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Sliced Tomatoes

by 03/16/2014
Neighborhood: Boro Park

Joseph Scalia takes us on a journey through 1950s New York in his latest story of the fruit cart vendor, Alfonso, the Maven of Tomatoes.

TIM is MONY

by 11/16/2006
Neighborhood: Boro Park, Brooklyn

(The original title, TIME IS MONEY, was shortened in the interest of saving both time and money.)

Milton: Alternative Abuses for the Yarmulke

by 09/29/2005
Neighborhood: Boro Park, Brooklyn

In this utterly sacreligious reminiscence, the author recalls exploiting Orthodox accoutrements for an amusingly base purpose

Firemen and Kosher Salt

by 03/17/2004
Neighborhood: Boro Park, Brooklyn

An army of fire fighters, tons of equipment...and they vanquished the enemy with kosher salt.

Loose Tiles

by 11/12/2003
Neighborhood: Boro Park, Brooklyn

For many years he was the foreman of a shipping yard, which he ruled with a baseball bat kept under his desk.

The Silver Dollar

by 01/01/2002
Neighborhood: Boro Park, Brooklyn

Three Generations

Hell’s Apples

by 01/27/2001
Neighborhood: Boro Park, Brooklyn

Boro Park, 1953