My next installment was going to be dedicated to
Before I lived in
In the meantime I’d like to go through my transition from my Wuxtry days to the Broadway Oyster Bar in the 80s.
Between 1980 and 1983 I lived in a huge six family flat on Pershing behind Talayna’s. I lived there with my girlfriend Pam and another couple, Kent and Sherry.
These were the days before cable television had come to the city. It was already in the county however. Across the street (Skinker) was
One afternoon Pam called me at Wuxtry. She was hysterical and in tears. The police had barged into our house with a warrant. She said the house was full of cops and they were tearing the place apart.
Apparently the agent asked
All charges were dropped but in the meantime there was a great fund raiser. Everyone showed up and we all had a blast.
Anyway it was a big scandal and
In 1982 I lost my job at Wuxtry. Dan Holt had a beautiful wedding at
I applied for a job at the Broadway Oyster Bar. Soulard entrepreneur and legend Bob Burkhardt had just sold it to a couple that became good friends of mine, Dennis and DJ. I’ll print their last names after I get permission. I think Dennis knew my dad as a poker buddy. My band used to go in for beer after rehearsals.
It has just been pointed out to me that my blog would be better if my entries were shorter. Any feedback on this would be greatly appreciated. I’m juggling historical accuracy and personal impressions but I’d like it to be entertaining.