Wednesday, May 31, 2023

STEM Handmade Soaps

 We stopped by STEM Handmade Soaps, 12405 Madison Avenue last week, great spot, the Missus really liked their products. Seeing someone from Clark's Summit was a big plus, we'll be back.

Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Plane No. 5

 Ruins of Pennsylvania Coal Company Railroad, aka "The Gravity," atop East Mountain, June 6, 2008.

Monday, May 29, 2023

Decoration Day

 Decoration Day.

Liberty, June 6, 1942.

Sunday, May 28, 2023

Coast Guard Station

 The Coast Guard Station at the mouth of the Cuyahoga River, from a month or so ago.

Saturday, May 27, 2023

Clifton Boulevard

 Clifton Boulevard, looking east from near Cove Avenue, from last weekend.

Friday, May 26, 2023


 Switchstand at Virginia, on the Laurel Line, May 19, 2008.

Thursday, May 25, 2023

The Coffee Pot

 We stopped by the Coffee Pot, 12415 Madison Avenue on Saturday. This is a great little spot, one of the best hamburgs I ever had! We'll be back soon!

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Jim Brown

 Last week's passing of Jim Brown was quite the shock. He was a larger-than-life character when I was a kid, his autobio Out of Bounds was outstanding. He had quite the film career, with Three the Hard Way being a particular favorite.

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Asian Festival

 We stopped by the Asian Festival on Sunday afternoon, unbelievably crowded! It was a fun time, although we didn't want to fight the crowds.

Monday, May 22, 2023

Little Library

 A Little Library at Garfield School on Detroit Avenue in Lakewood.

Sunday, May 21, 2023

Church of the Ascension

 Church of the Ascension, 13216 Detroit Avenue, from last week.

Saturday, May 20, 2023

Philadelphia Suburban 76

 Philadelphia Suburban 76 northbound, crossing Stafford Meadow Brook, near milepost 3, April 18, 2008.

Friday, May 19, 2023

East Rockport Central School

 The East Rockport Central School, 1456 Warren Road, Lakewood, built 1878.

Thursday, May 18, 2023

City Greenhouse

 We stopped by the City Greenhouse, 750 E. 88th Street, a couple months ago, a neat place, well worth a visit, especially on a cold day.

Wednesday, May 17, 2023

Family Dollar

 The Family Dollar on Detroit in Lakewood is closing, never a good sign when a bottom barrel retailer like this closes.

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Westbound Freight

 We caught a NS westbound at Cove Avenue on Sunday.

Monday, May 15, 2023

Empty Storefront

 An empty storefront in the Variety Theatre building, West 118th & Lorain, from a couple weeks ago.

Sunday, May 14, 2023

Harbor Entrance

 Light house at the harbor entrance.

Saturday, May 13, 2023

Erie Railroad:Wyoming Division

 Looking east on the Erie, in the big cut at mile 14.1, May 12, 2013.

Bank Building

 An old bank building at West 65th & Detroit.

Friday, May 12, 2023

J.C. Kopp Apartments

 J.C. Kopp Apartments, 3078 West 25th Street. There used to be a number of businesses along here years ago, not much left now.

Thursday, May 11, 2023


 The original Goodtime, of the C&B Line.

Wednesday, May 10, 2023

Out a Window

 Skyline view from inside the Fire Museum.

Tuesday, May 9, 2023

Lincoln High School

 Lincoln High School, undated postcard. Lincoln was at 3001 Scranton Road, and was razed in the mid-1970's.

Monday, May 8, 2023

West 25th Street

 Looking south on West 25th Street from near Clark Avenue a few weeks ago.

Sunday, May 7, 2023

East Mt Zion Baptist Church

 East Mt Zion Baptist Church, 9998 Euclid Avenue, from a couple weeks ago.

Saturday, May 6, 2023

Hausfrau Record Shop

 We stopped by Hausfrau Record Shop, 1388 W. 65th Street, next to the Capitol Theatre, a couple weeks ago, a great little record store in an interesting neighborhood, afterwards check out some of the other spots nearby.

Friday, May 5, 2023

Fire Museum

 A few views from the Fire Museum, 310 Carnegie Avenue last week, really neat museum, with displays, artifacts and a safety display. This is well worth a visit, and displays change regularly, so a repeat visit is in the works.

Thursday, May 4, 2023

Lorain - Carnegie Bridge

 The Lorain - Carnegie Bridge last Saturday, looking west from behind the Fire Museum.