I salute the Confederate FlagThat is a provocative title! I will explain it as we go on.
by Joseph Meissner
Read why Lt Colonel Joe Meissner salutes the Stars and Bars
The Champagne BlissI don't know how many years ago I came across Pouilly Fuisse a popular French wine (high end) the first time. It wasn't until my late years in my 60's-70's- 80's that I became a Wine Sommelier.
by Maury Feren
I graduated from the Society of Wine Educators at that time. I cannot specific the exact year. I went on to teach wine courses at John Carroll's Continuing Education program at night. I taught for 13 years at the annual homecomings. Each one of these homecomings could have been a story in itself. ....
Read Maury's Thoughts on Wine
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A glockenspiel that rocks on the hour, polka bands rocking the festival, traditional Bavarian food to delight your tastebuds, and don't forget the beer! It's all part of the 11th Annual Cleveland Oktoberfest, Labor Day Weekend, Friday, September 4th, through Monday, September 7th, 2015 at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in Berea.
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Kicking it with MauryIt's been a busy weekend. My niece and nephew came in from New York to celebrate my 100th birthday which is coming up September 5th at Park Synagogue. That will be a big bash. I will tell you more when it happens.
by Maury Feren
The Men's Club at Park is planning it so I really don't know the intimate details. From what I hear it is going to be a Hawaiian theme and casual dress. ....
Read about Maury's visit to 4 restaurants
Joe's Tribute to Congressman Louis Stokes"Where is the kneeler?"
by Joseph Meissner
On this brilliant sunny day, I have come to Cleveland City Hall to pay my respects to Congressperson Louis Stokes who passed away at age 90 this past week. He is at the front of the City Hall Rotunda lying in a large elegant casket made from the best of woods.
On the left and right side of his casket are standing straight, tall, and rigid, two guards in their best uniforms. We, the public, are separated by a rope from the casket and the guards.
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Cleveland Cooks™ - Celtic Cooking
The Celtic Caterer Chef Eric W. McBride demonstrated Celtic foods at the Ohio Celtic Festival at Classic Park in Eastlake, home to the Lake County Captains.
Celtic Caterer Chef Eric W. McBride
RIP Congressman Louis Stokes
Born on February 23, 1925 in Cleveland Ohio, Louis Stokes is one of two very famous children born to Charles and Louise Stokes. The other, of course, is his younger brother Carl, the one time Mayor of Cleveland.
Congressman Louis Stokes in June 2007
Read of their journey from Cleveland's Projects to Historic Achievements in the 2007 profile of Congressman Louis Stokes by Debbie Hanson.
Congressman Louis Stokes Photo Page
Congressman Stokes was kind enough to share with us many photos from his life for his profile. See him with Jim Brown, Bill Cosby, Al Gore and others.
Carl Stokes, mother Louise Stokes and Louis Stokes
Congressman Louis Stokes Photo Page.
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