Rushing about for various tasks, so my account of Thursday’s coffeehouse at the Grand Midway is late getting posted. Today (in an hour or so) I’ll be back down there for the attempt to get another World Record (Most People Dressed As Wizards). Last year, we had the redcord for most people dressed as ghosts […]Read more "Coffeehouse Nights: June 14, 2018"
Extensively renovated over the winter, the Grand Midway’s coffee baris again open on a weekly basis: 7-11 PM, every Thursday in my hometown (Windber, Pennsylvania). Was down there last evening and this is my first detailed report of the doings this season. Now, you must understand: Windber is a smallish place, a former coal mining boomtown […]Read more "Coffeehouse Nights: The Morning After Report, May 18, 2018"
I come from Windber, Pennsylvania–a small town about 80 miles east of Pittsburgh (and 8 miles south of the somewhat infamous Flood City of Johnstown). It’s a kind of funky little place with lots of history–plenty of weird/sometimes wondrous/sometimes horrific and always fascinating stories are connected to it. I’ll be blogging about various aspects of […]Read more "A WINDBER PRIMER"