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P'tit Louis Bistro opens downtown TODAY!



If you've been by the corner of Gold and 3rd downtown anytime since January, you've probably noticed the corner shop (formerly Ooh-Aah jewelry and before that Ruby Shoesday) undergoing some major changes.



A new French bistro - "P'tit Louis" - is opening today after much anticipation. This is John Phinizy's first restaurant, and he's brought with him the brilliant… Continue

Added by Benny the Icepick on March 23, 2010 at 9:30am — 20 Comments

Another Bizarre Dream - the Cuyahoga River

5:20 AM, Monday 3-Aug-09 (reposted from my in-the-process-of-being-updated blog). Image pulled from this website.



I had a dream that I was back in Cleveland, biking in and around the Cuyahoga river valley. It was ahead of a really big ride - a century ride, a charity ride of some… Continue

Added by Benny the Icepick on August 3, 2009 at 2:07pm — 4 Comments

The Most Peculiar Dream I Think I've Ever Had





It's 3am, and I just had one of the strangest dreams of my life. I need to take this down before I forget it.



I was in the home of DCF's own Jason and Spring, which in this dream had a garage that opened directly onto the kitchen instead of the driveway. In this garage was a grand piano, on which the two bloggers kept a framed picture of me of which they spoke endlessly ("Oh, we had dinner by the piano last night, right next to your picture!"). I mean,… Continue

Added by Benny the Icepick on May 22, 2008 at 3:00am — 8 Comments

From Lewd Pictures to Loud Preachers

Has anyone else noticed the lights on in the little brown building on Constitution and Carlisle?



This is the former site of "Jack Newsom Photography," a sketchy little place that I'd never seen open in the two years I've lived here. There was always the same crummy blue jeep parked out front, though, with a cord of some sort running from the jeep to the roof of the building.



But the jalopy wasn't what always caught my eye. It was the sign, handpainted right on the stucco, in… Continue

Added by Benny the Icepick on November 14, 2007 at 11:51am — 6 Comments

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