More new or upgraded pictures from some favorite locations:
New pictures of the great — now destroyed — gyros signs from Hellas Gyros on Bryn Mawr, “Home of the Gyros.”
This great embroidery is by Anne Weitze.
More vernacular signs from Chicago’s North Side. This great work is all part of the Western Avenue and Vicinity Art Gallery.
A pair of fashion sketches by Eddie Owens Martin are now included on the St. Eom Pasaquan page.
I’m starting to raid my accumulation of vintage junk for sale on ebay. First up are three Tomy Robo Strux wind-up robots. If all goes well, I’ll follow up with old monster magazines, comic books and more toys. If all goes really well, I’ll dip into the dozens of pulp novels I acquired years ago […]
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: