Tag Archives: Farrell’s

HAMILL, BRESLIN AND FENTON

As a writer, I am always looking for inspiration. Growing up in Windsor Terrace it’s not hard to find material to write about. And it helps to have other writers to read (both good and bad) to be inspired to … Continue reading

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THERE’S STILL TIME TO CHANGE THE ROAD YOU’RE ON

Slept in today. Missed church. Don’t care. I don’t go to Holy Name anymore so they can’t say anything if I don’t go. Been going to church every Sunday since I was eight years old. I’m 14 now. Mom never … Continue reading

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HEY, WHERE DID WE GO?

“Can’t believe the Knicks!” Jimmy complained as he downed a glass of beer standing in Farrell’s. “Yeah, I know, they suck,” Billy answered. Billy was a Nets fan, so he loved piling on even though the team that plays down … Continue reading

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IN MEMORY OF HOWIE

Saw this image on Facebook. Outstanding recognition for a great man from the neighborhood.

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ALL IN

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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SWEPT AWAY

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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SELFIE, SELFIE, SELFIE!

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