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The Amusement Parks of My Childhood

Where these amusement parks once stood, we now have luxury condos, luxury townhouses and luxury hi-rises. Continue reading

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Before There Were Amusement Parks

The predecessors of amusement parks range from beer gardens to world expositions. Continue reading

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A Baseball Fan Memoir Chapter 2 – Coming of Age

As the 1960’s started I was a 10-year old in 5th grade. At the end of the decade I was in my freshman year of college. In 1960, the New York Mets existed only as a business plan on the … Continue reading

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