Saturday, May 27, 2017

The Siren Sings

June 7, 2012 by  
Filed under Fiction, Secrets of NYC, Stories

(SS Sirius *movie still/see below – Photoshopped by Joe) It was a late winter afternoon, and the salty breeze from the East River grew colder by the moment. Jack and I were onboard the oyster sloop, about to shove off from Miller’s Landing by Fulton Ferry. We were going out on our nightly patrol, looking for signs of the steamer carrying the siren named […]

The Empress

May 10, 2012 by  
Filed under Fiction, Secrets of NYC, Stories

(Helen Jewett – upscale New York City prostitute – Photoshopped by Joe) Who would have ever guessed that a temple to Aphrodite was on the corner of Bridge and Nassau streets. I thought the three of us were headed into the bowling saloon next door, where through the nearly closed blinds of a third-floor window I […]