Browsing local furniture stores in Cleveland, we found Norton Furniture. Apparently they are most famous for strange and unusual late night television commercials. Check them out on YouTube. How about the one with the frog?
They are located in the historic Film Building of Cleveland Film Exchange Building:
Now several floors are crammed with furniture, as well as life-size statues:
Kent considers an item for the man cave:
On the same day we traveled to Rocky River to the "historic" home of Ada & Bert at 1083 Elmwood Rd:
A neon yellow door?
Friday, May 17, 2013
I was shopping at the University Square Target in University Heights, OH. Oddly enough, it is accessed from the 3rd and 5th levels of a parking garage. Stranger still was to see an escalator in the store. A woman with a child was going up and down the escalator repeatedly, and she apologized to an employee that her son was fascinated with the escalator, because they don't have one at their Target. The employee remarked this was the only Target with an escalator in Ohio:
Sunday, May 19, 2013
We began the day in Little Italy for lunch at the Mia Bella Restaurant:
Another famous Italian, Christopher Columbus:
Hessler Street Fair:
rea dedicated as a Landmark District in November of 1975 by the City of Cleveland.
A tall bicycle:
Monday, June 17, 2013
St Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral:
Saturday, July 13, 2013
Well, this is on the beaten path - Shaker Square:
This is their answer to panhandlers:
We had dinner at Frank Serle's Slovenian Country House Restaurant:
What kind of name is Szemerszky? Hungarian?
Saturday, July 20, 2013
We were looking for antique stores, but found this Art in the Park event:
A. I. Root Co.:
Amos Ives Root (1839 – 1923) was an Ohio entrepreneur who developed innovative techniques for beekeeping. One of his major contributions was a method to harvest honey without destroying the beehive. He started his own company selling beekeeping equipment. The company is still in business, but now focuses on making candles.
The Medina Depot, now an antique shop:
Saturday, July 26, 2013
At the Middlefield Cheese House and Museum:
Saturday, August 3, 2013
Historic Tremont Neighborhood
The best local pizzeria keeps odd hours:
The signature restaurant, Dante (2247 Professor Avenue), of local chef Dante Boccuzzi, in a former bank:
Michael Symon Corner at his restaurant Lolita (900 Literary Road at Professor Avenue):
1912 Building on Professor Avenue:
Sunday, August 4, 2013
Sunday Brunch at Flour Restaurant, owned by Kent's freshman year dorm mate, Paul Minillo:
Saturday, August 10, 2013
The Koehn Sculptors' Sanctuary on the Green and Bavarian Tea Studio Cafe (1936 S Green Road in S Euclid):
The Artist's Palette:
Zucchini Caprese with gazpacho and three side salads: