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Old 09-30-2009, 04:08 PM
 
Location: Houston
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The pizza at Luca's was fantastic, but I think it had more to do with ambience! The place was so open and inviting, you could just get two slices with a coke and chill out, watch people come in and out of the arcade and theater, and it was just a common place to meet up with friends - underground parking lot, theater entrance, in front of Luca's. Man it was great. I remember seeing "No Retreat No Surrender" with a bunch of friends one night, waiting for our moms to come get us, and wolfin' down pizza.

And it was better than the Arby's next door.
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Old 09-30-2009, 05:04 PM
 
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The pizza at Luca's was fantastic, but I think it had more to do with ambience! The place was so open and inviting, you could just get two slices with a coke and chill out, watch people come in and out of the arcade and theater, and it was just a common place to meet up with friends - underground parking lot, theater entrance, in front of Luca's. Man it was great. I remember seeing "No Retreat No Surrender" with a bunch of friends one night, waiting for our moms to come get us, and wolfin' down pizza.

And it was better than the Arby's next door.
We used to go there before going to Chelsea's Street Pub upstairs.
Their pizza was top notch!!
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Old 09-30-2009, 06:57 PM
 
Location: Houston
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Oh yeah I used to love going to Chelsea's with my mom and dad. I remember the wooden Indian by the entrance!
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Old 09-30-2009, 10:53 PM
 
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I remember the Gunslingers vividly since it was my first time watching professional level football. My dad got free season tickets from Clinton Manges when my dad worked downtown. My favorite memory was watching Hall of Famer Doug Williams throw touchdown passes at Alamo Statdium.
I miss the Gunslingers, it was some good football. Many hof's played here in sa.
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Old 10-08-2009, 06:59 AM
 
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Default whistling bird at north star mall

Just signed on today. Remember the whistling macaw (not sure of the bird) in North Star Mall.
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Old 10-08-2009, 08:27 PM
 
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Chelsea's street pub had the high piled nachos, and they were great.
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Old 10-08-2009, 09:11 PM
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I'm going to refer to some general things and nothing in specific. When I grew up....
Our family doctor, dentist, orthodontist, vet, banker(s), realtors, plumber, electrician, hardware store owners, appliance store owners, butchers, bakers, lumber yards, restaurant owners, teachers, coaches, etc all worked and lived within a one mile radius of our home.....What happened?
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Old 10-08-2009, 09:13 PM
 
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I'm going to refer to some general things and nothing in specific. When I grew up....
Our family doctor, dentist, orthodontist, vet, banker(s), realtors, plumber, electrician, hardware store owners, appliance store owners, butchers, bakers, lumber yards, restaurant owners, teachers, coaches, etc all worked and lived within a one mile radius of our home.....What happened?
You moved.

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Old 10-08-2009, 09:33 PM
RGJ
 
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I moved...ha!......and I forgot about the dry cleaner guy, the liquor store guy(who delivered liquor to your home), the pharmacist(who would deliver to your home), the insurance agent, the grocery manager(who knew your mother by name), the manager of the savings and loan association, the furniture store owner, the cobbler. Just kidding about the cobbler, I'm not that old.......
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Old 10-08-2009, 09:40 PM
RGJ
 
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and the service station owner(yes, owner not attendant) who would just send you a bill at the end of the month..no credit cards

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