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nicksportspage

Lansing, IL

#844 Feb 13, 2014
By The River wrote:
Does anyone know who the founder of Bozo's Hot Dogs was? I seem to remember some cart-in-street selling in the early days. Then again, they say that if you actually remember the 60s, you weren't really there...
don hart??
Dave I

Scottsdale, AZ

#845 Feb 13, 2014
nicksportspage wrote:
<quoted text>French fries at Dolton bowl, ramada inn pool and lounge and nimbus disco, scouts leader mr. deagon, Dolton car club, don kotare Dolton bears football coach his dad Adolph thornridges equipment manager, helicopter landing at thornridge by the tennis courts, Reagan I think,dolton pools high dive,thornridge bank,stores behind burger king??,no traffic on sibley in the evenings like a la freeway at rushhour now,nickys gyros cal city I know but classic,diekman school,catechism at saint jude,150th and irving,riding trails behind dariy queen and along greenwood by the overpass,that restaurant behind thornridge funeral home?
Restaurant was Barthells (same owner as the bakery in Almar Plaza. Do you remember the haunted house that was there before that?? You mentioned St Jude (went there). I remember constantly sneaking into the gym to play basketball before the janitor would chase you out....How about the Sports Spectacular they had in the gym?? Bobby Hull (with a broken jaw), Eric Nesterenko, Don Ward (white sox) among others....
Tquandt

Downers Grove, IL

#846 Feb 15, 2014
arby wrote:
i bought my first house right on chicago rd. by quants ace hardware. they employed all the old guys. retirees, i guess. these guys could tell you how to fix about anything around the house. then kurt bought the place and got rid of these guys and replaced them with kids that couldn't find their asses with both hands.
As a Quandt, you are 100% correct
lab

Bloomingdale, IL

#847 Feb 15, 2014
Best breasted chicken!!!!! The owner was this nice old man w with a German accent....
Todd Hamm wrote:
Red Milke was the firefighter who rapelled down to rescue a person who fell , some type of mishap occurred and Red fell to the bottom and died
He was also a paramedic for Daley's. A great guy.
carl3615

Markham, IL

#848 Feb 18, 2014
nicksportspage wrote:
<quoted text>don hart??
Yes, Bozo's Hot Dog's owners were Don and Roberta Hart.

Here's a coupon for you from 1994:

http://tinyurl.com/mle6oej
elmer hufnagel

Matteson, IL

#849 Feb 24, 2014
Dave I wrote:
<quoted text>Restaurant was Barthells (same owner as the bakery in Almar Plaza. Do you remember the haunted house that was there before that?? You mentioned St Jude (went there). I remember constantly sneaking into the gym to play basketball before the janitor would chase you out....How about the Sports Spectacular they had in the gym?? Bobby Hull (with a broken jaw), Eric Nesterenko, Don Ward (white sox) among others....
Wasn't it Pete Ward?
Dave I

Scottsdale, AZ

#850 Feb 25, 2014
elmer hufnagel wrote:
<quoted text>
Wasn't it Pete Ward?
HA! yes. Well I was a Cub fan.....
Dave I

Scottsdale, AZ

#851 Feb 25, 2014
elmer hufnagel wrote:
<quoted text>
Wasn't it Pete Ward?
I think Ernie Banks was there too. I think this was my first time seeing sports stars live...
Joe kuna

Hobart, IN

#852 Feb 25, 2014
Does anyone have any photos of value village, papa domianis pizza, st. Mary's church, nicks sports page etc. from the 1980s?
TOM HORNEY

Homewood, IL

#853 Feb 25, 2014
Joe kuna wrote:
Does anyone have any photos of value village, papa domianis pizza, st. Mary's church, nicks sports page etc. from the 1980s?
YEP I HAVE SOME SOMEWHERE IN MY PILE OF MEMORIES.....AT LEAST I HAVE VALUE VILLAGE PICTURES....SOMEWHERE....WENT TO ST. MARYS 1-3 AND USED TO GO SEE LOUIE DOMIANAS ALL THE TIME...LAST TIME I SAW HIM...HE WAS ALL WHITE....LOOKED GOOD
Dave I

Scottsdale, AZ

#854 Feb 26, 2014
Joe kuna wrote:
Does anyone have any photos of value village, papa domianis pizza, st. Mary's church, nicks sports page etc. from the 1980s?
here is a link someone posted in this thread of a ton of great pictures including Value Village.

http://carl3615.smugmug.com

Are you related to the Horney's that owned Value Village??
Bill Clausing -AZ

Tucson, AZ

#855 Feb 26, 2014
TOM HORNEY wrote:
<quoted text>
YEP I HAVE SOME SOMEWHERE IN MY PILE OF MEMORIES.....AT LEAST I HAVE VALUE VILLAGE PICTURES....SOMEWHERE....WENT TO ST. MARYS 1-3 AND USED TO GO SEE LOUIE DOMIANAS ALL THE TIME...LAST TIME I SAW HIM...HE WAS ALL WHITE....LOOKED GOOD
Hey Tom, how you doing? Are you still in the area? My wife and I moved to Az 10 years ago. Hope all is well with you.
Joe kuna

Hobart, IN

#857 Feb 26, 2014
Dave I wrote:
<quoted text>here is a link someone posted in this thread of a ton of great pictures including Value Village.
http://carl3615.smugmug.com
Are you related to the Horney's that owned Value Village??
thanks very cool pictures! You know of anyone that has some pictures of downtown dolton from the 80s or nicks, slide from dolton park, dolton riverdale little league fields, bowling alley next to fields, etc. from 1980s?
Joe kuna

Hobart, IN

#858 Feb 26, 2014
TOM HORNEY wrote:
<quoted text>
YEP I HAVE SOME SOMEWHERE IN MY PILE OF MEMORIES.....AT LEAST I HAVE VALUE VILLAGE PICTURES....SOMEWHERE....WENT TO ST. MARYS 1-3 AND USED TO GO SEE LOUIE DOMIANAS ALL THE TIME...LAST TIME I SAW HIM...HE WAS ALL WHITE....LOOKED GOOD
i would love to see some of your pictures! Do you have any cool ones from the 1980s? That's when I grew up there
Dave I

Scottsdale, AZ

#860 Feb 27, 2014
Joe kuna wrote:
<quoted text>thanks very cool pictures! You know of anyone that has some pictures of downtown dolton from the 80s or nicks, slide from dolton park, dolton riverdale little league fields, bowling alley next to fields, etc. from 1980s?
I don't live in the area anymore..but if anyone does it is people on this thread. This thread brought back a lot of memories I thought were forever forgotten.
Joe kuna

Hobart, IN

#861 Mar 1, 2014
nicksportspage wrote:
<quoted text>don hart??
do you have any old pictures of nicks sports page?
TOM HORNEY

Homewood, IL

#862 Mar 1, 2014
Hi Bill..nope live in Homewood now...2 daughters...my brother Gene lives in Phoenix been there 20 yrs....loves it...I think Im just about ready to go out there also....gettin real tired of the cold weather and all the snow....
carl3615

Markham, IL

#863 Mar 2, 2014
RIVERDALE-DOLTON OLDTIMERS CASUAL BREAKFAST

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 9 AM--come early or late
142nd & Chicago Road, Dolton--Village Cafe

Anyone is welcome. 15 - 35 show up and varies. You'll be made to feel like family, even if you don't know anyone. Run by Gene Tomky, who owned the Dolton Tri-City Bowling lanes.

Breakfast is always the first Tuesday of the month at 9 AM, unless it's a holiday.
candycards

Matteson, IL

#865 Mar 7, 2014
nicksportspage wrote:
<quoted text>don hart??
tes true - Don Hart - do believe they still have other Boz's - know his daughter.
candycards

Matteson, IL

#866 Mar 7, 2014
Joe kuna wrote:
Does anyone have any photos of value village, papa domianis pizza, st. Mary's church, nicks sports page etc. from the 1980s?
yes do have pics of Damiani's - he's now serving his original pizza at The New Corner Bar & Grill In Lynwood - corner of Joe Orr Rd and Torrence Ave - pizza starts to serve at 4pm - closed on sun and mon for pizza - is my in laws place! HI TOM HORNEY - saw your name below in a post - it's Candy!

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