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#88754 Jul 25, 2013
Watched the video clip of the Braves pitcher who got his ankle broken last night. Wasn't as gruesome as I had expected. THe Mets player who stepped on the pitcher's foot at first base was a class act -- immediately turning around to check on the guy, apologize, even wiped away some tears when it was all over. Obviously felt awful -- that pitcher is out for the rest of the year, and at 38, who knows whether he'll come back.

Since: Jan 10

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#88755 Jul 25, 2013
Chuck Norris's house is for sale:

http://blog.estately.com/2013/07/10-facts-abo...

Since: Oct 12

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#88756 Jul 25, 2013
exsouthsider wrote:
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Only two places I remember from back in the day. Three Star had "dining" in back of the liquor store on The Hill and Marnell's on Halsted, which is still there I think. Three Star was the best.
Heights Restaurants : What ever happened to Ciprianis?....My stepdad was a big deal in that town....also do you recall Savoias? I worked at Alco Steel, in the late 60's....

Since: Oct 12

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#88757 Jul 25, 2013
Aisle Sitter wrote:
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it's a south-side company.... kids in the neighborhood used the front door as home when playing baseball in teh street. the original restaurant wasn't too far from the original Comiskey. one of the "kids" fo the family lived in teh town i grew up in, their kids went to my gradeschool, nad they provided the pizza day pizza at scihool. i think the company is in third generation family management now.
Fantastic frozen pizza....Graduated Rich East in 70, and it was a great time, down there...Dated an italian girl, she lived at 47th and Hoyne.....great girl-loud family...lol...I used to travel all over the southside, but probably can't anymore, without armour...lol...

“Not a real reg”

Since: Jan 13

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#88758 Jul 25, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>Heights Restaurants : What ever happened to Ciprianis?....My stepdad was a big deal in that town....also do you recall Savoias? I worked at Alco Steel, in the late 60's....
Ciprianis is a funeral home, savoias is lorenzettis now, tivoli is some kind of church. Scrementis in Stegar is still there. Guess the predominant nationality that was around here!!
Who was your stepdad?

Since: Oct 12

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#88759 Jul 25, 2013
dahgts wrote:
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Ciprianis is a funeral home, savoias is lorenzettis now, tivoli is some kind of church. Scrementis in Stegar is still there. Guess the predominant nationality that was around here!!
Who was your stepdad?
Frank Labuda, he grew up there with some Good Fellas....managed the Bowling Alley in Park Forest....Me and my friend's used to go to Marian's football games, just to checkout the hot italian girls...lol...good times....

Since: Jan 10

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#88760 Jul 26, 2013
I'll go grab the girls, I mean titties, I mean columns.

“Not a real reg”

Since: Jan 13

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#88761 Jul 26, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>Frank Labuda, he grew up there with some Good Fellas....managed the Bowling Alley in Park Forest....Me and my friend's used to go to Marian's football games, just to checkout the hot italian girls...lol...good times....
Hey, there was some hot Polish girls around here too.
I sent you a message. We're sort of related.

Since: Jan 10

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#88762 Jul 26, 2013
Abby:

http://www.topix.com/forum/chicago/T6HDDH3P1A...

Amy is posted, not showing up yet.

Since: Jan 10

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#88763 Jul 26, 2013

Since: Jan 10

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#88764 Jul 26, 2013
HAPPY FRIDAY!!! Weekend plans?

Tonight is poker night. Probably will go.

TOmorrow is (sigh) Nick's aunt's somewhat of a surprise 70th birthday celebration. But for a 3-4 hour gathering, we get to drive 2.5 hours EACH WAY. You see, her family has the family cabin this weekend, including her daughter and her daughter's husband/kids from Virginia. So five hours in a car for three hours of hanging out with family.

We leave at 12:30 on Saturday. We'll get home around 10. yay.

yay.

Since: Oct 12

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#88765 Jul 26, 2013
dahgts wrote:
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Hey, there was some hot Polish girls around here too.
I sent you a message. We're sort of related.
Got ya...small world....Thanks....

Since: Mar 09

Miami, FL

#88766 Jul 26, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
HAPPY FRIDAY!!! Weekend plans?
A whole lotta not much! But since DMB was last weekend and the party that I bought the little black dress for is next weekend, a chill weekend in between is fine.

I mentioned to you guys a few weeks ago that my friend A is back with the crazy boyfriend from last winter. She says he's changed (been in therapy, recognized the crazy and dialed it way down) and has stuck to the changes so far. I had a talk with my friend S about this yesterday and he gave me good advice: I spoke up last winter, now I need to keep my mouth shut unless I want to risk ruining my friendship with A.

Since: Jan 10

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#88767 Jul 26, 2013
j_m_w wrote:
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A whole lotta not much! But since DMB was last weekend and the party that I bought the little black dress for is next weekend, a chill weekend in between is fine.
I mentioned to you guys a few weeks ago that my friend A is back with the crazy boyfriend from last winter. She says he's changed (been in therapy, recognized the crazy and dialed it way down) and has stuck to the changes so far. I had a talk with my friend S about this yesterday and he gave me good advice: I spoke up last winter, now I need to keep my mouth shut unless I want to risk ruining my friendship with A.
ITA with friend S. Sucks, don't it, when your friend is dating a dickhead.

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me! Charlie

#88768 Jul 26, 2013
This weekend...
Scraping barnacles! Got boat on friends lift, neighbor is going to let me borrow power washer, and I have 3 putty knives for what the washer does not remove.

Once that is done, I can get boat on the AirDock and turn existing floaty boat dock into a real dock that is floating, with table,chairs and fire pit. Is gonna be awesome!

Since: Mar 09

Miami, FL

#88769 Jul 26, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
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ITA with friend S. Sucks, don't it, when your friend is dating a dickhead.
Sure does.

The thing is, even if he HAS changed and got the crazy under control, there are still other deal-breakers (politics & religion... A has talked to me about this). And in my personal opinion, he's just not that much fun to be around. D called him a bump on a log and it's true... over 4th of July, he was buried in his smartphone while the three of us were talking and laughing.

“Not a real reg”

Since: Jan 13

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#88770 Jul 26, 2013
Something I have to share with you regs. Blue's mom was one of the coolest people I have ever known. Someone who stays in your best memories. A talented artist and really nice person.

Since: Jan 10

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#88771 Jul 26, 2013
Mimi

United States

#88772 Jul 26, 2013
RACE wrote:
This weekend...
Scraping barnacles! Got boat on friends lift, neighbor is going to let me borrow power washer, and I have 3 putty knives for what the washer does not remove.
Once that is done, I can get boat on the AirDock and turn existing floaty boat dock into a real dock that is floating, with table,chairs and fire pit. Is gonna be awesome!
What's an air dock?

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me! Charlie

#88773 Jul 26, 2013
Yay! So you two, do have a connection! Thats great!
dahgts wrote:
Something I have to share with you regs. Blue's mom was one of the coolest people I have ever known. Someone who stays in your best memories. A talented artist and really nice person.

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