Great Clips closed
The Great Clips hair salon was closed due to COVID-19. Procedures prior to closure assume ownership of a smartphone and a car, but do not require them.
Sprint store notices
The Sprint mobile phone store on North Main Street in Bowling Green Ohio used percautions to protect staff and customers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Goodwill Store Closed
The entrance to the Goodwill store in Bowling Green, Ohio, with a notice of closure. An empty bicycle rack signifies the lack of traffic to the area.
Enterprise rent-a-car closed
The enterprise rent-a-car on North Main Street closed due to COVID-19. I didn't see any rental cars parked at the BGSU branch parking either. The sign suggests visiting a branch Maumee Ohio if you need a car. If a customer presumably lacks a car, this is a bit of a walk (about 25 kilometers /15.5…
Online Banking Advert
An online banking advertisement at Huntington Bank on North Main Street in Bowling Green, Ohio. The lobby is only open by appointment. I wonder what it's like to be going through this pandemic without a smartphone or internet access?
Goodwill Donation Station Closed
The Goodwill Donation Station was closed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Huntington Bank Drive Thru
Huntington Bank Drive Thru on North Main Street in Bowling Green, Ohio. There is a poster to remind people to maintain social distancing guidelines.
I'd buy that for a dollar!
An advertisement for emergency supplies at the Dollar Tree on North Main Street in Bowling Green, Ohio. Surrounding it are ads stating "Everything's $1". This location was fairly busy.
The Anytime Fitness 24/7 access gym next door temporarily closed due to COVID-19.
A day of silence - May 4th, 2020
50 years ago to the day, the terrible events at Kent State University caused protests to erupt at schools all over Ohio, including its sister school Bowling Green State University.
It is perhaps fitting that the campus experienced a day of relative silence and tranquility 50 years later. Though…
Those Who Shamble in the Streets
On two occasions during this pandemic I have been approached by an older man. Once early in the pandemic outside Eric’s Ice Cream parlor downtown, and yesterday at Kroger on North Main Street.
The first time I met him, he wore his mask around his neck, not protecting anything. I gave him a…
With little explanation, iOutlet closed in late February of 2020. The man who founded it, Michael Oberdick originally of Luckey Ohio, is a fascinating individual, and he may have had a positive effect on how the COVID-19 pandemic plays out. The following notes are my personal findings, albeit well…