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6 years ago
juliette2939
Rich, Blue Goose was actually above the park. Maybe it was Archer Ave? If you were heading west, it was on the right hand side. It had a separate barroom with a few one-armed bandits up against the wall that separated the bar from the restaurant. Sorry I don't remember more details, but I was a little kid at the time.
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6 years ago
juliette2939
I started working at 26th Street in 1966 on the sixth floor. I began as a typist. The floors were wood and there was no air conditioning. Once an hour a designated person would blow a whistle and other assigned people would pull the cords which opened the windows. I believe they were opened for one minute. When we heard the whistle we knew to hold down all our papers to keep them from blowing off
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6 years ago
juliette2939
Does anyone remember the Blue Goose Restaurant? I remember going there with my parents in the early 1950's. It was at the western end of 79th Street in the vicinity of the connections to I-294 and LaGrange Rd, which weren't in existence at the time. If you walked to the rear of their parking lot, you were looking over an amusement park called Playland. I can't remember when it closed.
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6 years ago
juliette2939
I remember the store at 87th and Southwest Hwy. I accompanied my parents there every Wednesday when Dad got paid. There was a matronly lady that would sometimes be there with what I believe was a teddy bear wrapped in a baby blanket. She would walk through the store doing her shopping while holding her 'baby'. As a young kid, I was drawn to stare at her, much to my mom's dismay. Mom had heard that
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