Cooking with Robert St. John: Big Apple birthdays | Lifestyles | News World

BROOKLYN — Growing up, I had relatives in New York. My maternal grandmother and grandfather lived here for 10 years or so. He worked on Madison Avenue for the entire decade of the 1960s. My first visit here was as a 3-year-old in 1964 during the World’s Fair. I don’t remember any of it other than a vague recollection of the song from Disney’s “It’s A Small World,” which was introduced at the fair, instantly becoming the king of ear-worm songs in the history of all ear-worm songs.

Subsequent visits to the city were uneventful in my memory, though I do remember being fascinated with automats. My New York memories mainly begin on July 20, 1969. I was sitting in Yankee Stadium with my brother and grandfather watching a game between the Yankees and the Washington Senators when legendary public address announcer Bob Sheppard announced that…


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