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Old 12-21-2009, 10:55 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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There was a Model Market at the corner of Vance Jackson and Eland. It was there until the early 70s. Since then it was a Deluxe market, and Market Basket, and quite a few restaurants. It will be torn down soon, and a new fire station # 19 will be built there!

The first Orange Julius I remember seeing, and trying was at Hemisfair '68. They had stands all over the grounds.
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Old 12-21-2009, 11:27 PM
 
Location: Funky Town
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I remember the Waitz Model Market on N. New Braunfels. My mother in law would always let me know what bargain meat was on sale, like 29cents hamburger, or something like that. I collected green stamps from them, and purchased my pressure cooker, from the redemption center on Broadway in Alamo Heights!

Dang!!! there was a discount ladies clothing shop around there at the time but cannot for the life of me remember the name! If I remember right, it closed down in the early to middle 80's!!!
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Old 12-22-2009, 01:02 AM
 
Location: S.A., Texas ~ Home of the HUD secretary farm~
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There was a Model Market at the corner of Vance Jackson and Eland. It was there until the early 70s. Since then it was a Deluxe market, and Market Basket, and quite a few restaurants. It will be torn down soon, and a new fire station # 19 will be built there!

The first Orange Julius I remember seeing, and trying was at Hemisfair '68. They had stands all over the grounds.
I probably just forgot about the one on Vance Jackson. There may have been one on Goliad road too!! I remember Model Market as the place to get Shasta Sodas!! The orange Julius I mentioned probably was built mid 60. Could have been at time of Hemisfair's construction.
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Old 12-22-2009, 09:34 AM
 
Location: I live south of San Antonio in a place called Atascosa.
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There was an Orange Julius in Wonderland when I was racing slot cars- 1966 or 67. I didn't like the Orange Julius at Hemisfair because they used powdered milk and orange juice. The one at Wonderland was was better because they used fresh ingredients
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Old 12-22-2009, 09:39 AM
 
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Looking for Polunskys Seafood ex-employees, from the 5 points area. Or anyone who may know Jesse Garcia born in 1942? searching so please help
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Old 12-22-2009, 09:40 AM
 
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Old 12-22-2009, 12:05 PM
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There was a grocery store on the corner of Goliad/Clark/Gevers(where the vacant Albertson's sits) and another one on Goliad Rd near Pecan Valley. I think they were a Model Market, but not sure. Also, there was an Orange Julius in McCreless mall just outside Montgomery Wards.
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Old 12-22-2009, 01:00 PM
 
Location: S.A., Texas ~ Home of the HUD secretary farm~
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There was an Orange Julius in Wonderland when I was racing slot cars- 1966 or 67. I didn't like the Orange Julius at Hemisfair because they used powdered milk and orange juice. The one at Wonderland was was better because they used fresh ingredients
I remember the first one i bought I poured out. Tasted like a cup full of pulp. I never did like them. Slot cars !! Was it that far back??
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Looking for Polunskys Seafood ex-employees, from the 5 points area. Or anyone who may know Jesse Garcia born in 1942? searching so please help
My dad and uncles used to get squid from Polunsky's for snapper fishing. Think they got them for a share of the catch. Man I'd love some red snapper right now. Sorry though didn't know any employees. I worked at 5 points a couple years in early 80's. Good Luck.
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There was a grocery store on the corner of Goliad/Clark/Gevers(where the vacant Albertson's sits) and another one on Goliad Rd near Pecan Valley. I think they were a Model Market, but not sure. Also, there was an Orange Julius in McCreless mall just outside Montgomery Wards.
I can't remember for sure but believe there was a Model Market there. I'm thinking down near Pecan Valley at Goliad. I remember the orange Julius outside M/W's at McCreless Mall.. I miss M/W's !!
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Old 12-22-2009, 03:56 PM
 
Location: Austin, Tx.
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There was a grocery store on the corner of Goliad/Clark/Gevers(where the vacant Albertson's sits) and another one on Goliad Rd near Pecan Valley. I think they were a Model Market, but not sure.
There was indeed a Model Market where Clark hit Gevers/Goliad Road across from the Parkair Drive-In Theater. It's good to see someone mention Five Points as it was an important retail hub once upon a time and home to several popular places including Polunskys & Schlusser Cafe on W. Laurel just to name couple. It was a true navigational landmark for crosstown travelers but now it's little more than a semi-confusing intersection of minimal interest except historic.
Gone But Not Forgotten in San Antonio! - Part II-schusslerscafe.jpg
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Old 12-22-2009, 04:07 PM
 
Location: Austin, Tx.
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Here is one more Captain Gus pic.. this was at the Whataburger that used to be on Mccoullough near Rector in March of 1971.
That's a neat snapshot of the Capn' so I tweaked it a little and hope you won't mind. It's kind of a hobby as I love making old fotos look better if possible. Thanks for sharing this one.

Gone But Not Forgotten in San Antonio! - Part II-capn-gus.jpg
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