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Detroit Memories List

  • Olympia Stadium (The Old Red Barn)
  • Hudsons
  • Hudson's-Detroit's Legendary Department Store
  • Motown
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Statler Hotel
  • Fort Shelby Hotel
  • Cadillac Hotel
  • Brownie Root Beer (Atlas Beverages)
  • Streetcars
  • More Streetcars
  • Federals Department Store
  • Kerns Department Store
  • Crowleys
  • Kresges
  • Korvettes Department Store
  • Robert Hall (this season will show you the reason...)
  • Old City Hall
  • Cunninghams Drug Stores
  • Kinsels Drug Store
  • The Detroit Tank Plant
  • Perry Drug Stores
  • Arbor Drug Stores
  • Arnolds Drug Stores
  • Sanders Chocolate Factory on Oakman & Sanders Soda Shoppes
  • Hostess Cakes
  • Awrey Bakeries
  • The Grande Ballroom
  • The Eastown Theatre
  • United Artists Theatre
  • Strohs Beer
  • Pfieffer Beer, Altes, Schmidt, Goebel, Prost, E & B, etc.
  • Boblo Boats
  • Vernors Ginger Ale
  • Towne Club Pop
  • Milky the Clown
  • Bozo the Clown
  • Oopsy the Clown
  • Pixie the Clown
  • Poopdeck Paul
  • Captain Jolly
  • Romper Room
  • Jingles in Boofland
  • Jerry Booth's Fun House
  • The Polka Dot Door
  • National Grocery Stores
  • Chatham Grocery Stores
  • Great Scott!! Supermarkets
  • A & P Grocery Stores
  • Packers/Wrigley's Supermarket
  • Big Bear Supermarkets
  • Food Fair
  • Fincks Overalls
  • Savon Foods
  • Top Value Trading Stamps
  • Holden Red Stamps (Trading stamps)
  • S & H Green Stamps
  • Good Housekeeping Shops (and trading stamps)
  • W.T. Grant
  • Woolworths
  • Penway TV Repair
  • Highland Appliance
  • Ernie Harwell
  • George Kell
  • Sonny Eliot
  • At the Zoo (with Sonny Eliot)
  • The Newshawk Jerry Stanecki (Channel 7)
  • Velvet Peanut Butter (Fresh! Pure! Delicious!)
  • Bob Talbert
  • Mark The Bird Fidrych
  • Mary Morgan
  • Bill Kennedy
  • Rita Bell (Prize Movie)
  • Dialing for Dollars (Larry Adderley)
  • Bob Allison (Ask Your Neighbor, House Detective and Bowling for Dollars)
  • Beat the Champ (it came on at 1:00 AM?)
  • The TV2 Swimmobile
  • Michigan Outdoors (with Mort Neff)
  • Gene Merollis Chevrolet (What a great great guy)
  • Keener 13
  • Joshua Doore (You've got an uncle in the furniture business)
  • Beckwith Evans (Furniture)
  • Famous Upholstering (Furniture Reupholstering)
  • Charles Chips (Home delivered potato chips and chocolate chip cookies)
  • Twin Pines Farm Dairy
  • Ira Wilson & Sons Dairy Products (famous for the big cow head attached to the side of their building)
  • Sealtest Dairy Products
  • Brown's Creamery
  • Eagle Dairy
  • Elsie the Cow
  • The Good Humor Man
  • Trader Vics Restaurant (in the Statler Hotel)

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    Special thanx to Spazz, Ex-Deeetroiter, gistok, Tina, Steve, corvax, jjaba, KG, MikeM, elvee, D-Day, city lover, trinity3, Steveroo, senior, san, Lowell, Tony, Ted Smith, Randy Reeves, Bruce Channell, Barb Wamsley, Kevin Podsiadlik and everyone on the Fab Ruins Forum for their contributions!!

  • Detroit Memories List (cont'd)

  • Bray'z Hamburgers
  • Top Hat Hamburgers
  • White Tower Hamburgers
  • Burger Chef Hamburgers
  • Hardees Hamburgers
  • Jack-in-the-Box Hamburgers
  • Red Barn Hamburgers
  • A & W Drive-in Restaurant
  • Big Boy Drive-in Restaurant
  • Faygo Pop
  • Grecian Gardens
  • Tappan Intermediate School
  • Buzz the Fuzz
  • Charlie Manos (News Writer)
  • Gamalski Hardware
  • Mr. Belvedere (TYler-8-7100)
  • Detroit, X, Michigan (before Zip Codes)
  • Superior Potato Chips
  • Captain Kangaroo
  • Jack the Bellboy
  • Jack the Bellboy (Audio) Site
  • Skinny Dugan
  • The Ghoul
  • Sir Graves Ghastly
  • Count Scary
  • Eighth Man
  • Astro Boy
  • The Mouseketeers
  • Lynch Road Assembly (defunct Chrysler Plant)
  • Ray Girardin (Police chief)
  • Bob McBride (That's TV2's opinion, WHAT DO YOU THINK?)
  • Action Line (Channel 7 News)
  • Herkimer Dragon
  • The Friendly Giant
  • George Pierrot (George Pierrot Presents...travel show)
  • Lou Gordon
  • The Joe Pyne Show
  • Shrine Circus at State Fairgrounds
  • Derby Hill (Pine Box Derby - Outer Drive & Mound)
  • Grinell Brothers (Pianos/Organs)
  • Wurlitzer
  • Ollie Fretter (5 lbs. of coffee if I can't beat your best deal)
  • Hungry Penguin
  • Victor Lim's
  • Susie Q(with the rotating sign)
  • Robin Seymour (CKLW-TV Swingin' Time)
  • Silvercup Bread
  • Sargeant Sacto (WKBD Channel 50)
  • Flame Showbar
  • Alliette's Restaurant/Bakery
  • Walled Lake Amusement Park
  • Edgewater Amusement Park
  • Electric Park
  • Jefferson Beach-9 mile road and Jefferson
  • Eastwood Park-8 mile and Gratiot
  • Drive-In Theatres
  • Bookie's Club 870
  • Todd's
  • The Freezer
  • Blondies
  • Ted's on the Park (and the Avenue)
  • Totem Pole
  • WW Mavericks
  • Edythe Fern Melrose
  • 20/20 News (CKLW)
  • Soupy Sales (and characters-White Fang and Black Tooth)
  • Dave Diles
  • Muntz TV
  • Freddy Wolfe
  • Doc Greene
  • WIXIE
  • Dick Purtan
  • Richman Bros.
  • Beverly Payne (TV2 News)
  • Irving Nusbaum
  • Empress Burlesque
  • Deano Day
  • Woody Pontiac (Hamtramck)
  • Walt Lazar Chevrolet (the super, super dealer)
  • Mel Farr Superstar
  • Mr. Belvedere (We do good work!!)
  • Northland Theatre
  • Jac LeGoff (TV News Anchor who appeared on Channels 2, 4, 7 and 9)
  • Lord Athol Layton
  • Hughes, Hatcher and Suffrin
  • Strelinger & Co.
  • WOW-FM
  • W-C-A-R: AM and FM, AM and PM, AM and GM and Chrysler and Ford
  • W-C-A-R: The CAR that drives Detroit
  • WABX (and the WABX Free concerts)
  • (Uncle) Russ Gibb (WKNR-FM)
  • WXYZ radio's Joel Sebastian in the afternoon & Lee Alan with the cream of the crop til 12 o'clock!
  • Plum Street
  • The Psychedelic Stooges (the godfathers of PUNK)
  • SRC (Scott Richard Case)
  • Frijid Pink
  • Alice Cooper
  • MC5 (Motor City Five)
  • The Frost
  • Sam's Jams (Ferndale)
  • The Scene
  • Goodrich Truck Tires
  • Roy O'Brien Ford (get on the right track, to 9 Mile and Mack...)
  • Now defunct automobiles and plants: Packard, Plymouth, Hudson, Tucker, Hupmobile, Studebaker, Nash, Willys, Overland, Dort, Henry J, Edsel, Oldsmobile, Kaiser, Fraser, DeSoto, Marmon, Locomobile, Fisher Bros, Oakland, T-Bird, Rotunda, Dodge Main, Leland, Hurst...

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