I don’t know what’s going on here, Harold. When I took this picture in 2005, I put it at 88th and Stony Island. And yes, there is a Harold’s there today, but it looks nothing like this. It’s “Crazy Howard’s Harold’s Chicken”, which is a way better name, but it doesn’t have as good a sign. The chicken isn’t alarmed and the axe is not in motion.
Photo taken in 2005. Still a going concern. Active on Facebook.
“M DOUBLE O TO THE O. I. N. K.”
It was a mainstay of local advertising. Their jingle contest unleashed a wave of… well, maybe not genius, but something. Industriousness? I wonder where the cow and pig outfits are now? Somebody’s basement?
Aw, Barbara Ann. They were so charming. The smiles on their faces and the little chef’s hats.