Cleveland Summertime Memories

A Warm Look Back

Gail Ghetia Bellamy

$17.95

What made the summertime special to a Cleveland kid? Building sandcastles in your clam diggers at Edgewater Park. Pulling up to Manners Big Boy in your parents’ car for a burger and a Big Ghoulardi. An ornate sundae at Boukair’s. Watching the Indians lose (again) at Municipal Stadium. Being terrified by Laughing Sal at Euclid Beach Park. And more!

Softcover / 123 pages / 8.5 x 10 in. / 200 photos / ISBN 9781938441509

Description

What made the summertime special when growing up in Cleveland? The final school bell has rung, so put on your shades, slather on the sunscreen, and relive some of your fondest memories . . .

Taking a dip at the city pool with your best friends. Building a sandcastle in your clam diggers at Edgewater Park. Pulling up to Manners Big Boy in your parents’ car for a burger and a Big Ghoulardi. Cooling off with a ornate sundae at Boukair’s near the Palace Theatre. Watching the Indians lose (again) but being dazzled by the fireworks at Municipal Stadium. Riding the Rocket Ship and then being terrified by Laughing Sal at Euclid Beach Park. Packing a picnic for the first season at Blossom.

Enjoy stories told by dozens of Northeast Ohioians who shared in the same fun and excitement of growing up here. Look inside and rediscover some of your own Cleveland summertime memories!

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Weight0.88 lbs

Table of Contents

Introduction: Is it Summer Yet?

COOL IT!

Beach Memories

Cool Pools

Enjoying the Water

GET OUT!

The Great Outdoors: From Parks to Playgrounds

Camp Experiences

WE WERE AMUSED

Tickets to Ride: Amusement Parks

Summer Speeds By

SUMMER IN THE CITY

Downtown of Renown

Community Activities

HAVING A BALL IN CLEVELAND

The Season of Sports

Our Summer Culture

KID STUFF

Fun in the Neighborhood

Summer Eats and Treats

 

What Goes Around Comes Around: Recapturing Summers Past

 

Photo Credits

Acknowledgments

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