Monthly Archives: February 2011

Duquesne’s Nightlight and Lullaby

I came across an archive of photographs online a few days ago that I had to share with you.The Library of Congress in Washington D.C. maintains an archive of photographs that contain over 14 million items. Part of those photographs … Continue reading

Posted in Stores and Businesses, Summertime, The Steel Mills | 21 Comments

Duquesne Trival Pursuit

I have been busy reading through all of the comments that have been posted by former and current residents of Duquesne since I began this blog back in November. There have been a lot of blanks that have been filled … Continue reading

Posted in Duquesne Buildings, Miscellaneous, Stores and Businesses | 148 Comments

A Hunky SUPER BOWL Party!

With the big game this weekend, I tried to think of how my dad and my uncles would have celebrated the event at a Super Bowl Party if they were alive today! With that thought in mind, aside from the … Continue reading

Posted in Food and Restaurants, Miscellaneous, Movies, Music, Radio and TV, Sports | 6 Comments

Sweet Indulgences in Duquesne

When I began this blog, I vowed that I would not turn it into just another nostalgia blog that talks about the “good ol’ days.” I wanted to be sure that whatever I wrote about, reflected something about my life … Continue reading

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Duquesne’s Greasy Spoon

My father operated a service station on South First Street directly opposite of the Holy Name Rectory. It was named Volk’s Service. I was told that it was a car dealership aone time, as evidenced by a “showroom” that was to … Continue reading

Posted in Church and School - Holy Name, Food and Restaurants, Parents, Stores and Businesses | 21 Comments