The Allure Of The Rust Belt

  In the forward to the new anthology of Cleveland, Ohio stories, “Rust Belt Chic,” the editors Richey Piiparinen and Anne Trubek describe Rust Belt Chic as, “churches and work plants hugging the same block. It is ethnic as all hell. It is the Detroit sound of Motown. It is Cleveland punk. It is getting vintage t-shirts and vinyl for a buck that are being sold to Brooklynites for the price of Manhattan metal.”

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