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March 2014

Food + Drink

Fat Tuesday Treats

Heat Check

Eric Williams brings his unique style of Mexican food to Lakewood with El Carnicero.

Irish Pubs

Leaf Case

Pub Grub

Stock Options

Fight off those end-of-winter chills with one of these six satisfying soups.

In the CLE


Alternative Reality

With journalism at a low point in Cleveland, a weekly newspaper under new ownership has an opportunity to make a difference.

Close to the Heart

Corner Bard

Akron author David Giffels chronicles Rust Belt life in his new essay collection.

Drone Ranger

Two North Olmsted natives are flying high with amazing aerial photos of our city.

Green Daze

St. Patrick's Day can be a blur for many, so we focus our Irish eyes on last year's numbers.

Road's Ransom

Rule Changes

Kevin Kelley's election as City Council president may bring more than just a shift in leadership.

Status Update

The Bedford Judge and the Brothel Bust

Judge Harry Jacob III promised to bring greater integrity to Bedford Municipal Court. He seemed like the guy next door — family man, soccer coach, gentleman. Now he's accused of frequenting a brothel, accepting sex as a bribe and promoting prostitution — a charge often used against pimps. What really happened when he met the Studio 54 Girls?


Art Therapy

Club Energy

Deal Maker

Escape Tactics

Now Showing

Tower City Cinemas may have gone all digital for the 38th Cleveland International Film Festival, but 35 mm film has not reached the end of its reel in our town. Two movie buffs tell us what's to love about both film and digital formats.

Page Turners

In honor of National Reading Month, we find books as they exist in the wild.

Rock Spar

Cleveland Public Theatre remixes William Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus into a gory musical.

Ticket Takers

Fall for these four flicks at this year's Cleveland International Film Festival.


Mist Opportunities

Lakewood's Indigo Perfumery offers unique fragrances tailored to shoppers' personalities.

Travel & Outdoors

Girl Meets World

Girl Meets World: Calm Reader

The Spa at Bayfield offers relaxation with Victorian touches that stay with you no matter how crazy things get.

Girl Meets World: Fast Track

Fulfill your need for speed at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Girl Meets World: Girl Talk

Girl Meets World: Paper Chase

Creating memories at Village Victorian Scrapbook Retreat is as easy as design, cut, paste, repeat.

Girl Meets World: Past Time

Stocked with vintage finds, housewares and trinkets, Indiana's Antique Alley takes shoppers to bygone eras.

Girl Meets World: Rising Stars

See if your baking skills measure up at an Ann Arbor bread class.


Best Doctors 2014: A-Fib Advances

Best Doctors 2014: Beat Makers

Best Doctors 2014: Change of Heart

An exclusive look inside the operating room reveals how the highest-rated heart care program in the nation gives one patient a second chance at life.


Best Doctors 2014: Command Center

It cost more than $5 million to build and is one of only two of its kind — and they're both at the Cleveland Clinic's Heart & Vascular Institute. The latest of the clinic's hybrid operating rooms, which opened in July, allows cardiologists, cardiothoracic

Best Doctors 2014: Core Matters

Best Doctors 2014: Fuel Up

Best Doctors 2014: Path Finder

With a new treatment for faulty heart valves, University Hospitals' Dr. Marco Costa helps a patient avoid open-heart surgery.

Best Doctors 2014: Quick Steps

The swift actions of MetroHealth's Dr. Sanjay Gandhi and first responders gives a marathon runner another chance to see the finish line.

Best Doctors 2014: Replacement Arts

Dr. Soon Park brings his expertise of treating ailing hearts to University Hospitals.


Guide To Education: Social Status

More educators are finding creative ways to incorporate blogs, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and more into their lessons.