A New York Egg Cream…

February 18, 2008 at 3:08 am (Baseball, New York Mets, Unzipped Thoughts)

… is one of the things I miss about my home town…

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Good pizza, and superb deli, as well. You can take the boy out of the city, but you can’t take the city out of the boy. Not New York City, anyway.

I hope to get back sometime during the upcoming baseball season to see one more game at Shea Stadium, home of the New York Mets I played hooky from Newtown High School to attend Opening Day in 1964, at the mother of “cookie cutter” stadiums.

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Greats, such as Tom Seaver…

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… and the Beatles performed there.

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Citi Park, now under construction, will soon be home to my beloved New York Mets, and is due to open for the 2009 season.

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Rumor has it, that the Home Run Apple will be part of the new stadium’s decor.

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That would sure be nice.

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