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Great story on Hooley via the Brooklyn Paper. Colin Mixson does a good job with his writing.  http://www.brooklynpaper.com/stories/38/48/dtg-farrells-bartender-hall-of-fame-2015-11-27-bk.html “It’s a great neighborhood,” said Houlihan, 76, who has worked behind the bar for 50 years and owned it for almost 20. … Continue reading

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Get out the brooms. They did it. Swept ’em. Went to Chicago and took care of business. Swept the baseball team everyone was talking about. Seemed like everyone I talked to about the play-offs was pulling for the Cubs. They … Continue reading

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It’s a Wednesday night. Billy and Jimmy are hanging out in Farrell’s. Both guys just got off work. Billy’s an ironworker working on a building on Madison and forty-third over in midtown.  Jimmy’s a cop who works at the 7th … Continue reading

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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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Megan Reynolds of Brooklyn Magazine took in a few spots in the neighborhood. She gives us a brief rundown. Can’t seem to put my finger on it, but I’m not feeling her description of Farrell’s. You could very easily end the … Continue reading

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An interesting take on Brooklyn over the years. Nice mention of the neighborhood. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/13/travel/my-brooklyn-then-and-now.html?_r=0 In Windsor Terrace, Sunday-afternoon drinkers holding plastic foam cups of Budweiser spill onto the sidewalk outside Farrell’s, where Pete Hamill’s father spent many a twilight, while … Continue reading

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