Tag Archives: Windsor Terrace

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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FIRE ON THE AVENUE

The Brooklyn Eagle reports about a fire on ninth avenue. http://www.brooklyneagle.com/articles/2015/2/10/fire-hits-prospect-park-west-building-two-seriously-injured Two people were hospitalized with serious but non-life-threatening injuries, and seven families had to be evacuated from their homes, after a fire hit a four-story building in Windsor Terrace, … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS IN WINDSOR TERRACE

A compelling essay from our guy Pat Fenton. (Originally posted December, 2013) The snow came hard that winter. It covered 17th Street and all of the rest of Windsor Terrace in a thick, blanket of white. Strings of stark, clear … 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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ALONE IN THE STREETS

Out here on my own. Thursday night. Late July. Hot as hell. Probably the hottest night this summer. We spent the afternoon at Brighton Beach. I got an awful sunburn. Now I’m perturbed. Mom left for upstate with my sister. … Continue reading

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COME ON MAN

My friend Pat Fenton will not like this story. The New York Post reports that someone has swiped a few American Flags in the neighborhood. A coldhearted thief stole American flags from homes along a patriotic stretch of a Brooklyn … Continue reading

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ROAD TO NOWHERE

I’m freezing. It’s gotta be below zero. Prospect Park, a little after midnight. The park bench all alone. Sitting here thinking of what to do next? I have a pair of wet gloves on. Three shirts, a black leather bomber, … Continue reading

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