Beer delivery! – Something good happened in Erie, 11/8/2019

Feast your eyes on the Big Bar delivery car. It delivers food, sure, but also BEER! Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.goerie.com/entertainmentlife/20191107/eries-big-bar-can-deliver-beer-with-food What a time to be alive. If you live anywhere in the City of Erie, you can now sit in your favorite chair in the living room and […]

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Erie’s Leah Fox sings at World Series – Something Good Happened in Erie, 10/25/2019

Erie native and Air Force veteran Leah Fox, singing our national anthem before Game 2 of the 2019 World Series in Houston, TX. Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.goerie.com/sports/20191023/erie-native-fox-to-sing-national-anthem-at-world-series Let’s just get this out of the way: Leah Fox is probably the most interesting Erieite you’ve never heard of – […]

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“It’s good to be seen” – Something good happened in Erie, 10/18/2019

Rudy Daniels will never see this mural of himself going up on the side of W. 8th Street’s Methodist Towers. The rest of us will never unsee it. | Photo via Christopher Millette, Erie Times-News. Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.goerie.com/opinion/20191016/kevin-flowers-mural-puts-erie-man-in-spotlight I love Erie. Not in an, “It’s okay to […]

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Lonely Erie Courthouse bedbug dies alone – Something good happened in Erie, 10/11/2019

One lonely bedbug, looking for a friend. | Photo via halloweencostumes.com. Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.goerie.com/news/20191010/erie-courthouse-officials-only-1-bedbug-reported Have you heard about the Erie County Courthouse bed bug infestation? If you’ve been awake in Erie at any point since Wednesday, chances are you have. Here’s a sampling of the headlines: Erie […]

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Minerva Returns – Something good happened in Erie, 10/4/2019

Minerva, from her current perch on the 2nd floor of Erie’s Blasco Library. | Photo credit: me. I had to see this for myself. Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.goerie.com/news/20191003/minerva-statue-returns-to-erie-after-long-disappearance Well, most of Minerva returned. You’ll need to buckle up for this one, because for my money this is the […]

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Wine Fest! – Something good happened in Erie, 9/27/2019

Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.goerie.com/entertainmentlife/20190926/north-east-wine-country-harvest-festival-has-become-cant-miss-fall-tradition Want to have some fun tonight? Hell yeah, you do! Well, I’ve got the perfect thing for you. Put on something fancy and head to North East – it’s time to look classy and slug some wine in a crowd. If you’ve never been […]

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Wabtec to add local jobs – Something good happened in Erie, 9/20/2019

Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.goerie.com/news/20190919/wabtec-to-close-idaho-plant-move-work-to-erie This week’s feature is unique in our nearly year-long series. Erie is used to being the hunted, but rarely the hunter. We’ve seen manufacturing jobs leave, population stagnate, and properties blight slowly over the past 50 years. Opportunity just hadn’t been expanding here like […]

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