A Polish Pope, A Man on the Moon, We think it’s time for Beer in Boone

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A Polish Pope, A Man on the Moon, We think it’s time for Beer in Boone

Unread post by moonshine » Tue Mar 13, 2018 11:25 am

Did not see a post on the founder of Sollecito's Pizza who passed away last week.

I'm sure many on here remember "Mr. S" who "was one of the biggest boosters of ASU football and basketball" and "was instrumental in the movement to make alcohol available in Boone restaurants."

https://www.hcpress.com/news/mike-solle ... -more.html

RIP Mike Sollecito


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Re: A Polish Pope, A Man on the Moon, We think it’s time for Beer in Boone

Unread post by NO.2 » Tue Mar 13, 2018 12:01 pm

moonshine wrote:
Tue Mar 13, 2018 11:25 am
Did not see a post on the founder of Sollecito's Pizza who passed away last week.

I'm sure many on here remember "Mr. S" who "was one of the biggest boosters of ASU football and basketball" and "was instrumental in the movement to make alcohol available in Boone restaurants."

https://www.hcpress.com/news/mike-solle ... -more.html

RIP Mike Sollecito
He passed away 5 years ago.



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Unread post by proasu89 » Tue Mar 13, 2018 12:02 pm

moonshine wrote:
Tue Mar 13, 2018 11:25 am
Did not see a post on the founder of Sollecito's Pizza who passed away last week.

I'm sure many on here remember "Mr. S" who "was one of the biggest boosters of ASU football and basketball" and "was instrumental in the movement to make alcohol available in Boone restaurants."

https://www.hcpress.com/news/mike-solle ... -more.html

RIP Mike Sollecito

:)

The article is dated 2013. Must be a reprint of the 5 year anniversary of his passing. I consider myself very lucky to have been in school while he was in business. Great pizza, live music and certainly appreciated his love for all things Appalachian!



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Unread post by McLeansvilleAppFan » Tue Mar 13, 2018 12:12 pm

I know some of the recent posts had been lost due to some tech issues with the server but I did not think we had lost 5 years worth of posts. :lol:

Well if we did lose 5 years worth of posts I can recap.

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Unread post by NattyBumppo'sRevenge » Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:55 pm

Man, I thought I was going crazy when I read the OP, glad I was not imagining things.

He was a good singer, too.



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Unread post by moonshine » Tue Mar 13, 2018 2:13 pm

Haha...My apologies folks. I saw March 8th, guess I should've kept reading. Carry on!


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Unread post by SpeedkingATL » Tue Mar 13, 2018 2:20 pm

moonshine wrote:
Tue Mar 13, 2018 2:13 pm
Haha...My apologies folks. I saw March 8th, guess I should've kept reading. Carry on!
Must be the Moonshine...... :P



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Unread post by TheMoody1 » Tue Mar 13, 2018 2:23 pm

NattyBumppo'sRevenge wrote:
Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:55 pm
He was a good singer, too.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JsfHuSqLIEw



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Unread post by yosef13 » Tue Mar 13, 2018 2:46 pm

Thanks for posting. I finally understand what Jupiter Coyote was talking about. Great song.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXTfsgCMK1s



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Unread post by NoLongerLurking » Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:18 pm

Anyone know if "Sollie" the bar manager at Tapp is related? Same last name. Good guy.



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Unread post by NO.2 » Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:50 pm

NoLongerLurking wrote:
Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:18 pm
Anyone know if "Sollie" the bar manager at Tapp is related? Same last name. Good guy.
He's Mike's grandson.



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Unread post by Stonewall » Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:27 pm

Rode to the 1979 NCAA Basketball Regional , Bloomington Indiana , with Mr S to cheer on Bobby and the Apps in our first ever appearance. I loved the guy. Still do.



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Unread post by MDaniels84 » Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:41 am

Loved Mr S. Ate many a great pie in the late 70's - mid 80's.

Listen to the first couple of verses. Props to Jupiter Coyote for mentioning Mr.Sollecito in their song.




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Unread post by mikeyosef » Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:50 am

Thanks for sharing. Loved Mr S and took my future wife there on one of our first dates. Was tapped on the shoulder by Mr S just as the article says. He was right, I am a lucky fella.



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Unread post by Stonewall » Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:15 am

Gotta think he's smiling down about now...



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Unread post by AppinVA » Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:33 am

This is one time where I wish social media was around back then, so we could’ve gotten his singing on YouTube.


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