What has disappeared from the Jersey landscape ?

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  1. CornerTavern

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    Unions?
     
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    The outdoor cages at anchor golf land in east hanover
     
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    Buster Brown shoes

    Lechters Houseware...in virtually every mall

    Chess King

    County Seat

    Florsheim Shoes

    Kitty City

    Kaybee Toys

    Hobby Shop

    any pet store in mall

    Ballys Fitness/Jack La Lane in malls

    Hot Dog on A Stick

    Bavarian Pretzel

    Le Gourmet Chef

    WCTC Round Robin Football on Thankgiving
     
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    Cumberland Farms....I think this is gone
     
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    I grew up in Riverdale and my first job was at Suntan Lake. The Suntan Jams were great and someone else mentioned Bullwinkles which I used to walk to.

    Who's old enough to remember Fantasy Island amusement park in Beach Haven when they used to have a dirt lot and the old "robot" made of junk cars at the entrance?
     
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    What year? I guess you worked for Van and knew Arthur the cook for the Paige family?
     
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    omg record stores in mall...record stores anywhere...so sad

    Record Town
    Record World
    Wall to Wall
    Sam Goody

    B Dalton Books
    Waldenbooks
    Borders
    Suncoast Video

    Structure



    Kenny Rogers Roasters
     
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    Great Gorge Ski Area.

    My Dad would close up the pharmacy at 10pm Fri night, pack us in the motor home drive up and park in the lot. Great times. Except when they had that Curtiss-Wright jet engine they used for snow making running. Made a heck of a racket!!
     
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    Deweys in Madison
     
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    I lived across the street from Somogyis at 125 some rest street. I still use speakers from Hi fi Haven bought about 28 years ago.
    No comment on the Showcase.
     
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    We are definitely in the same age group
     
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    Somerset street
     
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    Here's something I DON'T miss: smoking "sections" on airplanes.

    As a kid I sat with my dad in a non-smoking section one row behind a smoking one. LULZ!

    PS: I'm a former smoker too, but at that age it was completely overwhelming and between the smoke and turbulence made for a very unpleasant flight.
     
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    Kids playing baseball
     
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    Hess gas stations.
     
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    Little Teddy's Sub Shop

    Twin Joy Chinese restaurant in Mid State Mall, East Brunswick

    Drive-In Theater on Rt. 18 in E. Brunswick. $3 per carload (not counting the case of Old Milwaukee under the seat) in the late '70s.
     
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    Palace Amusements in Asbury Park. $2 movies at the Neptune City movie theater. Saw the original Dawn of The Dead there. Seaview Square Cinemas. My young 8 year old mind was blown when I saw Star Wars there for the first time.
     
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    Somerville drive in?
    Great eastern
    . Concadora (sp?) front street in Plainfield. James Bond at Liberty theatre. Strand.
    Ice skating on frozen ponds.
    There was a shooting range in scotch plains I think. Forget the name.
    Bowcraft amusement (sp?) Is that still there?Huston lumber
    . Watchung lake club.
    Wagner farms.
    Milk delivered.
    Wagon bumps on mountain roads.
    Winstons
    . Oconnors.
    All you can eat clams at hojo's.
    Bridge water east and west.
    Hoffmanns deli.
     
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    Forgot. St. pious in pway. Hadley airport. Camp Kilmer.
     
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    Was thinking about Little Teddy's just the other day. Where has the time gone?
     
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    Reed's sod farms
    Skating on Carnegie
    Lafayette Radio
     
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    I think WCTC still has the Thanksgiving Day whip around coverage.
     
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    Manasquan Waterslide
    Asbury Park Palace Amusement and Funhouse
    Haunted Mansion and Pavilion in Long Branch
    Rollerdrome rollerskating rink in Wall
     
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    Little Teddy's was awesome, got me through undergrad.
     
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    And one on Rt 22 East near Clinton
     
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    Are you from EB? I vaguely remember that drive-in. How about:

    Ice skating on the pond in front of the library
    Smith Apple Orchard (now a Toll Brothers development)
    China Moon on Ryders Lane
    Victoria Station by the mall
     
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    Hahnes Department store in Montclair no need to go to mall. Also Crazy Rhythms in Montclair.
     
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    I am originally from EB and remember all those as lived in Windsor Park behind the McDonald's on Race Track Rd and 18 ....Back in the day Late 60's early 70's there was a bar on Ryders Ln & Salt Meadow Rd that used to give us "under aged" HS FB & BB players drinks in a plastic container that we would take to party's or back to the HS to drink. Also there was a turkey farm when I was growing up were Brunswick Square Mall was built and on the other side of 18 was an open field were all the kids in the "hood " would play FB BB after rounding up the kids..........
     
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    I remember when I was little, their honey combs with the fake bees in the glass table tops always used to scare the bejeezus out of me.
     
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    Korvettes
    Wurlitzer's
    Angel Inn
    Carousel Lounge
     
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    Best record store I ever went to: Cheap Thrills in New Brunswick
    Not in NJ, but in Phila: 3rd Street Jazz--unreal selection of every genre.

    Jerry & Joe's in Willingboro----my favorite hoagies ever....plus the barrel with pickles, where you reached in and picked your own.
     
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    Just went past it tonight going to a HS graduation.. Same colors, but now is Billy' s Famous Root Beer. Nice looking place to stop.
     
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    Can't place Bullwinkles, but sounds so familiar. Was it on RT 23 North or by Slaters Mill ?
     
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    Definitely right.
     
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    Sorry, ran out of T' s.
     
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    The food or people in the bee suits ?
     
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    Meyers Brothers was the Big Toy store in NB on Church St. Only place for real toys, bikes, pool tables, etc.
     
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    All great. P J Youngs was the upscale dept store in NB. Paper stands in the RRStations. Is the Wooden Nickle still in North Brunswick ?
     

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