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Re: "Lost Fresno" My Top 10 List

by The chede » Fri Sep 11, 2020 4:07 pm

Really upset Keothip that restaurant is no longer.

I also remember when Davincis pizza wasn't trash.

Re: "Lost Fresno" My Top 10 List

by Ibtink » Fri Aug 28, 2020 1:26 pm

Was there a fish n chip place on Palm and Olive?

Re: "Lost Fresno" My Top 10 List

by bryan1963 » Tue Jul 07, 2020 6:18 pm

OMG so many memories

1) Cedar Lanes bowling- I was too young to bowl but dinner there was awesome
2) Cherry Auction
3) Boys Market
4) Starlite Drive In
5) Gottschalk's Fulton Mall
6) Herndon Ave was way up there w nothing on it
7) The Pop Shoppe
8) The Warehouse and Tower Records stores at Blackstone and Shaw
9) The A&W burger place
10) Farrells Ice Cream

Re: "Lost Fresno" My Top 10 List

by Abh3dad » Sat Jun 06, 2020 5:18 am

1. Roller Town
2. Playing in the water fountains downtown (with no worries because they were clean)
3. Two dollar movies at Manchester Theater
4. First Ave Nightclub
5. Cruising (without drama )
6. 92.1 Radio Bilingual Mr Mark Anthony Show
7. Fresno city ended at Pinedale after that there was only fields
8. I remember Kmart and PicNsave.
9. The Alano Club (teen club) it was 50 cents to get in
10. The Museum in downtown and when the dino exhibit would come.

Re: "Lost Fresno" My Top 10 List

by joeg1484 » Wed Dec 18, 2019 2:21 pm

Oh, almost forgot!

3. Vendo
4. Calcot
5. Pinedale Water Towers

Ahh the memories....

Re: "Lost Fresno" My Top 10 List

by joeg1484 » Wed Dec 18, 2019 1:46 pm

A couple that I didnt see mentioned...

1. Woodward Park Drive In - 4 screen theater where River Park is now :).
2. Malibu Grand Prix right next to Woodward Park Drive in.

Used to hear the tires screech from Malibu while watching a movie :-D.

Re: "Lost Fresno" My Top 10 List

by cmorse222 » Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:04 pm

Thanks.

Some memories that I don't see listed on the site include:

1) Christmas Tree Lane
2) Drive up 41 - Blackstone, Pinedale, Oakhurst, Coarsgold, North Fork,(O'Neals turnoff) - dirt roads after that to Whisky Creek camp grounds
3) Uncle Tom's Liquors Tulare
4) Decker's Equipment Rental - Belmont
5) Greyhound Bus Depot
6) Fish Camp
7) Tollhouse road
8) Jefferson Elementary on Illinois St
9) Longfellow Junior High
10) City of Helm (a huge plant there)
11) Rossi's Pizza inside Mayfair Market complex on Tulare

Re: "Lost Fresno" My Top 10 List

by cmorse222 » Thu Jul 25, 2019 2:01 am

My top 10:
1) Loved walking down the street to the local market and spending 20 cents on wax bottles with kool aid inside. We'd suck on the plastic all day once we sucked out the kool aid
2) Carnations on Olive, outstanding
3) Dairy Queen on Fresno and McKenzie, great burgers
4) Manchester Mall - Theater saw Sound Of Music there, got my first kiss too
5) Roosevelt Rough Rider games, 1967 - We beat the heck out of Fresno High every year, well, almost
6) Camping up past North Fork, Whiskey Falls
7) Watching Twilight Zone, Way Out, Sebastian hosting Shock Theater in this order every frickin Friday night, never missed my fav shows
8) Blakleys swim park and golf course
9) Farmers Market Mayfair on Tulare, Rossi's Pizza, great Calzones
10) Donna Coble, she broke my heart!

Re: "Lost Fresno" My Top 10 List

by Wayne » Wed Apr 03, 2019 4:40 am

Some of my favorite memories I didn't see while glancing through others posts...
The Pop Shoppe (5 cent bottles of pop)
Sky Harbor Road (before Table Mountain)
Lost Lake
Sunnyside swap meet and drive in
Roller Town
Munchy's (25 cent burgers)
Winchell's
Desegregation in school. (busloads of kids riding clear across town to help all of us understand that our differences weren't really differences at all)

I can't help but wonder while taking my stroll down memory lane this morning what the lists of my children will look like.

Re: "Lost Fresno" My Top 10 List

by Tonloc0105 » Mon Dec 24, 2018 10:58 pm

Great lists and so many memories from the previous pots

1) harpains dairy - near my house off of Ashlan.
2).country squire theater - first and Ashlan
3). Pizza & pipes - near the old gemco (now Target) on shields. Weird old organ in that place on the 2nd floor.
4) Ashlan park driving range - near the old harpains fairy.
5) home channel movies - McKinley Ave. was the first place to rent vhs or beta movies when vcr’s came out in the early 80’s. I remember you had to choose a side based on whether you had a vhs or beta player when you entered the store.
6) Flauts donuts (I think??). Near Radcliffe stadium on Blackstone and Clinton I think (used to be a strip mall there with this classic donut shop). So good!!

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