Ringing in 2012 with Fat Head's Brewery and #TeamSawyer Tweetup Heads Up

I love New Year’s Eve – hanging out with friends, Dick Clark’s admirable tenacity, the anticipation of the countdown. However, when it comes to partying on New Year’s Eve, I prefer a low-key gathering. Last year, we had friends out from Philly and rang in 2011 with a dinner at home that featured some of our…

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All I Want for Cleve-Mas, Part 4: Fighting Cabin Fever

Have you entered the Clue Into Cleveland giveaway for a Dolce Gusto Piccolo coffee machine? Only a few days left to enter here! Cleveland winters get a bum rap. Although I know I’ll complain about it when we’re in the throws of February dealing with endless snow, during this time…

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Enter to Win a Dolce Gusto Piccolo Coffee Machine

UPDATE: Congratulations to Mojamala2 for winning the Dolce Gusto! Besides the normal holiday stresses like shopping and decorating, this season has proven a little busier than normal in our house with the addition of a few roadtrips. From weddings in Philly to our upcoming drive to Austin, Texas — Scott and I are starting to…

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Spreading Holiday Cheer with the Liver Life Challenge and Alzheimer's Association

In addition to giving gifts to friends and family, this time of year is an excellent reminder about the importance of giving back to the community. Thanks to avid Cleveland blog reader Lindsay Meggas and HungryinCLE for the heads up about these two opportunities: Blondes vs. Brunettes benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association Cleveland In Spring…

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The Game's Afoot for the Holidays at the Cleveland Play House

A triple murder and assassination attempt may not be the first things that come to mind when I think about the holidays. However, the world premiere of Ken Ludwig’s The Game’s Afoot (or Holmes for the Holidays) at Cleveland Play House is a hilarious, quirky and thrilling alternative to your standard holiday entertainment. The Game’s Afoot opens with a performance of one of…

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All I Want for Cleve-mas, Part 1: Onstage This Holiday Season

  Each year, holiday preparations seem to start earlier and earlier (I was floored when I saw Christmas decorations on some shelves before Halloween). But although I’m not quite ready to bust out the decorations, I think it’s never too early to start planning my gift giving, as well as my own wishlist. Last…

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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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