PipeChat Digest #508 - Friday, September 4, 1998
 
RE: Uncle Milt's Pipe Organ Pizza Company
  by "Wildhirt, Richard" <Richard.Wildhirt@PSS.Boeing.com>
Dennis James at Dickinson (cross post)
  by "KARL W KELLER" <kwkeller@juno.com>
Changing times ( bit off topic )
  by "KARL W KELLER" <kwkeller@juno.com>
Re: Changing times ( bit off topic )
  by "Bob Conway" <conwayb@post.queensu.ca>
Hello.
  by "Jenny Moon" <bfus7@central.susx.ac.uk>
RE: Uncle Milt's Pipe Organ Pizza Company
  by "Robert Rusczyk" <rusczyk@ix.netcom.com>
 


(back) Subject: RE: Uncle Milt's Pipe Organ Pizza Company From: "Wildhirt, Richard" <Richard.Wildhirt@PSS.Boeing.com> Date: Thu, 3 Sep 1998 11:00:13 -0700   > Tonight, word came from a well placed source who shall remain > nameless, > that Uncle Milt's Pipe Organ Pizza Company in Vancouver, Washington > will not be in operation for much longer. > SAY IT ISN'T SO! Uncle Milt's is one of the better venues I've been to as far as restaurants. When I was there last May for a Lew Williams concert, house organist Bob Rusczyk told me this place was one of the few left that was still making money. I wonder what happened.   > As far as I know, this is public knowledge in the Portland/Vancouver > area > which will be completely void of pipe organ equipped restaurants when > this > closing finally takes place. > True! The next closest place is Tacoma's Pizza and Pipes (3/17 Wurli). And that's the only one left in the Puget Sound (Seattle/Tacoma) area! I hope this closing is not contagious.  
(back) Subject: Dennis James at Dickinson (cross post) From: kwkeller@juno.com (KARL W KELLER) Date: Thu, 3 Sep 1998 14:52:44 -0400   Hi List members,   To open the 30th concert season the Dickinson Theatre Organ Society of Wilmington, Delaware is please to announce that Dennis James will preside over our 3/66 Kimball theatre organ. Dennis has the unique ability to coax lush sounds from any theatre organ and with 66 ranks plus all the percussions and a grand piano at his disposal he, I am sure, will be at his very best. Dennis is noted around the world as a skilled accompanist for silent films and we will be treated to seeing and hearing an outstanding "silent" during the concert.   The Dickinson Kimball came to us as a 3/19 from the Boyd Theatre in Philadelphia and over the years has been expanded and refined to the present 66 rank "world class" organ it is today. It is installed in three chambers in the 1,200 seat auditorium of the John Dickinson High School in a suburb of Wilmington, Delaware.   Tickets are available at the door on concert night, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 1998 at $10 each. The concert will start promptly at 8 PM.   Anyone wishing further information or directions can contact me by e-mail.   Regards to all, Karl Keller Secretary of DTOS Musica est Dei donum optimi   _____________________________________________________________________ You don't need to buy Internet access to use free Internet e-mail. Get completely free e-mail from Juno at http://www.juno.com Or call Juno at (800) 654-JUNO [654-5866]  
(back) Subject: Changing times ( bit off topic ) From: kwkeller@juno.com (KARL W KELLER) Date: Thu, 3 Sep 1998 15:23:23 -0400   Hi members,   In order to get our beloved Pipechat list we must have a computer, a monitor, a modem and maybe a printer and other goodies. A big investment for us indeed but read on.   I just came across a Radio Shack catalog for 1985 and looking through it I discovered that in 1985 you could buy a Tandy 2000 computer with a hard drive for $4,250. The hard drive was 10 megabytes. The color monitor (no size given) was priced at $799 and you could pick up a 300/1200 baud modem for only $399. Total price, $5,448 and you couldn't get Pipechat.   Karl Musica est Dei donum optimi   _____________________________________________________________________ You don't need to buy Internet access to use free Internet e-mail. Get completely free e-mail from Juno at http://www.juno.com Or call Juno at (800) 654-JUNO [654-5866]  
(back) Subject: Re: Changing times ( bit off topic ) From: Bob Conway <conwayb@post.queensu.ca> Date: Thu, 03 Sep 1998 17:39:20 -0400   Re: TRS 2000's and the like!   In the early 1980's it was deemed by the Mechanical Engineering Department of Queen's University, at Kingston, Ontario, Canada, that we should be right on top of laboratory technology. So the powers that be installed at least one Radio Shack TRS 80 - (Trash 80, as they became known to us all, students and staff alike), in each of our laboratories.   At the time my job was to attempt to run our laboratory experiments using the computers to do this. After some sort of fashion we were successful from time to time. At the time I even fancied with the idea of controlling an electronic keyboard using one, and even went so far as to help set up the Electronic Music Lab in the Music Dept. Much fun, and mucho bucks!   Earlier this year I saw one of thes computers in a garage sale going for $20.00 dollars, and on inspection, found that it had a Mech. Eng. Dept. inventory sticker still on the back of it where I had placed it almost 20 years ago! I decided that it might be thought that I had "removed" it from the Department, and so did not buy it. - In any case, it probably wasn't worth even that by now!   We sure have come a long way, baby!   Bob Conway   <conwayb@post.queensu.ca> http://www.greenford.demon.co.uk/bob/   Classics Director CFRC-FM 101.9 MHz Radio Queen's University Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6 CANADA   http://www.queensu.ca/cfrc    
(back) Subject: Hello. From: Jenny Moon <bfus7@central.susx.ac.uk> Date: Thu, 3 Sep 1998 22:55:46 BST       Hello all.   It is very nice to be back on the list having been away for two months. The conversation is as exciting as ever and I look forward to reading more. Jen. (FEMALE!!!) I state my gender for a reason!!   bfus7@central.sussex.ac.uk        
(back) Subject: RE: Uncle Milt's Pipe Organ Pizza Company From: rusczyk@ix.netcom.com (Robert Rusczyk) Date: Thu, 3 Sep 1998 22:27:26 -0500 (CDT)   Sorry, I missed PIPECHAT in my message yesterday.....   Facts are as follows....   The possible closure of Uncle Milt's is in no way related to poor business or financial problems.   There has been an unsolicited offer made for the purchase of the property to the partnership that owns Uncle Milt's. There is no completed "deal" at this time as the terms and condition are still under review. As stated, business is good and there is no near term action under way to close.   If in fact there is a deal at some point that will result in the closure, I will report any facts as allowed by Milt.     Bob.....from Uncle Milt's         You wrote: > >> Tonight, word came from a well placed source who shall remain >> nameless, >> that Uncle Milt's Pipe Organ Pizza Company in Vancouver, Washington >> will not be in operation for much longer. >> >SAY IT ISN'T SO! Uncle Milt's is one of the better venues I've been to >as far as restaurants. When I was there last May for a Lew Williams >concert, house organist Bob Rusczyk told me this place was one of the >few left that was still making money. I wonder what happened. > >> As far as I know, this is public knowledge in the Portland/Vancouver >> area >> which will be completely void of pipe organ equipped restaurants when >> this >> closing finally takes place. >> >True! The next closest place is Tacoma's Pizza and Pipes (3/17 Wurli). >And that's the only one left in the Puget Sound (Seattle/Tacoma) area! >I hope this closing is not contagious. > >"Pipe Up and Be Heard!" >PipeChat: A discussion List for pipe/digital organs & related topics >HOMEPAGE : http://www.pipechat.org >List: mailto:pipechat@pipechat.org >Administration: mailto:admin@pipechat.org >Subscribe/Unsubscribe: mailto:requests@pipechat.org > >