Ernest Borgnine Park in Hamden, Connecticut
Ernie memorabilia and the fabled Ernie booth at Tortilla Flats in New York City
Today is Ernest Borgnine's birthday. He played a lonely bachelor in "Marty", a cruel sergeant in "From Here to Eternity", a fun-loving skipper in "McHale's Navy" and superhero Mermaid Man in "SpongeBob Squarepants". He's 94 (!) and still looks great. He's also a native of my hometown, Hamden, Connecticut, and they have a small park there is his honor. There's also a Mexican restaurant in New York City that has a fabled Ernest Borgnine booth. I did a previous post about both of these places and you can read all about them here.
Happy birthday Ernie! You do Hamden proud.