Monday, September 25, 2017

Death of a Vampire (or A Door Opens To A Dark Room)

May 3, 2010 by  
Filed under Fiction, Ghosts, Secrets of NYC, Stories

(My work truck out front a Brooklyn jobsite – Photo by Joe) On the subway back to Manhattan I sat with a vacant expression. I was dog tired from a long day at a thankless job. I do demolition, which is miserable work. It’s especially bad when you have to gut the interior of an old walk-up, where […]

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 […]