01/08/2014 10:22 am ET Updated Jan 23, 2014

Uncle Fun Fans Flock To Shop Despite Weather, Making A 'Big Party'

DNAinfo/Serena Dai

LAKEVIEW — Subzero temperatures didn't stop dozens of Uncle Fun fans from flocking to the shop on Monday and Tuesday after owner Ted Frankel announced its closure over the weekend.

In fact, school closings meant many kids spent the days filling shopping baskets with vintage candy, miniature Coca-Cola bottles and Fred Flintstone fortune tellers at 1338 W. Belmont Ave.

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