Some great handmade signs and other sights from one of Chicago’s main ethnic strips.
Just added some great names to the Grog N Groc Hall of Fame: Hotel Mr. Bed City, Paris (me) Wok N Go – “It’s only Wok N Go, but I like it,” Lexington, Ky (Karl Lawrence) The Best Way Inn Motel, Carbondale, Ilinois (rl Lawrence) Holy Sheet! Housewares, Paramatta, NSW, Australia (Aaron T. Slater) King […]
Read a review of David Clements’ wonderful book of hand-painted business signs from Detroit.
Someone submitted this one a long time ago to the Grog N Groc Hall of Fame. I stumbled across the sign recently in Buffalo:
Know any great store names? Nominate them here for the Grog N Groc Hall of Fame.
Even the most brilliant, historically proven governing strategies can come to grief. The Russian czars relied on a track record of dimness, bureaucratic idiocy and stubbornness to create mass fatalism. But that cocoon was breached by the disasters of the Great War. Russians who had put up with their rulers’ incompetence for decades had finally […]