A Brief History On September 20, 1947, Fiorello La Guardia, most famous as the Mayor of New York City (1934-1945), died at the age of 64 of pancreatic cancer.  Also serving as a Representative to Congress from New York (1923-1933), La Guardia was distinguished enough to serve as the second 2nd Director General of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration in 1946, an organization created to assist the victims of World War II.  A highly respected politician, La Guardia stands in stark contrast to some of the not so respectable politicians of today and the past.  Today we take…

A Brief History On September 15, 2021, we took a ride through the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo to enjoy the annual Asian Lantern Festival.  Available as a walk through or a ride through (in your car), this colorful homage to the Asian Lantern Festival tradition is currently in its 4th year at the Cleveland Zoo, an indication of its popularity.  Far from merely a bunch of colorful lanterns, the numerous decorations grouped into 70 displays include all sorts of animatronic flowers and animals as well.  Zoo visitors may tour the exhibit either during daylight or in time of darkness when the…

A Brief History Biographical drama fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see The Eyes of Tammy Faye on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 7:00 PM at Cinemark At Valley View & XD in Valley View, Ohio!  For your chance to get a pass, please log on to http://www.searchlightscreenings.com/FRlLD18327.  Passes are first-come, first-serve.  The theater is overbooked slightly to ensure a full audience.  Therefore, seating is not guaranteed.  So, please arrive early!  Saving seats for other parties is prohibited. Digging Deeper The Eyes of Tammy Faye is an intimate look at the extraordinary rise,…

A Brief History Drama fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see Blue Bayou on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 7:30 PM at Cinemark At Valley View & XD in Valley View, Ohio!  For your chance to get a pass, please log on to http://focusfeaturesscreenings.com/BLUEHISTORY14.  Passes are first-come, first-serve.  The theater is overbooked slightly to ensure a full audience.  Therefore, seating is not guaranteed.  So, please arrive early!  Saving seats for other parties is prohibited. Digging Deeper An official selection of the 2021 Cannes Film Festival from award-winning writer/director Justin Chon, Blue Bayou…

A Brief History Supernatural slasher film fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see Candyman on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at 7:30 PM at Cinemark At Valley View & XD in Valley View, Ohio!  For your chance to get a pass, please log on to http://gofobo.com/HHCANDYMAN.  Passes are first-come, first-serve.  The theater is overbooked slightly to ensure a full audience.  Therefore, seating is not guaranteed.  So, please arrive early!  Saving seats for other parties is prohibited. Digging Deeper Oscar® winner Jordan Peele unleashes a fresh take on the blood-chilling urban legend: Candyman. Filmmaker Nia…

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