Patrick Burke 
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Re: “An Ode to Chain Restaurants as Ruby Tuesday Announces Closures

Would have been nice if you listed the restaurant closings instead of immediately pivoting to yourself. But whatever I guess.

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Posted by Patrick Burke on 08/23/2016 at 10:31 AM

Re: “Mr. Hero is the Scourge of Cleveland's Professional Athletes

I thought Charlie Frye did a stint with Mr Hero before Hoyer.

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Posted by Patrick Burke on 05/24/2016 at 8:15 AM

Re: “Rock Gaming To Take Over Horseshoe Casino, Phase Two Now Almost Certainly Not Happening

Anyone who bought into the grand casino scheme has only their own naivete to blame. It was a scam from the outset. At least we didn't replicate the same error by granting a monopoly to big marijuana this election cycle, maybe voters are learning.

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Posted by Patrick Burke on 11/04/2015 at 1:19 PM

Re: “Tearing Down the City to Save it? New Journal Article Shines Light on Cleveland's "Demolition Coalition"

This is a tough question.

Can I buy the house above for $10k to get off the street or out of an apartment? Sure. But that house will need easily 6x that amount to bring it up to code and modernize. Maintaining an older home is a nightmare emotionally, financially and logistically. All of the wires in your house are no longer supported, cracks in the walls cannot be fixed without a specialist who knows how to lathe with spackle, even the studs in the house are not spaced to modern standards, doors, windows, closets? All custom-sized. The masonry is all rotting away from the inside out as it has outlived it's intended life-span. Money-pit & death-trap all rolled into one.

Better to tear it down and hopefully attract someone who can build anew on the site.

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Posted by Patrick Burke on 10/15/2015 at 1:14 PM

Re: “@1801SuperiorAve Is Driving the Bosses and Reporters at Batty

Sounds like Roldo.

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Posted by Patrick Burke on 04/14/2015 at 8:33 AM

Re: “Have You Been Duped by IHOP's Confusing Criss-Croissant?

Love it! Maybe next you can tell us how the Big Mac's in McDonald's don't match the commercials.

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Posted by Patrick Burke on 03/06/2015 at 3:51 PM

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