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Kooky Cooky House creates magical holiday memories

Published Dec. 4, 2017

Capitol Court shopping center opened in 1956 at the intersection of Capitol Drive, 60th Street and Fond du Lac Avenue. But when you ask people what they remember about it, they rarely talk about the stores. They'll talk to you at great length about the Kooky Cooky House.


Old Smoky introduced generations of kids to railroading

Published Nov. 17, 2017

You don't have to be THAT old to remember the days when Old Smoky used to serve Bay View. The neutered steam locomotive didn't go actually anywhere, but folks loved it just the same ... at least for a little while.


Kooky Cooky House returns

Published Oct. 22, 2014

Many Milwaukeeans who grew up in the `60s, `70s and `80s remember the Kooky Cooky House - an electronic gingerbread cookie factory that featured dozens of moving parts - that was located in the now defunct Capitol Court Mall. This year, an updated Kooky Cooky House returns to Discovery World.

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Revisit the Kooky Cooky House on YouTube

When winter comes around, I like to refresh my Kooky Cooky House web site.If you were a kid in Milwaukee in the 60s and 70s, you might remember seeing Santa at Capitol Court mall and eating a gingerbread cookie.This year, the additions to the site are spectacular.  Gino Salomone sent along a...

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