Week in Review
1. PD Peddles Panic, Reader Gets Jaded
Nowhere in this story did the reporter capture the sentiment that was expressed repeatedly in our block club: namely, that this kind of crime can happen anywhere, and that we weren't "terrified."
2. Breaking News: Cleveland.com Still Sucks, Just in Different Way
Have a look at the site redesign for yourself. Does anyone know a good way of figuring out what's going on in Cleveland? Because the local news outlets are becoming unreadable/unwatchable. I might just have to start reading the city council minutes.
3. Supermarket Closing, Neighborhood To Become Less Walkable
While stopping off for a loaf of bread after our semi-regular pizza night at Papa Nick's in Edgewater, we noticed a sign on the Giant Eagle across the street: "This Giant Eagle will be closing permanently on September 10. Please visit our pedestrian-unfriendly megastore near the I-90 onramp." (It didn't say that explicitly, but that's what it amounts to.)
4. McCain Taps Barracuda, Nader Supporter Fills with Angst
In choosing the exact kind of person I can't stand as his running mate, Grandpa McCain might have singlehandedly wooed me out of the Nader camp. However, I don't like emotional manipulation, so stay tuned.