, , ,

The corner of Fuller Place and Windsor Place.  Legendary Whiffle Ball games were once played here.


Frankie Cullen was by far the best whiffle ball player in the neighborhood. 

He was a force at the plate.  George Brett-like.

Frankie was a left-hander who could hit for power and also slap a double or triple in the gap.

Those were the days my friend…




Many people give reminders on what to do during these tough times. Here’s mine:

1-wash your hands 2-listen to music 3-exercise, stretch 4-call a friend on the phone 5-laugh, smile 6-watch a movie 7-deep breath it 8-read 9-stay positive/less negative 10-keep going… We got this!

Brooklyn 718



From Glenn Thomas:

It is with great sadness that I post that Thomas Larkin Sr. passed away after a long fight with a difficult illness.  Tom was 66.

Tom was the long time president of the Holy Name Father’s Guild which provided many sports and youth activities for our neighborhood children.

He is survived by his wife Diane and three children, Kristen, Thomas Jr. and Michael.  Tom is also survived by his two brothers Michael and Patrick.

The arrangements are the following:

Wake will be held Friday, February 28 at M.J. Smith Sons, 255 9th Street in Brooklyn, NY.

2-5 and 7-9 PM

Funeral mass will be Saturday February 29 10 AM at Holy Name Church, 245 Prospect Park West in Brooklyn, NY.

Thomas Larkin