Category Archives: Hummerville

New Crosswalk at Hawthorne Station/Farewell to ‘Hummerville’

I’ve parked my bike in a different spot the last few days. In a nod to the daily forecast for thunderstorms, I’ve eschewed the bike rack I fought so hard for to park under the staircase overpass. I’ve also noticed there’s … Continue reading

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Crazy Train: Punks Vs. Preps

I ventured into the city Saturday night for a concert, fooling Little G into thinking it was an hour earlier (much harder these days, with daylight savings time and all), and headed out the door for the 7:53. Downtown Hummerville … Continue reading

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Orange You Feeling Silly Now?

It’s a little before 6 p.m. Friday, and a train full of commuters trudge up the stairs at Hummerville station, weary from the recently wrapped work week. A generic White Male shuffles down the stairs toward the platform, completely indiscreet … Continue reading

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Mystery Train

OK, so it wasn’t a 2 1/2 hour ride this morning, as I’d feared. We’d caught a little lull in the nor’easter, so I pulled my tweed cap down low over my eyes and set out on foot for the … Continue reading

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Bel Paese’s Last Stand

As we noted earlier this week, Bel Paese–Hummerville’s lone red sauce joint in its tiny downtown district–has shut its doors for good. Yet Bel Paese seems to be putting up a fight. With fierce winds battering the area the last … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To:

My newspaper deliverer “Dolores L.” It’s not the first time I’ve written to you, Dolores L. As I’ve asked more than a handful of times in the past year, where was my New York Times this morning? Sure, it had snowed and rained … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To:

The House With the McCain-Palin Sign That I Passed En Route to the Train Today. You’re a smallish white house on a decent corner lot on the corner of Memorial Drive and Atlantic. You’re essentially non-descript, except for the blue … Continue reading

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