Monday, July 31, 2023

Goodkind Coffee

 We stopped by Goodkind Coffee, 15526 Madison Avenue, on Saturday morning, a really cool spot. There's a bunch of interesting shops along this stretch of Madison.

Sunday, July 30, 2023

St. James Church

 St. James Church, 17514 Detroit Avenue.

Saturday, July 29, 2023

Chief Wahoo

 Chief Wahoo at the Western Reserve Historical Society.

Above, The Salem News, July 17, 1993. Dr. Michael Traina was my favorite in the Capital U. History Department.

Friday, July 28, 2023

On a Carousel

 The Euclid Beach carousel at the Western Reserve Historical Society, built in 1910 by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company. We rode it twice, haven't been on it since the 60's.

Thursday, July 27, 2023


 The Tinkerbelle on display at the Western Reserve Historical Society. In the summer of 1965 Bob Manry crossed the Atlantic Ocean in 78 days, sailing this vessel.

Wednesday, July 26, 2023

Daystar Boutique

 We like to stop by Daystar Boutique, 17102 Detroit Avenue, every so often, lots of unique items in here.

Tuesday, July 25, 2023

Mars Bar

 We stopped by Mars Bar, 15314 Madison Avenue on Sunday afternoon, as always, a great spot for lunch.

Monday, July 24, 2023

SS Eastland

 An undated postcard of the SS Eastland, On July 24, 1915, the Eastland capsized in the Chicago River, claiming 844 lives.

Sunday, July 23, 2023

Lakewood Baptist Church

 Lakewood Baptist Church, 14321 Detroit Avenue, from a couple weeks ago.

Saturday, July 22, 2023

Moses Cleaveland

 227 years ago today, Moses Cleaveland led his group of surveyors down the Cuyahoga River to the foot of what would become Superior Avenue and founded the city named after him, minus an "a".

1912 postcard.

Friday, July 21, 2023

Smoke on the Water II

 View of the downtown skyline from Lakewood Park on Sunday evening, the Canadian smoke cut visibility to a couple miles.

Thursday, July 20, 2023

Madison Park

 Madison Park, on Madison Avenue in Lakewood.

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

Tower City Barbershop Chorus

 We saw the Tower City Barbershop Chorus Sunday evening in Lakewood Park, they were pretty good.

The real highlight of the evening was the Dream Quartet, they stole the show, they were great!

Tuesday, July 18, 2023

Apple Jax Toys

 We stopped by Apple Jax Toys, 13002 Madison Avenue, the other day. Quite the cool little store, stuffed full of all sorts of toys/collectables from the `80's and 90's.

Monday, July 17, 2023

Mahall's 20 Lanes

 Mahall's 20 Lanes, 13200 Madison Avenue, a longtime Lakewood landmark.

Sunday, July 16, 2023

Lakewood Presbyterian Church

 Lakewood Presbyterian Church, 14502 Detroit Avenue, from the other day.

Saturday, July 15, 2023

Great Clips

 Great Clips, 11628 Clifton Boulevard, a great spot for a quick haircut, we've both been here, and have been quite happy with the results. The lady that runs the place is great!

Friday, July 14, 2023

Papa Nick's Pizza & Pasta

 We like stopping by Papa Nick's Pizza & Pasta, 11534 Clifton Boulevard, every so often.

Thursday, July 13, 2023

Flower Child

 We like stopping by Flower Child, 11508 Clifton Boulevard, every so often, lots of unique items in here.

Canadian Pacific 2317

 CP 2317 at Steamtown, back on July 26, 2008.

Wednesday, July 12, 2023


 Lakewood sewer project is closing part of West 117th Street, north of Lake Avenue, for the foreseeable future.

Tuesday, July 11, 2023

Nickel Plate Road

 Looking west on the NKP from Thoreau Avenue in Lakewood.

Monday, July 10, 2023


 Flowers in Cove Park on Saturday, between the rains.

Sunday, July 9, 2023

Lake Erie

 View of Lake Erie, from a couple weeks ago.

Saturday, July 8, 2023

Mauch Chunk

 Mauch Chunk from an undated postcard folder.

Friday, July 7, 2023

Gene's Place

 We stopped by Gene's Place, 3730 Rocky River Drive, a couple weeks ago, great spot for lunch, we'll have to visit again.

Thursday, July 6, 2023

William Street

 Looking west on William Street, July 2013.

Wednesday, July 5, 2023

Main Street

 Looking east on Main Street, Carbondale Penna, from in front of City Hall last July.

Tuesday, July 4, 2023

Independence Day

 Happy Independence Day!

From the Plain Dealer, July 3, 1936.

Monday, July 3, 2023

Wyoming Monument

 Today is the anniversary of the Battle of Wyoming in 1778, not much of a battle, more of a rout actually, undated postcard.

Sunday, July 2, 2023

Our Lady of Fatima Grotto

 Our Lady of Fatima Grotto on North Street in Wilkes-Barre, August 2000.

Saturday, July 1, 2023

Baldwin Locomotive Works 26

 BLW 26 along Ridge Row back in the spring of 1997.