Sandusky’s Lyman Harbor is not only the premier waterfront entertainment complex in the area, but a historic site going back as far as the 1920s.  Originally founded in 1875, the Lyman Boat Works company relocated to Sandusky in the early 20th century and produced popular boats designed specifically for Lake Erie.  Today, many of the buildings are retrofitted […]

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Chances are, even if you’re not from the Toledo area, you’ve heard of Tony Packo’s.  A local staple since the 1930s, this Hungarian restaurant, known for its hot dogs, pickles, and peppers, was made world-famous by actor Jamie Farr in the TV show M*A*S*H. But fame can’t prevent accidents.   And in the restaurant world, when an accident […]

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When fires occur in historical buildings, the restoration process itself can be a whole different ballgame. Building codes, historical artwork and furnishings, preservation—the most extreme care and attention to detail is needed to restore historic properties back to normal…or even better than before. Challenge In early June 2016, a fire broke out at the popular PerrysBurgers restaurant […]

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