Monday, September 25, 2017

To Kill A Vampire

(View from South Street Seaport Mall, 3rd floor – Photos by Joe) Twenty minutes had passed since I sat down with a decent cup of Joe and turned on my laptop. I was outside on the third floor deck of the South Street Seaport Mall. Just upriver was the much marveled Brooklyn Bridge. Not far […]

The Price Of Knowing

April 17, 2010 by  
Filed under Fiction, Ghosts, Secrets of NYC, Stories

(Calvary Cemetery – Photo by Joe) We were at a cemetery late one evening last week and Benny, “the cigar store Indian,” had stopped to talk with an old woman whose name was Margaret. She was at the grave site of her husband and son. She said her son Robert, dead over twenty-five years, was a vampire. Now I’ve seen many odd creatures […]

The Hunger

April 9, 2010 by  
Filed under Fiction, Secrets of NYC, Stories

It was late last Saturday afternoon, and we were headed for a Polish Easter Eve celebration in Greenpoint. It was to be a night of great food, good beer, and soulful Eastern European celebrants. My lady friend(LF) and I along with the pizza and Chinese delivery guys(aka num and nuts) headed out of our apartment building in Upper Manhattan. We […]

Driving Away From The Supernatural World

October 28, 2009 by  
Filed under Photos, Secrets of NYC, Stories

(Photos by Bald Punk – The Rock Church, Queens Blvd.) Having sworn off the supernatural world outside Calvary Cemetery in Queens, a conspiracy quickly formed against me. By the time we reached the Bronx, it had gathered and took incorporeal shape . . . We drove off from the Calvary boneyard in Yankees-anticipatory glee. On our […]

Goodbye Supernatural World!

October 24, 2009 by  
Filed under Fiction, Ghosts, Secrets of NYC, Stories

(Photos by Bald Punk – Calvary Cemetery – Click twice to fully enlarge) In the post about our search for the ghost of a slave named Hardy, I had told you how we found him mowing a church lawn on a bright sunny day, and how he even came with us on a car ride. I want […]