Guest Post – Orchid Mania: Purple Reign comes to the Cleveland Botanical Garden

One of the things I enjoy about Clue Into Cleveland is when someone offers to share their CLE experiences with me.  So, when my friend Elizabeth asked if she could write about the Botanical Garden’s Orchid Mania show, I immediately said yes. You may remember Elizabeth from her previous Clue Into Cleveland contributions: People-Watching Spots in Coventry and Celebrating…

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Cleveland Botanical Gardens: Escaping The Cold with a Touch of Spring

If my love for Cleveland Indians Snow Days was any indication, I am very fond of winter. While it’s not my favorite season (Fall holds that title), I like it a lot more than allergy-ridden Spring.  However, with all the snow and ice this past week, there have been moments…

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Happy New Years Cleve from Clue Into Cleveland

  New Years Cleve started last year in Manny Brown’s, a bar on Philly’s South Street. It was New Years Eve; Scott and I were in Philly visiting family and friends. We had recently moved into our house and were telling our friends from college about it.  This was months…

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The Cleveland Museum of Art's Armor Court

It would be impossible for me to write just one post about the Cleveland Museum of Art and successfully cover all of its exhibitions and collections.  Sure, there are volumes of books dedicated to this city treasure which are capable of doing it justice.  However, if I tried fitting the entirety of the internationally celebrated museum in one entry, it’d be too…

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Exploring Hidden Cleveland

UPDATE: This post is from the 2010 Hidden Cleveland Tours.  For more information about the Downtown Cleveland Alliance’s current series, check their site out here. Although living in Cleveland the last couple of years has helped me get a decent grasp on what the city has to offer, my awareness of just…

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Cleveland Sketch Crawl: Discovering and Drawing the Carnegie West Library

   When I was in high school, I spent a sizable chunk of my time buried in a sketch book. I fashioned a makeshift studio out of a corner of my bedroom with an easel and supply cabinet. And instead of posters of musicians or actors, I decorated most of my spaces with prints by my favorite…

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