It’s just like a diary, but not at all private. And who’snot up for living vicariously through a complete stranger from time to time? Here are a couple of the first-person blogs by Clevelanders that we’ve been reading lately, as well as a few other bookmarked favorites.
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Chef’s Widow: Ever wonder what it’s like when running a restaurant consumes your husband’s life? Amelia Sawyer covers the finer points of being the better half of the city’s hottest new chef. chefswidow.com
The Cool History of Cleveland: Former city of Cleveland Tech Czar Michael DeAloia presents the city you think you know in a fresh light thanks to great research and plenty of vintage photos. coolhistoryofcleveland.blog.com
John Gorman’s Media Blog: Who better to unravel the strange state of terrestrial radio than the insider who built the FM genre at WMMS? Required reading for media junkies.
|27 Dresses in Cleveland|
|“Living in downtown Cleveland trying to figure out life as a white-collar redneck”||
|“Following the dating adventures of an early 30s Cleveland bachelorette”|
|Jeff Nomina’s funny, smart writing reaches beyond the post-college, Busch Light-buying demographic that it corners. Need an argument for outfitting your living room with two 42-inch plasma TVs? He has it.||
|Women who’ve contemplated a part-time job just to cover bridesmaid expenses for all their friends’ weddings, and who refer to men they’re dating with codelike names such as “The Teachalian”|
|Nomina’s discussions of everything from the merits of stocking wet wipes at home to dissecting his dad’s favorite sayings to a debate over the relevancy of 1990s-era Aerosmith songs are consistently enjoyable.||
|This anonymous blogger makes the dating world seem like an alien landscape. Who hasn’t been there? Plus, where else would we learn about a Web site dedicated to wedding cake disasters?|
in the cle
12:00 AM EST
December 23, 2008