Labor Day in Cleveland – 3 Days of Festivals, Food and Fun

With Labor Day comes the unofficial end of summer. Even though the Fall Equinox is weeks away and there seems to be no end in sight to the stifling heat, Clevelanders who want to grasp that last bit of summer have a huge variety of festivals, parties, and other events to choose from this…

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Guest Blog Post: A First-Timer's Guide To The Best People Watching Spots Coventry….

Editor’s Note: As I mentioned in my last entry, I’m taking a short vacation from posting and Elizabeth Grepp – friend of the blog – has graciously agreed to  write a guest post about her adventures in Cleveland Heights. If you also would like an opportunity to share how you’ve clued into Cleveland,…

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Open Air in Market Square Summer Series Ends This Saturday

This month’s Cleveland Sketch Crawl gathered in Ohio City for the Open Air in Market Square summer series.  As usual, it was another great opportunity to sketch the city’s limitless assortment of interesting architecture and people.  Regardless of whether you come armed with a sketchbook or just want to do some shopping…

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The Cleveland Orchestra and Bruckner's Eighth Symphony

  In my very first blog post, I referenced the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as one of the most iconic symbols of Cleveland. And it’s no wonder. As 52 Weeks of Cleveland recently put it, it’s a diamond dazzling in the blue-collar-rock-and-roll grit that makes this city great, sticking out ‘not like a sore thumb…

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A Weekend Trifecta of CLE Arts, Eats and Roller Derby

  … A look back at last weekend’s Parade the Circle, BRRG and Chef Jam 2010 …     One of my goals when I started this blog was to highlight a variety of the places and events that can be found in Cleveland.  And I hope that I’ve made some progress in…

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Rare Birds, Polka Happy Hour and Hot Dogs This Friday

  Although I’m looking forward to going on vacation, I’m disappointed that I’ll not only miss Saturday’s Sketch Crawl, but also the DJ Kishka Polka Happy Hour AND Rare Birds shows this Friday at The Happy Dog.     The Happy Dog is worth a future blog post all its own for…

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Local Composers Connect with the Greater Cleveland Flute Society

  As mentioned in my last post about the Great Lakes Theatre Festival, one of the things I love about Cleveland is the quality of the performing arts that can be found here.    However, the city also demonstrates excellence in other areas besides theatre.  It not only hosts the world-famous Cleveland Orchestra, but is also home to a…

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