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SOONER8693
11-11-2008, 05:41 PM
I miss Vixens. Located where the current Hooters is on I-240 and Penn. Hands down, the best "gentlemans club" ever in OKC.

route66gal
11-11-2008, 11:28 PM
The discussion about John A. Brown's started me thinking about many places that are no longer here that I really miss. I'm going by memory here, so I may misspell some of the names (feel free to correct me!), but here is my list. :)

St. John's (the clothes were wonderful!)
Pappagallo's (best shoe store ever!)
Ralph Lauren shop (in 50 Penn Place)
Laura Ashley shop (in 50 Penn Place)
Rothchild's

Stefanie's (heart healthy food/restaurant)
Glen's Hickory Inn
Dairy Queen
Chinese restaurant in Shawnee est. by Ann & George Ing
Pinnochio's (salad/pizza/sandwich shop in Norman)
Queen Ann Cafeteria
Anna Maude's (best cafeteria ever!)

Continental Theater

The Plum Tree
Caddeedid Gifts (MWC; I'm sure I've blown the spelling!)

Anyone else?

I loved Caddeedid Gifts! Can not believe someone remembers it! awesome !

Also the Plum Tree!

route66gal
11-11-2008, 11:30 PM
Crystals pizza parlor
Fox and Horn
soundtrack
Save Auto
tastee freeze on s.w. 59th
Across the Street restaurant on S.W. 59th
TG&Y
Otasco

Jim`s Superthrift on S.W. 74th
Godfathers pizza
nicolosis spaghetti
Peter Piper Pizza
Crocketts bbq
Spartan Atlantic
Dairy Queens footlong hotdogs
The "ORIGINAL" Los Tacos

wow I almost forgot all about Otasco

grantgeneral78
11-12-2008, 05:07 AM
wow I almost forgot all about Otasco


Yeah Otasco sale adds were the best, especially when your a kid the toy adds were great to look at!

Martin
11-12-2008, 05:25 AM
the "original" los tacos

i dunno... while the 'new' location doesn't have the same uniqueness as the old drive-in, i'd say that the food at los tacos tastes exactly the same as it did.


southside harrigan's was great.

i will definitely second that... i miss harrigan's so much... great place to eat.

-M

Jesseda
11-12-2008, 07:59 AM
you are right i think it was peter pippers, sorry for the wrong area information, i was like 4 years old back then, what ever happened to peter pipers?

Bobby821
11-12-2008, 08:42 AM
All the good old dark pizza parlors are gone now, it has gone the fast food rout of delivery mostly. Even the new dine in pizza places are not cozy feeling like the old shakeys etc were. About as close as you can come to the old style is the old style pizza huts which are getting fewer.

Jesseda
11-12-2008, 09:48 AM
why is that, i use to love mazzios when it had the rope lights in the ceiling and tinted window, it was a fun experience, there really isnt any themed restaurants anymore, they just pop up over night and are square shapped, same tables, same ugly carpet, same lighting, what happend to unique places, i would love to see molly murphys, the choice, crystals pizza, peter pippers, geppetos in moore, and so on, nothing new lately thats original, even the joes crab shack off 240 and penn is blah, i rather drive to the one off n.w expressway, unless the remodeled it to be blah as well.

Bobby821
11-12-2008, 10:05 AM
Most likely because it is cheaper to have a cookie cutter corporate design that can be built for X amount of dollars and just plunk them down in every city. They are all the same basically generic design and furnishings, that way the profits are more since it wasnt a custom design and was kept a simple basic interior and exterior.

bluedogok
11-12-2008, 08:57 PM
Shotgun Sam's (39th & May location) was the pizza place when I was growing up. I also liked the Godfather's at 23rd & Meridian.

Shakey's Pizza (http://www.shakeys.com/) is still around, I ate at one in Harajuku (Tokyo) (http://wikitravel.org/en/Tokyo/Harajuku). It was definitely a bit different at that location than the old 39th Street location.

rondvu
11-12-2008, 09:22 PM
Remember the old Cains coffee commercial from the 70's? I found the Youtube parody of the old commercial when Cain's was an Oklahoma company.

YouTube - Hud Drinks Mud (Cain's Coffee com'l parody) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iDNxymxQMAw&feature=PlayList&p=DC3E6738FEC14DF9&index=0)

Let your life slow down
Take a real look around
Have a cup of Cain's
For that flavor in moments you'll savor

And then give yourself some time
And make it easy on your mind
With a cup of Cain's;
It's a coffee blend you'll want
Again and again.





While singing and strolling, the coffee-loving crooner nodded familiarly at one table, making a circular gesture to the waiter indicating they should receive a round of coffee on the house.

In the last shot, the camera changed focus to follow the gaze of the now thoughtful-appearing entertainer (his hand mike at rest) to a steaming cup of Cain's coffee in the foreground.

John
11-13-2008, 01:22 AM
I already miss Harold's... :(

thatgirl77
11-20-2008, 10:10 PM
Wow...so many good memories...:congrats:

For shopping...(every girl's dream)...

John A. Brown's (best everything)My dad was the Santa Claus in the late 60's
Katheryn Lipes ( my training years in shopping)
Rothchild's (great dress and shoe depart.)
Harzfields ( bought first designer dress there for the prom...$500 bucks)
Cirque and Co (NYC meets OKC) 50 Penn Place
Balliet's-late 70's when Buddy Rogers owned it
St. John's and Vollbrecht's @ Northpark Mall
Bargain Outlet??? behind Sound Warehouse @ May and Grand (precursor to DSW and others designer disc. stores)
Loved the Cadeedid in MWC :omg:( can't believe some others remember it as fondly)
All the stores at Shepherd Mall and Penn Square when it first opened :bow:

For food and fun...Michael's Plum, Pistachios(disco and then cowboy bar)
Faces, Confetti's and some disco/club in early 80's across the street from Confetti's (now Karen Black Kitchens) at 63rd and May. Some British couple first opened it and members (mostly men, sry) had to pay some ridiculous membership fee...well, come to think of it, it was the same at the others clubs, as well!! :headscrat
Wine Cellar @ 122nd and May
Gaslight Dinner Theater just north of Northpark Mall
Hungry Peddler @ Reno & Meridian
Fred Gang's Meat Market on 39th Expwy
Molly Murphy's (the best of the best)

Does anyone remember the place on 39 Expwy in the late 70's or early 80's that was only opened on Sundays. It was a restaurant with a dance floor that featured a band comprised of senior citizens and it was a great place for two-stepping. Also, anyone know the name of the club/restaurant where County Line Barb is now located??? This would be late 70's or early 80's.

Thanks for the memories...:gossip:


Marlo

seamless
11-27-2008, 10:09 PM
Crystals pizza, and Piggys BBQ downtown. Service Merchandise (dont know why really), Sound Wharehouse. sure theres about a 100 others just cant think of them right now.

danielf1935
12-28-2008, 08:09 AM
I can't beleive no ones mentioned Hollies Drive In, it was at Western & Sheridan. It's now a McDonald's.

MikeOKC
12-28-2008, 04:08 PM
Tony's Italian Specialties at 28th and N. Penn. Nice people and wonderful food.

danielf1935
12-28-2008, 06:28 PM
I was raised in the inner city during the 60's and early 70's, here are a few of the places I remember.
Rootbeer Drive In at NW 11th & Penn (roof shaped like a large wooden barrel)
Sparky's Drive In at NW 8th & Virginia
Dennis Donuts, just East of May on NW 10th
Rocket Skating Rink at NW 7th & Virginia

chembree
12-31-2008, 04:21 AM
Tony's Italian Specialties at 28th and N. Penn. Nice people and wonderful food.

That place was awesome - I had to be dragged there for some reason, but loved it afterwards -- a friend and I were wondering if the current place was any good (I think its called Rococo's?) ....

I miss the Monterray House on 39th Expressway -- I honestly dont remember the food, but our family would eat there once a week with my grandparents and we would get little candies (I swear they were in the bottom of the chip basket, but I might be wrong - i was very little) -- when they closed we started to eat out at El Chico at Shepherd Mall and I miss that place as well (Our family became friends with Pepe, we started to eat at his Edmond restaurant and sadly, it was not as good - but I'm glad he is still around)

speaking of Sheperd Mall, I miss the Ice Cream Shop where the Farmers Insurance bank is located -- my first real date was Garfields and ice cream at Shepherd Mall ... (Second Date was watching Star Trek V: The Final Frontier -were not still together!!) - I also miss the Big Eds that was there, they were very nice people.

I dont remember the name, but there was a TV/Electronic shop, I think near Dillards, that had a video camera that was aimed into the mall walking area, and it displayed on a TV by the entrance, my grandmother would dance in front of the camera and watch herself on TV - funny stuff!! --

The little sign for The Jade clothing store was really cool also

By the way, I have a small memory of a little strip of stores above the entrance of Dillards, in fact, as much as I was in Shepherd mall, I only remember seeing those shops only one time -- the stairs are still there, but the little shops are not around -- If there was something up there could someone please let me know what it was? --

I REALLY miss the Gold Mine Arcade in Quail Springs -- I played Tournament Cyberball all the time! -- Hello Kitty store at Quail Springs should have stuck around, I think they shold open one in Penn Square!

KOFM and KZBS are really missed .... a friend of mine (still a great friend!) got to be an 'on air DJ' through High School on KZBS .. totally rad getting to hang out at the radio station on the weekend (although after awhile, we realized we were just sitting around a radio station on the weekend! LOL)

One last memory to share .......The Mayflower Theatre ........ I only visited once, I was 16, My friend and I made up some wild story to pretend we were old enough to get in and watch some adult movies -- It took forever to work up the nerves to walk in -- once we got in, the dude didnt care if we were 16, 10 or 50 years old -- he took our money and we saw about 2 hours of adult entertainment -- I still drive by that area often and think 'Hey, Thats the location for the Mayflower!' LOL

Thanks for bringing back many memories!!

jbrown84
01-02-2009, 04:29 PM
Yes, Roccoco is good.

foodiefan
01-02-2009, 06:13 PM
Yes, Roccoco is good.

Esp enjoy the Sunday Brunch!!

MikeOKC
01-03-2009, 04:53 PM
By the way, I have a small memory of a little strip of stores above the entrance of Dillards, in fact, as much as I was in Shepherd mall, I only remember seeing those shops only one time -- the stairs are still there, but the little shops are not around -- If there was something up there could someone please let me know what it was?

Good memories you posted.

The level above Dillards was the mall offices. Stairs went to the lobby of the management office. They had several large windows that looked down on the mall. I don't ever remember there being stores there, but it's possible late in the life of Shepherd Mall (when there was retail), I just don't remember it.

ejillparker
01-03-2009, 06:49 PM
For all the Molly Murphy's fans...

Molly Murphy's Video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jELoEAvjSLM&feature=related)

Double Edge
01-03-2009, 08:06 PM
Red Eagle at Penn Square before it was a mall. West Oaks at
NW 10th and Rockwell.

masonsmomma
01-03-2009, 08:23 PM
I miss Shoney's.. I know the food wasn't that great but it's a good memory for me. I second the Hello Kitty store, I miss that place. I also miss having a movie theater in MWC.

old okie
01-03-2009, 08:39 PM
After having read these, I've remembered more:

Velvet Dove
Applewood's [when it was on Reno]
Fox & Horn [which several mentioned]

Thanks for the trip back. :bright_id Your comments have refreshed my memory!

We've been short-changed by all the chain stores when it comes to something 'unique'. Too bad that so many of these neat places are gone.

ejillparker
01-03-2009, 09:27 PM
I don't necessarily miss it, but how can you forget Linda Soundtrak and her annoying commercials...

Soundtrak (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4n5_l7JcORA)

NativeOkie
01-04-2009, 03:13 AM
In the food department...
Jolly Roger's
Roy Roger's roast beef
Bevo's
Pizza Planet (saw my 1st streaker there)
Fred Gangs meat market
Billy Lee Pies
Glen's Hickory Inn
J R Chicken Ranch
GodFathers Pizza
The Ice cream place (Farrells?)
sirens and stuff.

oneforone
01-04-2009, 03:51 AM
I can't beleive no ones mentioned Hollies Drive In, it was at Western & Sheridan. It's now a McDonald's.

My parents met at Hollies.

GuyB
01-04-2009, 09:10 AM
Crystals pizza parlor
Fox and Horn
soundtrack
Save Auto
tastee freeze on s.w. 59th
Across the Street restaurant on S.W. 59th
TG&Y
Otasco

Jim`s Superthrift on S.W. 74th
Godfathers pizza
nicolosis spaghetti
Peter Piper Pizza
Crocketts bbq
Spartan Atlantic
Dairy Queens footlong hotdogs
The "ORIGINAL" Los Tacos

Isnt there still Godfathers pizza in Edmond?

bluedogok
01-04-2009, 12:31 PM
Isnt there still Godfathers pizza in Edmond?
Nope, it looks like only "truck stop" Godfather's are in Oklahoma.

Godfather's Pizza - Store Locator (http://www.godfatherspizza.com/store_locator/index.asp)
309 S MAYES
ADAIR, OK

TRUCK STOP (Limited Menu)
ARDMORE, OK

TRUCK STOP (Limited Menu)
EDMOND, OK

2101 WEST OWEN K. GARRIOTT RD.
ENID, OK

1601 BIRKES ROAD
TRUCK STOP (Limited Menu)
EUFAULA, OK

4400 N. BROADWAY
HINTON, OK

TRUCK STOP (Limited Menu)
PAULS VALLEY, OK

I-40 & HIGHWAY 100
TRUCK STOP (Limited Menu)
WEBBERS FALLS, OK

chembree
01-04-2009, 01:13 PM
Good memories you posted.

The level above Dillards was the mall offices. Stairs went to the lobby of the management office. They had several large windows that looked down on the mall. I don't ever remember there being stores there, but it's possible late in the life of Shepherd Mall (when there was retail), I just don't remember it.

It would have been early, sometime in the 70's -- I hungout there alot at the end of its retail life (and afterwards!!) ....

Im sure the windows were just decorated or something and I remember it wrong (I would have been really young, like 3-5 years old, and memories are not the best at that age) - I just needed someone to tell me something about it, I've wondered about it for 30 years! - what I actually remember were people sitting up there like a small restaurant or something ..

Thanks Mike -- and everyone else for making this a fun site!

USG '60
01-04-2009, 01:49 PM
Pizza Planet (saw my 1st streaker there)


Wow, the Pizza Planet on south Penn was our "beatnic" hangout before Haight-Ashbury changed our terminology for self-description.:lol2: A lot of the world's problems were solved there. Great memories, indeed. It is also where I ruined my eyes trying to read "heavy" stuff in lousy lighting.

ddavidson8
01-04-2009, 02:07 PM
Laredos!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11

oneforone
01-07-2009, 02:03 AM
Nope, it looks like only "truck stop" Godfather's are in Oklahoma.

Godfather's Pizza - Store Locator (http://www.godfatherspizza.com/store_locator/index.asp)
309 S MAYES
ADAIR, OK

TRUCK STOP (Limited Menu)
ARDMORE, OK

TRUCK STOP (Limited Menu)
EDMOND, OK

2101 WEST OWEN K. GARRIOTT RD.
ENID, OK

1601 BIRKES ROAD
TRUCK STOP (Limited Menu)
EUFAULA, OK

4400 N. BROADWAY
HINTON, OK

TRUCK STOP (Limited Menu)
PAULS VALLEY, OK

I-40 & HIGHWAY 100
TRUCK STOP (Limited Menu)
WEBBERS FALLS, OK

Most (if not all) of these locations are Love's Country stores. The Edmond location is the Loves at 122nd and I-35.

OKCitizen
01-07-2009, 07:48 AM
Don Pablo's

Pepperoni Station (Edmond)

Harrigan's

Showbiz Pizza

Crystal's Pizza

Pizzeria UNO (Tulsa)

Venture (Dept Store)

CompUSA

Super Saver Cinema

rayling73118
01-07-2009, 03:19 PM
Bonaparte's
Shakey's Pizza
Frankie's Donuts

SOONER44EVER
02-16-2009, 07:39 PM
My family didn't move to OKC until 1981 but there are still a lot of businesses that were here that i miss.

Godfather's Pizza in Casady Square
Cactus Jacks. I know its still there but I remember It was hard to even find a parking place. We usually had to park across the street. Looks kinda dead now.
Queen Anne Cafeteria
Candlewood Carwash...........every Sunday Morning after 4 wheeling Sat night
5 Mile.....it wasn't a business but was a great 4 wheeling place about half way between OKC and Yukon on 39th
Rita's Del Rio at NW 57th and May.........Macho Nachos.........mmmmmmm!
Harry Bears near Founders Tower and at NW 23rd and Meridian
The old Hemi's Pizza at NW 34rd and Walker
Varsity Grill at NW 63rd and Western
Rex Chicken on S. Penn?
Jim Dandy Chicken at Rockwell Plaza..........Jalapeno Chicken!
The BBQ Joint on SE 15th.
The old Circle Ks when they had Red Grape Malt Duck.
Colonel Drake's Salad in Quail Springs Mall.
Windsor Park movie Theater
Westwood Movie Theater.
Anthony's
Sub n Stuff in Rockwell Plaza
Four Wheeler on NW 10th
All American Fitness on W Wilshire
Gary Dale's BBQ
I miss "my" Whataburger on N May near Wilshire
Girlie Pancake House
La Roca on Walker just S of downtown
Saratoga Station
PB's on NW 10th.........The guys know what this was!
Macarthur Park way S on Macarthur
Peoples on NW Expressway
The Blackeyed Pea
The Putt Putt golf course on 39th
Kirby-Os gameroom on 39th
Bil L Lumber on 39th
Sweet Peas? on 39th
Fred Gangs on 39th
The old Pancho's on 39th
Larry's on 39th
Meinke's Route 66 on 39th
The Kettle on 39th
Mr. Gattis on 39th

Did I mention I used to cruise 39th a lot? Ha!

angel27
02-18-2009, 06:46 PM
Glenn's piano bar
Michael's Plum
Christopher's (on the duck pond)
Cajun's Wharf
Persimmon Hill before there was a Cowboy Hall of Fame on it

grantgeneral78
02-18-2009, 08:56 PM
Alan Merrill chevrolet
Scott chevrolet
Jack Clark crysler plymouth
Save Auto
tysons
Drive in hardware
kiesperts
LeMac TV
Jims superthrift
Rudys red bud
colliers jewelry
leon conley drug store
H&H glass
merles bumper shop......great guy merle was
L&M bumper shop
Thomas auto color.....where is loyd and tommy thomas now?
hoaglins trim shop
capitol hill state bank
toots bar-b que down by wilburton

Soonerman
02-18-2009, 09:02 PM
Montgomery Ward
Gibson's Discount Center
Showbiz Pizza
Anthonys
Steve & Barry's

OKCnBA
02-18-2009, 09:15 PM
Anyone remember Hagee's Redbud? (That's going way back.)
Gale Cable Chrysler Plymouth?
O'Joy at Crossroads?

USG '60
02-18-2009, 09:33 PM
Van's Sesame Seed Bread!!! Van's Bakery evidently closed in the REAL early '60's. Best commercially packaged bread I ever ate in my life. I've never witnessed anything remotely close to it since. SOOO special.

Sooner_Fan
02-19-2009, 08:22 AM
Does anyone remember Buster Brown's shoes in Northpark mall? Was it Buster Browns or another store that had the monkey in the back with a little playhouse you could play in.

I'm not going to mention all the ones as miss as most of them have been hit upon to some extent already. Cool thread lots of memories.

danielf1935
02-19-2009, 08:42 AM
I remember the Gibson's that was downtown, I went to Junior High at Central (NW 7th and Robinson), Gibson's had a popcorn machine and coke machines, we used to go there during lunch break and grab some, I know, not very healthy.

Yakimono
06-22-2009, 07:02 PM
I miss Jimmy's Egg, the original. Jimmy was kewl guy I worked for when he had the only cafe on May and about 16th NW. Went to the one in Moore and was disappointed in the food. Especially the home fries, which used to have bell peppers and onions. Now very dry. So are the omelets. He taught me to make the best omelets by not letting them cook completely, folding them and they would finish cooking when they were taken to the customer. He could also flip pancakes in the air and was the fastest chopper I had ever seen. Now it's own by a Vietamese man and the menu has changed so much. Went to the one on Classen NW and it was a nasty restaurant, IMO. Maybe it's me, but I want the good old days back! Good food, friendly personal employees.

storybookmom
07-03-2009, 09:44 PM
I miss a lot of old businesses.

Service Merchendise (Really Really Miss Service Merchendise!)
Dairy Queen
TG&Y
Otasco
Full Service Gas Stations
Dodson's Cafeteria
Streets
All of Reding Shopping Center!
Venture Store
KMart
Big Ed's Burgers
Pratt's Grocery Store
Albertson's Grocery Store
Buchanan's Grocery Store
(Crest is okay, but the one in Moore is very rude when you have coupons!!)
Winchell's Donuts
Taco John's in Quail Springs Mall
Chi Chi's Mexican Restaurant
Der Dutchman
Molly Murphy's
Toy City Toy Shop on SW 59th & Western
Beauty Co.
Hillcrest Drug Store on SW 59th & Penn
Showbiz Pizza (Better than Chuck E Cheese)

klhokc
07-05-2009, 03:53 PM
The Boar's Head.

Otherwise, I'm fine with whatever's gone. I don't get all that attached to retail establishments. I just liked the Boar's Head because they let me play (and drink there, for free) well before I was 21. The owners there were very supportive of the local music scene, and I recall they had an excellent stage setup.

I agree! Except I was old enough to get in, but the setup & the live music was outstanding! Fritz now runs the bar at Belle Isle Brewery which has some great music & food... The setup is just not outstanding!!!

Prunepicker
07-07-2009, 03:13 PM
Does anyone remember Buster Brown's shoes in Northpark mall? Was it Buster
Browns or another store that had the monkey in the back with a little
playhouse you could play in.

Wasn't the place with the monkey called Guy Madison's?

Generals64
07-09-2009, 04:11 PM
I miss a lot of old businesses.

Service Merchendise (Really Really Miss Service Merchendise!)
Dairy Queen
TG&Y
Otasco
Full Service Gas Stations
Dodson's Cafeteria
Streets
All of Reding Shopping Center!
Venture Store
KMart
Big Ed's Burgers
Pratt's Grocery Store
Albertson's Grocery Store
Buchanan's Grocery Store
(Crest is okay, but the one in Moore is very rude when you have coupons!!)
Winchell's Donuts
Taco John's in Quail Springs Mall
Chi Chi's Mexican Restaurant
Der Dutchman
Molly Murphy's
Toy City Toy Shop on SW 59th & Western
Beauty Co.
Hillcrest Drug Store on SW 59th & Penn
Showbiz Pizza (Better than Chuck E Cheese)

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Get the store manager or Larry Porter if you are ever treated rudely at the Moore Crest and you can watch as the heads roll. Nick Haroz (Owner) will NOT put up with that period. Remember, he makes a profit on those coupons....He remembers so just place your complaint...

papaOU
07-10-2009, 01:04 AM
Mother's and the Abextra!!!

sansee
07-23-2009, 07:36 PM
nicholicees not sure how to spell it it was on nw 10th. shipleys, ana maude, dodsons, boulevard, cattlemens,

gen70
07-26-2009, 06:58 AM
Is JR Chicken Ranch still around?

Generals64
07-26-2009, 07:03 AM
Is JR Chicken Ranch still around?

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No, but that was a great place to eat....and wasn't too expensive either.....

papaOU
07-26-2009, 10:40 AM
Herman's Seafood.

Prunepicker
07-26-2009, 12:53 PM
Herman's is the biggest miss for me. Next is Johnnie's Topper Burger that was
on the S.E. corner of N.W. 12th and N. Hudson, Beverly's between N.W. 11th
and 12th on N. Walker on the west side and then Priddy's, which later
became Martin's, on N.W. 11th and N. Hudson on the N.W. corner.

Prunepicker
07-26-2009, 12:57 PM
nicholicees not sure how to spell it it was on nw 10th. shipleys, ana maude,
dodsons, boulevard, cattlemens,

Nicolosi's is the correct spelling. I believe one of the family members still lives
on Ann Arbor just north of 10th on the east side of the street. He or she
was a veterinarian.

Cattleman's is still open in the Stockyards and the Boulevard cafeteria is still
open, too, in the same location across from the Plaza Court.

bluedogok
07-26-2009, 03:44 PM
Is JR Chicken Ranch still around?
The original one closed in the late 80's I believe, there was someone who tried to reopen it but it didn't last long. It has been a senior wellness center for 15 or more years.


Nicolosi's is the correct spelling. I believe one of the family members still lives
on Ann Arbor just north of 10th on the east side of the street. He or she
was a veterinarian.
One of the children is a vet, their office is on NW 23rd Street between Meridian and Portland.

We lived a half mile from there but went to Shotgun Sam's on 39th & May weekly, we went to Nicolosi's occasionally.

gmwise
07-26-2009, 05:06 PM
Poor Cattlemen's no wonder they run those commercials "We're still here"..lol

papaOU
07-27-2009, 02:00 AM
[QUOTE=bluedogok;241598]The original one closed in the late 80's I believe, there was someone who tried to reopen it but it didn't last long. It has been a senior wellness center for 15 or more years.


Are the people in the wellness center as a direct result of eating at J R Chicken Ranch?

papaOU
07-27-2009, 02:05 AM
What happened to all the little drive-ins that featured Broasted Chicken? Two I remember most are the ones at S.W.44th west of Agnew and one at about 6th and Walnut where we often stopped at on the way to the Zoo.