03 April 2013

downtown Elyria

on the phone this morning Mom told me the local paper announced that Moss' will close this weekend. this was a restaurant which got a bit of a bounce from its makeover on a Food Network show.

it was one of the last decent places downtown.  in recent years nearly every important store has closed.  there seems to be nothing left but bars. & of course crime.

my memory goes back to when that space was a restaurant calld Paradise -- "the sweetest place in town." when film historian Gerald Mast taught at Oberlin College he'd come to Elyria to dine there.

here I am at Moss' last year with schoolmates Barbara Horwitz Weiss & Tom Mahl.  the latter was one of the spot's last regulars.

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