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October 2017

Featured Articles

Best of Cleveland 2017

Let's get this party started! Just when you thought the city's energy had peaked, we found 11 on the dial. We've got 54 headlining foods, shops and entertainers ready to keep the vibe alive. Plus, readers vote for their faves. 

CLE Rock Stars

Let's get this party started! Just when you thought the city's energy had peaked, we found 11 on the dial. We've got 54 headlining foods, shops and entertainers read to keep the vibe alive. 

Under the Gun

As potential development and rural culture collide, Eaton Township is in the crosshairs of a controversy that threatens its identity.

Food + Drink

A Quick Getaway We Love: Lakehouse Inn

You and five friends can relax and uncork with the Wine Tasting & Tour package.

Nine Spoons Serves Nostalgia In A Bowl

Using an old family recipe, Jen Ferrone and her father recreate delicious wedding soup.

Rudy's Strudel and Bakery Looks To The Future

Lidia Trempe puts a modern spin on pierogies, paczki and more.

Ushabu's Matthew Spinner Is A Professor of Japanese Cuisine

The Tremont restaurant dives into Japan's culinary history — one region at a time — with a well-researched menu.

We're Loco For Campus Grille's Latin and Puerto Rican Cuisine

Luis Roman follows tradition with his made-from-scratch menu.

In the CLE

1910: Tom L. Johnson in Defeat

The legendary mayor's tenure in City Hall had just ended.

Creative Types: Amanda King

The founder of Shooting Without Bullets helps Cleveland youth find their voice through art.

 

Creative Types: Greg Peckham

The executive director of Land Studio helps create engaging public spaces with a mix of art and design.

Creative Types: Hector Castellanos Lara

The mixed-media artist brings people together by sharing his cultural traditions.

Get Your Dose Of Throwback Cleveland

John Skrtic relishes in #CLE's bygone days with forgotten photos, ads and news clippings.

Land's End

Evaluating the financial impact of urban sprawl means we're only looking at part of the problem.

Local Artist's Murals Take Flight With New Contest

Dave Witzke paints bright cartoon-like birds, cats and rabbits all over Tremont.

Rock Star: Chick Holtkamp Opens Climb Cleveland

The expert climber turns his 45 years of experience into fun for everyone. 

The Score On The Cleveland Cavaliers Nike Uniforms

From logos to font, we give our thumbs ups and our thumbs downs on the new features.

Under the Gun

As potential development and rural culture collide, Eaton Township is in the crosshairs of a controversy that threatens its identity.

What Happened to The City Club's Open Question Period?

As the City Club of Cleveland tweaks its debate format, its mission is more important than ever.

Entertainment

A British Artist Turns Phone Calls Into Music

Hear the songs on vinyl records in listening booths at the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland.

A Cleveland Museum Of Art Exhibit Looks At Shifting Styles Of The 1920s

The roaring decade wasn't all glamour, it was a time of great contrast.

Emerge Microcinema Helps Filmmakers Show Their Work

Brent Stowe and Jeff Babinski screen local films throughout Cleveland.

John Eslich Is Committed To The Haunt

The owner of Canton's Factory of Terror takes over Akron's Haunted Schoolhouse and Laboratory.

Sixth City Sounds Advocates For Local Musicians

Events, online resources and more are dedicated to supporting artists.

The Suspense: The 48-Hour Film Project Takes On Horror

Safe House co-director Nick Fiorella tells us how to craft plot twists and more.

At Home

Yes, You Can Craft A Colorful Fall Bouquet

Local florist William Lynch tells us how to make beautiful fall arrangements.

Style

Project Runway Alum Shows Off Her Recent Designs

Valerie Mayen-Nehez's new line focuses on inclusiveness and uniqueness.

Education

Ask The Experts: Alan Miciak

Dean of the Boler School of Business at John Carroll University

Ask The Experts: Amy Erich

Director of literacy development at Lawrence School

Ask The Experts: Brian Horgan

Assistant head of school at Gilmour Academy 

Ask The Experts: Bryan DePoy

Vice president for academic affairs and chief academic officer at Lake Erie College

Ask The Experts: Christine Fowler-Mack

Portfolio officer for Cleveland Metropolitan School District

Ask The Experts: Hallie Ritzman

Director of the upper school at Hathaway Brown

Ask The Experts: Jessie Sun

STEAM program leader at Laurel School

Ask The Experts: Julia Hodges

Math and engineering teacher at Hawken School

Ask The Experts: Kate Mueller

Associate head of school at Western Reserve Academy

Ask The Experts: Kate Wright

Administrative manager at Cleveland Montessori School

Ask The Experts: Kathie Freer

Middle school director at Ruffing Montessori School

Ask The Experts: Matthew Barker

Seventh- and eighth-grade social studies teacher at Lake Ridge Academy

Ask The Experts: Megan Claycomb

Recruitment specialist at Cuyahoga Community College

Ask The Experts: Paul DiCorleto

Vice president for research and sponsored programs at Kent State University

Ask The Experts: Peter Sweeney

Computer science teacher at University School

Raising Your Cites

Schools are teaching digital literacy as a way for kids to become critical thinkers, collaborators and responsibly engaged.