There was one on 50 at Alafaya, in the same shopping center was The Dunes surf shop and Tien Garden restaurant. (I Think) Winter Park Mall - loved Ivey's (acquired by Dillards) WORL STUDIO 13 - WOKB STUDIO 16 TIGER RADIO- Y106 - BJ105 16, 000 Movies (multiple locations). They also had the tempting 'Adult" section behind the curtains in the back. Since it's the holidays, I remember there was this one house in Winter Park, it was off Palmer Ave, that had a huge tree in the yard. downtown Albertsons Supermarkets is closing another store, the one at Orange and Michigan. All the places you all have listed bring back so many memories. Amway Arena - TBA An Tobar in Maitland And a few from Orlando: And anyone remember when Maitland celebrated their 100 year anniversary?
They had free popcorn and tons of movies, including all kinds of B movies and weird cult films you can't find anywhere. All of these were in Fashion Square which was the better mall until Fla and Millenia were built. Allied Discount Tires commercials with Sam Behr "Allied Discount Tiahs! Had my first (under age) drink there, a Singapore Sling.
This music store at Mill's and Canton only stocked a few brands of music gear. Another guy Robert Holtum taught lessons there, as well as at Valencia CC. Absolute Sound/Audio Garage - Cool place to hang out and look at all of the new sound equipment we wanted. The Fern Park institution will close soon, according to the Sentinel. The fillets were sort of lightly breaded with, not battered.
They had a very limited of gear, but I did buy my used 1979 Fender Delxue Reverb amp from them for around 0. One of the owner's/employees Ronnie Abney drove a kit car that tried to be a Porsche! Adolph's Aardvark - competition for the Infinite Mushroom Adolph's Aardvark in College Park-little hippie store, got my first black light. Adventure Club upstairs at Townsends Aha - I just caught my mistake. and coming soon Blockbuster and does anybody have an E Ticket.....
Audio Spectrum: The first "High End" audio store in the Fashion Square Mall.
I first saw, heard, and fell in love with Klipsch La Scalas (speakers).
STEREO Ronnie's - My Grandma was a waitress @ Ronnie's and always had a lot of good stories to tell about it. The owners were from Afghanistan and were so kind and ran such a good business. Restaurant\bar\nightclub - It was right by the Orlando Executive Airport, behind the library kinda. I went to Xanadu, met Vanilla Ice at Peaches and had a bday party at Mystery Fun House. And before Burger Chef, there was Royal Castle....burgers were small, so you ordered several, along with an order of root beer.
Just south of Colonial Drive on OBT Denny's near the malls and downtown is now gone. 3 Sons laundromat on Edgewater -- it was next to Publix before they expanded. And at Kit Kat Club you'd get a free beer glass on your birthday, sniff, sniff....
And up the street there was Taylor's (I believe) where she had daily specials and these tiny beaten biscuits that were Divine. We didn't have anything like that in Clermont back in the late 60's. 1967 AM Radio station WLOF with Johnny Sutton @ pm.- the first ROCK station in Orlando- played Vanilla Fudge, Box Tops, Elec. 1968-Boys with the noise 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea - Closed and replaced by I don't know what, if anything. But sadly i would take any one of those days back, if given the chance. Plitt theatre - on University and Goldenrod, and there was an arcade next to it. As a kid, you could easily wander in there and learn about getting your jollies while mommy was busy in the romantic comedy section. They put lights up on every single branch and a lighted Santa or two. Alhambra Golf Course All American Roller Rink - West 436 in Altamonte Springs. it was 1985 and they brought in all of these fair rides and vendors... It felt so boring to live in Maitland, with nothing much to do than chase the ducks and watch out for the supposed gators and water moccasins around Lake Lily, so that Saturday afternoon spent on the fair rides were the best!7, The gas station on the corner of Pershing and goldenrod . But I remembered a restaurant in that vicinity where you could get a good little steak as well. I recall the first Burger Chef in our community was built on the south side of Curry Ford Road, close to where Krystal's is now located; it was the summer after 8th grade, and I went there with a guy I was seeing who lived in my neighborhood.Before 7-11 Unknown Unknown A&W Drive-In - W Colonial in Pine Hills A&W on Fairbanks, remember when it was "raided" by Tanner Aaron's Furniture abc bars with rotating floors Abneys Music Store - Need some Peavey gear? One of the last times I remember going to Royal Castle on Curry Ford was in October of 1969 - went there with a bunch of people with the munchies. and Boston Lobster House on Aloma had THE best fish and chips.