Archive for the 'Cleveland' Category

Mansfield Haunted Prison Experience

Tuesday, October 31st, 2006 | 11:03

The previous weekend, we went to Mansfield Prison as part of Grace’s local college alumnae seasonal get-together. While we missed the alum group because of a late start, we … Continue reading »

The Wilds

Sunday, August 6th, 2006 | 10:46

As our guide pulled the bus through the Jurassic Park-lite gate and electric fencing, she said that The Wilds nature conservancy is equal in land area to all the zoos … Continue reading »

Fireworks for 2006

Thursday, July 6th, 2006 | 06:28

Cleveland’s 4th of July fireworks again, from the roof of a building in the west Flats. You know, fireworks photos more or less look the same, after you’ve seen, … Continue reading »

City Data

Thursday, November 17th, 2005 | 11:03

City Data looks like useful summary information for all sorts of US cities. Here’s the page for Ohio’s Bigger Cities (over 6000 residents) and Cleveland in particular. Lots … Continue reading »

Bernstein’s America at Blossom

Wednesday, August 31st, 2005 | 08:33

This past Saturday, we went to Blossom again, using our last two upgrades where we traded in lawn tickets for pavillion seats. Blossom was relatively empty that evening: it … Continue reading »

Indians – Yankees Game 1

Thursday, August 4th, 2005 | 14:15

In New York, it’s relatively hard to pick up tickets for Yankee games. In Cleveland, I stopped by the team store at Jacobs Field the week before Tuesday’s game … Continue reading »

Cleveland Skyscrapers

Monday, August 1st, 2005 | 08:33

This is a neat site on Cleveland skyscrapers, containing a lot of photographs, a bit of Cleveland’s architectural history and interesting facts. For example, the paucity of downtown skyscrapers … Continue reading »


Sunday, July 31st, 2005 | 13:29

Blossom is the Cleveland Orchestra’s equivalent to the Boston Symphony’s Tanglewood: the weekend venue during the summer, when the Orchestra plays in an open-air pavilion and the audience sprawls out … Continue reading »

Cleveland July 4th Fireworks

Tuesday, July 5th, 2005 | 13:00

Here are the fireworks pics for Cleveland’s July 4th show. The fireworks were shot from an area near the mouth of the Cuyohoga River, with the best viewing areas in the … Continue reading »


Sunday, April 24th, 2005 | 10:04

It’s been said that the formative years of Americans can be dated to their memories of Saturday Night Live eras. I’m pegged to the late ’80s/early ’90s, and, perhaps … Continue reading »