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April 2011

Food + Drink

Fancy Free

Fun with Fillings

Akron's Posh Pierogies puts its own spin on the classic ethnic side dish. 

Hot Pots

Match Makers

Perfect Match

Deagan's Kitchen & Bar balances bold versions of classic tastes with a deep beer list.

Upper Crust

Whipped Dream

In the CLE


Bark Place

Beyond Borders

City Buzz

We scoured some of our own favorite places for locally made gifts and goods, great events, and enticing eats we can't resist. Here's our list of the new, the popular and the surprising. It's 25 reasons to get out and rediscover what's hot in Cleveland's n

I Can't Quit LeBron

It might be normal for Clevelanders to hate him, but I'd rather cheer for somebody.

Man at Work

As one of three Republicans elected to the new Cuyahoga County Council, Jergens Inc.'s Jack Schron is now on the job to help companies like his succeed.

Medical Advice

Play Ball!

The city's restoration of League Park provides a new focal point for Hough.

Quick Fixer

Peter Raskind works best against the clock. The last CEO of National City has found an unlikely second act as interim turnaround leader of Cleveland's port and schools.

Search and Enjoy

The City List

The City List: Alexa Marinos

blogger at

The City List: Betsy Kling

meteorologist, Channel 3

The City List: James Levin

co-founder of IngenuityFest

The City List: Julian Rogers

Cuyahoga County Councilman, District 10

The City List: Matthew Mytro

chef and entrepreneur, Stove Monkeys and Crisp Catering

To Tie For

The blogger dedicated to the neckwear of NBC's Brian Williams gets a surprise gift.


Big Laughs

Common Ground

Singer-songwriter Brent Kirby leans on his able backing band and alt-country influences for his third solo release, Coming Back to Life.

Design House

For a Spin

Vince Slusarz is helping keep the album alive. His Gotta Groove Records is one of less than a dozen U.S. manufacturers still pressing vinyl.

Forces of Nature

Convivium33's upcoming exhibit, 21st Century Expressions of the Second Sex, asks 15 female artists to contribute works that best communicate their points of view.

Tropical Nights


Clutch Performance

Find one-of-a-kind accessories and designer handbags at Mellow Yellow.

Hometown Heroes

Waste Not

When It Rains

There's no avoiding wet weather. At least you can look stylish while dashing through the downpours.