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Cleveland Magazine November 2022

Featured Articles

Photographer Johnny Joo Breathes New Life Into the Forgotten Buildings of Northeast Ohio

The photographer became an overnight sensation from his local photos of abandoned architecture. But his artistic journey, which helped him find himself, is years in the making. By Anthony Elder

Food + Drink

25 Cleveland Restaurants for Vegan and Vegetarian Diets

From light bites to heavy entrees, The Land boasts plenty of delicious plant-based options. By Kate Bigam Kaput

Bartleby Boasts Excellent Pizza and Midwesterner's Seafood Menu in Former Crop Bistro Space

Chef Matthew DePante found inspiration in Sunshine State cuisine, reimagined it and brought it back to The Land. By Kate Bigam Kaput

Word of Mouth: Filter's Kyler Smith Shares His Favorite CLE BBQ, Chefs and More

The restaurateur also known at DJ KY enjoys everything from fast-casual to fine dining in The Land. By Berkeley Chadwick

In the CLE

Carl B. Stokes Was More Than Cleveland’s First Black Mayor

Carl Stokes was a trailblazer in Cleveland, but he also changed the narrative of our nation. By Becky Boban

Cleveland Magazine Welcomes Managing Editor Ron Ledgard, Senior Editor Annie Nickoloff

Coming from The Athletic and Akron Beacon Journal and Cleveland.com respectively, our new staff shares what they feel makes Cleveland home.

Editors Note: Muster That Cleveland Tough By Embracing Winter in The Land

Editor Dillon Stewart reflects on the ways Cleveland embraces long winters and stays tough through the cold.

How Virtual Reality Is Being Used Outside the Gaming World

Cleveland institutions are at the forefront of integrating virtual reality into education, medicine and how we engage with the world. By Becky Boban

Photographer Johnny Joo Breathes New Life Into the Forgotten Buildings of Northeast Ohio

The photographer became an overnight sensation from his local photos of abandoned architecture. But his artistic journey, which helped him find himself, is years in the making. By Anthony Elder

Q & A: Cleveland Voting Rights Activist Gregory Moore Publishes New Book

From growing up in segregated Cleveland public schools to becoming a voice for voting rights activism, this local change maker speaks to the importance of the vote. By Gracie Wilson

Three Places Where You Can Try Cleveland’s Virtual Reality Scene

Holodecks aren't a reality... yet. Until then, here's three places in Cleveland to immerse in the stunning new technology for yourself. By Becky Boban

We Tried It: Boss VR Arena in Cleveland

Virtual reality has escaped the gate of science fiction. It's here, immersing itself into Cleveland, a steampunk daydream of high tech in a Rust Belt city. With new locations opening, we took the tech for a test drive. By Becky Boban

Entertainment

Celeste Ng’s New Novel "Our Missing Hearts" Explores Intervention in a Polarized World

Her new book is not set in Cleveland, but one of its themes builds upon something that happened to her here. By Jacqueline Marino

Style

Cleveland Gift Guide: 13 Gifts for Loved Ones this Holiday Season

From sports gear and cozy sweaters to kids toys and luxury accessories, here's our guide to shopping for Christmas in the CLE. By Gracie Wilson

Travel & Outdoors

How Virtual Reality Is Being Used Outside the Gaming World

Cleveland institutions are at the forefront of integrating virtual reality into education, medicine and how we engage with the world. By Becky Boban

Three Places Where You Can Try Cleveland’s Virtual Reality Scene

Holodecks aren't a reality... yet. Until then, here's three places in Cleveland to immerse in the stunning new technology for yourself. By Becky Boban

We Tried It: Boss VR Arena in Cleveland

Virtual reality has escaped the gate of science fiction. It's here, immersing itself into Cleveland, a steampunk daydream of high tech in a Rust Belt city. With new locations opening, we took the tech for a test drive. By Becky Boban

Why Midwesterners Feel at Home in Indianapolis

One writer travels to Indianapolis for the Big Ten Championship and discovers the city's hidden treasures along the way. By Henry Palattella

Health

Cleveland Travel Agencies Put Vacationing in Reach for Seniors

From Alaskan cruises to one-day bus trips, adventure knows no age. By Vince Guerrieri

Retirement Living: Coping With a Love Lost

Local health experts share tips on how to continue on after the loss of a loved one and continue to live a fulfilling life. By Kristen Hampshire