Wednesday, 04 September 2019 16:05

Browns New Primary Colors

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It began on Monday, Labor Day, when the Cleveland Browns tweeted "Announcement Coming Wednesday" and in the background you could make out the stripes of the Browns Color Rush uniforms.  People began to speculate...."Is this going to be an announcement regarding the Browns uniforms"?  Some speculated that it was going…
Tuesday, 03 September 2019 17:14

For The Kids (& The Kid In You)

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When I first came to Akron, many moons ago, one of the very first promotions I was involved with was dressing up as Santa Claus and delivering presents to some children in need.  Santa didn't have his sleigh or Reindeer, but he did have a Fire Truck and I remember…
Saturday, 31 August 2019 12:47

Victory Fridges Are Back

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Remember all the excitement during the Cleveland Brown's quest for a "W" in the win column, that was fueled by the Bud Light Victory Fridges?  Every bar and grill wanted one, but only a select few locations in the Cleveland and the Akron area were chosen.  Each Victory Fridge was…
Friday, 30 August 2019 17:18

Akron Rubber Ducks Final Homestand 2019

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It's here....Labor Day Weekend 2019, the unofficial end to the Summer (say it ain't so) and the Akron Rubber Ducks final homestand of the Summer is this weekend at Canal Park, on Main St. (King James Way), in downtown Akron.  Besides Akron's FIRST Pizzafest, at Lock 3, the Rubber Ducks…
Thursday, 29 August 2019 16:27

The Cleveland National Air Show

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If you have read a previous blog post from me called "I Love To Fly", then you already know my love for aircraft of all kinds and I have been fortunate to have flown with some of the best pilots in some very classic aircraft.  Well, time to buckle up…
Tuesday, 20 August 2019 16:15

Two Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Exhibits Closing

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Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is a real treasure for northeast Ohio and the world.  Every time I have been to the Rock Hall I have discovered something that I hadn't seen or heard before.  In fact, I would like to see more Ohioans take advantage of this…
Monday, 19 August 2019 18:08

Akron Biker's for Boobs Part II

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I revisiting an event that took place yesterday, because I think the results of this wonderful charity event are worth sharing.  Let me first say that I am not a "Biker".  The only true experience I've ever had was riding a dirt bike on the beaches of Daytona Beach when…
Friday, 16 August 2019 17:47

Bikers for Boobs

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Twelve and a half years ago, on April 9th, 2007, I was cured of Prostate Cancer.  The disease was caught very early and at age 52, the best chance of the cancer not to return was to have a nerve sparing radical prostatectomy.  One week later, my surgeon called me…
Thursday, 15 August 2019 17:48

Let's Go To The County Fair

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Growing up in Mid-Missouri and living in the County Seat of Audrain County, I always loved going to the county fair.  In a town of 10,000 people the fair was a BIG DEAL.  There were the rides, the fair food and always something going on in the Grandstand.  Back in…
Wednesday, 14 August 2019 15:13

Akron's First Pizza Fest

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In our never ending quest to get one year's worth of outdoor events into the 3 months we in northeast Ohio call Summer (remember Mother Nature robbed us of June), here is a new festival to add to the list of outdoor things to do.  This one will happen Labor…