Tag Archives: Brooklyn Heights

A Tale of Two New York Mets World Series, 1969, 1986


If you grow up as a New York Mets fan, you understand heartache and pain.  I once wrote an essay about why Eastern Europeans should be Mets fans and sent it to a Hungarian friend.     This will be … Continue reading

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New Building in Brooklyn.


My Mom has been telling me about proposed new buildings on the Brooklyn Waterfront, below where she lives, and where I grew up.  Click on New York Times, for more. Mom tells me, you can’t insurance.  Makes sense.  Why?  Because … Continue reading

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August 3rd, 2014. The Brooklyn Waterfront.


So near and yet so far.  Growing up in Brooklyn Heights, you grow up in a cliff above part of the Brooklyn Waterfront. I remember when there ware working piers.  I remember the New York Times listed ship sailings.  We … Continue reading

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Saguaro Romance Writers Meeting April 26th, 2014, Firefighter Tony Cota.


This is the blurb from Facebook we had for the meeting.   Chapter Meeting April 26, 2014: DANGEROUS MEN!This month marks our annual “Dangerous Jobs” meeting, where we bring in speakers who experience the sort of adventure we writers like to put … Continue reading

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New York Philharmonic Rehearsal.


I don’t remember having been to a classical concert.  I’ve been to operas, orchestras there are in the pit.  You only see the conductor when he is introduced, before the curtain opens. For $18, on a Thursday morning, you can … Continue reading

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In New York.


I arrived this past Wednesday night.  Been a while since I was here for Thanksgiving.  Lots of people for dinner, watching the parade, football. I grew up in Brooklyn Heights.  The streets are familiar but so many businesses change, I … Continue reading

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Once You Have Sichuan Food, You Do Not Go Back.


[contact-form][/contact-form] My parents took me to a new Sichuan Restaurant on Court Street in Brooklyn Heights, when I was sixteen.  Our favorite restaurant was Hong Fat, at 63 Mott Street in Chinatown. Cantonese food was the staple of Chinese food … Continue reading

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