Sunday, March 31, 2024

Happy Easter

 Happy Easter! Below, a 1919 postcard.

Saturday, March 30, 2024

Warner Brothers Building

 A 1987 view of the now demolished Warner Brothers Building, 2300 Payne Avenue.

Friday, March 29, 2024


 A couple views from the Reading Station in Quakertown, June 1998.

Thursday, March 28, 2024

Susquehanna 3612

 NYS&W 3612 passing the Steamtown mall, June 1998, the 3612 was in town as part of an excursion that ran down from Syracuse as part of the 1998 NRHS Convention.

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Gordon Square

 A view of West 65th & Detroit, from last month. A lot of neat little shops around here.

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Allen Theatre: Dave Mason

 Another day I'll never forget, an audience made up of people that looked like the bad guys on Adam-12, most of whom were smoking marihuana. A policeman told me, "Not a big deal kid."

From Scene, March 9-15, 1972.

Monday, March 25, 2024

Allen Theatre: Richard Harris

 A day I'll never forget, from the Plain Dealer Action Tab, March 19, 1972.

Sunday, March 24, 2024

United Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church

 The United Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1385 Andrews Avenue, at Detroit, from last weekend.

Saturday, March 23, 2024

Adult Video Outlet

 The now demolished Adult Video Outlet. 1975 St. Clair Avenue, April 4, 1994.

Friday, March 22, 2024

Cleveland Skyline

 View from Riverside Cemetery, August 1, 1993.

Thursday, March 21, 2024

Erie Railroad: Wyoming Division

 Bridge over an unnamed creek, approximately mile 13.9, March 29, 2009.

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Lakewood Masonic Temple

 The Lakewood Masonic Temple, 15300 Detroit Avenue, from last week.

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Royal Castle

 An old Royal Castle building at Denison & Ridge, been closed for years.

Monday, March 18, 2024

Nickel Plate Road

 Looking west along the NKP last week, from Thoreau Avenue in Lakewood.

Sunday, March 17, 2024

Cove Park

 Looking west at Cove Park during last week's snow, the Nickel Plate tracks are behind the fence at left.

Saturday, March 16, 2024

Clifton Boulevard

 Clifton Boulevard looking east towards West 117th Street from Hird Avenue last week. This street is treacherous to cross.

Friday, March 15, 2024


 Looks like the big pit here has been filled in, and the crane moved, finally, this project has bolloxed things up for long enough.

Thursday, March 14, 2024

Despina's Bakery

 We like stopping by Despina's Bakery, 11823 Detroit Avenue, every so often, really a great place!

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Frank's Falafel House

 We stopped by Frank's Falafel House, 1823 W 65th Street, again last week, we really love this place.

Lackawanna Diner 469

 DL&W diner 469 at Steamtown Yard, March 22, 2014.

Tuesday, March 12, 2024


 A forgotten pre-cable telly come on, from July 1987.

Monday, March 11, 2024

My Friends Restaurant

 We stopped by My Friends Restaurant, 11616 Detroit Avenue, last week, as always, a great spot, open 24 hours as well.

Sunday, March 10, 2024

St. Maria's

 The former St. Maria's Roumanian Greek Orthodox Church, 6201 Detroit Avenue, from last week.

Saturday, March 9, 2024

Detroit Avenue

 Looking west on Detroit Avenue from near West 117th Street last Sunday.

Friday, March 8, 2024

Under Construction

 A new urgent care facility under construction at West 117th & Detroit Avenue on Sunday afternoon. This was where Loew's Granada once stood.

Thursday, March 7, 2024

Milepost 15

 MP 15 on the Erie's Wyoming Division, this is near an opening to the Butler Mine, from March 8, 2009.

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Hausfrau Record Shop

 We stopped by Hausfrau Record Shop, 1388 W. 65th Street, next to the Capitol Theatre on Saturday, cool little record shop, lots of very cool records.

Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Cool World

  We stopped by Cool World, 6511 Detroit Avenue in the Gorden Square Arts District again on Saturday. This place really lives up to the name, all sorts of unique gifts, check it out.

Monday, March 4, 2024

Early Spring

 Looks like spring is ready to pop up.

Sunday, March 3, 2024

Cuyahoga River

 Looking upstream on the Cuyahoga River from near Settler's Landing a couple months ago.

Saturday, March 2, 2024

I've Heard This Song Before

 This is from 1984, forty years later, politicians are ready to throw billions at the NFL and getting their palms heavily greased in the process.

Ultimately this wasn't built, instead a smaller base ball park was constructed.

Friday, March 1, 2024

Bookshop in Lakewood

 We were saddened to hear the Bookshop in Lakewood will be closing, such a good store.