THE MALDEN ADVOCATE–Friday, July 29, 2022 Page 7 always been a great big bear hug and kiss to Malden. Deep dive my articles and you’ll see that “(expletive deleted) kissing” goes way back. Nothing new. Unabashed homer from Day 1. Guilty. “For duty and humanity,” as The Three Stooges once proclaimed. All for the good of Malden! www.eight10barandgrille.com We Have Reopened for Dine-In and Outside Seating every day beginning at 4 PM MALDEN: TODAY | FROM PAGE 6 ed) kisser” (see details below). He’s also been called a “turd smith” (ouch!) and a sanctimonious fake news purveyor (oh, the pain!). Those are just from his friends! I (semi) kid. He’s the author of this column and “Malden Musings” answering some of those “hard hitting” questions he’s posed to so many others. For your reading pleasure? Take it away, (the original) Pistol Pete: 1. My full name is...Peter Frank Levine. 2. I am currently...employed by the City of Malden in the Parking Department. 3. I am saving up for...a 1956 Chevy Bel Air 2 Door Hardtop. 4. My home is in…West Peabody. Yes, pilgrims, I reluctantly made the move a short while back. It was painful, and still is. More on this later. 5. I love people who...are real, have a sense of humor and embrace reason and logic in all aspects of their life stance. 6. Something I say a lot is...“fuhgeddaboudit” – the meaning explained concisely by Donnie Brasco aka Johnny Depp in the movie “Donnie Brasco.” 7. I consider myself to be...a good listener. 8. I need to have...my grandchildren, Galleria Umberto Sicilian slices, Ballantine Ale, my sister Barbara’s chicken cutlets, Chuck Taylor’s, my recliner, YouTube TV, Bikeeny Caffe coffee and the Malden Advocate on a quiet Friday morning in the place that Cemetery Director Jimmy Cahill built, the Forestdale Cem. 9. My favorite movie(s) of all time are...“Gentleman’s Agreement” and “Angels with Dirty Faces.” 10. My all-time role model is...my mother, Dorothy Drago Levine. 11. I respect people who... have an open mind and use a humanistic approach in their daily lives. 12. The best thing anyone has ever said to me is...26-yearold Cliff Cioffi to 21-year-old Peter Levine, “you played a great game tonight.” 13. I am happiest when...I am with my grandchildren, when I am sitting with lifelong friends at the Italian American Citizens’ Club, when I am shooting a basketball and whenever I think of my late mother. 14. I find Ward 7 Councillor Chris Simonelli funny/hilarious. 15. I am named after...my uncle Peter “Paci” Levine. 16. I have two stepdaughters. 17. The farthest I’ve ever been from home is... (name dropping alert) the 1998 Van Halen Record Release Party, Los Angeles, California. 18. My special talents are... making you feel like you are my best friend, a talent I inherited from my mother. Insert smiley face. 19. I have zero pets. 20. I played sports as a youngster at Devir, Little Pearl and Amerige Park. As Peter Falk’s iconic TV character “Columbo” would say, “Just one more thing sir” – something I wrote was worthy of social media attention. I’ve finally made it! I am somebody! Granted, I was called a “name dropping (expletive deleted) kisser” but as the saying goes, “Bad publicity is better than no publicity.” Gushing praise I had for Mayor Christenson was the target of these memberspluscu.org 781-905-1500 EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY as low as SUMMER SIZZLER LOAN up to 12-Months $500 - $5,000 5.19% Vacations APR* Improvements Extra Cash Apply online FAST at memberspluscu.org. comments. Granted, I may have gone a bit overboard with my remarks, but I was in a good mood that day – just coming off a fourday weekend when my fingers started flying all over the keyboard. Listen, this column (and every column from Day 1) have WE'RE OPEN! 8 Norwood Street, Everett (617) 387-9810 YOUR SUMMER FUN... FOR LESS! STAY SAFE! *APR = Annual Percentage Rate. Payments for 5.19% APR for 12-months are approximately $85.70 per month per $1,000 borrowed. Payment does not reflect disability and/or credit life insurance and may differ slightly due to rounding. Terms up to 12 months. Minimum loan amount $500 and maximum loan amount $5,000. APR is based upon member’s credit score. Rates listed above reflect excellent credit scores. Rates effective June 1, 2022 thru September 5, 2022 and subject to change without notice. Membership requires a $5 deposit in a share/savings account.

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