Giveaway: Tackle Hunger at Taste of the Browns

Thank you again to Smitten in CLE, Wearing Mascara and Cooker Girl for guest posting while I was on vacation. If you didn’t have a chance to read their posts yet, check them out below: Smitten with Tremont’s Wine and Design Wearing Mascara’s Tips on What Not to Buy in Cleveland The BLT: Cooker Girl’s Tips […]

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Guest Post: What Not to Buy in Cleveland

Today’s the last day of my twenties and I plan on spending it doing nothing except sitting by the water and maybe eating some fresh crabs. Hopefully, I’ll get the rest and relaxation I need because once we get home we’ll be busier than usual playing host to a few out-of-town family and friends throughout September. Thankfully, Julie is here today […]

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Get Inspired by Locavore + Cleveland's Other Fall Feasts

I love seeing Clevelanders – especially young Clevelanders – finding inspiration and getting involved in a cause that matters to them.  Whether it’s the arts, the homeless and hungry, the preservation of a historic landmark or building awareness for a disease — if you see an organization or an issue…

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4 Reasons You Should Buy Tickets for Luau on the Lake – Plus a Giveaway Winner!

Thanks to everyone who followed, liked and tweeted their entries in the Luau on the Lake giveaway.  Without further ado, let’s get on to announcing the winner! After entering everything into random.org… …the winning entry is Lucky Number 13 – @BrianMusick!  Brian, please email me at clueintocleveland (at) gmail (dot) com to…

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Grapes, Ales and BBQ to benefit Our Lady of the Wayside

July 4th is only one week away which means it’s BBQ time in the Hicken household! Pulled pork, BBQ chicken, brisket and of course ribs – we can’t get enough of it. Unfortunately, our BBQ skills are pretty much limited to crockpot recipes so we often turn to local restaurants or markets when we’re jonesing for the best. The good news is we don’t […]

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PlayhouseSquare Partners' Bartending for Buses

Although Jump Back Ball may be the first thing that comes to mind when PlayhouseSquare Partners is mentioned, the young professionals group also organizes a number of other programs year-round to support Cleveland’s downtown theatre district. From helping out at the International Children’s Festival to Neighborhood Dine-Arounds and the recent Mini-Golf Par-Tee, Partners offers a broad spectrum…

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Giveaway: Win 2 Tickets to Market at the Foodbank!

If you’ve gone grocery shopping recently, you’ll likely have noticed that the Cleveland Foodbank’s Harvest for Hunger is in full swing.  Adding a $1, $5, or $10 donation to your groceries is a fast and easy way to help reach this year’s goal of providing food for 16 million meals. You can also help reach this goal while celebrating a night […]

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Cooking with Beer at The Chubby Cook

3 years ago today, I said “I do” to my best friend and partner in crime — Happy Anniversary, Scott! When it comes to anniversary presents, Scott and I tend to gift each other “experiences” in an attempt to not add anymore to the amount of clutter we already have.  So, this year, he got us tickets to the […]

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Want to win 2 tickets to the Fabulous Food Show?

Update: Congrats to entry #20 – Courtney M. for being selected on random.org as the giveaway winner! Of course you do! Between the Piston Power Show and this weekend’s LEGO KidsFest, the I-X Center has been hosting a lot of fun events lately. However, one of their most popular (and…

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Jump Back Ball 2012 Ticket Kickoff – Nov. 3

A couple months ago at PlayhouseSquare’s Young Professionals Movie Night, I was happy to join my fellow Jump Back Ball co-chair Meredith in announcing the theme of this year’s Jump Back Ball: Jump Back Through the Looking Glass The planning has been amping up since then — as we recreate the whimsical world of…

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