Saturday, April 15, 2017

I Miss the Old Days

101 Things To Love About New York City in 1976

5 comments:

Jeffrey Meyerson said...

I miss the old days too, even though 1975-76 was a pretty bad time.

Ah yes, Brooklyn Day, or as it was later called, Brooklyn -Queens Day. Apparently this was an obscure Protestant holiday dating to the late 19th Century. For whatever reason, public schools in Brooklyn and Queens were closed on the first Thursday in June, while teachers and students in other boroughs fumed.

Jeffrey Meyerson said...

#101 was the Spanish translation of a warning on the subway which might still be in use, warning riders that subway tracks are dangerous and you shouldn't walk there.

Rick Robinson said...

I notice more and more your "old days" posts are Seventies and Eighties, while I think of Old Das as the Fifties and Sixties.

Rick Robinson said...

Das = Days. Damn me for lack of proofing.

Don Coffin said...

For some reason, any time someone starts talking about the "good old days," I think of Carly Simon's song "Anticipation>'