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February 2007

Food + Drink

Cozy, Cool: Bistro 185

Warm wild mushrooms and caramelized pecans make for a salad worth noting.

Dimsum for Dummies

Don’t be intimidated by the metal carts, language barrier or deep-fried chicken feet. Dim sum — the Chinese version of tapas — is a smart bet for a fun, delicious and sometimes adventurous meal. And with Chinese New Year right around the

News Bites

In the CLE

20 Sexy Singles 2007

We picked Cleveland's top 20 bachelors and bachelorettes, but now the choice is up to you: Who gets your vote for Best Smile, Class Clown and Most Likely to Succeed? Make your picks, then meet the singles later this month!

A Mind on a Mission

When Dan Cuffaro said Cleveland could become the U.S. capital of consumer-product design — ”The Milan of the Midwest” — he assumed people would laugh. Instead, they latched on to his idea of turning an area east of downtown into an

Bachelor Fad

Who expects to meet their future husband on television? Jen Schefft tried — twice — and found the fodder for her book that argues forcing Mr. Right is the wrong way to live your life.

Be Dazzled

Being Punched by Mike Tyson

On Sept. 2, 1989, “Iron” Mike Tyson, the undisputed world heavyweight champion, visited John Adams High School to “fight” radio personality Lynn Tolliver Jr. and TV celebrities Big Chuck Schodowski and Li’l John Rinaldi. The

Keep off the Gas

It’s not easy going green, but Full Circle Fuels owner Sam Merrett is helping motorists break free of their petroleum dependence — one engine at a time.

LeBron and My Cleveland Boys

Our writer, new in town, finds herself dating during a playoff run and falling in love with Cleveland, Cleveland guys, LeBron and our city’s stubborn civic pride.


Our 35 Favorite Nightspots

Our Guide To: Living like a VIP, Happy Hours, Tipping & more.

Puppy Love

Starting a New Chapter

Taste Odyssey


A Princess Always

Diana: A Celebration brings Lady Di’s famed wedding dress, 28 outfits and plenty of personal items from her youth to the Western Reserve Historical Society.

My Date with Sue

 Sue’s bite force could puncture a triceratops hipbone without breaking any teeth.

Rodeo Drive

The Singin' Sixties

Where Cleveland Rocks

At Home

A King's Castle

City Architecture’s tribute to Ireland’s fortresses offers some royal features.

Energy Force

Leading a more environmentally friendly lifestyle can reap benefits for your health and your pocketbook.

Home and Flower Show

How Green it is

The 64th annual Home & Garden Show’s dual green theme introduces sustainable design concepts and offers a taste of Ireland.

New Country Attitude

Forget cookie-cutter — WGAR morning host Michelle Maloney built a home that reflects her eco-friendly ideals.

The Green Outdoors

Cultivating a great lawn doesn’t have to mean chemical fertilizers, exotic plants and lots and lots of watering.

The Orchid Isle

Cleveland Magazine and Cleveland Botanical Garden’s feature garden blends the best of the tropics with the Emerald Isle to provide floral inspiration for your back yard.

Travel & Outdoors

Great Lakes Travel Options

What are you Wading for?

Dive into the Emerald Coast, where the sand is cool and the water sports are hot.


Cleveland Goes Red for Women 2007

Go Red for Women

University Hospitals and the American Heart Associationare committed topromoting women’s heart health.

Good Eats

Go Red cookbook helps women take action against heart disease.

Happy Hearts

The American Heart Association celebrates thosewho represent heart-healthy living in our community.

Healthy Lessons

One local school makes the grade for eating smart.

Jean Robertson

Netta Rucker

Sorboro Family