These are the people in my neighborhood…

Notable current and former residents (most born and raised) in Bensonhurst include…

Carl Sagan… who knew?



Boarding School Girls Gone Wild in Coney Island

Get a glass of lemonade, start the victrola [i.e., first press ‘play’ on the video in 2nd video below], and enjoy this beach trip, replete with “macro bikinis.”

The young ladies from Miss Knapp’s Select School have an outing in 1905. (From a 35mm print.)

Billy Murray singing “Come take a Trip in my Air Ship,” on the Victor Monarch Label from 1903-4.