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Buffalo Bill Hornaday

Written by C.J. Sullivan on . Posted in Miscellaneous, Posts

It took the Bronx to save the American buffalo. By 1901 one of the few places where "Give me a home where the buffalo roam" could be sung in earnest was in a 20-acre meadow off what’s now Pelham Pkwy., where a small herd grazed. Today the Bronx is still home to buffalos; the man [&hellip
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An IRA Bar on 233rd

Written by C.J. Sullivan on . Posted in Miscellaneous, Posts

Recently I was privy to a discussion about how a certain bar up in the Bronx is what’s known as an "IRA bar." I hadn’t heard of an IRA bar for years. It brought back memories of sitting in Bronx pubs and listening to sullen pro-IRA men give short speeches and then pass a huge [&hellip
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