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1/19/2000 2:51 PM
 
Does anyone remember Jet Hamburgers? How about Mystic Colosius nite club? or The illusion?
 
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1/20/2000 1:13 PM
 
Jet Hamburgers...A poor excuse for franchise food but the only one H.B. had until McDonalds came on the very same site... Alas the Mystic is gone...no more Disco it became a Honda Motorcyle dealership now a Chinese Buffet restaurant.. How about King George Coffee Shop??? The very first "Diner" on the Blvd (a la 1960's style)
 
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1/20/2000 1:14 PM
 
Jet Hamburgers...A poor excuse for franchise food but the only one H.B. had until McDonalds came on the very same site... Alas the Mystic is gone...no more Disco it became a Honda Motorcyle dealership now a Chinese Buffet restaurant.. How about King George Coffee Shop??? The very first "Diner" on the Blvd (a la 1960's style)
 
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1/21/2000 1:09 AM
 
Bill, This is your sister in Fl. Yes I remember The Illusion. I was an Illusion groupie I guess you could say. I still have their record. Remember Charlena? Thanks for telling me about this site. I haven't seen any names I know yet. None from the 80th street gang. Talk to you soon. BJ
 
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1/21/2000 10:18 AM
 
I remember that disco as "The Swizzle Stick". Didn't it have a fire and then close down? Too bad the kiddie rides closed down. I know we all would have loved to take our kids there and show them where Mom and Dad use to go on the rides.
 
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1/21/2000 11:39 AM
 
Hi bill, I remember a club called silver street disco. I believe it was accross the street from the amusement park.. I remember hitchhiking to the beach on crossbay blvd with my two best friends. We had met some really nice people, and some weird ones too.. There was also a green bus line driver who must have been off duty with his bus, he picked up all of us hitchhikers from beach channel drive and drove us back to crossbay blvd, and dropped us whichever area of the blvd we wanted to go. Those were the days in the 70s....
 
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1/21/2000 2:46 PM
 
How about the old trampoline place next to the kiddie rides?....I wish I could remeber the name of that place. It was there in the early 1960's. Jack's candy store was the best place to buy comic books and baseball cards!
 
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1/31/2000 2:08 AM
 
As being a resident in Howard Beach, the Greatest town in the world, I would like to say to all fellow HBites if they can answer this question? What building was supposed to be a Pergament houseware store?
 
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1/31/2000 9:12 AM
 
The Italian Supermodel: Nice moniker! I am not sure, but if I was to guess it could have been when CrossBay Bowling lanes closed and before Gold's Gym settled in. Anybody know?
 
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1/31/2000 7:00 PM
 
Italian Model, I believe it was the bowling alley
 
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2/1/2000 1:40 AM
 
I must say you guys are on top of your crossbay history. That is correct, the building of the old bowling alley/ gold's gym. Now for a much harder question: Since A&P was the old Waldbaum's, where was Tilerama?
 
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2/1/2000 1:43 AM
 
And here is a follow-up for all the Hoawrd Beachites. What was across the street from Rookies?
 
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2/1/2000 8:55 AM
 
Italian Model: The A&P was not on the site of the old Waldbaums. The old Waldbaums was on the northwest corner of 157th Avenue and Cross Bay Blvd. The A&P was up nearer 158th Avenue. I remember Tilerama....vaguely. Was it on the other side of the Blvd at 158th Avenue? Here's one for you. What grocery store chain was located on the Blvd before either A&P and Waldbaums???
 
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2/1/2000 7:33 PM
 
Ray A ,The answer to your question is and this is my final answer to the supermarket question is Key Food,located bet158 &159aveon c.bay there was also a drugest there as well . Those folks I asked you about, My mistake they lived on Shore Pky. I was off by one block. I lived on 89st and 158 ave. How old are you if you don`t mind me asking?I am 42 in march.Do you remeber a rock group from 92st &158ave called the Knights . How about ACE garbage trucks? They were green and had a ace of clubs on the doors.
 
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2/1/2000 9:46 PM
 
Bill: You win the million dollars!. It was a key Food...I believe on the site of the Hardware store. I am 45..so just about the same age. Did the Rock Group you are referring to have a sax player named Robert Forman??? You got me on the Ace trucks...I have no memory of them.
 
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2/4/2000 8:19 PM
 
Ray A Don`t know any of the Knights members names, Savolo could be one This was about 1966. I will have to ask my sister. All I know is that I lived on 89st and they were on 92nd st. and you could here them loud and clear. Ace trucks was owned by a neighbor of mine.
 
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2/7/2000 7:39 PM
 
the wooden bridge,the little cricket,pops @ new park pizza,cherry hill in old howard,the tanks @ the end of lefferts blvd.dave sears,dave canner,john reed ,the fitzpatricks of old howard.st mary grace,mr,ranph the pizzos.town in old howard.
 
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2/11/2000 7:12 PM
 
I momved out of HOward Beach 20 years ago. I can vividly see the old Carvel on Crossbay Blvd with it's rotating ice cream cone on top.Yum-we don't have Carvel where I live now. Also remember Silver Street Disco-spent many Saturday nights there and felt oh-so-cool! Still can't believe my parents let me go!!! Of course-Big Bow Wow, Pizza City, Gino's Pizza, the Public Library and HOward Beach General Hosp. Any of these still around?
 
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2/12/2000 7:45 AM
 
Robbin: Sadly the only place left that you mentioned is Gino's Pizza. All the other places have made way for newer shopping/stores. New park Pizza is still there as is the Sugar Bun Bakery Ray
 
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2/12/2000 3:17 PM
 
Robbin, I too left howard beach 10 years ago, still go back occassionally to see my parents. I used to love going to silver street, can't believe my parents let me go also, what years did you go there. Did you go to Adams, if you did what year did you graduate. I think the saddest is that there is no kiddyland, I think my son would have loved to see where his mom and dad went when they were little. Marci Marci
 
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