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Food + Drink

111 Bistro Is Adventurous And American

Far from Cleveland's destination dining neighborhoods, Anthony Scolaro isn't afraid to play all his culinary cards at this Medina restaurant.

5 Weird Wings We Love

From everything bagel to spicy Jamaican jerk, we've got your next wing night covered.

Express Deli Grants Our Wildest Sammie Wishes

With its own Lebanese twist, the deli serve up classics like reubens and gyros in warm pita bread.

Heat Up Your Independence Day Cookout

These updated all-American classics will spark up your patriotic pride.

Landmark Breaks Into the Fine-Casual Restaurant Scene

You don't want to miss this killer Montreal smoked meat hash.

This Delicatessen Is A Cut Above

Jeremy Umansky's Larder Delicatessen and Bakery is refined culinary cuisine.

Three Patios We Love To Wine And Dine On

Summer lovin' never looked so good than at these outdoor dining spots.

In the CLE

1976: Cleveland's Festival of Freedom Was A Banger

Mayor Ralph Perk had a front-seat view to this fest while crowds clashed below.

A 4-Step Guide To A Star-Spangled July

The most patriotic month just got a little more red, white and blue.

Beware: Cleveland's 5 Most Dangerous Intersections

Crashes are more likely to happen in the summer rather than the winter.

Flower Child

When Maria McNamara died from brain cancer 11 years ago this month, she left a legacy of joy and caring for others. But now, her field of sunflowers, which helps bring awareness and raise money to fight childhood cancer, is threatened by development.

For or Against: Year-Round School

We talk to experts on each side of the argument to find the pros and cons of hitting the books all year.

Frame of Mind

With a palette of colorful, thoughtful and engaging art, our city's murals are helping transform public spaces into brilliant canvases of creativity, inspiration and pride for Clevelanders.

Grove Bags Is Making Green From The Cannabis Industry

Seeing the need for proper packaging, the duo created bags that keep the plant fresh.

Inland Lakes Hold A Place In Our Cleveland Hearts

Editor Steve Gleydura reminisces about childhood trips to Pymatuning Lake. 

Show Off Your CLE Pride With Our Out-of-Towners Guide

Hosting out-of-towners this summer? No sweat. These old favorites have new reasons to visit, and fresh spots are waiting to be explored. 

Smoke Screen

As Cuyahoga County’s cigarette tax revenues decline, the arts and culture organizations it supports must clear the air about new funding options.

This Birthing Story Gives Life New Meaning

A soon-to-be father finds new perspective in the delivery room.


Four Things To See At Front's Contemporary Art Triennial

The first year of the event is jam-packed with more than 30 exhibitions.

Grammy-Nominee Jim Brickman Hosts Local Boot Camp

To give back to his hometown, the lyricist and musician will help aspiring songwriters with workshops.

Groove With These Three Must-See Dance Performances

We have nothing but good vibes for National Dance Month.

Teen Tweets Weezer Into Covering "Africa"

What started as a joke for local 14-year-old Mary Klym turned into a national story.

Three Long-Shot Ways To Get Hamilton Tickets

It's worth a try, right?

Turn Down "Cleveland Rocks" And Listen To Our New Anthem

We dig a little deeper into the tune written by Silas Hite.

At Home

Five Tips For Cooking Up A Fresh Kitchen

Create a chef-worthy space that's organized and inviting with this expert advice.

MidTown Gets A Modern Makeover

The One Midtown Townhomes are part of the neighborhood's $152 million in new development expected to be completed in 2018.

This Lakeside Guest House Sets Sail With A Massive Makeover

Lakeshore living never looked as delightful as it does in this Rocky River guest house.

We Tried It: Do-It-Yourself Decor

At AR Workshop in Hudson, it's easy to make your own, personalized decor no matter your experience level.


Balani Offers Custom-Fitted Suits, Tuxes, More

A tailored closet isn't as far out of reach as you might think with this custom clothier.

Travel & Outdoors

12 Great Lakes and Rivers

Lake Erie gets all the glory. But there are plenty of other ways to dive into the beauty of nature. Whether you’re an expert angler, a first-time kayaker or a weekend beach bum, these Northeast Ohio inland lakes and rivers are making waves this summer.

Date Of The Month: Midway Twin Drive-In Is A Night With The Stars

Enhance your long summer nights with a double-feature.

Great Lakes and Rivers: Atwood Lake

An hour-and-a-half south, this inland lake offers long geocaching hikes, slow water trips and sky-high climbs. 

Great Lakes and Rivers: Berlin Lake

We'll be dammed if you don't find a sense of discovery in this 3,341-acre dam. 

Great Lakes and Rivers: Black River

This river reservation has been revived and refreshed since 2010.

Great Lakes and Rivers: Chagrin River

From a small town falls to gorgeous reservations, this river has it all.

Great Lakes and Rivers: Findley Lake

Kayak 93 acres surrounded by oak and Canadian Hemlock in this Lorain County puddle.  

Great Lakes and Rivers: Grand River

This grandiose nature escape stretches 102 miles across Cleveland's East Side.

Great Lakes and Rivers: Mosquito Creek Lake

Near Warren, Ohio's second-largest inland lake is a sportsman's oasis. 

Great Lakes and Rivers: Portage Lakes

Grab a pontoon and head out on this collection of eight lakes and reseviors in Summit County.

Great Lakes and Rivers: Punderson Lake

With a manor that looms large over the lake, cast a line at this slowed-down mere.

Great Lakes and Rivers: Pymatuning Lake

Slow down in Ashtabula County at this lake that's a fish feeding frenzy. 

Great Lakes and Rivers: Vermilion River

From the ruins of a mansion to towering shale cliffs, there's plenty to explore in this river in Steelhead Alley.

Great Lakes and Rivers: West Branch Reservoir

Open it up on this Portage County reservoir with no speed requirements. 


Advances In Cosmetic Surgery Can Help You Feel More Confident

Botox, breast augmentations and more are available.

You'll Grin About These New Dental Procedures

Forget braces, you've got options now.