Friday, March 31, 2023

Yours Truly Restaurant

 We like stopping at Yours Truly every so often, usually the Halle Building location, but their other locations are fine as well.

Thursday, March 30, 2023

Cleveland Botanical Garden

 We stopped by the Botanical Garden, 11030 East Boulevard, on Saturday, well worth the visit. It was like an early taste of summer, small birds and butterflies were abundant in there.

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Hotel Cleveland

 View of the Hotel Cleveland on Public Square from last week.

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

BottleHouse Brewing Co.

 We stopped by BottleHouse, 13368 Madison Aveson for a late lunch the other day, great spot!

Monday, March 27, 2023

Early Spring

 Warm and windy for the first weekend of spring, this view is outside the City Greenhouse in Rockefeller Park.

Sunday, March 26, 2023

St Peter's Church

 St. Peter's Church, 17th & Superior, built 1859, oldest Catholic church building in Cleveland.

Saturday, March 25, 2023

Prospect Avenue

 Looking west on Prospect from the 1200 block on Monday afternoon.

Friday, March 24, 2023

Grays Armory

 Grays Armory, 1234 Bolivar Road, built 1893, on Monday afternoon.

Thursday, March 23, 2023

Sherwin - Williams

 A look at the new Sherwin - Williams building from Public Square on Monday afternoon.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Water Main Break

 The aftermath of Sunday's water main break at Ontario & St. Clair, from Monday afternoon. The Cuyahoga County courthouse is in the distance.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023

RTA 314

 RTA 314 at West 117th/Madison last month.

Monday, March 20, 2023

Jessup Station

 Jessup Station back in the spring of 2021.

Sunday, March 19, 2023

Trowbridge Avenue

 Looking west on Trowbridge Avenue from West 25th Street a couple weeks ago. I grew up not too far from this location.

Saturday, March 18, 2023


 One from the Missus, bikes in the snow on Public Square the other day.

Friday, March 17, 2023

Shore Restaurant

 The Shore Restaurant, 12009 Detroit Avenue is always a great spot for breakfast or lunch.

Thursday, March 16, 2023

4th Street

 Looking south on 4th Street a few weeks ago. Hard to believe I went to high school on this block, a long time ago.

Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Rail Train

 An eastbound Norfolk Southern rail train at Thoreau Avenue on Sunday afternoon.

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

West 117th Street

 Looking north on West 117th Street, from the 117th Street Rapid Transit station a few weeks ago. Lakewood is on the left of the double-yellow line, Cleveland on the right.

Monday, March 13, 2023

Terminal Tower

 Terminal Tower, used to be able to get to Scranton in about nine hours from here, via Buffalo. 

Delaware - Lackawanna 2457

 DL 2457 in the Steamtown Yard last March.

Sunday, March 12, 2023

Erie Street Cemetery

Erie Street Cemetery, looking west from 14th Street last month. It didn't look much different than it did last fall, not much snow this year.

Saturday, March 11, 2023

West 25th Street

 Looking north on West 25th Street, from around Sackett Avenue last week.

Friday, March 10, 2023

Frank's Falafel House

 We stopped by Frank's Falafel House, 1823 W 65th Street, at Franklin the other day, great lunch. They also have an all-day breakfast here. Good spot, we'll be back!

Thursday, March 9, 2023

Sanctuary Museum

 We stopped by the Sanctuary Museum, 12905 Madison Avenue, Lakewood, on Saturday afternoon, great place! It's in the former St. Hedwig Church and contains statues, stained glass windows and other remnants of closed Catholic churches in the diocese. I'll bring a tri-pod next time, well worth a visit! For more info go to their website.

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

State Theatre

 Fifty years ago today, the first notice of what would open in the long-closed Loew's State Theatre. None of us in our wildest dreams could have imagined what would happen next.

From the Plain Dealer, March 8, 1973. I'd been here almost a year at this point. 

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

55 Public Square

 55 Public Square, the former Illuminating Company building, now being converted into apartments. This was the first of the post-war office buildings in downtown.

Monday, March 6, 2023

Reading Is A Treat

 Sign at West 65th & Franklin, from Saturday afternoon.

Sunday, March 5, 2023

First Presbyterian Church

 First Presbyterian Church on Public Square.

Saturday, March 4, 2023

Rose Building

 The Rose Building, 9th & Prospect. Medical Mutual is going to vacate the building, making this an attractive apartment conversion possibility.

Friday, March 3, 2023

Euclid Avenue

 Euclid Avenue, looking east from Public Square, last week.

Thursday, March 2, 2023

Jake's Pizza

 The best slice downtown! In the Price Building on Public Square.

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Scranton Iron Furnaces

 The Scranton Iron Furnaces from December 2010.