Broke down election van?

Broke down election van?

Originally uploaded by hjoew

Krikorian, an independent candidate for Congress in Ohio’s 2nd District, had his painted campaign truck parked at Big Apple Bagels on Beechmont Avenue and Salem Road in Anderson Township – a prime, high traffic location.

I asked Big Apple’s owner if he was a Kirkorian supporter and he said he wasn’t but that he was told the truck broke down and couldn’t driven. I mentioned that the van – parked conveniently in a corner spot – had a prime spot. He just smiled, shrugged his shoulders and said they’d be by to pick it up later that day.

They apparently did but snagged some prime high visibility space in the interim.
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Author: Joe Wessels

Joe Wessels is a freelance journalist and photographer. Wessels covers local news events for Thomson Reuters news service and features for's Cincinnati Guide site, plus is the executive director of hyperlocal news site, He wrote for The Cincinnati Post, covering Cincinnati City Hall and Hamilton County government and wrote a weekly political column, which continued weekly at Cincinnati CityBeat. Previously, he was a reporter for the Cincinnati Business Courier and writes or has written for several publications in Cincinnati and around the country including The Cincinnati Enquirer, Las Vegas Review-Journal, Cincinnati Magazine, Cincy Magazine and the Sacramento News & Review. He is a native of Colerain Township, one of Cincinnati's western suburbs, and now lives in Over-the-Rhine near downtown Cincinnati. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and a journalism writing certificate from the University of Cincinnati. He also graduated from Colerain High School, is an avid photographer, news junkie and was once a roller rink disc jockey, and sometimes rides a scooter around town.