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The 2022 Cleveland Home Issue

A home can come in many shapes and sizes. But at the end of the day, it's what you put into it that makes it yours. From modern new-builds to vintage-inspired decor, we give you the advice and inspiration needed to make your space a home.

Food + Drink

Best Things We Ate This Month: La Mexicana, Nunzio Pizzeria and More

The editors of Cleveland Magazine share the best local dishes they ate this month.

La Plaza Supermarket's Adrian Ortega Is Living His American Dream

Despite having seen every big city in the country, the man behind Cleveland's beloved taco chose Northeast Ohio to build his taco empire.

Larder's Jeremy Umansky Shares His Recipe for Cleveland Corned Beef

The James Beard-nominated chef is known for his pastrami. But corned beef isn't far off. He shares the secrets. 

Quick Bite Review: Dave's Hot Chicken Invades Cleveland With Fiery Fast Food

The L.A.-based hot chicken joint opened in January in Lakewood with more locations on the way.

Restaurant Review: How Sushi-Giant Nobu Inspired Dante Boccuzzi's Goma

The new East Fourth Street restaurant offers delightful, welcoming Japanese fusion.

Sage Karma Kitchen Brings Fresh Offerings to Downtown Willoughby

Located in the former Nickleby's Round Bar space, the karma-themed restaurant focuses on gluten-free and vegan options, but the broad menu delights eaters of all stripes. 

Word of Mouth: Lisa Sands Dishes on Her Favorite Cleveland Spots

The host of CLE Foodcast shares her thoughts on everything from cocktails to downtown eating.

In the CLE

1982: Cleveland Residents Protest the Lack of a Stoplight

After four children were hit by cars at the intersection of Yeakel Avenue, Shale Avenue and Woodhill Road, residents took matters in their own hands.

Cleveland's St. Patrick's Day Parade Is Back and Better Than Ever

The parade, which can draw as many as 400,000 people to downtown Cleveland, is back for the first time since 2019.

Editor's Note: Take Some Time to Connect With Cleveland Magazine

Take a look beyond our printed pages this month.

Essay: How COVID Fatigue Measures Our Resilience

Cleveland Magazine's editorial assistant Becky Boban reflects on how the extraordinary pandemic has become mundane static for many after two exhausting years.

How Developers Are Turning Office Space Into Cleveland's Next Batch of Housing

We outline five housing projects currently underway in downtown Cleveland.

How Euclid Beach Land Could Improve Cleveland's Lakefront

We spoke with Western Reserve Land Conservancy vice president Matt Zone about the conservancy's acquisition of the space.

Why Cleveland's Guardians of Traffic and Its Baseball Team Are Forever Linked

From the opening of League Park to the new name change, the pylons of Berea sandstone will forever be connected to the diamond.

Why Wind Turbines in Lake Erie Are So Controversial

Plans have been in place wind turbines in our waters since 2009.

Entertainment

What the Eagles' "Hotel California" Tour Means to Northeast Ohio

Whether it's Joe Walsh's area roots or the group's induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the Eagles owe plenty of career success to Northeast Ohio.

Why Cleveland Author Dana McSwain Is the Queen of Horror

With her second novel Relict coming out in the fall, the author has spent the past few years trying to make Cleveland scary in her writing.

At Home

A Charming Nursery Fits Right Into This Fairview Park Home

Local interior designer Halle Barran of Sil & Park Interiors shares how to create a restful oasis for your little.

Before Redoing an Old Home in Cleveland, Consider These Tips

Architect Antonia Marinucci gives sound advice on what to know before renovating or restoring an old home.

How Erika Lauren Ver Made Her Cleveland House a Home

The former radio host and blogger shares some lessons learned on taking on home renovations and DIY projects.

How to Style Around 5 Common Types of Homes in Cleveland

Dawn Cook of Dawn Cook Design gives us essential tips to decorating your space based on its architecture and style.

The 2022 Cleveland Home Issue

A home can come in many shapes and sizes. But at the end of the day, it's what you put into it that makes it yours. From modern new-builds to vintage-inspired decor, we give you the advice and inspiration needed to make your space a home.

This Chagrin Falls Vacation Home Pops With Color and Texture

Linda Mauck Smith from Bluelens Design transformed this dark, Tudor-style house into a vivid vacation home.

This Eclectic Cleveland Heights Condo Fits Plenty of Character Inside

Designed by Reflections Interior Design, this vintage-inspired condo bursts with style and character, while leaving no corner unused.

This Modern Tudor in Chesterland Boasts a Spacious, Minimalist Design

Homeowners Morgan and Dan Connor worked with designer Laura Yeager Smith to make their new home shine with artistic charm.

Style

Kelma Collection Makes Romantic Pieces Out of Reused Materials

Designer Kelsi McCafferty started her business a year ago with a focus on delicate silhouettes and whimsical styles that elevate any outfit.

Travel & Outdoors

St. Patrick's Day Guide 2022: What to Eat, Do and See in Cleveland

Whether you've been Irish your whole life or turn green just for the big day, this guide will help you snag the perfect reuben, visit the best Irish bars and dress to impress this St. Patrick's Day. 

Education

College 101: Tips and Tricks You Need to Know to Navigate the College Acceptance Process

Families and counselors share what they wish they'd known when navigating the process.

How Cleveland Schools Are Addressing Social Emotional Learning

With peer and advisory groups, counseling and parent resources, schools are working to foster senses of success, happiness and belonging.