Ye Olde Herren’s was originally opened in 1934 by Charlie Herren. When it was remodeled for the second time in 1963 it became simply Herren’s Restaurant at 84 Luckie St., downtown Atlanta, and was owned and operated by members of the Negri family from 1938, when it was purchased by my grandfather, Guido, until it …
Being stationed in Jacksonville I was able to travel to Atlanta frequently, so I got to know my brother Paul’s circle of friends who called themselves “The Crew” and included Dave Gallaher (now known as Microwave Dave), and John Costello. Those three and others who you will meet in the next paragraph were part of a … Continue reading And Then There Was None
What’s in a title? Anti – (opposed to), Submarine (those metal canisters that schlep about under the oceans of the world carrying deadly missiles) – Warfare (killing each other for some politician’s grand design, in this case a whole tube full of sailors at a time) – Technician (conversant with the technical details). So, I … Continue reading Anti-Submarine Warfare Technician
My grandfather, Guido Negri, was born and raised in the vicinity of Milan, Italy. He died a at the age of fifty two two years before I was born. So, I never knew Guido, though I think in many ways I am him, and, since I’m not him, I only know him through the eyes … Continue reading Who is Steve Negri?