I heard about Bill in the streets, talking to people. I heard about Bill through friends, business connections, people around town. I heard about Bill everywhere. And I saw Bill’s face popping up on my Facebook wall as part of Delray Raw many times, discussing the community. I asked to meet with him, not knowing who he is or what he does. I just knew that everyone knows him…and likes him. Whenever his name came up it was always accompanied by a smile and an ‘Ohhh, Bill!!….’
Trying to 'pin' him down for an interview at his work “playground”, The Silverball Pinball Museum, was an adventure, as Rob was running around between the machines checking everything was operational and making sure everyone was having fun. He is here every couple of weeks.
Rob Ilvento, a true Italian, resides in Ausbury, New Jersey with his wife who he met 28 years ago during Spring Break in Ft. Lauderdale, two daughters (aged 21 & 25), two dogs, two cats and a horse. His
I met Tom originally through his beautiful and spirited girlfriend. They gave me a ride on Tom’s golf cart to the beach. We met this week on the Ave after he reached out to share some ideas for the website. He is a writer, a creative spirit, with eyes seeking the next thrill, and some peace. He had ideas for People Of Delray that he wanted to share to make it better. He loves people and loves the idea. He actually confessed that he wanted to copy it. Coming from him, I saw it
Mama took a while to agree to talk to me, and she did not agree to take a picture (hence, the flowers picture): "I don't want no one to know my story. I'm Mama and I sell flowers. That's all they need to know". So I sat by her side for a little while just to observe. At some point we were interrupted by an obnoxious guy who was trying to hit on me: "Here is my business card. Free sex any time, starting now". He wouldn't leave us alone until Mama yelled at him and threatened t
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