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“We sell the same Bud Lite as all 400 other bars in this county,” said Justin Carter, general manager of the Copperhead Road Honkey Tonk Saloon in Colorado Springs, Colorado. “We were looking for something outdoors to set us apart.”
Lincoln City, Oregon, wanted a sculpture for its park on Devil’s Lake, something fun for a place popular with children. Heidi Erickson won the commission and began to work — and work and work.
We don’t devote much energy to temporary attractions, preferring those that will actually be there when you drive by. But we would be negligent in our hey-look-at-THAT duties if we didn’t call attention to Bad Dog, a piece of public art that will only hang around until May 5, 2013.
Those familiar with the John F. Kennedy assassination know that the President flew into Dallas, Texas, on Air Force One, then was picked up by a motorcade and promptly driven to his doom.
The line dividing “east” from “west” may seem more philosophical than geographical. But that didn’t stop Tulsa, Oklahoma, from spending six years and $1.2 million to claim it.
A fitting tribute to Cleveland’s beloved bookish working class hero and uber-urban graphic novelist Harvey Pekar was unveiled in October at the Cleveland Heights-University Heights public library branch on Lee Road.« Previous Entries Next Entries »
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