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||Give a good read on Cleveland
Northeast November My Turn
Our past certainly does make a great present. A perusal of area bookstore shelves uncovers six terrific volumes about our city that make ideal holiday gifts. Nothing says “wish you were here” like “Greetings from Cleveland, Ohio 1900 through 1960s” ( Schiffer Publishing Co. ), a colorful chronicle of more than 250 postcards purchased by tourists to remember “The Best Location in the Nation.” Author Robert Reed has selected images ranging from pastoral scenes of Gordon...
||Back to the Beach
She was a 500-pound bastion of good humor who never failed to bring a smile at Euclid Beach Park. Although Cleveland’s beloved amusement park closed in 1969, Laughing Sal, the mechanical woman with the booming giggle, lives on. She’s among the more than 15,000 park artifacts that have been purchased over the last 25 years by John Frato, 56, of Lyndhurst and Joe Tomaro, 52, of Highland Heights. “The day Euclid Beach closed, it was though I had lost my best friend,” Tomaro recalls....