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Old September 12th, 2017, 01:18 PM #41
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Langley Park back when people spoke English there....
Grew up in Takey Park on Garland Ave near Flower and Carroll. Used to go to the Shakeys across University from Leoinie's. My father said he watched the '68 riots from Leonie's. There used to be a small amusement park up Riggs called Kiddy Land. Mom used to take ne there or Enchanted Forest. Loved Kiddy Land. Was only arounf ro like 10 years maybe near Philadelphia Ave.
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Nick's Diner is still standing strong in Wheaton. Best breakfast in that area IMO.
I remember when that placed closed down. Many old drunks mourned.
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I remember when that placed closed down. Many old drunks mourned.

It's still there brother
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Old September 12th, 2017, 01:55 PM #44
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Nick's Diner is still standing strong in Wheaton. Best breakfast in that area IMO.
+1 on Nicks. Unless you're drunk, in which case there's IHOP a block away. You kinda have to be drunk to eat at that one...
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Went to Good Counsel for 9th grade in 1981. Played football. used to go with the seniors there to drink beer and eat pizza!!!!
Was transferred from Einstein to Good Counsel in `87 after a couple fights... It was better to "step off campus for lunch" at Wheaton Roy Rogers, than Wheaton McDonald's. All my friends from there were from Olney - great field parties up that way. Way better than any local Wheaton or Kensington house parties... Speaking of Kensington, how bout some love for Continental Pizza? I am more partial to their Steak & Cheese Subs, but their pizza was kinda the Ledo's of MoCo before they expanded outside of Adelphi. Ledo's Sauce is still supreme though.
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Langley Park back when people spoke English there....

I'm assuming this was a the same Tick Tock I used to get liquor at on the way to UMD parties, yes? Didn't know it was originally a restaurant. I think its gone now, no?
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+1 on Nicks. Unless you're drunk, in which case there's IHOP a block away. You kinda have to be drunk to eat at that one...
+2 for Nicks.. used to go there every day before heading to GC and then to Chuck Levin's after school to hammer away on one of their guitars for an hour or two...

I go back to the area every now and again, it ain't the same

EDIT: what was the name of that little hole in the wall pub in Silver Spring across from where the metro is now.. it was down a flight of stairs, Georgia Ave. and Ellsworth? I doubt it's still there but man the stories I have from that place..
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Godfather's Pizza on Rockville Pike. Pizza pie chicago style iirc.
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Hadn't thought of Gino's in years loved eating there, I remember that they were one of the first to have a all you eat Salad bar.
Jerry's in Wheaton was awesome, Wish it never changed
Nicks was were I ate many breakfasts with my Dad ,he loved the home fries.
Continental pizza and subs in Kensington on Connecticut Ave.
Hot Shops in Wheaton Plazas, pancakes with strawberries
Stained Glass Pub, Worked in the kitchen one summer, Wouldn'teat there if I was starving.
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Grew up in Takey Park on Garland Ave near Flower and Carroll. Used to go to the Shakeys across University from Leoinie's. My father said he watched the '68 riots from Leonie's. There used to be a small amusement park up Riggs called Kiddy Land. Mom used to take ne there or Enchanted Forest. Loved Kiddy Land. Was only arounf ro like 10 years maybe near Philadelphia Ave.
Ah Leonies! A lot of my buds worked at Kiddy Land. Stay away from the snack bar....
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