“He’s going in!” I said, scrambling down the snowbank. It was filthy, nearly one storey high, and I’d been up there taking pictures of the old Plaza Theatre.
Now, I love a good diner at the best of times, so imagine my relief when, at one of my worst times (this whole parenting thing is really hard, you know), I stumbled upon this snapshot of diner life lovingly sculpted by dollmaker Lisa Lichtenfels.
To get to the gun raffle, one drives past the cemetery, through the trailer park and into the abandoned amusement park. It’s hard to find parking—is every pickup in Pennsylvania here?
It’s about history, sure. It’s about equal rights in 1950s. It’s about a guy who became the first black detective in Canada. But Alton C. Parker’s story is a lot more than that