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Vanished Chicagoland Stories

By Pete Kastanes

From Vanished Chicagoland's Facebook Page, I will record podcast episodes about my memories from businesses and events that happened while growing up in Chicago.
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Episode 120: Mister Donut, The Wrap-Up Of Last Week's Posts On Vanished Chicagoland, And More!

Vanished Chicagoland StoriesJul 23, 2022

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Episode 284: My Tribute And Memories Of Watching The TV Shows Produced By Norman Lear In Chicago. Also, My Tribute To Actor Ryan O'Neal.

Episode 284: My Tribute And Memories Of Watching The TV Shows Produced By Norman Lear In Chicago. Also, My Tribute To Actor Ryan O'Neal.

Episode 284: I will discuss my tribute and memories of watching the TV shows produced by Norman Lear in Chicago. Also, my tribute to actor Ryan O'Neal.

Dec 09, 202336:10
Episode 283: The Max Headroom Broadcast Signal Intrusion That Happened In Chicago Television And The Cabbage Patch Kids Dolls Craze In The 1980s.

Episode 283: The Max Headroom Broadcast Signal Intrusion That Happened In Chicago Television And The Cabbage Patch Kids Dolls Craze In The 1980s.

Episode 283: I will discuss The Max Headroom Broadcast Signal Intrusion that happened in Chicago television and the Cabbage Patch Kids Dolls craze in the 1980s.

Dec 06, 202332:56
Episode 282: My Memories Of Service Merchandise Stores In Chicago And Wrap Up Past Posts On My Vanished Chicagoland Facebook Page.

Episode 282: My Memories Of Service Merchandise Stores In Chicago And Wrap Up Past Posts On My Vanished Chicagoland Facebook Page.

Episode 282: I will discuss my memories of Service Merchandise Stores in Chicago and wrap up past posts on my Vanished Chicagoland Facebook Page.

Dec 05, 202342:59
Episode 281: Rock On Chicago TV Show On WLS-TV Channel 7 In Chicago nd Santa Claus And Snowman Which Were On Sale By Polk Brothers In Chicago.

Episode 281: Rock On Chicago TV Show On WLS-TV Channel 7 In Chicago nd Santa Claus And Snowman Which Were On Sale By Polk Brothers In Chicago.

Episode 281: I will discuss The Rock On Chicago TV Show on WLS-TV Channel 7 in Chicago and The Santa Claus and Snowman, which were on sale by the Polk Brothers Appliance Stores in Chicago.

Dec 03, 202330:33
Episode 280: The Unsolved Case Of Actress Karyn Kupcinet And My Memories Of Chicago Department Store Gift Certificates.

Episode 280: The Unsolved Case Of Actress Karyn Kupcinet And My Memories Of Chicago Department Store Gift Certificates.

Episode 280: I will discuss the unsolved case of actress Karen Kupcinet and my memories of Chicago Department Store gift certificates.

Dec 02, 202333:54
Episode 279: My Memories Of Watching TV Shows Created By Sid & Marty Kroft In Chicago In The 1970s And Neisner's Department Stores.

Episode 279: My Memories Of Watching TV Shows Created By Sid & Marty Kroft In Chicago In The 1970s And Neisner's Department Stores.

Episode 279: I will discuss my memories of watching TV shows created by Sid & Marty Kroft in Chicago in the 1970s and Neisner's Department Stores.

Nov 28, 202333:59
Episode 278: The 50th Anniversary Of A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving TV Special And My Memories Of Winchell Donuts in The Chicagoland Area.

Episode 278: The 50th Anniversary Of A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving TV Special And My Memories Of Winchell Donuts in The Chicagoland Area.

Episode 278: I will discuss The 50th Anniversary Of A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving TV special and my memories of Winchell Donuts in The Chicagoland Area.

Nov 21, 202331:24
Episode 277: Naugles Tacos And Hamburgers Restaurants In Chicago And My Memories Of Bozo The Clown Merchandise.

Episode 277: Naugles Tacos And Hamburgers Restaurants In Chicago And My Memories Of Bozo The Clown Merchandise.

Episode 277: I will discuss Naugles Tacos And Hamburgers Restaurants in Chicago and my memories of Bozo the Clown merchandise.

Nov 19, 202329:21
Episode 276: The Jack In The Box Restaurants In Chicago And My Memories Of Watching Black And White Gangster Movies On Sunday Nights On WGN-TV Channel 9 In Chicago.

Episode 276: The Jack In The Box Restaurants In Chicago And My Memories Of Watching Black And White Gangster Movies On Sunday Nights On WGN-TV Channel 9 In Chicago.

Episode 276: I will discuss The Jack in the Box Restaurants in Chicago and my memories of watching black and white gangster movies on Sunday nights on WGN-TV Channel 9 in Chicago

Nov 18, 202337:21
Episode 275: Snider's Catsup, And My Childhood Memories Of Ice Cream Cake Rolls In Chicago.

Episode 275: Snider's Catsup, And My Childhood Memories Of Ice Cream Cake Rolls In Chicago.

Episode 275: I will discuss Snider's Catsup and my childhood memories of Ice Cream Cake Rolls in Chicago.

Nov 14, 202327:20
Episode 274: Captain Whammo (Jim Channell) From WMET 95 1/2 FM In Chicago, My Memories Of Canned Fruit Juices From The 1970s, And My Visit To The Elmhurst History Museum.

Episode 274: Captain Whammo (Jim Channell) From WMET 95 1/2 FM In Chicago, My Memories Of Canned Fruit Juices From The 1970s, And My Visit To The Elmhurst History Museum.

Episode 274: I will discuss Captain Whammo (Jim Channell) from WMET 95 1/2 FM, my memories of canned fruit juices from the 1970s, and my visit to The Elmhurst History Museum at The Lost Chicagoland Department Stores Exhibit.

Nov 12, 202337:18
Episode 273: The Bunte Brothers Candy Company In Chicago, And The Kayo Chocolate Flavored Drink.

Episode 273: The Bunte Brothers Candy Company In Chicago, And The Kayo Chocolate Flavored Drink.

Episode 273: I will discuss the history of The Bunte Brothers Candy Company in Chicago And The Kayo Chocolate Flavored Drink. Clips from the show are credited by The Museum of Classic Chicago Television (www.FuzzyMemories.TV) by Rick Klein.

Nov 05, 202332:34
Episode 272: Henrici's Restaurant In Chicago And My Memories Of The Clark Gum Brand.

Episode 272: Henrici's Restaurant In Chicago And My Memories Of The Clark Gum Brand.

Episode 272: I will discuss Henrici's Restaurant in Chicago and my memories of The Clark Gum Brand.

Nov 04, 202340:45
Episode 271: My Favorite Ten Horror Movies That Aired On Creature Features On WGN-TV Channel 9 In Chicago.

Episode 271: My Favorite Ten Horror Movies That Aired On Creature Features On WGN-TV Channel 9 In Chicago.

Episode 271: I will discuss my favorite ten horror movies that aired on Creature Features on WGN-TV Channel 9 in Chicago.

Oct 31, 202322:38
Episode 270: Halloween Episode: Chicago Businesses I Would Like To Return From The Dead Part 2.

Episode 270: Halloween Episode: Chicago Businesses I Would Like To Return From The Dead Part 2.

Episode 270: Halloween episode. I will discuss Chicago businesses I would like to return from the dead part 2.

Oct 29, 202330:41
Episode 269: Halloween Episode: Chicago Businesses I Would Like To Return From The Dead Part 1.

Episode 269: Halloween Episode: Chicago Businesses I Would Like To Return From The Dead Part 1.

Episode 269: Halloween episode. I will discuss Chicago businesses I would like to return from the dead part 1.

Oct 28, 202330:42
Episode 268: My Tribute To TV Anchorman And Reporter Harry Porterfield, The 1938 Movie In Old Chicago, And Peanuts Parperback Books In The 1970s.

Episode 268: My Tribute To TV Anchorman And Reporter Harry Porterfield, The 1938 Movie In Old Chicago, And Peanuts Parperback Books In The 1970s.

Episode 268: I will discuss my tribute to TV anchorman and reporter Harry Porterfield, the 1938 movie In Old Chicago, and Peanuts Paperback books in the 1970s.

Oct 24, 202329:26
Episode 267: My Memories And Comparison Of The TV Animated Shows Speed Racer And Prince Planet And Hillman's Pure Food Stores In Chicago.

Episode 267: My Memories And Comparison Of The TV Animated Shows Speed Racer And Prince Planet And Hillman's Pure Food Stores In Chicago.

Episode 267: My Memories and Comparisons of the TV animated shows Speed Racer and Prince Planet and Hillman's Pure Food Stores in Chicago.

Oct 22, 202347:57
Episode 266: My Memories Of My First Schwinn Bicycle, Lasser's Beverages In Chicago, And Actor Burt Young, Actresses Suzanne Somers And Lara Parker.

Episode 266: My Memories Of My First Schwinn Bicycle, Lasser's Beverages In Chicago, And Actor Burt Young, Actresses Suzanne Somers And Lara Parker.

Episode 266: I will discuss my memories of my first Schwinn bicycle, Lasser's Beverages in Chicago, actor Burt Young, and actresses Suzanne Somers and Lara Parker.

Oct 21, 202341:05
Episode 265: My Memories Of Dolly Madison Snack Cakes In The 1970s And Tributes To Actor Mark Goddard And Actresses Phyllis Coates And Piper Laurie.

Episode 265: My Memories Of Dolly Madison Snack Cakes In The 1970s And Tributes To Actor Mark Goddard And Actresses Phyllis Coates And Piper Laurie.

Episode 265: I will discuss my memories of Dolly Madison snack cakes in the 1970s and tributes to actor Mark Goddard and actresses Phyllis Coates and Piper Laurie.

Oct 15, 202339:37
Episode 264: The Sportswriters On TV Show, My Memories Of Dekoven Drug Stores In Chicago, And The 75th Anniversary Of WMAQ-TV (WNBQ) Channel 5 In Chicago.

Episode 264: The Sportswriters On TV Show, My Memories Of Dekoven Drug Stores In Chicago, And The 75th Anniversary Of WMAQ-TV (WNBQ) Channel 5 In Chicago.

Episode 264: I will discuss The Sportswriters On TV show, my memories of Dekoven Drug Stores in Chicago, and the 75th Anniversary of WMAQ-TV (WNBQ) Channel 5 in Chicago. Clips from the show are credited by The Museum of Classic Chicago Television (www.FuzzyMemories.TV) by Rick Klein.

Oct 10, 202334:44
Episode 263: My Tribute To Dick Butkus Of The Chicago Bears And Chiclets Gum.

Episode 263: My Tribute To Dick Butkus Of The Chicago Bears And Chiclets Gum.

Episode 263: I will discuss my tribute to Dick Butkus of The Chicago Bears And Chiclets Gum.

Oct 07, 202329:26
Episode 262: My Memories Of Watching Monty Python's Flying Circus On WTTW-TV Channel 11 In Chicago And My 60th Birthday.

Episode 262: My Memories Of Watching Monty Python's Flying Circus On WTTW-TV Channel 11 In Chicago And My 60th Birthday.

Episode 262: I will discuss my memories of watching Monty Python's Flying Circus on WTTW-TV Channel 11 in Chicago and my 60th birthday.

Oct 03, 202333:59
Episode 261: The Aladdin's Castle Fun House At Riverview Park In Chicago And My Memories Of Tonka Truck Toys In The 1970s.

Episode 261: The Aladdin's Castle Fun House At Riverview Park In Chicago And My Memories Of Tonka Truck Toys In The 1970s.

Episode 261: I will discuss The Aladdin's Castle Fun House at Riverview Park in Chicago and my memories of Tonka Truck Toys in the 1970s.

Oct 01, 202335:10
Episode 260: The Oak Lawn Roller Rink In Oak Lawn, IL, The 60th Anniversary Of My Favorite Martian, And The Signature Room 95th Restaurant In Chicago.

Episode 260: The Oak Lawn Roller Rink In Oak Lawn, IL, The 60th Anniversary Of My Favorite Martian, And The Signature Room 95th Restaurant In Chicago.

Episode 260: I will discuss The Oak Lawn Roller Rink in Oak Lawn, IL, The 60th Anniversary of My Favorite Martian, and The Signature Room 95th Restaurant in Chicago.

Sep 30, 202335:01
Episode 259: Long Chevrolet In Elmhurst, IL, A Tribute To Actor David McCallum, And Wrap Up Past Posts On My Vanished Chicagoland Facebook Page.

Episode 259: Long Chevrolet In Elmhurst, IL, A Tribute To Actor David McCallum, And Wrap Up Past Posts On My Vanished Chicagoland Facebook Page.

Episode 259: I will discuss Long Chevrolet in Elmhurst, IL, a tribute to actor David McCallum, and wrap up past posts on my Vanished Chicagoland Facebook Page. Clips from the show are credited by The Museum of Classic Chicago Television (www.FuzzyMemories.TV) by Rick Klein.

Sep 26, 202339:07
Episode 258: The Hamburger Hamlet Restaurants In Chicago And Chicago Sun-Times Advice Columnist And TV Hostess Dorsey Connors.

Episode 258: The Hamburger Hamlet Restaurants In Chicago And Chicago Sun-Times Advice Columnist And TV Hostess Dorsey Connors.

Episode 258: I will discuss The Hamburger Hamlet Restaurants in Chicago and Chicago Sun-Times Advice Columnist and TV hostess Dorsey Connors.

Sep 24, 202328:34
Episode 257: My Memories Of The Lunchbox Snacks I Had In The 1970s, And The Musicraft Store In Chicago.

Episode 257: My Memories Of The Lunchbox Snacks I Had In The 1970s, And The Musicraft Store In Chicago.

Episode 257: I will discuss my memories of the lunchbox snacks I had in the 1970s and The Musicraft Store in Chicago.

Sep 23, 202333:45
Episode 256: Chicago Sportscaster Lloyd Pettit And The Popularity Of Wine Cooler Brands From The 1980s.

Episode 256: Chicago Sportscaster Lloyd Pettit And The Popularity Of Wine Cooler Brands From The 1980s.

Episode 256: I will discuss Chicago Sportscaster Lloyd Pettit and the popularity of wine cooler brands from the 1980s.

Sep 19, 202339:03
Episode 255: My Memories Of Watching The TV Variety Show The Midnight Special In The 1970s, The Paragon Restaurant In Oak Lawn, IL And The 60 Anniversary Of The TV Show The Outer Limits.

Episode 255: My Memories Of Watching The TV Variety Show The Midnight Special In The 1970s, The Paragon Restaurant In Oak Lawn, IL And The 60 Anniversary Of The TV Show The Outer Limits.

Episode 255: I will discuss my memories of watching the TV variety show The Midnight Special in the 1970s, The Paragon Restaurant in Oak Lawn, IL, and The 60th Anniversary of the TV show The Outer Limits.

Sep 16, 202337:54
Episode 254: My Memories Of Bubble Gum Brands In The 1970s And The High-Low Flyer Wagon From High-Low Food Stores In Chicago.

Episode 254: My Memories Of Bubble Gum Brands In The 1970s And The High-Low Flyer Wagon From High-Low Food Stores In Chicago.

Episode 254: I will discuss my memories of bubble gum brands in the 1970s and the High-Low Flyer Wagon from High-Low Food Stores in Chicago.

Sep 12, 202333:47
Episode 253: Restaurateur Mel Markon And His Restaurants. Plus The Trading Cards In Wonder Bread In The 1970s.

Episode 253: Restaurateur Mel Markon And His Restaurants. Plus The Trading Cards In Wonder Bread In The 1970s.

Episode 253: I will discuss Restaurateur Mel Markon and his restaurants. Plus, the trading cards in Wonder Bread in the 1970s.

Sep 10, 202335:54
Episode 252: The Purple Hotel In Lincolnwood, IL, And My Favorite Toys From The Wham-O Toy Company From The 1970s.

Episode 252: The Purple Hotel In Lincolnwood, IL, And My Favorite Toys From The Wham-O Toy Company From The 1970s.

Episode 252: I will discuss The Purple Hotel in Lincolnwood, IL, and my favorite toys from The Wham-O Toy Company from the 1970s.

Sep 08, 202329:33
Episode 251: My Memories Of Bennigan's Restaurants In Chicago In The 80s And 90s, Howard Pontiac Car Dealership In Elmhurst, IL, And Singer Jimmy Buffett.

Episode 251: My Memories Of Bennigan's Restaurants In Chicago In The 80s And 90s, Howard Pontiac Car Dealership In Elmhurst, IL, And Singer Jimmy Buffett.

Episode 251: I will discuss my memories of Bennigan's Restaurants in Chicago in the 80s and 90s, Howard Pontiac Car Dealership In Elmhurst, IL, and Singer Jimmy Buffett.

Sep 02, 202331:31
Episode 250: The Three Stooges Show Hosted By Andy Starr Aired On WGN-TV Channel 9 In Chicago, And Wrap Up Past Posts On My Vanished Chicagoland Facebook Page.

Episode 250: The Three Stooges Show Hosted By Andy Starr Aired On WGN-TV Channel 9 In Chicago, And Wrap Up Past Posts On My Vanished Chicagoland Facebook Page.

Episode 250: I will discuss The Three Stooges Show hosted by Andy Starr aired on WGN-TV Channel 9 in Chicago, and wrap up past posts on my Vanished Chicagoland Facebook Page. Clips from the show are credited by The Museum of Classic Chicago Television (www.FuzzyMemories.TV) by Rick Klein.

Aug 29, 202340:54
Episode 249: A Tribute To Bob Barker And Barney's Market Club Restaurant In Chicago.

Episode 249: A Tribute To Bob Barker And Barney's Market Club Restaurant In Chicago.

Episode 249: I will do a tribute to Bob Barker and discuss Barney's Market Club Restaurant in Chicago. Clips from the show are credited by The Museum of Classic Chicago Television (www.FuzzyMemories.TV) by Rick Klein.

Aug 27, 202333:56
Episode 248: The 40th Anniversary Of The Movie Risky Business And Wickes Furniture Stores.

Episode 248: The 40th Anniversary Of The Movie Risky Business And Wickes Furniture Stores.

Episode 248: I will discuss The 40th Anniversary of the movie Risky Business with my memories and film locations in Chicago and Wickes Furniture Stores.

Aug 26, 202332:41
Episode 247: The Pinnacle Restaurant In Chicago, Bonomo Turkish Taffy, And Bireley's Soft Drinks.

Episode 247: The Pinnacle Restaurant In Chicago, Bonomo Turkish Taffy, And Bireley's Soft Drinks.

Episode 247: I will discuss The Pinnacle Restaurant in Chicago, Bonomo Turkish Taffy, And Bireley's Soft Drinks.

Aug 19, 202326:17
Episode 246: The 50th Anniversary Of The Grand Opening Of Lincoln Mall In Matteson, IL, And, The 74L'ephant CTA Shuttle Bus.

Episode 246: The 50th Anniversary Of The Grand Opening Of Lincoln Mall In Matteson, IL, And, The 74L'ephant CTA Shuttle Bus.

Episode 246: I will discuss The 50th Anniversary of The Grand Opening of Lincoln Mall in Matteson, IL, and The 74L'ephant CTA Shuttle Bus.

Aug 12, 202330:21
Episode 245: My Memories of Duncan Yo-Yos, And The Bicentennial Minute Programs In The 1970s In Chicago.

Episode 245: My Memories of Duncan Yo-Yos, And The Bicentennial Minute Programs In The 1970s In Chicago.

Episode 245: I discuss my memories of Duncan Yo-Yos and The Bicentennial Minute Programs in the 1970s in Chicago.

Aug 06, 202325:35
Episode 244: TV Host Jim Lounsbury And Fox DeLuxe Beer From Chicago.

Episode 244: TV Host Jim Lounsbury And Fox DeLuxe Beer From Chicago.

Episode 244: I will discuss about TV host Jim Lounsbury And Fox Deluxe Beer from Chicago.

Aug 05, 202321:05
Episode 243: Phar-Mor Drug Stores In The Chicagoland Area And My Tribute To Actor Paul Reubens A.K.A Pee Wee Herman.

Episode 243: Phar-Mor Drug Stores In The Chicagoland Area And My Tribute To Actor Paul Reubens A.K.A Pee Wee Herman.

Episode 243: I will discuss Phar-Mor Drug Stores in The Chicagoland area and my tribute to actor Paul Reubens a.k.a Pee Wee Herman.

Aug 01, 202335:50
Episode 242: Chuck Cavallini's Restaurant In Midlothian, Illinois, And, The 40th Anniversary Of Friday Night Videos On NBC.

Episode 242: Chuck Cavallini's Restaurant In Midlothian, Illinois, And, The 40th Anniversary Of Friday Night Videos On NBC.

Episode 242: I will discuss Chuck Cavallini's Restaurant in Midlothian, Illinois, and, The 40th Anniversary of Friday Night Videos on NBC.

Jul 30, 202333:28
Episode 241: Fuddruckers Hamburger Restaurants In The Chicagoland Area And The Children's TV Show Ding Dong School.

Episode 241: Fuddruckers Hamburger Restaurants In The Chicagoland Area And The Children's TV Show Ding Dong School.

Episode 241: I will discuss Fuddruckers Hamburger Restaurants in The Chicagoland area and The children's TV Show Ding Dong School.

Jul 29, 202330:40
Episode 240: My Memories Of The Games From The Parker Brothers Company From the 1970s When I Was A Child and Wrap Up Of Past Posts On My Vanished Chicagoland Facebook Page.

Episode 240: My Memories Of The Games From The Parker Brothers Company From the 1970s When I Was A Child and Wrap Up Of Past Posts On My Vanished Chicagoland Facebook Page.

Episode 240: I will discuss my memories of the games from the Parker Brothers Company from the 1970s when I was a child and wrap up past posts on my Vanished Chicagoland Facebook Page.

Jul 25, 202325:32
Episode 239: Radio Voice Actor Dick Orkin (Chickenman) And The Ivanhoe Restaurant/Theater In Chicago.

Episode 239: Radio Voice Actor Dick Orkin (Chickenman) And The Ivanhoe Restaurant/Theater In Chicago.

I will discuss radio voice actor Dick Orkin (Chickenman) and The Ivanhoe Restaurant/Theater in Chicago.

Jul 23, 202332:58
Episode 238: My Memories Of Rand McNally Retail Stores In Chicago And A Tribute To Singer Tony Bennett.

Episode 238: My Memories Of Rand McNally Retail Stores In Chicago And A Tribute To Singer Tony Bennett.

Episode 238: I will discuss my memories of Rand McNally retail stores in Chicago and a tribute to singer Tony Bennett.

Jul 22, 202325:10
Episode 237: My Memories Of Buying Blue Jeans From Brands And Stores That No Longer Exist In The Chicagoland Area And Red Cross Spaghetti.

Episode 237: My Memories Of Buying Blue Jeans From Brands And Stores That No Longer Exist In The Chicagoland Area And Red Cross Spaghetti.

Episode 237: I will discuss my memories of buying blue jeans from brands and stores that no longer exist in The Chicagoland area and Red Cross Spaghetti.

Jul 18, 202325:53
Episode 236: The Golden Bear Family Restaurants, And The I. Magnin Department Stores In Chicago.

Episode 236: The Golden Bear Family Restaurants, And The I. Magnin Department Stores In Chicago.

Episode 236: I will discuss The Golden Bear Family Restaurants, and The I. Magnin Department Stores in Chicago. Clips from the show are credited by The Museum of Classic Chicago Television (www.FuzzyMemories.TV) by Rick Klein.

Jul 15, 202326:16
Episode 235: My Memories Of Beer Can Collections In The 1970s And Sportscaster Bruce Roberts From WBBM-TV Channel 2 In Chicago.

Episode 235: My Memories Of Beer Can Collections In The 1970s And Sportscaster Bruce Roberts From WBBM-TV Channel 2 In Chicago.

Episode 235: I will discuss my memories of beer can collections in the 1970s and Sportscaster Bruce Roberts from WBBM-TV Channel 2 in Chicago. Clips from the show are credited by The Museum of Classic Chicago Television (www.FuzzyMemories.TV) by Rick Klein.

Jul 11, 202330:37