Monthly Archives: August 2013

THE GHOSTS OF CONEY ISLAND

Our friend and Windsor Terrace native Pat Fenton, has written a wonderful story for The Galway Review. Click this link and see what I’m talking about. Pat grew up in the neighborhood and has been a huge inspiration to this … Continue reading

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BROOKLYN BORN

I saw this essay on Fiore Tierno’s Facebook page.  Not sure of the origin/author but I figured everyone here would enjoy it. I come from a borough called Brooklyn where hoagies are called hero’s, shopping carts are called wagons and … Continue reading

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YOU DOWN WITH B.B.P.?

This morning while enjoying a cup of Joe (2% milk and 2 Truvia) I was reading the New York Daily News (on-line edition).  I came across this story on Jay Ruiz and a few guys that provide a pretty cool … Continue reading

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NIGHT MOVES

Thanks to Mike L. for this gorgeous image.

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HEEEEEEEEEEY BATTER, BATTER!

I miss a lot of  people, places and things from my youth growing up in the neighborhood. One game I miss is whiffle ball. Years ago we used to play all over the neighborhood.  We even had a league where … Continue reading

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LATE NIGHT TEENS

I came across this story via The Brooklyn Paper. A teenager was stabbed early Friday morning across the street from Prospect Park. The 19-year-old boy was knifed multiple times in the back and stomach on 15th Street near Bartel Pritchard … Continue reading

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SATURDAY MORNING

Getting up early is not exactly something that young people enjoy on the weekends, especially in the summer. I’m talking ages twelve to about eighteen.  That is, unless you have a paper route or you have a part-time job. This … Continue reading

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