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June 2016

Featured Articles

Rating the Suburbs 2016

Avon, this year's No. 1 suburb, continues to grow by offering new homes with lots of space, quality schools and plenty of shopping.

Food + Drink

5 Burgers To Hit The Spot

With a variety of different flavors and ingredients, local chefs tell us why their burgers are so tasty.

Fresh Glaze: 5 Things To Know About Jack Frost

A renovation gives these iconic donuts a bigger spot to show off its delicious treats.

Get Hooked On Different Sushi Ingredients

Put a spin on sushi night with our guide to making tasty creations at home.

Grab a Quick Bite at Southside Diner

This Parma spot takes you back in time with its old school decor and twists on American favorites.

Sarita Hosts Simple Ingredients With Effortless Flavor

Chef and co-owner Anthony Romano brings his dream of cooking to life with this Lakewood restaurant. 

In the CLE

‘This Should Not Be Happening In Our City'

In 2015, firearms claimed 134 lives in Cleveland, including five young children. And despite the chief of police’s plea, the way of the gun continues with little end in sight.

3 Things About This Year's Scottish Games

Dress up in your finest kilt for these challenges.

A Place We Love: Solstice Steps Is The New Summer Hangout

Lakewood Park makes over what was once a landfill into a spot for relaxing and snapping selfies.

Art & Mind

As the Cleveland Museum of Art celebrates its centennial, director William Griswold’s vision for the institution is a masterstroke of civic pride and artistic expression.

Bazaar Happenings: Little Shops Come to Legacy Village

A new partnership with the Cleveland Bazaar gives local artisans a chance at the retail big leagues.

Clevelanders Take To The Streets in 1933

Thousands of Clevelanders and city officials came together to support the National Recovery Administration.

Danger Zone: The Ohio Department of Transportation Makes Safer Routes

The modification of an Interstate 76 and 77 interchange is causing some road rage in Akron.

Musical Sing Along

Work on those vocals with this important tip from Julia Wallace.

RNC Update: AT&T Expands the City's Bandwidth

The addition of up to 75,000 feet of fiber cable will increase upload and download speeds — even after the convention. 

The Interview: New City Councilman Kerry McCormack

Taking over Joe Cimperman’s seat, the 28-year-old joins City Council with youthful energy and a passion to help residents. 

Warning Shot

Cleveland must do more to curb our gun violence problem.

We Must Keep Public Square for the Public

As the Republican National Convention nears, Cleveland's free speech legacy must be protected.


3 Things To Know About The New I-X Concert Venue

The convention center spruces up their space with a smaller transitional theater for music and more.

Northeast Ohio Jazz Pianist Brings Festival to Akron

An instrumental part of the Northeast Ohio jazz scene, pianist Theron Brown aims to highlight the genre with the Rubber City Jazz & Blues Festival.

Your New Summer Playlist

Akron's 91.3 the Summit hosts a stream of hometown tunes.

At Home

3 Tips Before Buying A Home

Felicia Hengle advises what to do before opening your wallet in the home buying process.

3 Tips Before You Indulge In A Better Home

Mark Zervos shares how to handle the hefty task of selling your current space and finding something new.

3 Tips On Homebuying When Your Kids Move Out

Beth Haight tells us what to consider when planning a purchase that's all about you.

3 Tips When House Hunting

Stouffer Realty agent, Robin Rohrich shares her two cents on today's housing market.

3 Tips When Looking For A High-End Home

Suzanne Deering Shares what house hunters should look for in a fancier abode.

Advance Search: Get In Touch With The Outdoors In Concord And Hinckley Township

These quiet suburbs offer access to MetroParks, several reservations and more.

Advanced Search: Aurora and Bay Village Boast Tons of Space

Whether it's Lake Erie views, or nine holes of golf at the country club, either of these areas offer a perfect suburban lifestyle. 

Advanced Search: Fairview Park and University Heights Are Go-To Suburbs For Starter Homes

On opposites sides of the city, these areas have a lot to offer.

Advanced Search: Rocky River and Richfield Village Score No. 2 and 3

Settle down in either of these suburbs while still being close to city life.

Avon Charms Families With Its Growth

This year's No. 1 suburb drew in Armando Cesare by offering an abundance of space.

Avon Lake Woos Homebuyers With Access to Lake Erie

High-end homebuyers are ready to take a dip in Avon Lake's spacious lakefront properties and raft of amenities.

Brunswick Attracts First Time Homebuyers

Taryn and Kris Skala purchased their first home here to be close to family.

Chagrin Falls Draws Families Looking To Grow

This suburb offers a mix of larger homes and neighborhood charm.

Interview: Settling In A Bainbridge Community

Melissa King shares why she couldn't completely leave the area.

Interview: The Search Is Over

Kirsten Rosenberg tells us why Rocky River's neighborhood was just right, and what she loves about her home.     

Interview: Turning Something Old into Something New

George and Andrea Holt share why fixing up a foreclosure in Shaker Heights was the right move for their family.

Interview: Why This Couple Moved to Avon

Michelle and Chris Hauck share the appeal of this flourishing suburb.

Interview: Why This Man Chose Mayfield Heights To Build A Home

Frank Ferritto shares how he scored the perfect lot at the perfect time.

On The Market: A Westlake Townhome With Everything You Need

This ready property has an open concept layout and is just a short walk from Crocker Park.

On The Market: Pamper Yourself With This Pepper Pike Home

With it's Contemporary flair and high-end amenities, this just might be a dream home.

On The Market: The Perfect Large Family Colonial

This home has plenty of space in and outside for kids, parties, landscaping and more.

On The Market: This Brunswick Pad is Great For First-Timers

This classic abode is an affordable fixer-upper, with a large backyard — perfect for summer parties.

On The Market: This Traditional Avon Home Is A Perfect Place To Plant Roots

The newer estate is located in a close knit community, with lots of amenities. 

Rating the Suburbs 2016

Avon, this year's No. 1 suburb, continues to grow by offering new homes with lots of space, quality schools and plenty of shopping.


Pucker Up with Ice + Jam Lipstick

Former models Ivy Mitcham-Evans and Jamie Alexandra Murphy create fun, funky lipsticks.

Travel & Outdoors

4 Local Books For A Summer Read

Lounge by the pool with any of these Northeast Ohio native texts.

Catch A Nighttime Flick

Shift it to park and kick up your feet at this old-time drive-in theater.

Catch Cats Closer Than Ever

This new tiger passage allows guests to see these wild animals in a new way.

Celebrate a Milestone With Music

The Blossom Music Festival celebrates 100 years with Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

Cheer On At Local Sporting Events

Whether it's supporting a good cause, hooping, or BMX, any of these athletic outings are a good time.

Climb To The Top: A Different Way To Experience The Forest

Get up close and personal with nature at the Holden Arboretum's Canopy Walk and Emergent Tower

Cruise Along The Coast

Experience Fourth of July from Cleveland's cruise ships.

Eat Up At The Cleveland Botanical Gardens

Local Chefs whip up a feast every week.

Embrace Your Wild Side At The Cleveland Museum Of Natural History

Get close to Northeast Ohio's wildlife in a new way: an overhead trailway system.

Explore Your Artistic Side

Tremont offers performances and more every weekend in August.

Go Country: A Musical On Johnny Cash

Take a glimpse into the the country music star's life At Kent State University this summer.

Hit The Beach For Edgewater Live

Jam out to any of these outdoor music events.

Jam Out To Melissa Etheridge

On June 24, the singer takes the stage with surprise songs for her loved fans.

Let Inspiration Grow In Akron Art Museum's Garden

The Bud and Susie Roger's garden allows artists to leave their mark this July.

Listen Up To These Rock Playing Art Installations

Follow the trail of speakers throughout downtown Cleveland to the Rock Hall.

Play Like A Kid

Preston's H.O.P.E. Playground Park offers children with and without disabilities to come indulge in this Beachwood space.

Prepare For Battle At Fun N' Stuff

Get your heart racing at any of these four family fun parks.

Put On Your Party Shoes For Solstice

The Cleveland Museum of Art's biggest party is coming up.

Raise The Volume At These Music Festivals

LaureLive and Agumboot will have you dancing through the summer.

Reach New Heights On The Valravn

Cedar Point is now home to the world's best dive coaster.

Ride The Wave At Whiskey Island

Grab a board and oar and get in on the fun.

Roll Along The Cuyahoga Valley

Challenge yourself with this new bike trail.

Say Om With Rooftop Yoga

Get in your workout while taking in city views.

See The World Through The Cultural Gardens

Take in Cleveland's diversity during One World Day celebrations.

Set The Scene: Catch Steel Magnolias Live

The hit movie and heartwarming story comes to Cleveland Play House.

Shop Your Heart Out At Night Market

Taste Cleveland's asian culture at this annual event of food, shopping, performances and more.

Take Flight: Watch Jets Twist And Turn Over Cleveland

Celebrate your Labor Day Weekend by "oohing" and "ahhing" overhead.

Turn Back Time: Euclid Beach Park Day

Get Nostalgic and take a ride on the carousel this July.

View A Movie Outdoors

Grab some blankets and popcorn for a park flick on the big screen.

Watch Sparks Fly At Rock N' Blast

Catch the big show with the Indian's this August.