Tag Archives: Farrell’s

SELFIE, SELFIE, SELFIE!

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HIT THE OPEN MAN

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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DEBATE THIS

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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OH, THE PLACES YOU’LL GO

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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YESTERDAY…

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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SILENT WALKING

Thursday, May 1 – Late night… From my old apartment on the corner of Windsor and Ninth to the boys schoolyard it’s 212 steps. Don’t believe me? When the rain finally stopped I crossed ninth avenue, stood in front of … Continue reading

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BREAK A LEG

No, no, no,  I’m not telling you to go out and break someone’s leg because they said something about you behind your back or maybe they owe you money.  There’s a universal phrase “Break a leg” in theatre used to … Continue reading

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