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 41 
 on: May 10, 2013, 12:34:39 PM 
Started by Roadsnakes - Last post by Roadsnakes
When I was a kid there were dozens of HALLS in my neighborhood. Most were a bar with a hall in the back, but many were Halls for weddings, anniversaries, 1st Communions, etc. etc. When I was a kid I remember riding my bike with my friends on hot Saturday nights, When we`d ride past one of these halls,  because most were not air conditioned, the windows were open and we could hear the music, smell the beer and cigars, etc. etc. Tongue I had friends in high school that made "crashing" events at these halls a weekly occurrence. They`d  put a shirt, tie and sport coat on, wait until around 10:00pm, and walk in , belly up to bar , and get free draft beer for the rest of the night. Shocked By 10:00pm the wedding was in full swing, many already had quite a few drinks, and nobody would question them. Wink One of favorites was The 5 Star Hall on 8th and Cleveland. It`s still there today! Cool

 42 
 on: April 14, 2013, 01:00:28 PM 
Started by Lindee - Last post by Roadsnakes
I was really sad to see American Soda Water Company close. Angry They had a good product at a fair price. Wink
I think I still have a case of empties in my basement.

 43 
 on: April 11, 2013, 04:27:23 PM 
Started by Lindee - Last post by
There was a real cool place on the southside, around 40th and Loomis rd.
 
AMERICAN SODA WATER COMPANY

They used the wooden crates also.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/AMERICAN-SODA-WATER-COMPANY-MILWAUKEE-WOODEN-WOOD-SODA-CRATE-/170962449388?

I also new of BIG BEAR SODA near the lake. That one is still in business.

Ha, I remember American had chocolate soda.

 44 
 on: April 06, 2013, 06:07:18 AM 
Started by Lindee - Last post by Roadsnakes
There was a real cool place on the southside, around 40th and Loomis rd.
 
AMERICAN SODA WATER COMPANY

They used the wooden crates also.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/AMERICAN-SODA-WATER-COMPANY-MILWAUKEE-WOODEN-WOOD-SODA-CRATE-/170962449388?

I also new of BIG BEAR SODA near the lake. That one is still in business.

 45 
 on: April 05, 2013, 04:19:43 PM 
Started by Lindee - Last post by Lindee
My dad used to take my sister, brother and I to get soda there. Glen Rock soda company was in a smaller shopping center on N.76th and Hampton Ave. I remember you had to go to the back of the center to get to the entrance. You would grab a cart and a wooden crate and walk around to pick out different flavors of soda. My favorites were Lime, Grape, and Orange but they also had flavors like Pineapple and Strawberry. They made great ice cream sodas. A crate of soda would last us for a couple of months.

 46 
 on: April 04, 2013, 10:47:03 AM 
Started by sourpuss - Last post by sourpuss
Anybody know anything about these artists?  I have a couple of paintings, purchased in Milwaukee about 40 years ago.  One is a scene by Marlo D. Cain.  The other is a floral, by Marion Conant.  I believe these paintings were purchased directly from the artists, at a local art fair.

 47 
 on: February 16, 2013, 03:49:21 PM 
Started by tommyk - Last post by tommyk
I remember my Mom and aunts always taled about him. You might check out the Polish Flat museum next to Rozga`s Funeral Home on 7th and Lincoln. The man that lives in the house west of that has lived there since he was a born. He`s in his late 80`s now, but he would remember him. His name is Gene.
http://www.mptv.org/localshows/around_the_corner/latest_episode/?v=dsEOkIqQtpE

 48 
 on: February 14, 2013, 05:48:47 AM 
Started by tommyk - Last post by Roadsnakes
I remember my Mom and aunts always taled about him. You might check out the Polish Flat museum next to Rozga`s Funeral Home on 7th and Lincoln. The man that lives in the house west of that has lived there since he was a born. He`s in his late 80`s now, but he would remember him. His name is Gene.
http://www.mptv.org/localshows/around_the_corner/latest_episode/?v=dsEOkIqQtpE

 49 
 on: February 03, 2013, 08:24:52 PM 
Started by tommyk - Last post by
Have you tried contacting the Polish Center of Wisconsin in Franklin?  http://www.polishcenterofwisconsin.org/

 50 
 on: February 03, 2013, 05:49:10 PM 
Started by tommyk - Last post by tommyk
          Does anybody out there remember TaTa Ryby (father fish.  Does anybody know anything about him besides he wore black, had a long beard, had a cigar and a baseball team named after him, was in parades on Lincoln Avenue, and would walk thru Kosciuszko Park a lot?   I am working with an anthropologist who wants to do a story and a play on him.  This guy was a Lincoln Ave, Kosciuszko park icon in the 40's and 50's.  Everybody in the Kosciuszko Park area remembers him,,but,,,no one knows his name, where he lived,worked, how he got the name Tata Ryby.  I have run dry on leads to follow.  Please help.   Tom Kondrakiewicz   tommyk@milwpc.com.

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