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The Only Thing You Ever Regret Is the Typewriter You Don’t Buy: Attending the 2014 International Typewriter Collectors Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The rules and copy for the “Fastest Typewriting Contest” at the 2014 International Typewriter Collectors Convention, which took place August

The Gay Games Without A Car: What I Saw When I Returned to Cleveland

I thought I knew Cleveland. Then I stayed downtown for a week. Without a car.

Storming The Beach At Conneaut – A WWII Reenactment

3,700 miles away from the original battle for Normandy, D-Day in Conneaut, Ohio, began in 1999.

Friday Link Roundup

Friday Link Roundup

Midwest rankings in (stagnant) median household incomes, the rent is too damn high, Rust Belt beekeeping, careful what you wish for re: gentrification, how writers get paid in a virtual world of writing.

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Sewing in the City

Sewing in the City

Cleveland has always been a sewing town. The White Sewing Machine Company called the city home for over a century, and JoAnn Fabrics, the national mega-retailer, was born here in 1943.

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The Rust Belt Refugees III

The Rust Belt Refugees III

These profiles tell the story of Rust Belt refugees who are happy with their lives but sometimes can’t help thinking they’ve lost something they’ll never get back by joining the Michigan and Ohio diasporas.

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