Monthly Archives: September 2014

LET’S GET AN EGG CREAM

Growing up in the neighborhood if you wanted an egg cream you went to Rae and Otto’s on ninth avenue. Well thanks to my friend Frankie for passing along this article in the New York Daily News about a new … Continue reading

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DEBATE THIS

The following dialogue is a work of fiction. Friday night. Late September. Two teenagers hanging out on the stoop on Windsor Place.¬† “Fuck Derek Jeter!” Johnny shouted. “Whaddya mean, fuck Derek Jeter?” answered Billy. Johnny wasn’t having any more of … Continue reading

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OH WHAT A NIGHT

Incredible finish last night in the Bronx. Hope you had the chance to see Derek Jeter play shortstop for the last time in his amazing career. Weather channel was calling for rain. The talk of the town and the sports … Continue reading

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FAMILY-FRIENDLY

Well lucky you. Yeah you, the one living in the neighborhood here in 2014. Actually, you da man if you’re raising kids in the neighborhood! Brick Underground, a real estate website put together a list of the best neighborhoods¬†in the … Continue reading

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RIP HOWIE AND BOBBY

Thanks to my friend Al Powers for this sad information. Like Al said on his Facebook page, we have lost two alumni of 16th street. Howie Bischoff and Bobby Leaver died yesterday. Both men, members of FDNY were fighting cancer … Continue reading

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THE RIGHT WAY

Derek Jeter’s fabulous baseball career with the New York Yankees is winding down. The Kalamazoo Kid will be hanging up his cleats at the end of this week. Nineteen years in the big leagues with the same club. Think about … Continue reading

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CONGRATULATIONS

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