12 Days of Cleveland – Thankful for Too Much To Do This Holiday Season

This Thanksgiving, there were many things to be thankful for. I’m lucky to have a pretty swell husband (understatement), fantastic parents and sister, friends and even in-laws (congrats Laura and Max on your engagement!). From work to home and in between, there’s not much to complain about. And even better, I get…

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PlayhouseSquare Doubleheader: Jump Back Ball Kick Off and Staging Success Premiere, Nov. 15

This year one of Cleveland’s landmark institutions is celebrating its 90th birthday. As the country’s largest performing arts center outside of New York, PlayhouseSquare engages our community and attracts over one million guests each year to 1,000+ annual events. But that wasn’t always the case. Although PlayhouseSquare was downtown Cleveland’s cinematic and entertainment destination for many years, the post-WWII flight […]

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Upcoming Events for CLE's Young Professionals

When Greatist.com ranked Cleveland as the #7 best city for 20-Somethings, it cited the fact that we’re one of the best places for new college grads, filled with job openings (especially in manufacturing and engineering), and Draft Magazine’s Beertown, U.S.A. Another reason I’d add to this list: all of the opportunities available…

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And the theme of the 22nd Annual Jump Back Ball is —

Well, I had a different post planned for today. However the week ended up being even more of a challenge (the nicest way to put it) than I expected when I last posted on Tuesday. So in lieu of my wrapup about a couple of recent dining experiences (keep an eye out for that post early next…

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OBA's Night at the Theatre with PlayhouseSquare Partners

Sometimes when I’ve been go-go-go on a project, it’s really easy for me to lose sight of why I’m doing it.  In those cases, I have to take a step back and try to look at things as if I’m brand new to it. I had the chance to do that last…

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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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Broadway Your Way: PlayhouseSquare's KeyBank Broadway Series

  Selecting shows is a challenge theatres face every season. While the process includes seeing and reading the productions they’re considering, it’s not always fun and games. A season needs to be built from scratch that speaks to the theatre’s entire audience while embracing their mission. PlayhouseSquare makes it seem effortless, though, when you look at their just-announced KeyBank Broadway…

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Jump Back Ball 21: One Last Trip Through the Looking Glass

Another Jump Back Ball is in the books!  This past Saturday was the culmination of a lot of people’s hard work and months of planning. And after spending the last few weeks living and breathing nothing but Jump Back Ball, I needed to take some time to step back and recover before I posted my pictures.  Better late than never, though.  […]

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Look Behind the Looking Glass, Part 3: Shop Nights

Although Jump Back Ball has sold out, the work has just begun for PlayhouseSquare Partners.  One reason I love Jump Back Ball is that even before Scott and I get to party on February 25th, we’re having fun throughout February at Jump Back Ball Shop Nights. Shop Nights are a unique opportunity to get…

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