Eileen

AOL

#21 Nov 1, 2007
Have many great memories of Mew rochelle.But alas
I think Main St. is going the way of 4th Ave. in
Mt.Vernon a dollar store mecca. We can,t get the
old days back just recall them . The mt.Vernon and
New Rochell I knew is gone forever.
Bill Day

Waller, TX

#22 Nov 1, 2007
Hey Dam Yankee I used to work at the Yellow Submarine on Main Street. What will you have, a
Depth Charger, a Torpedo, or my favorite,
The Captain's Special?

“It's a Brand New Day”

Since: Feb 06

New Rochelle

#23 Nov 2, 2007
You guys forgot the Mayflower Donut Shop, the Barge, and the Maple Party Shop, Schraffs was a great place, as was Berger's Deli on Main St.

I spent many a happy night at the Ship Ahoy, Bondy's Tavern, the Pink Poodle, and the Village Inn.

Here's some memories:
http://www.citysoundings.com/Thenandnow.html
nostalgic

Newton Center, MA

#24 Nov 2, 2007
Dam Yankee...I went to BS grammar from 1968 to 1976..then BSHS from 1976-1980.
Schraff's!!!!! WOW!!! I used to get ice cream there when I was a kid
nostalgic

Newton Center, MA

#25 Nov 2, 2007
Dam Yankee...I went to BS Grammar 1968-1976, BSHS 1976-1980. did you know they closed the Grammar School this year.
Dam Yankee

Odenton, MD

#26 Nov 3, 2007
nostalgic wrote:
Dam Yankee...I went to BS grammar from 1968 to 1976..then BSHS from 1976-1980.
Schraff's!!!!! WOW!!! I used to get ice cream there when I was a kid
I graduated BS grammer in 1968....I remember walking to school, and it did not matter if the weather was bad. The kids here have it good the ride a bus and never would have dreamed to walk to school in the rain or snow!

Yes many ice creams have come from Schraff's.... After mass we would hit Mayflower donut shop, goodness the memories.....

Did you live on the south end of town????
Dam Yankee

Odenton, MD

#27 Nov 3, 2007
nostalgic wrote:
Dam Yankee...I went to BS Grammar 1968-1976, BSHS 1976-1980. did you know they closed the Grammar School this year.
Yes I think I heard it or read it in the newspaper. So sad. what are they going to do with the building?
Dam Yankee

Odenton, MD

#28 Nov 3, 2007
Ok what is the name of the tavern that was on Lawton St. I think it was something Irish....

Looking at the photos on the link you provided, brings to mind the Thanksgiving eve parade.
Mr_Bill wrote:
You guys forgot the Mayflower Donut Shop, the Barge, and the Maple Party Shop, Schraffs was a great place, as was Berger's Deli on Main St.
I spent many a happy night at the Ship Ahoy, Bondy's Tavern, the Pink Poodle, and the Village Inn.
Here's some memories:
http://www.citysoundings.com/Thenandnow.html
Kilroy

AOL

#29 Nov 4, 2007
That bar on Lawton St. was called the Green
Derby and a great old time bar it was. That's
when New Rochelle was Irish. And Most of the bars
were Irish.
Dam Yankee

Odenton, MD

#30 Nov 4, 2007
Kilroy wrote:
That bar on Lawton St. was called the Green
Derby and a great old time bar it was. That's
when New Rochelle was Irish. And Most of the bars
were Irish.
Ahhh thanks! Sometimes the mind does not work properly. My boyfriend at the time enjoyed going there. His going away party was there when he left for Nam. Now you would think I would remember the name.

Remember West Side NR, the italians, that was their neighborhood. Great Deli's there, italian ice, pastries....
mrssweets

AOL

#31 Dec 9, 2007
Kilroy wrote:
Does anyone remember Robert Halls clothing store.
Use to go there in the 50's to get our school
clothes. Right down the street from what is now
New Roc. Those were the days!
It was right next door to "John' Baringgain's Store. Below was the bowling alley and on Main Street there was a Enterprise Dept store across from Bloomingdale's. After Church we would go "window shopping". More shoe stores than anyplace else.
Kilroy

AOL

#32 Dec 9, 2007
I was talking about the Robert Halls that was
across from Taco Bell on echo Ave. The one you
are talking about came later and was on North
Ave. I'm in the 50's you are in the 60's or 70's.
But thankyou for the efford of at least responding. That was very considerate of you.
nore

New York, NY

#33 Dec 10, 2007
guys you are the best what about lieberman(?) did i spell it right any way it is still there that where i usedto go to get all my school uniform and cub scout and boy scout and pathfinder unoforms oooooh and the yellow submarine aaaahh i can still tatse the roast beef down the street grants then the rink .....
then at the mall was bob Mc callister hey thanks for the memories

“It's a Brand New Day”

Since: Feb 06

New Rochelle

#34 Dec 11, 2007
Kilroy wrote:
That bar on Lawton St. was called the Green
Derby and a great old time bar it was. That's
when New Rochelle was Irish. And Most of the bars
were Irish.
And before the Green Derby, It was O'Neill's Tavern.,

“It's a Brand New Day”

Since: Feb 06

New Rochelle

#35 Dec 11, 2007
Dam Yankee wrote:
<quoted text>
Ahhh thanks! Sometimes the mind does not work properly. My boyfriend at the time enjoyed going there. His going away party was there when he left for Nam. Now you would think I would remember the name.
Remember West Side NR, the italians, that was their neighborhood. Great Deli's there, italian ice, pastries....
I'll bet you remember His name. I hope he came back OK.

“It's a Brand New Day”

Since: Feb 06

New Rochelle

#36 Dec 11, 2007
mrssweets wrote:
<quoted text>
It was right next door to "John' Baringgain's Store. Below was the bowling alley and on Main Street there was a Enterprise Dept store across from Bloomingdale's. After Church we would go "window shopping". More shoe stores than anyplace else.
You are confusing LYNN'S DRESS STORE and Robert Halls (Where low overhead means high quality.)
Robbert Hall's was down next to the Pepsi Cola Bottler plant, at Echo Ave, By Huguenot St.

“It's a Brand New Day”

Since: Feb 06

New Rochelle

#37 Dec 11, 2007
nore wrote:
guys you are the best what about lieberman(?) did i spell it right any way it is still there that where i usedto go to get all my school uniform and cub scout and boy scout and pathfinder unoforms oooooh and the yellow submarine aaaahh i can still tatse the roast beef down the street grants then the rink .....
then at the mall was bob Mc callister hey thanks for the memories
Yes, Lieberman's is still there. See the story in pg. 4-5
http://www.citysoundings.com/PDF%20files/CSJa...

I also remember Ray, the retired NRPD cop, who founded Yellow Submarine.
Dam Yankee

Odenton, MD

#38 Dec 12, 2007
Mr_Bill wrote:
<quoted text>
I'll bet you remember His name. I hope he came back OK.
Yes Mr. Bill, I he came home and I married him....

Thanks for asking......

“It's a Brand New Day”

Since: Feb 06

New Rochelle

#39 Dec 12, 2007
Dam Yankee wrote:
<quoted text>
Yes Mr. Bill, I he came home and I married him....
Thanks for asking......
You're special, a Viet Vet's wife. Bless you & him.

I once lived on Prospect St.
I loved Christmas, because we would all go to Bloomingdale's 5th floor and watch the trains and look at the toys, and see Santa.
Dam Yankee

Pasadena, MD

#40 Dec 15, 2007
Mr_Bill wrote:
<quoted text>
You're special, a Viet Vet's wife. Bless you & him.
I once lived on Prospect St.
I loved Christmas, because we would all go to Bloomingdale's 5th floor and watch the trains and look at the toys, and see Santa.
Thank You.

Did you know anyone from Bonnefoy Place.

We love to look at the windows at Bloomingdales, and dream. That was Christmas to us.

And Santa came on Thanksgiving eve. with the parade. Gosh my brother and I looked forward to the parade.

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