Sunday, March 9, 2008

"The Cure for Boredom is Curiosity" Dorothy Parker

I have sometimes heard people in the Youngstown area complain about the lack of things to do. I've even heard people say they are bored. Well, as Dorothy Parker said, "The cure for boredom is curiosity..." Obviously, the bored folks around here merely need a good dose of it. I recommend they begin by reading the local blogs where they will undoubtedly find any number of events and happenings to peak their curiosity.(see sidebar for links). I then recommend they have an adventure. "But where?" you say.
"Downtown Youngstown," of course.

I,for one, have nary a moment to spare because there is so much to do. I won't begin to tell you about my hectic schedule for the week coming up. However, let me offer a suggestion or two for an adventure in Youngstown next Friday night, March 14th. Let's start the evening at 5:00 PM:

First Stop: The Core - Located at 35 Federal Plaza West, Youngstown, OH Ryan is the best martini shaker I know of; I recommend a martini called "the Core", or if you really want to be adventurous tell him what you're hankering for in terms of flavor and he'll give you a personal martini drink.
Second Stop: Dinner at the Rosetta Stone
Third Stop:
Art Youngstown Exhibition - You don't want to miss it this time. As you can see from the photo of the last exhibition everyone was there:
Exhibition in the Great Room
Friday, March 14, 2008
7:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Great Room at 25 E. Boardman Street, Downtown Youngstown
Courtesy of Ohio One Corporation
The public is invited free of charge and refreshments will be served.
Street parking is available. The gallery exhibition will be open
from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm from March 17 thru 20, 2008.
Please email joy@artyoungstown.org or call 330-788-5678 for further details.
Fourth Stop: The Oakland Theater: You absolutely must make it to the theater Friday or Saturday night to see Dog Sees God :Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead It should not to be missed! The show runs March 14,15,20,21,22,28 and 29 at 8:00 PM. This is an "unauthorized parody" that features the Peanuts gang - all grown up! Written by Bert V. Royal, this dark comedy takes place ten years after the events in the fifty- year-running comic strip. The Oakland is located at 220 West Boardman Street, in downtown Youngstown. Reservations can be made by calling (330)746-0404.
Fifth Stop: Top the night off rockin' out at the Cedars Lounge The Region's Home for Independent Music since 1981. Located on Hazel Street in downtown Youngstown.
CHECK OUT THE VIDEO BELOW OF OUR LOCAL STARS FROM DOG SEES GOD!

2 comments:

Lou said...

Debra,

Speaking of things to do, did you see my recent post on 100 recreation areas withing 100 miles at http://www.steelvalleyoutdoors.info/?p=249 ?
There's a lot to do, if people would just turn off the TV and get out.

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