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re: Baton Rouge nostalgia thread: Florida Boulevard businesses edition - JudgeRoyBean
[quote]AK Durnin was Chrysler and Jeep[/quote] They were AK Durnin Chrysler Plymouth. Was on Florida close to where Gerry Lane Chevy is now. When Plymouth ceased production, AK took on the Jeep line too....
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re: Baton Rouge nostalgia thread: Florida Boulevard businesses edition - JudgeRoyBean
[quote]The grocery store that opened at 12112 Florida Blvd, sometime around 82/83, was an A&P. As I mentioned, I worked there. I remember when they built that addition on to the K-Mart. I have no idea if it became a Kroger at some point, but the first thing that was in that extension was an A&P.[/qu...
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re: Baton Rouge nostalgia thread: Florida Boulevard businesses edition - JudgeRoyBean
[quote]i can't imagine that area ever "not" being a shite hole.[/quote] Pre I-12, Florida Blvd (US Hwy 190) was THE highway going East/West. Traffic/growth/prosperity. The completion of I-12 did not kill Florida. That jewel was began by Judge John Parker....
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re: Baton Rouge nostalgia thread: Florida Boulevard businesses edition - JudgeRoyBean
[quote]east of Nassau Dr, it was next to a K-Mart.[/quote] That was a Kroger next to K-Mart. It was located on the southwest corner of Sherwood and Florida and then moved next to K-Mart when that building was completed....
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re: Baton Rouge nostalgia thread: Florida Boulevard businesses edition - JudgeRoyBean
[quote]Is there still that tiny Italian deli near there? Used to have good spaghetti plates. Where was it at? I haven't been to that area in many many years[/quote] Anthony's Deli. Down a little strip center between McGehee and Sharp. They moved and built a new place on Government by S...
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re: George's on Perkins hurting feelings over a sign. - JudgeRoyBean
[quote]Smokey is actually a shrewd guy...the "crazy like a fox" guy.[/quote] For his George O'Neal location, after the St. George vote, he had a radio advertisement. Something along the lines of "It's such a great place, they named a city after it." So of the ~17.4 that voted for St. George a...
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re: George's on Perkins hurting feelings over a sign. - JudgeRoyBean
[quote]strike 2.. not a fan of having to fill out my own ticket and Smokey is kind of an a-hole.[/quote] Smokie did not originate filling out your own ticket. The person he bought the restaurant from, George (the last name escapes me), did it that way so Smokie kept it going. Early '80's. ...
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re: Why did you pick your screen name? - JudgeRoyBean
The name of a cool bar in Daphne, AL. When in college in the '80's, we would usually stop either going to the beach or coming back. Or sometimes both. It eventually burned down (burned up?) under some scrupulous circumstances of which I never heard. Not even a good rumor......
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re: Have you ever known some one that later became a sexual predator? - JudgeRoyBean
If that includes gay male porn stars, then yes. Guy I went to high school with, a grade or two younger. This was in the late 70's and then in mid-2000's someone told me what this guys calling was. He was already deceased by then. If not, then no. JRB...
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re: Today is the Anniversary of the One Terrorist Attack in America that you probably never - JudgeRoyBean
[quote]The citizens were black radicals so the OT won't be too interested in this.[/quote] The mayor and the police chief were AA too, so not newsworthy....
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re: 24 hrs till JBE opens it up or extends it? - JudgeRoyBean
[quote]i think he extends it till June 1[/quote] Unfortunately I agree with you. I pray I'm wrong....
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re: How is The Bluffs looking these days? - JudgeRoyBean
[img]https://www.dollargeneral.com/media/catalog/product/cache/0729a8e318a86bbdd225c6c8aa5967a3/2/0/20436601_dryer_40e_cs_sp_vanilla.jpg[/img] Vanilla dryer sheets is the best I've ever used against gnats. Not 100% effective, but the best remedy I've found. [quote]7. Vanilla Repellent: Gna...
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re: What is going on with highway gas stations and rest stops. Are restrooms open? - JudgeRoyBean
[quote]ask for Seth Breaux.[/quote] I don't think he'll be going back there for a while....
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re: What is the longest road trip by car you have taken? - JudgeRoyBean
As a passenger, Beaumont, TX to Los Angeles. As a driver, Baton Rouge to the triad area in North Carolina....
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re: Out of all of the big stores, Costco is taking COVID the most seriously - JudgeRoyBean
[quote]Costco's worldwide headquarters are in Issaquah, Washington, a suburb east of Seattle[/quote] Please see above. I'm not making any blanket statements, but I can connect the dots somewhat. That said, the few grocery stores I've been in since this started, have been already doing somewha...
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re: Tuesday, Mayor Broome to hold a town hall meeting to educate you idiots on education - JudgeRoyBean
[quote]I wonder why they chose to put the flagship second?[/quote] I know but I can't tell you or I'll get in trouble....
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re: What was the last meal you had at a restaurant? - JudgeRoyBean
Raw and Chargrilled Oysters at City Café; 3/14/20....
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re: For the old heads.....career choice - JudgeRoyBean
[quote]A teacher. History. Didn't choose it because of the pay. Wanted to teach highschool or college.[/quote] Ditto...
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re: How will Melinda Delatte and Stephanie Grace cover the police shootings - JudgeRoyBean
Grace will explain how it's Trump's fault. And Bobby Jindal's....
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re: How I was Sort Of Kidnapped by Jimmy Swaggart Ministries and Lived to Tell The OT About it - JudgeRoyBean
[quote]I thought that was Red Oaks[/quote] You are correct. In college I rented a house on Tams and people would park in my front yard and walk to the display. And some would park to close to the ditch and turn the wheels the wrong way. Well, you know the rest of the story....
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