Tag Archives: Coney Island

Billy and Me – New Year’s Eve – 1959

New Year’s Eve, 1959. It was a mild winter evening in Brooklyn that year. A good night to be in Times Square…not that we were there. We locals always thought Times Square was for tourists. Billy and me were walking the Coney Island boardwalk. Next year – 1960 … Continue reading

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The Parachute Jump

Most of you who waste your precious time reading me know I grew up in Brooklyn and, from the time I was 14, lived in a tiny “bungalow” on a dirt street on the outskirts of Coney Island. Yes.  We … Continue reading

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