Category Archives: F-Train

THIS AIN’T NO MUDD CLUB

Last night I was talking to my wife and telling her all about the great clubs from back in the day. Boy did we have fun. I highly doubt the club-scene is still rocking like back in the day. My … Continue reading

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ITCHYCOO PARK

“What did you do there?” In my teens I began to spend time over in the city, especially when I would play hooky from school. Hop the turnstile (or rush the gate) at 15th street-Prospect Park; catch the F-Train and … Continue reading

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TAKE THE 8:15 INTO THE CITY

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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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BROOKLYN BOUND

Thursday night, May 1, 2014 As we roll into Manhattan I peek down on the floor and see newspapers all over the place. The train is hot, I’m talking “August” hot. Out on the street the temperature is 80 degrees, down … Continue reading

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FORD KIDS JUST PASSIN’ BY…

Bishop Ford High School is closing its doors in June. No doubt it’s a sad day at 500 19th street. Growing up in the neighborhood and having many friends attend Ford, I have so many memories of the Falcons.  Let me … Continue reading

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