Monthly Archives: May 2013

BOOK ‘EM, DAN-O

A couple of years ago while strolling alone on the avenue I picked up an outstanding book in Babbo’s.  After a six year run, Babbo’s has closed shop and been replaced with “Terrace Books.” Thank heavens the joint will still … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

OUR FATHER

Congratulations to Father Jim Cunningham; he has officially been appointed Pastor of Holy Name. “I consider it a great honor and look forward to many happy years here,” Father Jim said. (IMAGE SOURCE: PARK SLOPE FOCUS.COM) I hear from so … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , | 3 Comments

HOLY NAME FOUNDATION

The 8th Annual Dinner-Dance Friday May 31, 2013 6:30 PM Gargiulo’s restaurant (Coney Island) For more information: (917) 974-8782 Respectfully, Red

Posted in Blog | Tagged | Leave a comment

MEMORIAL DAY

An outstanding guest piece from Pat Fenton.  Pat’s one of the good guys who grew up in the neighborhood.  And boy is he a fantastic writer! I pushed up my draft in 1961, 20 years old, a high school drop … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

MAKING THE GRADE

This past week, my daughter, who is in the eighth grade carried an ‘A’ into her final exam.  She studied hard the night before.  I saw index cards all over her bed, her textbook was open and her notes were … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

HIGH RENT DISTRICT

I often wonder what people are paying rent-wise up on the avenue for the apartments directly on top of the stores.  Been hearing the numbers are pretty high these days. “What’s up with that?” (A Saturday Night Live reference) Anyone … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

ROAD TO RICHES

On the avenue, “Shop Smart” where the winning lottery ticket was purchased.

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , | 13 Comments