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November 2017

Food + Drink

Beer Guide: Ohio Brewing Co.

The third time's a charm for Chris Verich who kept brewing through his two failed brewery attempts.

5 Tea Shops To Keep You Warm

Get your loose leaf game on point.

A Dessert We Love: Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth With This Cannoli Cookie

Nab one of Ange Lupica's treat at Crust's Midtown location.

Beer Guide: Aqueduct Brewing

Robert Hernandez's taproom serves up brews that even non-beer drinkers will like.

Beer Guide: Avon Brewing Co.

Brian Weaver and Mathias Hauck funnel fresh ingredients from the kitchen to the kettle.

Beer Guide: Bottlehouse Brewery and Meadery

Come here to catch up with friends, not to catch the game.

Beer Guide: Brick and Barrel

Thoughtful craft beers made in small batches make this place stand out.

Beer Guide: BrickOven Brewpub

We've found the Einstein of beer brewing science.

Beer Guide: Brim Kitchen & Brewery

This place is all about the twist from their food to their beer.

Beer Guide: Butcher and the Brewer

John McGroarty has tangoed with 60 different styles of beer in his first year as brew master.

Beer Guide: Cleveland Brewery

John Fuduric uses his neighbors for beer inspiration.

Beer Guide: Collision Bend Co.

Luke Purcell is all about having fun with his beers ranging from saisons to wheat ales.

Beer Guide: Double Wing Brewing Co.

Wine snobs and beer geeks unite at this brewery located on Ohio's largest estate winery.

Beer Guide: Fat Head's Brewery

Reinspire your palate with these hoppy, fruity beers.

Beer Guide: Forest City Brewery

This 40-seat brewery is old-school to the core.

Beer Guide: Goldhorn Brewery

This brewery pays homage to the area's Slovenian roots with Eastern-European style beers.

Beer Guide: Great Lakes Brewing Co.

Ohio's first craft brewery still keeps up with the trends.

Beer Guide: Hansa Brewery

Creative brews will put this German gem on the top of your list.

Beer Guide: HiHo Brewing Co.

Everything about this brewery is a family affair.

Beer Guide: Hofbrauhaus Cleveland

All the beer here is made with ingredients shipped from Germany.

Beer Guide: Hop Tree Brewing

You won't find any overspiced or heavy alcohol beers at this classic joint.

Beer Guide: Hoppin' Frog Brewery and Tasting Room

These award-winning brews are accompanied by nightly events and a hearty menu.

Beer Guide: How Two Friends Turned A Barn Into A Brewery

Inspired by Benjamin Franklin, the duo looks toward a successful future. 

Beer Guide: Jolly Scholar

Come here after class to grab a pint or come here to show off your own brewing skills.

Beer Guide: Lager Heads Brewing Co.

Medina County's first craft brewer offers something for the traditional sipper and the adventurer.

Beer Guide: Local Brewers Make A Case For Craft Beers

Put down that Bud Light and give a Cleveland-made brew a try.

Beer Guide: MadCap Brew Co.

Grab a beer, play some pinball and grab some grub from the rotating lineup of food trucks.

Beer Guide: Market Garden Brewery

This local brewery can pump out nearly 1,000 gallons of beer per day.

Beer Guide: Masthead Brewing Co.

Sitting on the lesser-trafficked side of town, Masthead Brewing Co. serves up wood-fired pizzas with its beers.

Beer Guide: McArthur's Brew House

Grab a beer that is sweet and punchy enough to rival your favorite cocktail.

Beer Guide: Nano Brew Cleveland

This small brewery can get as creative as it wants with a one-barrel system.

Beer Guide: New Albion Beer Comes to Cleveland

BrewDog USA is now churning out its New Albion Red and Oatmeal Stout.

Beer Guide: New Breweries Opening Soon

From Ohio City to Canton, we're looking forward to these fresh spots.

Beer Guide: Noble Beast Brewing Co.

Cleveland's industrial past meets its creative future inside of Noble Beast.

Beer Guide: Platform Beer Co.

Experimentation and authenticity have been key for Platform's rising success.

Beer Guide: R. Shea Brewing

Chemist-turned-brewer Ronald Shea will give you a science lesson on the art of making beer.

Beer Guide: Railroad Brewing Co.

This Avon brewery runs the gamut in terms of its flavor selection. 

Beer Guide: Rocky River Brewing Co.

The nearly 24-year-old brewpub has a list of time-tested seasonals.

Beer Guide: Saucy Brew Works

Sip on a beer-wine hybrid or snack on a clam-covered "apizza" at this experimental spot.

Beer Guide: Sibling Revelry Brewing

Find comfort in the classics at this 22-handle taproom.

Beer Guide: Terrestrial Brewing Co.

Weird ingredients are Ralph Sgro's forte having brewed with everything from smoked pig bones to gummy worms.

Beer Guide: The Brew Kettle

Brew your own beer in their 6-kettle person brew system.

Beer Guide: These Three Inventive Brews Are Worth Hunting Down

While they don't have a taproom yet, you can still find them locally.

Beer Guide: Thirsty Dog Brewing Co.

This tap room has expanded into the Flats.

Beer Guide: Three IPAs Anyone Can Love

Fat Head's Brewmaster Matt Cole shows us that not all IPAs are created equal.

Beer Guide: Two Monks Brewing Co.

Starting with a brewery kit he got for Christmas, Patrick Armstead now makes authentic German beers at his nanobrewery.

Beer Guide: Upcoming Beer Trends

Ralph Sgro tell us what we can expect in our glasses next.

Beer Guide: Willoughby Brewing Co.

Even if you're not a fan of porters, Willoughby Brewing Co. will win you over.

Beer Guide: Working Class Brewery

Drink up like it's your job at this brewery that pays homage to Cleveland's working class. 

Here's How To Throw The Perfect Friendsgiving

From birds to booze, we have the recipes to impress your crew.

Hook & Hoof Serves Up Comforting and Familiar Flavors

Chef and co-owner Hunter Toth pay homage to classic dishes.

Make The Holidays Sweeter With These Five Local Pies

From vegan, apple and pumpkin, these pies take the cake.

Warm Up With Xinji Noodle Bar's Ramen

Chef Shuxin Liu takes the classic Japanese noodle to another level.

Zaytoon Lebanese Kitchen Is Our New Go-To Lunch Spot

The Playhouse Square spot offers authentic Middle Eastern cuisine with just enough heat to keep you wanting more.

In the CLE

1979: William Reith Coaches Fencers At The Alcazar Hotel

The Alcazar Fencing Club still produces top-notch fencers despite their change in location.

Beyond The Call

As our country honors its approximately 20 million veterans this month, seven members of the military who served from World War II to Afghanistan reveal what they’ve learned about duty, freedom, honor and what it means to protect those who cannot protect themselves.

Breeze Through Shopping With Our Holiday Market Guide

Get the perfect gifts with these tips and advice.

Dinner Service

A passion for cooking strengthens a mother and daughter's bond.

Draft Kings

Raising a glass to Cleveland's booming brewery scene.

How The Mayoral Candidates Use Their Twitter Accouts

We Dig Into Zack Reed's And Frank Jackson's Social Trends.

Oberlin Is Fighting For Immigrants And Refugees In Its Churches And Chambers

Peace Community Church is one of the 800 sanctuary churches in the U.S.

Stellar Ways To Watch The Leonid Meteor Shower

Enjoy the star-studded show with these tips.

The Cleveland Browns Connect Generations Of Fans With Shared Misery

How the love for a losing team brings us together.

Want To Win A Pair Of Air Jordans?

Restock now has a Key Master Arcade game filled with top-of-the-line shoes.


Chagrin Valley Roller Rink Celebrates 70th Anniversary With A Party

Owner Allyson Kindlesparker tells us how to make the most of you trip.

Cleveland History Center Remembers Carl Stokes With Permanent Exhibit

Cleveland's first black mayor is honored on the 50th anniversary of his election.

Five Things To Know About The New Children's Museum

A $10 million renovation to a Millionaires' Row mansion brings new life to the kid-friendly place.

Front International Kicks Off With 18 Artists

The yearlong program will consist of art, research and community involvement.

Kids Film It Festival Is Back For Its Second Year

Participant Ryan Levine tells us about his love of film.

My Friend Dahmer Film Reveals Unsettling Details Of The Murderer's Youth

Derf Backderf recalls what his friend and classmate was like at Revere High School in Bath.

Pere Ubu's David Thomas Returns Home

We talk to the punk rocker about Cleveland, influencing rock and more.

Read Up On The World's First Little Free Library Neighborhood

Hoping to raise literacy rates in Cleveland, the Slavic Village program allows a take-a-book, leave-a-book approach.

Robert Madison Talks About His Iconic Career

His Glenville building will now serves as the Front International art residency.

Visible Voice Calls To Indie Book Lovers Again

The Tremont bookstore returns with an expanded space that includes a Crust pizzeria, coffee shop and more. 


Find Modern Treasures at Cuyahoga Collective's Lakewood Spot

Shelley Turk and Adam Taseff show off their CLE pride with one-of-a-kind prints, clothes and maps.

Get Festive With This Easy Thanksgiving Nail Art

Elizabeth Crespo shows us how to turn your tips into turkeys.


Beyond Bingo: Get More From Your Senior Living Community

Some retirement facilities are providing active, engaging lifestyles for older adults.