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Jul 10

Beef & Boards Ring of Fire is a different kind of musical

Photo courtesy B&B media

Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre is currently offering a different kind of musical. Ring of Fire brings the story of Johnny Cash to life by means of his songs via an ensemble made up of eight remarkably talented musicians who also shine as singers and dancers. The clever script in the first act brings you …

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Jul 06

Ring of Fire opens at Beef & Boards

Johnny Cash

The iconic songs of Johnny Cash will provide a unique entertainment opportunity starting this week at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre on Indy’s northwest side. Ring of Fire is not your typical musical. According to a Beef and Boards press release: “An icon of American music history, Johnny Cash’s contributions as a singer songwriter are legendary. …

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Jul 05

Hellas Greek Restaurant at Florida’s Tarpon Springs

Hellas interior

Tarpon Springs, Florida is known for its Greek community founded in both the sponge diving business and restaurants and shops. One of the best restaurants is Hellas Restaurant and the joining Hellas Bakery. The businesses are on the main commercial street in the town, Dodecanese Boulevard. We really enjoyed our meal at the restaurant. The …

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Jul 24

Tom’s Ice Cream Bowl

Candy/Roasted nuts counter

Tom’s Ice Cream Bowl is a real off the beaten path gem in Zanesville, Ohio. Sher and I were told to be sure to take in this local treat shop by Alan Cottrill, a local artist. (read about our time with him here.) This favorite shop has been in business since 1948. The history of …

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Jul 03

BJ’s Carolina Cafe was a good stop

My "catch of the day" with cornbread, hand cut fries and slaw.

Sher and I were on our way to Kitty Hawk from Va Beach with our family and hit some very slow traffic. Seems like lots of folks were on their way to the Outer Banks that Saturday. We stopped at a place named BJ’s Carolina Cafe to eat and hopefully the traffic would be cleared when we …

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Apr 09

Melt Bar and Grilled is not your mother’s grilled cheese

My "Backyard BBQ" with beef and thick cut onion rings and cheddar cheese. Tasty!

When our son and daughter-in-law suggested we go to Melt Bar and Grilled in Columbus, Ohio, I was a little skeptical. A grilled cheese restaurant? Little did I know how surprised (and satisfied) Sher and I would be after dining at this unique eatery. Grilled cheese? Yes. On thick Texas toast. Any cheese you want. …

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Mar 09

Real Chicago style pizza in Ohio

Supreme deep dish

On a recent trip to Columbus Ohio to visit family we all ended up downtown looking for a place to eat. Our son recommended a place called Fabian’s Pizza. This place serves real Chicago style deep dish pizza for sure. Located on High Street a few blocks north of the convention center, Fabian’s can’t claim …

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Feb 13

Afternoon shopping, an evening of music and a cold night coming

Buddy and Diane

Today was kind of a mixed bag. We are at the Florida Flywheelers grounds in preparation for the big show that starts next Wednesday. We set up our tables yesterday, and today we needed to make a run to town to get some food and some table cloths for our display tables. We went through …

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Feb 11

Local talent at a local cafe in Frostproof, Florida

Buddy on the guitar and singing

We went to a nifty little cafe at Frostproof, Florida that had RV parking (see our review) and decided to stay a second night. After supper at the Orange Box we stayed around for the Tuesday entertainment on the outside screened in porch. The entertainment was provided by Singer/Cover Artist Buddy Lyn.  Buddy sang and played …

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Feb 11

Parthenon Restaurant at Tarpon Springs, Florida

Dining room at the Parthenon

While strolling down Dodecanese Blvd. at the Sponge Docks in Tarpon Springs recently we went by the Parthenon Restaurant. The manager was out front standing by the menu board and began to tell us about the restaurant offerings. He did a  good job, because we decided to go in and have a bite of lunch. …

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