Mudcat Café message #185827 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #18640   Message #185827
Posted By: Dave (the ancient mariner)
27-Feb-00 - 03:43 PM
Thread Name: Favorite Chicago Club tales...
Subject: RE: Favorite Chicago Club tales...
I remember drinking at Shakey's Pizza Parlour and a restaurant called Shipwreck Kellys in 1969. Our ship was docked in Calumet harbour, we were ashore for a breeze. About two AM we went for a coffee in a small cafe and they refused to serve me, not because I was drunk but in those days there was a curfew for anyone under nineteen. (I was sixteen)One guy who was twenty one years old was constantly being asked for his id when he went to the bar, no-one ever bothered me, until I went for a coffee. Kinda funny to be kicked out of a cafe after drinking booze all night. We had made friends with a small party of people,a schoolteacher and his wife were with us; you can imagine their surprise in the cafe...True story mates!