Sure, you think, you’re young, smart, and fit—surely you can best a geriatric in any athletic challenge! Brother, you are about to enter a world of hurt. The seniors who populate the bocce courts in the William F. Moore Park in Corona, Queens, will take your money and your dignity. Happily, you can console yourself with a treat from the Lemon Ice King of Corona, just across the street.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 15, 2008