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Re: “My Weekend at a Northeast Ohio Nudist Camp

Great writing. Very interesting.

Posted by Hibetee Hoopla on 07/14/2017 at 8:13 PM

Re: “This Comically Huge Roll of Ohio Toilet Paper Could Soon Be Yours

Drop it off at the White House.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by LakeErieSeaGulls on 07/14/2017 at 4:10 PM

Re: “'The Nation' Calls Out Dan Gilbert and the Q Deal

Ward 13 councilman Kevin Kelley thinks he knows more than 60,000 Clevelanders who signed petitions to vote on the deal. Shame on him for blocking democracy by refusing to take the petitions.

8 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by cheleburk on 07/14/2017 at 3:50 PM

Re: “'The Nation' Calls Out Dan Gilbert and the Q Deal

What's hilarious is Ward 14 Councilman Brian Cummins tried so hard to get back into the good graces of the Cuyahoga County Democratic Party by making a late flip on the issue......and selling out still meant no party endorsement for the September 12 primary election.

13 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by LakeErieSeaGulls on 07/14/2017 at 2:36 PM

Re: “The Mother of Jesus is at the Center of a Dust-Up With Some Catholics in 'The Testament of Mary'

Ever notice that liberals in the "arts community" would never ever dare do a play about Islam or any of its icons? What a disgusting, pathetic bunch! And they wonder why President Trump got elected, and why most people don't want to fund the arts with our tax dollars!!!

2 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Brent on 07/14/2017 at 1:37 PM

Re: “LeBron James Crowned Best NBA Player of the Year at ESPYs

Lebron James has been the best NBA player for more than a decade. The NBA ignored stats than would have given him many more titles because they were trying to keep the league competitive; well that work out well! Durant chose the Warriors because he wanted to beat Lebron and that was the only way he can do it (without Durant, no question, the Warriors would have lost). The ESPY'S got it right; they based their decision on the stats that the , conveniently NBA overlooks so they don't have to admit he's been the "BEST ALL AROUND PLAYER TO EVER PLAY BASKETBALL, PERIOD"! If the Cavs get Wade and Melo, they will beat the Warriors...and the NBA will be competjtive when Lebron again...only between 2 teams until Lebron decides hang it up.... ONE LAST "TRUTH" if Durant went to the Cavs, the Warriors wouldn't have won a game in the finals, STOP DRINKING THE HATORADE AND GET OVER IT! The Chosen is alive,well and ready to put the DIRTY WARRIOR'S WHERE THEY BELONG...SECOND...

7 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by DENNIS WAGER on 07/14/2017 at 12:29 PM

Re: “Five Great Ohio Wineries to Visit

I have been at Hidden Lakes Winery in Canal Winchester Ohio and what a gorgeous place to visit. They should be added to this list. Their staff is amazing! Great food!

Posted by Skriggs on 07/14/2017 at 11:51 AM

Re: “Take a Look at Edgewater Park's New Multi-Million Dollar Beach House, Which Opens Friday

Nice atmosphere.....I just don't like all of the racist park ranger cops there. People of color are having bad experiences with those guys.....

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Anthony Fore on 07/14/2017 at 11:21 AM

Re: “Update: AEG Presents CEO Promises an ‘Uptick' in Concerts at the Agora in the Wake of a New Agreement

The one-stop shop has become the business model for entertainment venues.

Posted by LakeErieSeaGulls on 07/14/2017 at 10:59 AM

Re: “Scientists Predict Potentially Harmful Algae Bloom on Lake Erie This Summer

Lakeside doesn't have customers,they are guests.
The pool is awesome but lots of the people still like the dock and lake swimming,sandcastle building and sailing.
There will always be monitoring of the beach water and if the bloom is toxic or questionable the beach is then closed.
Here's hoping it won't be too bad.

0 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by C on 07/14/2017 at 10:28 AM

Re: “Bella, Buddy, Max: Cuyahoga County's Most Popular Dog Names

Who is the idiot that doesn't understand how word clouds work?

Posted by toolazytoreg on 07/14/2017 at 9:20 AM

Re: “Places to Go and Things to See On an Amish Country Road Trip

Who is"We"?

0 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by Silva on 07/14/2017 at 7:59 AM

Re: “Red Cross Issues Emergency Appeal For Blood Donations, Also Offers Free Cedar Point Tickets

Since I haven't been to Cedar Point in more than fifteen years, or donated for forty, it was quite an enticement.

Yeah, sure...I did a "mitzvah" ( Yiddish for "good deed"), and possibly saved a life, but I don't appreciate being misled...or lied to.

And that's exactly what they did when they promised tickets for ALL donors. Passing that clipboard around only compounded the lie...with yet another lie.

All that the Red Cross needed to do, when we called, was to ASK US what time we could come in, and we would have said "Monday, July 3, at 9AM"...and there would have been no misunderstandings and no whining.

A promise is a promise...and it was broken. The bottom line is that a whole lot of folks were hosed. You can say that a sheep has five legs until you turn blue, but calling a tail a leg doesn't make it one.

Chuckles the Clown

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Posted by Chuckles the Clown on 07/14/2017 at 3:31 AM

Re: “Coming Soon: The City Diner in Old Brooklyn

The expressway diner had good food, good prices and good portion, but their problems were servers, parking, letting employees sit out in front with customers and management. I have worked in the food industry since I was 10. I know what it takes and how to get it done. It does not matter how good the food is or the prices if all the little things are not also taken care of. I wish you all the best and look forward to dining at your establishment.

10 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Mechelle on 07/13/2017 at 10:37 PM

Re: “At the All-Star break, a Conversation With Jason Kipnis on the Team's Struggles, His Struggles, and How They Can Get Back to the World Series

Hey, have you heard Jason Kipnis is from Chicago?

If you watched any of the [World Series] games last year, they must have said it a hundred times.

Hey, have you heard that Jason Kipnis is half-Jewish?

If you followed baseball online last year, it was all over the interwebs.

Jewish ballplayers , at least at the major league level, have always been as rare as snow in May. That has been true for 150 years.

So when SCENE runs a cover photo of Kipnis wearing a crucifix (as opposed to the image that ran on Page 13 and also on this site,) it only makes sense to fully expect that somewhere in the interview there'd be a mention of the fact that he was raised Jewish in the heavily Jewish Chicago suburb of Northbrook (where "The Breakfast Club" was filmed in the Eighties), and that he converted to Catholicism in his late teens. Technically, one must be born of a Jewish mother to be considered Jewish...only his father was--which doesn't "count" (Hey, I didn't make the "rules"...or make that up).

But that didn't stop the media from talking about the latest "Jewish ballplayer" to star in the majors. You'd think SCENE would want to get his opinions on being considered the latest "Hebrew Hammer" (as previous Jewish ballplayers have been tagged)...especially when it isn't so...hence the prominent cross. Instead...not a peep. Frankly, I was disappointed.

And as for the reaction to negativity on social media...and in public...a "Fuck off!" is a rather piss-poor response from someone of celebratory stature. When one is at the top of his profession, a member of the one per cent, and consistently in the spotlight (and under a magnifying glass), a thick skin has to come with the territory.

Ask LeBron and any number of other professional athletes. In any sport. Replies are a waste of time and keystrokes. Gotta let it slide, man! (not dude...or bro...I'm old...)

Looking at the screen constantly, and reading every response, and responding to negativity with further negativity, might have caused those neck spasms. And a case of rabbit ears...or whatever the hell you call getting upset from all those annoying tweets...by all those twats.

But, hey, even after six seasons, he's still pretty young...thirty. So he gets a pass.

And in another twenty or thirty years, he'll look back nostalgically...and laugh about it all the way home..

Chuckles the Clown

2 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by Chuckles the Clown on 07/13/2017 at 10:21 PM

Re: “Coming Soon: The City Diner in Old Brooklyn

HiGood Evening Sir or Madam,

I appreciate your review and comments of the article. I agree the word choice of "neighborhood assest" is incorrect as to the location of some of the vendors listed.

As the owner, we take pride in everything that we do. From our inception and early business planning we have thought of OB and people and business that make community. The City Diners OB business parnters include but not limited to: Cake Royal, JAC Creative, Witmer Refrigeration and Vicki Vincent designs.

We welcome any potential vendor to drop by, make a business connection and showcase their products/goods/services.

I think it is important to note that we also have created over 45 opening hourly Team Members positions. We filled the vast majority of those postions directly from Old Brooklyn.

I hope this illuminates our commitments and validates our actions.

Thank you again,

Edward Michalski
Owner
The City Diner
Great Food, Great City

32 likes, 6 dislikes
Posted by Edward Michalski on 07/13/2017 at 10:14 PM

Re: “Marie's Restaurant of St. Clair-Superior is a True Neighborhood Spot

Marie's has great food in an authentic old-world atmosphere. It is truly one of Cleveland's hidden gems.

6 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Bob Proske on 07/13/2017 at 9:04 PM

Re: “Opportunity Corridor Construction Delayed, No Firm Timetable in Place

Goddammit, I want my shortcut from the Far West Side to CMA, Wade Oval Wednesday, Opera Fest at the Italian Cultural Garden, One World Festival on MLK, and Parade the Circle. And I want it ASAP!

All those precious moments I save will allow my wife and me to beat all those snobby table-and-chair hogging East Side Canadians out of a parking space...and also get us a better spot to park our asses as well.

Hell, we NEED the Opportunity Corridor! NOW!

Chuckles the Clown

7 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by Chuckles the Clown on 07/13/2017 at 8:57 PM

Re: “Avon Man Who Stole 500 Yard Signs Receives Jail Time, Forced to Apologize

Sounds super persnickety, but this story took place in Avon Lake, not Avon. Both are very much their own munipalities... Not just the general "Avon" area!

3 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Persnickety in suburbia on 07/13/2017 at 8:34 PM

Re: “Opportunity Corridor Construction Delayed, No Firm Timetable in Place

A tax is not really a tax if a career politician says so.

1 like, 3 dislikes
Posted by LakeErieSeaGulls on 07/13/2017 at 5:35 PM

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