Monthly Archives: December 2014

5, 4, 3, 2, 1…HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Good-bye 2014 and hello 2015… Can’t believe how fast the year went. Well, time to rev it up and get ready for another year. Happy New Year to everyone! Have a safe one… Respectfully, Red Hoops135@hotmail.com

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FACEOFF ON AVENUE F

Received word that councilman David Greenfield wants to demolish the outdoor hockey rink on McDonald Avenue and Avenue F. COME ON MAN! The roller hockey rink at Di Gilio Playground in Kensington has been a part of that community for … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS IN WINDSOR TERRACE

A compelling essay from our guy Pat Fenton. (Originally posted December, 2013) The snow came hard that winter. It covered 17th Street and all of the rest of Windsor Terrace in a thick, blanket of white. Strings of stark, clear … Continue reading

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MERRY CHRISTMAS…

Wanted to take this time to wish everyone a very, Merry Christmas. Respectfully, Red Hoops135@hotmail.com

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SATURDAY NIGHT IN THE L.E.S.

Winter of 1980, late December to be exact. I’m sixteen years-old. Girlfriend and I just broke up. I feel free now but lonely at the same time. Wait, that doesn’t sound right. Or does it? We always fight. I think … Continue reading

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WELL THEN WHAT CAN A POOR BOY DO?

My guy Pat Fenton, formerly of 483 17th street checks in with a compelling piece. It’s 1957, and the three of us, Jacky,Vinnie from 19th Street, and me, are doing this Brooklyn strut sort of a walk down Eastern Parkway. … Continue reading

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AND THE SIGN SAYS

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