Monthly Archives: May 2011

STRANGER IN MY OLD NEIGHBORHOOD

On my recent trip back to Brooklyn, I felt like I was in the Twilight Zone. As I walked through the streets of Windsor Terrace in broad daylight, I didn’t see any familiar faces. Actually, check that, I did see … Continue reading

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SPORT PROSPECT

One of my favorite pit stops whenever I get back home is to the best Sporting Goods store in all of Brooklyn, Sport Prospect, located at 362 7th avenue (between 10th and 11th street.) I first met Carl Manco, owner … Continue reading

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NEVER HERE BEFORE

My recent road trip back to the old neighborhood brought back so many memories, like it always does. We try to make it back twice a year. Many things raced through my mind as I made my way through the … Continue reading

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DO OVER

I think it was my good friend Jerry Cole who once mentioned “do overs” back in the day in a previous post. ¬†Jerry was one of the fastest cats around; so you can imagine how many guys he raced, that … Continue reading

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FOLLOW THE LEADER

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ALL YA NEED IS LOVE

One of my favorite spots to visit in the neighborhood is the store right off the corner of Windsor and Ninth. It’s always fun stopping in to see Ricky, his wife and of course his lovely mother. “Hello Luv” is … Continue reading

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MAMA DON’T TAKE MY KODACHROME AWAY

If you read the blog, you know I love pictures. I recall when I attended John Jay back in 1979 (the first of two attempts) I was enrolled in a photography class. I really enjoyed it. Matter of fact, it … Continue reading

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