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December 2017

Featured Articles

Cheer Factor

Before the hustle and bustle of the holiday season is upon us, gather round for a modern take on a white elephant party that’s full of fun, food and friends. Read on as we unwrap a host of party-planning tips, decorating advice and easy recipes for a bash decked out with some of our favorite things.

Food + Drink

5 Spots To Dine With Jolly Saint Nick

Get into the holiday spirit with these foodie events.

These Cookies Pay Tribute To A #CLE Classic

Everyone watches A Christmas Story around the holidays, but Kelsey Elizabeth wants you to eat it too.

In the CLE

Academic Challenge Celebrates Its 50th Season

We quiz host Hakem Dermish on the show's history.

Cleveland's Outer Neighborhoods Could Be The Key To The Future

While underappreciated, these areas have historic value that adds up.

Shontel Brown Hopes To Bring People Together

A city councilwoman just five years ago, she now heads to the Cuyahoga County Democratic Party.

Take A Tour Through Willoughby Hills' Frank Lloyd Wright House

It can be yours for a mere $1.3 million.

The Choices We Make

None of Leonor Garcia's choices seem like good ones. But that's also where her power lies.

Trading Post Train Shop Chugs Along As A Depot Model Trains

Hand-written receipts, big band tunes and endless toy trains will throw you back to your childhood.

Where Are They Now: Allie LaForce

The former Fox 8 reporter covers the sidelines of college football and basketball across the country, but still makes time for home.

Where Are They Now: Andrea Thome

The former TV news anchor and wife of Indians slugger Jim Thome has found her groove with a series of novels set in the Smoky Mountains.

Where Are They Now: Hot In Cleveland

For five seasons, the TV Land comedy put our city in the small screen spotlight. 

Where Are They Now: Jen (Schefft) Waterman

An early reality show sensation, the Mentor native has returned to Northeast Ohio to raise a family.

Where Are They Now: Peter Lawson Jones

The former Cuyahoga County Commissioner has turned to a career in acting and playwriting.

Where Are They Now: Ulyana Horodyskyj

A love of science sparked this North Royalton native's adventurous career.

Entertainment

Brian K. Vaughan's Runaways Debuts On Hulu

The comic book writer talks to us about his new series, working with Stephen King and more.

Deck The Halls With Postcards From The Past

Scott Robertson and more than a dozen floral designers adorned the Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens manor.

Three Things You Have To Do At Kringle's Inventionasium Experience

This Christmas-infused fun house lets families venture through 10 interactive exhibits.

At Home

Cheer Factor

Before the hustle and bustle of the holiday season is upon us, gather round for a modern take on a white elephant party that’s full of fun, food and friends. Read on as we unwrap a host of party-planning tips, decorating advice and easy recipes for a bash decked out with some of our favorite things.