Doors open at 5:00pm, with the storytelling beginning promptly at 7:00pm
Cleveland Cops: The Real Stories They Tell Each Other– Take an intimate look at the men and women in blue. Author John H. Tidyman shares the true stories that Cleveland’s finest share with one another. Based on his novel Good Guys and Bad Guys: The Real Life Stories From Cleveland Police, Tidyman will chronicle the street life of Cleveland cops, and tell the true stories that would otherwise never find the light of day.
John H. Tidyman is the author of eight books and has written for just about every publication in Northeast Ohio. After graduating from Lakewood High School, he was drafted and fought in the Vietnam War, and returned a 19-year-old buck sergeant. After stints as a waiter, a warehouseman and an air freight agent, he joined the Cleveland Press as a reporter. He has been writing ever since.
The goal of the Cleveland Stories Dinner Party is to bring to life some of the fun, interesting stories about Cleveland’s past – from sports, to rock ‘n roll, to Millionaire’s Row, — the series will focus on tidbits from Cleveland’s past that will really thrill the audience. The Music Box is presenting this series in partnership with the Western Reserve Historical Society’s new Cleveland History Center. We think the Cleveland History Center is one of the most important museums in Cleveland. An unknown gem that Clevelanders should know more about, and support. It is the only museum in Cleveland dedicated to preserving and documenting the history of Cleveland. The Cleveland History Center includes two mansions, the Crawford Auto Aviation Museum, Chisholm Halle Costume Wing, Research Library, Kidzibits Hands-On Gallery, rotating exhibitions, and the Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel.