Tag Archives: Neighborhood

LEFTOVERS?

My friend Al Powers recently posted a status update on Facebook that caught my eye. Al wrote that he went back to the neighborhood for the St. Patrick’s Day parade and to pay a visit his family. His mom had … Continue reading

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ROCK THE VOTE

March Madness is here. Punch the ticket; “Farrell’s” is up for best neighborhood institution. http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20150302/downtown-brooklyn/brooklyn-brackets-vote-for-your-favorite-neighborhood-institution

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GOTTA GO TO MOE’S

Thanks to Rob Langton for putting me up on this story via the New York Times about an old-timer from the neighborhood. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/12/nyregion/12about.html?_r=0 Windsor Terrace, long an Irish-American stronghold, is a blue-collar, gentrifying and diversifying neighborhood between Prospect Park and … Continue reading

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HOW’S YA HOUSE?

Quote of the Day “Your work towards a realistic goal cannot be a ‘sometime thing’ you have to make it an ‘all the time thing’.” -Joe DeLamielleure I was born on June 7th 1964. The first place I lived was … Continue reading

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DESIRE AND DETERMINATION

The one unbreakable staple of our neighborhood was the outstanding people; always there for each other. As kids, we didn’t realize how much help was available to us (at least I didn’t know). Whether it was a coach at Holy … Continue reading

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RELEASE YOURSELF

Thank heavens for i-tunes, 80’s music, technology, and of course old friends. They’ve made my life a lot more enjoyable! Through the creation of this blog and attempting the head-first dive into Facebook, I’ve been able to re-connect with many … Continue reading

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HIT BY A CAR

When Glenn Thomas posted a comment a couple of days ago, he mentioned watching Frankie Esposito getting hit by a car on Prospect Park Southwest. ¬†While Frankie was recovering, I recall going to his house on Prospect Avenue and visiting … Continue reading

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