Category Archives: Community

Author Alley 2013

We had 50 authors this year for Author Alley, and what a great year it was!  Thanks so much to all the authors who joined us, to all the fans and readers who came to meet their favorite authors, and … Continue reading

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Larchmere Festival

It’s busy time around here, getting ready for our annual Larchmere Festival.  I started organizing this event 7 years ago, and it seems to keep growing.  We have new volunteers this year (extra special thanks to Susan Rozman of Fiddlehead … Continue reading

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How Low Can You Go? A Kiss-and-Tell

I was asked to answer some questions for a local paper’s profile on small businesses.  One of the generic questions was: “Community support obviously is so important for locally owned stores – can you describe an experience you’ve had in … Continue reading

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Maida

Maida is our local crazy.  Every community has one.  The guy with the the most loyal dog ever, the Austrian woman muttering on her Schwinn bicycle as she runs over things on the sidewalk, the camera-toting teenager, repeating every third … Continue reading

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Welcome Film Buffs!

In town for the Cleveland International Film Festival? Have a few hours to kill between films? Feel like making an excursion out of downtown? We’re conveniently located one block from the Shaker Square Rapid Station, which is a 15-minute ride … Continue reading

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Cheese Cookies (savory)

By popular demand, here is the recipe for “cheese cookies” straight from my grandmother’s recipe box. Cheese Cookies (Mabel Anderson) 2 sticks (1/2 lb) soft butter 1/2 lb sharp cheddar cheese grated – room temp 2 c. sifted all purpose … Continue reading

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Larchmere Mural Dedication

We are very excited about the new Larchmere Mural that graces the east wall of Loganberry Books.  It is of course about books.  And community.  After all, the book list was created by soliciting nominations from the neighborhood.  As such, … Continue reading

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beautiful day in Cleveland. Look! the door is open!

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Engaged

The highlight of the day: a marriage proposal in the store.  We were a part of the scheme.  Yesterday, a favorite book was purchased: a first edition of Taylor Caldwell’s Dear and Glorious Physician.  And, from Strong Bindery, a hollowed-out … Continue reading

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Sweet Sixteen

It’s my fault.  I knew that a group of working women who wanted me to talk about my business would gravitate towards the media-saturated subjects.  So I decided to confront these subjects head-on: the internet, Amazon, Borders, eBooks.  Officially, I … Continue reading

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