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<b>Remember This?</b> The shady deals of A.J. Tuck <b>(5 photos)</b>

Remember This? The shady deals of A.J. Tuck (5 photos)

Mr. Tuck would come to be very familiar with the Barrie Fire Department over the years. In what may have been his first stroke of fire-related bad luck, Arthur lost a building on Gowan Street in Allandale to flames in July of 1914
<b>Remember This?:</b> Lilac Villa

Remember This?: Lilac Villa

And the man who built it
<b>Remember This?</b> A little Chinese bird <b>(5 photos)</b>

Remember This? A little Chinese bird (5 photos)

Two years after meeting, Lieutenant Shearman Godfrey Bird married Amoi Chun and eventually settled in Barrie
<b>Remember This?</b> The very odd Guthrie story <b>(5 photos)</b>

Remember This? The very odd Guthrie story (5 photos)

What was later described as 'the greatest sensation this town has seen for years' began the evening of November 17 in 1909
<b>Remember This?</b> Dairy Queen - Keeping Barrie cool Since 1959 <b>(7 photos)</b>

Remember This? Dairy Queen - Keeping Barrie cool Since 1959 (7 photos)

'To a bunch of soaking wet kids straight out of a lake, after an hour or two of fresh air and horseplay, these were the best burgers ever'
<b>Remember This?:</b> The sad and strange tale of James Carruthers

Remember This?: The sad and strange tale of James Carruthers

Let us recount the tale of the first man hanged in the Barrie Jail
<b>Remember This?</b> Just like famiglia! Nino's Italian Restaurant <b>(5 photos)</b>

Remember This? Just like famiglia! Nino's Italian Restaurant (5 photos)

Today, there must be a hundred places where you can buy so-called Italian take-out food in the area. Yet Nino's keep plodding along, unperturbed by 2-4-1 deals, stuffed crusts, pretzel dough, crazy bread or trendy toppings
<b>Remember This?</b> 16 Bayfield

Remember This? 16 Bayfield

Unlike most of the other fine buildings Mary has written, she didn't have to ask for a special tour of this one
<b>Remember This?</b> Breakfast and bric-a-brac at Fil’s Cafe

Remember This? Breakfast and bric-a-brac at Fil’s Cafe

If you like stuff — stuffed fish, manual meat grinders, witty signs, family portraits — then you'll like Fil's
<b>Remember This?</b> Muskrats and moonshine <b>(8 photos)</b>

Remember This? Muskrats and moonshine (8 photos)

Mary Harris examines the history of her own former family home