hermiage N.E.corner ESPANOL's-VENTURA DRY GOODS. A DRY GOODS STORE IN THE HEART OF AN ITALIAN NEIGHBORHOOD. YOU COULD KNOCK ON HIS SIDE WINDOW WHERE HIS BEDROOM WAS LOCATED IN THE EVENT THE STORE WAS CLOSED, HE WOULD OPEN UP TO MAKE THE SALE ANY HOUR. MR. VENTURA SPOKE SEVERAL LANGUAGES, AND HE WAS VERY FUNNY. I THINK THE BUILDING STILL STANDS. DOES ANYBODY REMEMBER???
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9 years ago
tommy wilson
DO YOU REMEMBER THE SWANK ON 111TH AND WESTERN. IT HAD A LITTLE ROOM ON THE SIDE THAT HAD A JUTEBOX WE DANCED IN THAT ROOM I CAN STILL HEAR MICKEY AND SLYVIA HOW DO YOU CALL YOUR LOVER BOY? AND TAB HUNTER"S YOUNG LOVE.CAN YOU GUYS REMEMBER THIS STUFF?"
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9 years ago
tommy wilson
SLOTKOWSKI WAS A MAJOR SPONSER OF CHICAGO"S LATE AND GREAT SIG SACKOWWICZ SIG SPENT HIS LAST YEARS IN LAS VEGAS NEVADA HE HAD A 15 MIN RADIO SHOW AT THE END OF HIS CARRER. HE STILL WAS A SHOW CRIDIC AT THAT TIME. SIG WAS FROM NORTH AVE AND DAMEN AREA IN CHICAGO HIS PARENTS HAD A SALOON BUT SIG NEVER DRANK
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9 years ago
tommy wilson
I THINK I REMEMBER THAT LITTLE BAR ON 62ND AND ASHLAND IT WAS ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE STREET FROM QUEENS BOWLING ALLEY???.ON POINT OGDEN FOOD AND PRODUCE 6358 SO. ASHLAND YEAR 1949
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9 years ago
tommy wilson
MOST OF THE GUYS WENT TO RASTER SCHOOL ON 69TH AND WOOD ST. AND LATER HARPER HIGH SCHOOL ON 65 TH STREET. 69TH AND MARSHFIELD OR RASTER SCHOOL YARD AND LATER THE POOL HALL ON 69TH AND JUSTINE WERE OUR HANGOUTS.
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9 years ago
tommy wilson
I GREW UP ON THE SOUTHSIDE 69TH PAULINA AREA I DEL. MILK ALL OVER THE CITY AND BECAME SOME WHAT OF A FOOD JUNKY SO I KNEW ALOT OF THE GOOD JOINTS RECENTLY HAVING A COVERSATION ABOUT ROCKY'S SHRIMP SHACK JUST SOUTH OF NAVY PIER 142 STRETTEVILE ON THE LAKE FRONT GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN .GREAT SHRIMP. SO MANY PLACES GONE FOREVER'AT LEAST WE WERE THERE.
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9 years ago
tommy wilson
Is Little Joe's pizza on 63rd Street still in operation? It was a favorite of mine way back when.
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9 years ago
tommy wilson
Palermo's another great pizza choice
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9 years ago
tommy wilson
THIS PLACE IS LONG GONE BUT THEY HAD A GREAT PIZZA 50s 60s BERNIE AND BETTY'S LOCATED AT 76TH SO. HALSTED. ONESTI ON 71ST AND CALIFORNIA HAD SOMEONE FROM BERNIE'S IN THEIR OPERATION IF MY MEMORY IS CORRECT' MAYBE THEY WERE RELATED.HELP ME ON THIS ONE
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9 years ago
tommy wilson
jac378 seems to be pizza smart
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9 years ago
tommy wilson
CHICAGO PIZZA ONLY DONT CROSS THE BORDER FOLKS
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9 years ago
tommy wilson
WELL LETS HEAR WHAT YOU GOT
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9 years ago
tommy wilson
ambrosemario Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Was Brent's Grill on the northeast corner of 69th? > I seem to recall there was also a grill on the > southeast corner. If so, I remember sitting in the > diner on the NE corner with my Mother probably > around 1957 or 58. On the wall of the booth was a > doorbell, which you rang when you needed
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9 years ago
tommy wilson
BRENTS GRILL 69TH ASHLAND----- HAMBURGERS .25 A HAMBUGER' OR FIVE FOR A DOLLAR BUT WHO HAD A DOLLAR. YEAR 1955. WHEN YOU LEFT YOU SMELLED LIKE GRILLED ONIONS,I THINK I STILL DO
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9 years ago
tommy wilson
ON THE SUBJECT OF HYDE PARK AND FOOO AND 69TH STREET - WELL, HERE WE GO. AFTER OUR FAMOUS NEIGHBORHOOD RESTAURANT LOUIE GEORGE ON 69TH AND WOOD CLOSED, IT WAS RE-OPENED SOME YEARS LATER. ONE OF THE OWNERS WAS NO LESS THAN LYNN BURTON FOR CERTAIN, THE GUY THAT WAS ON TV ALL THE TIME SELLING USED CARS. A VOICE YOU'LL NEVER FORGET. AFTER HIS LIMITED ENGAGEMENT AT THE 69TH STREET ADDRESS, HE OPENED A
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9 years ago
tommy wilson
I THINK THE TWO BOYS FROM 51ST DAMEN WHERE GUS AND LITTLE JOHNNY
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