Holidays on Ludlow to Include Pop-Up Store This Year

holidays-on-ludlow-poster-2016Friday, December 2, from 6pm to 9pm the annual Holidays on Ludlow will be celebrated throughout the Ludlow Avenue Business District. It’s always a fun night, with highlights including carriage rides and a choir singing Christmas songs. This year the event will include a pop-up shop where the library used to be, at 351 Ludlow Avenue. Fourteen vendors will be selling their wares, and items for sale will include jewelry, mixed media art, Christmas items, bonsai plants, handmade weavings & cards, jewelry boxes, stained glass creations, bicycle recycle, pottery, grass-fed gourmet, Libby Boutique, and record albums. Also, they’ll be taking Santa photos at the old library as well. This is the first pop-up store I’ve heard of in the Gaslight District, and it’s a great idea; along with being lots of fun, it’s a stellar opportunity for people to stock up on Christmas presents, although that’s only a fraction of what will be there. Come hang out that night, check out the pop-up store, the carols, the carriage rides, the soon-to-be grocery store (they’re getting closer by the day!), and start getting in the Christmas spirit! See you there.

Vote For Josephine!


Josephine is the daughter of some friends of mine who live in Northside and have some Clifton roots. Josephine is 21 months old, and after her mother posted a comment on Facebook encouraging people to vote for Josephine as the cutest kid in the Gerber Photo Search contest I thought, now that’s something I can get behind! And we should all get behind it, as I went through all the photos and discovered, quite objectively, that Josephine indeed WAS the cutest kid in the contest, no doubt about it. So help my friends out and vote for Josephine!

Here’s the link with her face and number already chosen:

The procedure is basically self-explanatory, except to save time you want to have Josephine’s number handy, which is 238352. Here are the steps (you probably won’t need all this, but in case you do):

  • Click where it says Login to Vote
  • Sign in using your email, then click Next
  • Click Go to Gallery
  • Where it says Baby’s First Name Or ID, type Josephine’s number, which is 238352. Doing so will bring up the photo of Josephine.

After you do that, a window will pop up that will include the words Vote Now; click that and you’re done…except that you can vote once a day until November 25, so bookmark the page in order to keep voting for Josephine. Thanks for helping; here’s hoping she wins!

Ludloween Photos


On Halloween night the weather was perfect and children filled Ludlow Avenue, wearing great costumes and big smiles. We have lots of repeats every year, with children coming back over and over because they love coming here. Enjoy!
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