Monthly Archives: January 2013

Whenever a wino new to the neighborhood bounced in to buy a bottle of Thunderbird

Whenever a wino new to the neighborhood bounced in to buy a bottle of Thunderbird, before bagging, I’d carefully cradle the flask in my hand while scrutinizing the label. I’d then say, “My, December 12th . . . That was … Continue reading

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Bookmaking was considered a profession in Jersey City PG (Pre-Gentrification).

After the publication of an unauthorized biography of Frank Sinatra, Joey Bishop appeared on a television talk show as an apologist. He explained that even though what was printed might be “facts,” the truth was so stretched that it was … Continue reading

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The Jersey City PG (Pre-Gentrification) plan – Buy now, pay never

Once someone makes the existential choice of substance abuse, next is the practical matter of financing this new lifestyle. Since in Jersey City PG (Pre-Gentrification) rock stars and heiresses were few and far between, adventurous locals had to rely on … Continue reading

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