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April 2006

Food + Drink

A Flair for Pairs

A circle of friends makes picking the perfect bottle a pleasure.

Aladdin's Magic Rubs Off: Taza Lebanese Grill

Taza Lebanese Grill

News Bites

In the CLE


Carless in Cleveland

If you drive one of your cars less than 8,000 miles a year and live between West 117th Street and Shaker Square, Ryan Mckenzie says his upstart vehicle-sharing concept makes sense for you.  But will car-loving Clevelanders get with the program?

Craig Baranovic

Computer geek and department chair, associate degrees program at Remington College East

Editor's Column

Go Red for Women Breakfast and Awareness Extravaganza


Life Lessons

Sister Diane Stano moved into Ursuline College's newest residence hall for the spring semester to get a feel for the life of today's college students.  A month in, we sat down to find out what they've taught her.

My Date with Grady

Grady Sizemore is hot.  The Indians center fielder rules a huge swath of Jacobs Field grass, hits like a dream, and ... oh, that smile. And guess what? He's super polite, too.

Play Ball!

Salvaging My Soul

A year living in Geauga County's Amish Country brought many surprises. But maybe the greatest value was discovering the area's salvage stores.

Salvaging My Soul 2

The Irrepressible Judge Joan

As an attorney, she's defended some of Cleveland's most notorious watercooler criminals -- from former Brook Park Mayor Tom Coyne to lottery loser Elecia Battle.  Then, Republican Joan Synenberg did what many thought was impossible: beat a slew of



Cleveland's obvious roots

Comedy and the City

Knock the Vote

The Audition

Walking on Eggshelland

What's that? Tune!

Broadway superstar Tommy Tune is "Dr. Dolittle." (He even talks to the animals.)

At Home

7 Steps to Curb Appeal

Award Winning Landscapes Begin Here

Best Use of Color

Commercial Installation -- Category III

Commercial Maintenance

Garden Structures and Pavement -- Category II

Garden Structures and Pavement -- Category III

Garden Structures and Pavement -- Category IV

Get Smart

Make your home work for you.  A host of "smart technology" products and design trends aimed at entertaining can help you make the most out of your home.

Judges' Special Award

Residential Installation -- Category V

Residential Installation, Category I

Residential Installation, Category II

Residential Installation, Category III

Residential Maintenance

Space Savers

Smaller floor plans create a cozy atmosphere.

Specialty Gardens -- Category I

Specialty Gardens -- Category II

The Money Tree

When it comes to improving the look and value of your home, landscaping proves to be a solid investment.

Water Features and Lighting -- Category I


Style Symbols

Indulgences.  Decadence.  Lacy, frilly, girly, sexy fashion.  Feel-good, look-good, make 'em melt clothing.  Meet four women who tap into their own inner fashion guru every day, from the 20-something with her own line of clothing to

The Gorgeous Guide

Spring has finally arrived, and we're celebrating.  It's the time of year when the days have a shimmer of anticipation, when we remember how exciting it is to dress up and play with our look.  So, we primped, cut, colored, waxed and pampered

Travel & Outdoors

Exploring a New Country

Think Nashville's just big hats, honky-tonk, and Dolly Parton?  Think again.  Discover jazz, funky neighborhoods and Mexican Popsicle stands in Music City, U.S.A.


Ask the Plastic Surgeon

Question: Over the last several months, plastic surgery has been highlighted a lot on daytime talk shows, specifically the “lunchtime procedures” that have patients in and out and back to