Lyle (Corky) Larkin




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Growing Up in Frankford Part 3

Continuation of Lyle (Corky) Larkin remembers: Halloween was always a very festive time in our neighborhood, we had a beautiful parade that completely closed Frankford Avenue from the Ruan St. fire station (which used to…


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Growing Up in Frankford Part 2

Continuation of Lyle (Corky) Larkin remembers: Frankford Avenue was paved with cobblestones (So many streets were paved this way) at this time and was the main shopping area for the northeast portion of Philadelphia. Within…