Tag Archives: Third Avenue El

‘The World’s Oldest Living Altar Boy’

(In a recent post about potential sneaker endorsements¬†for Pope Francis, I mentioned that years ago I had been “the Oldest Altar Boy Ever (details to come).” So here they are.) I grew up on New York’s Upper East Side before … Continue reading

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Zippying Us Back To 89th & Third

The hardworking staff is a longtime fan of Bill Griffith’s (pin)headscratching Zippy comic strip, and today’s installment is especially welcome. We grew up in the shadow of the Third Avenue El, not to mention downwind of the venerable Ruppert Brewery. … Continue reading

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