Buyer's Remorse Party at Cleveland Museum of Art

How many times have you gone shopping, then gotten home, put your purchase in a closet and used it once or never again? Personally, I’m ashamed I’ve done this more times than I’d like to admit. For the last decade, contemporary photographer Brian Ulrich has documented this habit of American…

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Fu Baoshi Retrospective Premieres at the Cleveland Museum of Art

Chinese Art in an Age of Revolution: Fu Baoshi (1904-1965) is at the Cleveland Museum of Art until January 8th. A couple of weeks ago I got to check out the Cleveland Museum of Art’s new special exhibit when they hosted a Young Professionals Night to kick off the exhibit’s opening. Chinese Art…

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Giveaway Winner for Cleveland Museum of Art Tickets

UPDATE: Because the original winner could not attend, I redrew a winner through random.org and it is entry #6 – mryjhnsn. Congratulations! Happy Friday! Last night I had an amazing girls night out filled with wine and cupcakes. There will be a post next week about it, but in the…

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Giveaway: Cleveland Museum of Art's Bamboo Grove Night

UPDATE: Congratulations to mryjnhnsn for winning 2 tickets to Bamboo Grove Night!   When I moved to Cleveland, the Cleveland Museum of Art was the first place I visited. Along with the Orchestra and PlayhouseSquare, it’s one of my favorite cultural gems in the city. In addition to the museum’s numerous…

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Falling Into Fall with Cleveland Botanical Garden and Halloweekends

My favorite season of the year is finally here.  If I hadn’t looked at the calendar last week to see Fall had arrived, this weekend’s fluctuating weather would have clued me in. To celebrate the changing colors and crisp air, Scott and I had two days full of Fall fun. We started it…

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My Guest Post on The Cleveland Sound: Eats and Beats at Rock Hall Chef Jam

I love a good change of pace so I”m happy to share that this week I was featured on The Cleveland Sound with a review of the Rock Hall’s Chef Jam 2011. The write up is a bit different than what I normally do with less of a focus on me and more covering/reporting on…

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Chef Jam 2011: Cleveland Music Meets Food at the Rock Hall

Have you entered my giveaway yet for PlayhouseSquare Partners’ Mini Golf Par-Tee? You have until Wednesday at 11:59PM. Check the link to learn how to win a pair of tickets to play putt-putt in the Palace Theatre. *** One of my favorite events from when I first started Clue Into…

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Great Lakes Brewing Company's Names Behind the Brews: Eliot Ness

UPDATE: The next Names Behind the Brews event is August 25, 2011 – Burning River with Dr. John Hartig *** When you’re drinking a good beer, you’re probably most focused on the drinking experience — the taste, smell, look. But how often do you ponder the story behind its name?…

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Reading of Vergil's The Aeneid at the Cleveland Museum of Art's Armor Court

When I was in high school, one of my favorite subjects was Latin (I’ve said it before – I’m a huge nerd!). A lot of this can be credited to my amazing teacher Mrs. Betty Merrill, a legend at James Monroe H.S. in Virginia. My favorite part of class was that she challenged…

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Guest Post: iNeedaPlaydate's Spring Break Trip to the Great Lakes Science Center

To say Cleveland is a diverse community would be an understatement. Because of the city’s different interests and strengths, blogging about an assortment of topics is something I strive for. I’m the first to admit I could do a better job at this. Subsequently, when my coworker and fellow Ohio Blogger Mary Johnson…

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