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Old 08-03-2011, 05:38 PM
 
Location: under the beautiful Carolina blue
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OMG, with the Buster Brown next door where I always got my back-to-school shoes!
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Old 08-03-2011, 05:45 PM
 
Location: Islip,NY
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I was living in queens at the time this place was around but it sounds like a fun place
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Old 08-03-2011, 06:02 PM
 
Location: home...finally, home .
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It was the nicest place. I am glad that it was around still for my son.
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Old 08-04-2011, 04:48 AM
 
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I even remember the Buster Brown store next door.
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Old 08-07-2011, 08:54 PM
 
Location: Suffolk
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Break out the Kleenex. This may bring some folks to tears.





-mike
That picture sure brought back memories! See the 59 cent sign in the window? Wonder if that was the price of a burger? And the station wagon has the license plates that we now have coming back, orange! (Yuck)

Now, if the wrapping paper on that gift the woman is carrying were big primary colored polka dots, I'd say it came from Toy Town!
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Old 08-18-2011, 06:50 AM
 
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Smile I remember

I remember going to toy town when I was a kid.I am 49 now.
All the stores on main St bring back memories.The one place I rember is the magic shop.I used to get jumping beans there and pea shooters.
Is the Golden Dolphin still around?My Aunt worked there?
Also,does anyone remember the 11st pizza place?I had a slice eveyday there after school.
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Old 08-18-2011, 07:51 AM
 
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Is the Golden Dolphin still around?My Aunt worked there?
Golden Dolphin is still there. 'Course I was always a Huntington Village Diner guy (now a pretty good mexican restaurant).
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Old 08-18-2011, 09:35 AM
 
Location: under the beautiful Carolina blue
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I remember going to toy town when I was a kid..
With the polka dot wrapping paper - loved that!
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Old 09-24-2011, 09:58 AM
 
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We used to own Stillman's Shoes which burned down to the ground in 1977. It was a huge fire that took out the whole block. Our store was 343 New York Avenue in downtown Huntington. It was the worst night.

I know the key man for the old bowling alley which is now walbaums. I moved to florida live there now. Miss Huntington big time. Many good memories there.

We lived by the harbor off West Shore rd. in the Anoatok community.

Anyway I got online and wanted to see if anyone remebers A and P supermarket. I used to get taken there as a baby in the early 1960s every Saturday morning. We used to see my grandma there too. And then there was The Big Apple supermarket right up the hill across the parking lot. This is right up the street from the Huuntington Library.

And YES I remember Hamburger Choo Choo VERY well, as I was brought there numerous times as a kid.

I am a true Huntingtonian, know alot about the place.
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Old 09-24-2011, 10:09 AM
 
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does it EVER.

Great Post!! My God!!
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