Monthly Archives: May 2012

END OF THE ROAD

I have been informed that Key Food, on 11th avenue and Prospect avenue, is going out like the A.B.A.; suspended operations. Walgreens will be taking over soon. That joint brings back so many memories; from helping people with their grocery … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY

I wanted to take this time to send out birthday wishes to a childhood friend, Karen Artz. Karen lived on Windsor Place between 7th and 8th avenues. We hung out together all throughout our teenage days. May this year be … Continue reading

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AND OF THE SON…

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A LITTLE HELP

This message was sent to me a few days ago by a reader of Container Diaries. Hi all, If you do not know by now,  my brother Joe Herr has been in the ICU at Methodist Hospital since 2/21/12. He … Continue reading

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PARKSIDE

Unforgettable hangout…

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SCOUT

Back in the 1980′s when I was a teenager trying to find my way on and off the court, I would spend a lot of time playing pick-up basketball at East 5th street park in Brooklyn, New York. (home of … Continue reading

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WHAT IT TAKES

Growing up in the neighborhood during the 70’s and 80’s, there was so many good people around. Up or down any street you walked there was a ton of “friendly” and “caring” people, both young and old. As a high … Continue reading

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