Category Archives: Blog

COACHLESS IN THE CITY

Can’t believe it… Brooklyn Nets and New York Knicks both fired their head coach. We’re at the all-star break. Half-way point of the season. Red Holzman is rolling over in his grave. Nets should bring back Kevin Loughery. -Red Hoops135@hotmail.com … Continue reading

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BOOGIE AROUND BROOKLYN

Thanks to JC for sending this link. Great look at all the neighborhoods around Brooklyn. http://forgotten-ny.com/2014/03/the-names-of-the-neighborhoods-of-brooklyn/

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ALL RIGHT NOW

Jimmy Vackner’s comment in the “comments” section reminded me of all the outstanding athletes produced in our neighborhood back in the day. Something crossed my mind; Do we still have those same kind of athletes from Windsor Terrace? Growing up … Continue reading

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DANNY, CHICK AND FORTE

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REMEMBERING COLLEEN

Nice tribute from a loyal reader of Container Diaries to the late Colleen Breen: So sad hearing about Colleen Breen’s passing. She was a close friend of mine back in the late 1970’s. Colleen came from a very nice family, … Continue reading

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OUT IN THE STREETS

Leslie Albrecht over at DNAinfo writes about a couple of teens jumped on 14th street. Damn! Poor kids. Click the link below for the details. https://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20160201/park-slope/teens-mugged-at-gunpoint-park-slope-police-say The boys, 15 and 16, were walking toward the movie theater near Prospect Park … Continue reading

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NINETEEN-SEVENTY

While doing a bit of research I came across the events from the year 1970; boy oh boy! I was 6 years old at the time. It was the first time I walked into the boys schoolyard at Holy Name. … Continue reading

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