I was a doctor, a clown, a chef and who knows what else. In the first photo in the video below, that’s me as an old doctor and Dad as a sad clown. Did you go to a Red’s Halloween Party?
Ahhh, the Joe Savage days. Everyone has a story. Some true, some not so much. But I have a favorite.
Joe used to keep his snake in the coat room. It lived in a big wooden box with heat lamps. The smelled was awful. The heat lamps didn’t help. He fed it live animals, usually [...]
In the late sixties and early seventies, local celebrities, Hoolihan and Big Chuck, had a baseball team that would play all around Ohio. Whenever they played in Akron, the team would invade the bar after the game. They loved Reds.
It was quite the sight. The doors would fly open and the entire team including [...]
Back in the day, Akron bars truly didn’t compete with each other as a business because customers were very loyal. If you where a Red’s customer, you went to Red’s. If you hung out at the Windsor on Tallmadge Avenue, that’s where you could be found. Although, it seemed that everyone knew one another in [...]
I don’t really have a story for this one. Just a snapshot from a typical day at the bar. From the hairstyles, I’m guessing this is from the mid 1960′s.
I do wonder though, why is that guy is putting his hand up that lady’s shirt?