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Dave Grohl Alley and the world’s largest drumsticks

by The 100 Companies
Dave Grohl Alley

Given Dave Grohl’s resume as Foo Fighters’ frontman and Nirvana’s former drummer, many assume he’s from Seattle – but he was born in Warren.

Despite Grohl’s short Ohio residency (his family moved to Virginia when he was three), a local policeman deemed him an inspiration for Warren’s youth and led a revitalization project in his name. Trash was soon cleared from a rundown walkway, local artists covered the brick walls with murals, and David Grohl Alley opened to the public in August 2009 – with its namesake in attendance.

Fans continue to make the Warren pilgrimage, many leaving their own artwork behind.

–  The 100 Companies

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