Tag Archives: 9th avenue

ONE OF US

9th avenue’s own, Tommy Ryan took a fall yesterday while working on the Verrazano. Click the link for the story via the Daily News. http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/verrazano-bridge-construction-workers-breaks-legs-nasty-f-article-1.3167972 The worker was on the Brooklyn side of the bridge when he fell around 12 … Continue reading

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GET OFF MY CLOUD

“It’s three a.m. there’s too much noise don’t you people ever want to go to bed?” -Mick Jagger

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YOU STOLE MY HEART AND THAT’S WHAT REALLY HURTS

Monday night. April 21… You remember Maria, right? Well there she goes, right over there. She looks great. Always smiling. She’s walking alone, going right by Farrell’s, towards the park. There’s a a few guys on the corner of 16th … Continue reading

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UNCOVERING THE PAST

Our own Pat Fenton with an amazing recollection of the neighborhood and the teens who lived here. In their heart of hearts, most of the guys and the girls who appear in the Windsor Terrace “Brooklyn Gang” pictures, were really … Continue reading

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DOWN ON THE CORNER

The Mickey Breen Collection via Gladys M. (Double click on the image)

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STROLLIN’ ALONG THE AVENUE

I came across a book written by a guy who grew up in South Brooklyn. I read some of the material, it’s amazing how similar we had it. Like most neighborhoods, there were a ton of families with multiple kids … Continue reading

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HOME SWEET HOME

The 4th, 5th and 6th windows from the right on the top floor was where I had a front row seat to everything that went on across 9th avenue. -Steve hoops135@hotmail.com

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