Tag Archives: Park Slope

A GOOD FELLA

Colin Quinn…some of you may know him as the funny guy on television/in the movies/on the internet. Colin is from down on First Street in Brooklyn. His younger brother David was a pretty good ball player. Quinn’s written a book titled, … Continue reading

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STREET CORNER KID

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ON A ROLL TODAY

Two posts on the blog in a half hour… WOW! Like Freddie Mercury once said, “Don’t stop me now…” Check it out, more news on Sanders. http://gothamist.com/2015/04/22/park_slopes_pavilion_theater_torn_d.php Thanks to all who brought it to my attention. By the way, anyone … Continue reading

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PUT ME IN COACH

It’s June! Baseball is here. The Mets swept the Yankees this past week. While speaking with a friend recently, I was  reminded of a current major league baseball player from around the way. (OK, so he’s not from ninth avenue … Continue reading

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STOOP SYNERGY

Thanks to JFH for this essay on her days growing up in the neighborhood. Lately, nostalgia has been calling my name and I often find myself surfing the net for any information about my old neighborhood, Park Slope, Brooklyn. You … Continue reading

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TAKE ‘EM BACK PETE

One of my favorite writers of all-time, and a huge inspiration, seventh avenue’s own Pete Hamill has a new book coming out. Simone Weichselbaum of The New York Daily News takes us on a trip back to Pete’s old stomping grounds where … Continue reading

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TOO MUCH WHINING

I came across a story this afternoon from CBS Local news on people in Park Slope complaining about too many frozen yogurt shops in the area. One person wrote in: “How many frozen yogurt places can Park Slopers handle? What’s … Continue reading

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