The Good Old Days - Remember them?

My grandfather was a fruit peddler in Melrose Park Illinois. Anyone happen to be from Melrose and remember him? I can remember stories Grandma told of when he "got modern" and got rid of his cart, he purchased an old school bus, took out the seats and put in wooden shelves with bins. I got to go to the... show more My grandfather was a fruit peddler in Melrose Park Illinois. Anyone happen to be from Melrose and remember him? I can remember stories Grandma told of when he "got modern" and got rid of his cart, he purchased an old school bus, took out the seats and put in wooden shelves with bins. I got to go to the Water Street Market with him in Chicago and tag along as he bought his fresh fruits and vegetables.

I remember the "banana man". He was black and he always gave me a banana.
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