It was "normal" to make a cruise around the Hot Shoppe after any school event. Football games, Jubilee, any Friday, Saturday or Sunday night, band practice. After any practice for an Orange Freeze and a Hot Fudge Ice Cream Cake (when we thought we were fat but weren't
) Who remembers the 'rent-a-cop' who would hold our bets while we scurried over to the brand new, not completely opened I-275, for drag races between our guys and the kids from GW or Mt Vernon? Let us not forget the old Alexandria Roller Rink, the Club LT (Little Tavern), and the Dixie Pig. Drives up and down the Parkway, watching the submarine races, and comparing 8-track tapes of the Beatles, The Who, and The British Walkers.
Remember when only Seniors were permitted to drive to school and had priviledges to park in the student parking lot?