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LeBron James Cavs August 2016 Cover

August 2016 Issue

Cover Story

'Cleveland, This Is For You!'

LeBron James' words in the immediate aftermath of winning Game 7 of the NBA Finals still gives us chills. We look back at how James and the Cleveland Cavaliers turned us into champions with stories from the people who witnessed history. 

On the Cover: Getty Images


Land of Plenty

It takes hard work and lots of early mornings, but these nine Cuyahoga Valley National Park farms are harvesting a curiosity in local foods and conservancy. By James Bigley II, Nikki Delamotte and Tricia McCune

Top Doctors

Women, your time for better sex, less stress, sound sleep and a flat belly is now. Our women’s health guide helps you be your healthiest self with pro tips. Plus, find out who made the list of 848 doctors in 62 specialities ranked tops by their peers. Edited by Steve Gleydura and Kim Schneider

Lake Effect

Paw Prints

As high school football season kicks off this month, a new book and art exhibit examines the passion behind the Massillon Tigers tradition.

Dial Tone

Katherine Boyd brings her melodious voice to Cleveland’s public radio airwaves.

Things Remembered

We look back at the impact of George Voinovich, who served as mayor of Cleveland, governor of Ohio and a U.S. senator. 

Oriented Express

Blink and you’ll miss the 18 new works of art along the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority’s Red Line.

RNC Update: The Hangover

Here are three cures for your RNC malaise.

Squad Goals

These Northeast Ohio athletes will represent Team USA during the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro Aug. 5-21.

In the Neighborhood

Akron's Highland Square

Here are a dozen spots to get you started.


Sales Pitch

Cleveland Hustles sells our city’s hardworking spirit to small-screen audiences as the CNBC reality show starts up this month.

What's Up Doc?

Now that LeBron James has delivered a championship, here's what we're dreaming about next: Space Jam 2.


Beat Maker

Budding rappers, poets, playwrights and musicians can share verses at a new literary arts space.

Stepping Out

A summer theater program sets the stage for an arts career.

Set Match

Ramon Rivas II, who hosts the Accidental Comedy Fest this month, takes us behind the scenes of his Comedy Central gig. 

Mixed Media

Big Picture

An inaugural fest in the Flats aims to go beyond a standard art show and draw in creators and collectors from throughout the country.

Upped Tempo

The Cleveland Orchestra takes up residency in the nearby Hough neighborhood.

Shop Talk

Scientific Discovery

Hart & Hawthorn makes handcrafted soaps, candles, beard oil and more.


Wing Tips

With the Cleveland International Kite Festival soaring into town this month, we offer a few tips for flying right.

Street View

CiCLEvia hits Ohio's City's West 25th Street on Aug. 13


Second Glance

A writer’s eyes are opened on how to be a better friend.

Talking Points

Shout Out

After Orlando, this month’s Pride festival must be at its loudest.


Customer Feedback

Plum Cafe and Kitchen in Ohio City jumps into the dining scene with crispy chicken feet.

The Review: Sol

Using Spanish and American influences, Sol’s Michael Schoen is driven to create bold flavors.

Relative Gains

Sibling Revelry Brewing prevents craft brewery fatigue with interesting hop profiles.

Spice World

Adega executive chef and managing partner Eddie Tancredi mixes things up for the home cook.

Ingredients: Tomatoes

Take a bite out of the plump, juicy seasonal tomatoes you see popping up at farmers markets this summer.

Shore Thing

Costal Taco brings an easy vibe and good food to the Flats East Bank.

The List: Barbecue

Break out the napkins for these five spots.

Kids A-Z

Play Away

Before summer ends, try these 13 fun ideas to spark creativity, grow confidence, teach responsibility and get  ready for school.

The Terminal


The Glenville Race Track was the place to be as the age of the automobile dawned.