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March 2009

Food + Drink

(On Tap) Devilish Drink

(QUICK BITE) Russian Roulette

Caffeine Buzz

Culinary Critters


Points of Contention

Rather than blindly following a critic’s ratings, judge for yourself.

Triple Threat | The Brothers Lounge

Turn Up The Heat | Bodega

In the CLE

And Another Thing

And Another Thing

Enduring | heart surgery at age 26

In 2006, Kristen Miller spent 62 days at the Cleveland Clinic, five of which while conscious with her chest open and a balloon pumping her blood. Now she faces another heart operation.

Fish Sales

Hard-Luck Story

Heart Transplant

After the speed of New York and the superficiality of southern Florida, a writer finds a refreshing rhythm in our streets — then, after losing her job, must fight to remain in the city she loves.

Justice for All

Michael Scharf helps courts throughout the world punish those responsible for torture and genocide. His latest book, Enemy of the State, recounts his work as an adviser for the trial of Saddam Hussein.


Seen and Heard


Marking Time

The writing of Mark Twain continues to fuel actor Hal Holbrook’s long-running one-man show.

Murder, He Wrote

Reviews | Books

Rock This Way

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony comes home April 4, bringing Run-D.M.C., Metallica and Jeff Beck to Public Hall. Here’s a guide to the ’09 performer honorees and how you can join the celebration in the week leading up to t

Split Decision

The Short List

View Finder

At Home

All About Credit

Find what you need to secure a good mortgage.

Homebuying 101 First-timer's Tip Sheet

Everything you need to know to buy your first home

The Benefits of Homeownership


Ask Frenchye

Runway to Real Life

Discover your personal style or add a trendy twist to your closet at Lush Boutique.

Travel & Outdoors

Cruisin' for Cuisine in Detroit

Indian Summer in Lakeview, Ohio

New You in New York

The Grass is Greener in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.

Time Travel to Gettysburg


Best Docs 2009 - Blues Clues

Dr. R. Taylor Segraves

Best Docs 2009 - Breakthroughs

Best Docs 2009 - Flex Plan

Best Docs 2009 - Fresh Airways

Dr. Fred Hsieh

Best Docs 2009 - Heart of the Matter

Dr. Samir Kapadia

Best Docs 2009 - Off the Cuff

Dr. Wendy Cicek

Best Docs 2009 - Promote Control

Dr. Teresa Zimmerman

Best Docs 2009 - Smoking Gun

Dr. Derek Raghavan

Best Docs 2009 - Waist Not

Dr. Leona Cuttler


Ask the Experts

Campus Revisted

Evaluating colleges or private schools this spring? You'll find many trying new techniques to grap the attention of your kids.