Monthly Archives: February 2011

KEVIN CARROLL – RIP

Kevin Carroll, originally from Windsor Place between 8th & 7th Avenues, passed away Thursday, Feb. 24 2011. Kevin is the brother of Jack, Billy, Mary & James Carroll. The wake for Kevin will be @ Clavin’s & Sons 7722 – 4th … Continue reading

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STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN

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OFF THE POINT

A couple of days ago Mike Slavin mentioned the game ‘off the point’ Here’s a picture of the wall we used to use down in the well in the girls schoolyard. As we all know the game could’ve been played … Continue reading

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THE SHED

Remember playing double-wall in the girls schoolyard? It was a great game. You could play it with anywhere between 2 players and 8 players. The chalked strike zone boxes against the wall were the landmarks for a single, double, and … Continue reading

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WHATEVER HAPPENED TO…

On a hot sunny day in August, probably sometime around the early 80’s, Glenn Thomas and I were walking on the boardwalk down at Coney Island. We had just played basketball at Manhattan Beach. As we held onto our Mongoose … Continue reading

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ONE DAY AT A TIME

Remember the comedy series ‘One Day at a Time‘ starring the very attractive Valerie Bertinelli? I know every boy had a crush on her, I did. That’s one television show I could relate to growing up. The Brady Bunch? No … Continue reading

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PAUL LAWRENCE

I have been informed that Paul Lawrence has passed away.  If anyone has any information please feel free to post it in the comments section or e-mail anything you have. Thoughts and prayers go out to Paul’s friends and family. … Continue reading

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