Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012…SEE YA!

As we come down the stretch of another year and get ready to begin 2013 tonight at midnight, I wanted to take this time to reflect on a few things and on what I blogged about a year ago in … Continue reading

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KNOCKED DOWN

“When you fail you have to kick yourself in the ass and go on. A lot of times we feel sorry for ourselves and let the defeat define us.” -Ed Hochuli With many people from the neighborhood affected by Hurricane … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS SHOUT OUTS!

Way back in the day when I was a young boy attending Holy Name, my mom would buy me a box of Christmas cards from Bargain Land. The night before the last day of school before the Christmas break ,I … Continue reading

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A FALCON FOR LIFE

Nice gesture by Bishop Ford.

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A TOAST…LIKE NO OTHER

My friend Pat Fenton wants to spread cheers to everyone from the neighborhood. Here’s a great piece from an outstanding writer and a better person… On my wall, above my books in the room I write in, I have a … Continue reading

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DEFENDING CHAMP

Once again, Sport Prospect, owned by Carl Manco down on seventh avenue has been named “Best T-Shirt shop” in New York City. The Village Voice conducts a contest each year and thanks to some of our readers for voting. Sport … Continue reading

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BILLY PHELAN, R.I.P.

One of my favorite Irownworkers of all-time passed away over the weekend. The world lost a good man in Billy Phelan. As a kid on Saturday mornings the Gooch would take me down to Timboo’s on fifth avenue.  I’d always … Continue reading

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