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Vanished Chicagoland Stories

Vanished Chicagoland Stories

By Pete Kastanes
From Vanished Chicagoland's Facebook Page, I will record podcast episodes about my memories from businesses and events that happened while growing up in Chicago.
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Episode 13: Lum's Restaurants, The Bay City Rollers, Community Discount Stores, and The Fireball Roller Coaster at Riverview Park in Chicago.

Vanished Chicagoland Stories

Episode 13: Lum's Restaurants, The Bay City Rollers, Community Discount Stores, and The Fireball Roller Coaster at Riverview Park in Chicago.

Vanished Chicagoland Stories

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Episode 17: WLAK 94 FM, Olympia Dukakis, Arthur Treacher's Fish and Chips, and The Coral Theater.
I will be talking about WLAK 94 FM, Olympia Dukakis, Arthur Treacher's Fish and Chips, and The Coral Theater.
18:01
May 4, 2021
Episode 16: Reggie Candy Bar, L. Fish Furniture Store, Johnny Crawford, and WGN-TV Baseball Announcers.
I will be talking about Reggie Candy Bar, L. Fish Furniture Store, actor Johnny Crawford, and WGN-TV Baseball Announcers. 
20:26
April 30, 2021
Episode 15: Tab Cola, Chicago's Lost Bakeries, Watching Speed Racer on TV, and Carson Pirie Scott and Co. Department Store on State Street.
I will be talking about Tab Cola, Chicago's Lost Bakeries, Watching Speed Racer on TV, and Carson Pirie Scott and Co. Department Store in State Street.  
22:12
April 27, 2021
Episode 14: Ned Locke, Poppin' Fresh Pies, Night Gallery, Boris Karloff's Thriller, and Yankee Doodle Dandy Hamburgers.
I will be talking about Ned Locke, Poppin' Fresh Pies, Night Gallery, Boris Karloff's Thriller, and Yankee Doodle Dandy Hamburgers. Note: I made an error on the podcast. Night Gallery celebrated its 50th anniversary, not the 60th. I apologize for the error.
25:01
April 25, 2021
Episode 13: Lum's Restaurants, The Bay City Rollers, Community Discount Stores, and The Fireball Roller Coaster at Riverview Park in Chicago.
I will be talking about Lum's Restaurants, The Bay City Rollers, Community Discount Stores, and The Fireball Roller Coaster at Riverview Park in Chicago.
22:10
April 24, 2021
Episode 12: Wag's Restaurants, Watching The Flintstones on TV in Chicago, Greyhound Post House Cafeteria, TV Forecast Magazine, and Ivanhoe Theater.
I will be talking about Wag's Restaurants, memories of watching the Flintstones on TV in Chicago, Greyhound Post House Cafeteria, TV Forecast Magazine, and Ivanhoe Theater.
22:07
April 21, 2021
Episode 11: The deaths of actors Lee Aaaker and Felix Silla. Chances R Restaurants, Don McNeil's Breakfast Club, and Town & Country Restaurants.
I will be talking about the death of actors Lee Aaker and Felix Silla. Chances R Restaurants, the history of Don McNeil's Breakfast Club, and Town & Country Restaurants. 
22:46
April 17, 2021
Episode 10: Dispensa's Kiddie Kingdom, Peter Pan Restaurants, and WLUP FM 98 Commercials with Lorelei.
I will be talking about Dispensa's Kingdom Amusement Park, Peter Pan Restaurants, and WLUP FM 98 Commercials that featured Lorelei Shark. 
20:31
April 13, 2021
Episode 9: Dressel's Strawberry Shortcake, Prince Phillip's visits to Chicago, and Discount Retail Stores in the 1960's and 1970s.
I will be talking about Dressel's Strawberry Shortcake, Prince Phillip's visits to Chicago, and Discount Retail Stores in the 1960s and 1970s.
17:38
April 10, 2021
Episode 8: Chicago Newsstands, Harry Caray, and the early days of WSNS-TV Channel 44.
I will be talking about memories of Chicago Newsstands, the 50th anniversary of Harry Caray broadcasting for the Chicago White Sox, and the early days of WSNS-TV Channel 44 programming.
19:31
April 8, 2021
Episode 7: Easter episode featuring The Funny Company, Mraz Drug Store and, Canfield's Soft Drinks.
Happy Easter, Everyone! I will be talking about The Funny Company, Mraz Drug Store and, Canfield's Soft Drinks. 
14:24
April 4, 2021
Episode 6: Dark Shadows Last Episode, Dutch Mill Candies, Moondog's Comicland, and Creature Features.
In this episode, I will be talking about the last episode of Dark Shadows, Dutch Mill Candies, Moondog's Comicland, and Creature Features.
21:02
April 3, 2021
Episode 5: Salerno Cookies and other posts on my Vanished Chicagoland Facebook Page for the past week.
In this episode, I will be talking about Salerno Cookies and their delicious flavors. Also, talking about my posts on my social media accounts for the past few days. 
17:39
March 31, 2021
Episode 4: Speaking about memories at Peacock Alley at Ford City Shopping Center in Chicago.
In this episode, I will be speaking about memories of Peacock Alley that was located at the lower level of The Ford City Shopping Center in Chicago.
15:55
March 27, 2021
Episode 3: Vanished Chicagoland Grocery Stores and Supermarkets.
In this episode, I will be speaking about grocery stores and supermarkets that have disappeared in the Chicagoland area. High-Low Foods, Dominick's, Treasure Island, National Foods Store, A&P, and many more! My video of this is on YouTube under my name.
22:17
March 27, 2021
Episode 2: Speaking about Gatelys Peoples Store, Talman Bank and John's Garage Restaurants.
Episode two of my podcast. I talked about Gatelys Peoples Store, Talman Bank, and John's Garage Restaurant. Also spoke about how Vanished Chicagoland Facebook Page got launched. 
19:50
March 25, 2021
Introduction to my first podcast Vanished Chicagoland Stories. The rough draft.
The first episode of my new podcast. It is called Vanished Chicagoland Stories. This is just a test. We will see how it will progress.
06:16
March 24, 2021