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September 2005

Food + Drink

Cabernet-free Zone

Clevelander Jan Sweeney and husband Mike are making a big splash with their premiere Pinot Noir from Oregon's Willamette Valley.

Chef to Chef

Our trip to Oregon quickly turned into a Taste of Oregon as we began pairing award-winning wines with award-winning foods. IT was a feast of bistro meals filled with just-harvested ingredients from local farmers, the world's best blue cheese handcrafte

Compliments to the Chef

How the lowly little galanga root made it to the Ritz


For the rogue in all of us

From Vin Hunter

Heinen's wine sleuth hits the trail

Great Steaks: Steve's Dakota Grill

Steve's Dakota Grill

High Praise: Flying Fig


No Roaming

Jousting with windmills

Put a Cork in It

Taking the Willamette tiger by the tail

Red Hot Rose

Don't blush, it's OK to drink rose.

In the CLE

10 Keys to the Mayor's Race

A League of Their Own

The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum brings its Times of Greatness traveling exhibit to Canal Park and Jacobs Field this month, paying tribute to an often-overlooked part of baseball history.

All But Spent

It's plain to see that 60 years after its conclusion, World War II gave the Greatest Generation insights we could use today.

Candid Candidates

CityLife Sidebar

Heavyweight Reading

Joe Cahn's Ten Tips for a Successful Tailgate Party

Mac's Back

Tailgating All-Pros

The Agenda

The Dish From the Commish

The Perfect Mayor

As Cleveland gets ready to pick its leader for the next four years, we get the feeling a lot of people are longing for something more. So we talked to a bunch of people in town and asked: Is there anyone, living or dead, local or from somewhere else, w

The Tailgater's Playbook

Want to score a cool party every Sunday? Then we've got just the game plan: Pack early, park smart, fire up the grill and don't forget the tickets.

Village People

CAse Western Reserve University's new Village 115 mixes energy efficiency and cutting-edge technology in a sleek $126 million package. Dorm life will never be the same.

Vote of Confidence

Welcome to the Barking Lot!

Sundays mean game day this time of year, and for many Browns fans, there's no better way to enjoy the game than with some hearty tailgating. So grab your grill, your beverage of choice and carloads of your best friends for the kind of sport that happen


Euclid Avenue's Million-dollar Legacy

Fall Arts Preview 2005

'Hero' Worship

Ingenuity for Free

Pop Goes the Easel

Travel & Outdoors

25 Great Escapes

Have weekend. Will travel.

Here's your second chance at summer. Whether you're looking to get romantic, relaxed or recharged, we've got the trip: 25 places you can drive to in about six hours (or less). So get your girl or your guy (maybe even y