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September 2018

Featured Articles

Cleveland Heights Woman Celebrates 113 Years Of Life

Lessie Brown is the oldest known person in the United States. Here's her story of family, faith and appreciating every day. (Plus, her famous sweet potato cobbler recipe!)

Food + Drink

Dive Into These Devilish Details About A New Foodie Trend

A classic English snack, devils on horseback have become a Cleveland staple at restaurants such as Lakewood's Deagan's and Ohio City's Flying Fig. 

Lox, Stock And Brisket Is A Slice Above

The University Heights deli offers matzo ball soup, pastrami sandwiches and more.

Polpetta Brings A Whole New Ballgame To The Culinary Scene

After closing two other restaurants, Adam Bostwick and Brian Okin have the balls to open a third.

Straw Poll: Three Questions With Sam McNulty

The restaurateur talks about eliminating plastic straws at his Ohio City spots.

Three Craft Beers You Have To Try Now

Don't miss out on National Beer Lover's Day Sept. 7.

Three Sheet Pan Recipes We Love

Get dinner on the table in a snap with these bites.

Turn Bar & Kitchen Goes All In On CLE

The Ritz-Carlton restaurant shines a light on our city's great neighborhoods.

In the CLE

'The Girls Won'

She's part of a wave of women shaking up Ohio politics in the age of #MeToo and Donald Trump. Meet Nickie Antonio, who is poised to join the state senate.

4 Questions With The Downtowner Hosts

We talk to hosts Amy Eddings and George Hahn about downtown living.

A Daughter Finds Her Place By Running Cross-Country

She hit her stride and found strength, courage and independence. 

Chris Ronayne Walks Nord Family Greenway

The University Circle Inc. president tells us how the space connects the Hough neighborhood and University Circle.

Cleveland Heights Woman Celebrates 113 Years Of Life

Lessie Brown is the oldest known person in the United States. Here's her story of family, faith and appreciating every day. (Plus, her famous sweet potato cobbler recipe!)

In Saying Goodbye To Dick Feagler, Cleveland Loses Its Voice

His death marks the end of an era in Cleveland journalism.

Lessons Learned Beyond Our Borders

Editor Steve Gleydura shares how his daughter's trip to Ecuador was an eye-opening experience.

Three Reasons Cleveland Is a Dawg Pound Town Again

We're ready for a winning season, or at least one win?

Entertainment

Cleveland's Comic Community Shines In Exhibit

In a summer full of art, comic artists and graphic illustrators refuse to be left in the shadows.

Three Books Every Clevelander Must Read

Stories from Harvey Pekar, Don Robertson and more are necessary reading for all Clevelanders.

'White Boy Rick' Gets Rolling This Month

For the new drama starring Matthew McConaughey, director Yann Demange transformed Cleveland's East Side into '80s Detroit.

WMMS Celebrates 50 Years of Rock

We talked to former program director John Gorman about the lasting legacy of Cleveland's rock station. 

At Home

Five Tips For Suffering Succulents

They're not as easy to keep alive as they appear.

How An Abandoned Ballroom Became A Hip Living Space

You'll be jumpin' and jivin' for a peek at this cool crib.

Sherwin-Williams Throws It Back With Their Paint Colors

Check out its new historic collection that is based on its archives from the 1920s.

Style

Laura Of Pembroke Brings Excitement To Pinecrest

The store has a variety of home furnishings, clothing and more.

Snag An Insta 'Fit At Avalon Exchange

The high-end thrift store in Lakewood and Coventry sells their hottest items via Instagram.

Travel & Outdoors

Date Of The Month: Take A Train Ride

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad will fast track your love life.

Explore This Lego Creation

Todd Wolf's model of Stan Hywet Hall & Garden has 5,100 bricks.

Get In On The Flaming River Con

The LGBTQ comic book festival comes to Cleveland Sept. 22.

Education

Private Schools: A Report Card

Vital stats on 36 private high schools and 112 elementary and middle schools in Northeast Ohio.

Private Schools: Andrews Osborne Academy

Vital stats on the East Side coed boarding school. 

Private Schools: Annie Yantek Moves To The Beat Of Her Own Drum

As the St. Edward High School's first female drum major, the St. Joseph Academy senior conducts the 60-member marching band.

Private Schools: Archbishop Hoban High School

Report card for the Akron-based Catholic high school.

Private Schools: Auryon Azar Found Confidence On The Stage

The University School senior shines in theater and speech and debate.

Private Schools: Beaumont School

Vital stats for the all-girls Catholic high school in Cleveland Heights. 

Private Schools: Benedictine High School

Vital stats for the all-boys Catholic high school. 

Private Schools: Cleveland Central Catholic High School

Vital stats for the coed Catholic high school. 

Private Schools: Cole Kruschke Leads The Way

The Gilmour Academy senior earned the Allen Waddle Leadership Award for his outstanding contributions to community service last year.

Private Schools: Cornerstone Christian Academy

Report card for the Christian coed school in Willoughby Hills. 

Private Schools: Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy

Vital stats for the coed school in Cuyahoga Falls. 

Private Schools: Elyria Catholic School

Vital stats on the Catholic coed high school in Elyria. 

Private Schools: Equestrian Andrew Elhindi Takes It All In Stride

The 16-year-old Andrews-Osborne Academy junior competes in showcases two to three times a year.

Private Schools: Fuchs Mizrachi School

Report card for the Jewish coed academy in Beachwood. 

Private Schools: Gilmour Academy

Vital stats on the preK-12 coed school in Gates Mills. 

Private Schools: Golfer Jami Morris Swings For Success

The Laurel School sophomore competed in the Drive, Chip & Putt National Finals earlier this year.

Private Schools: Hathaway Brown School

Vital stats on the preK-12 all girls school in Shaker Heights. 

Private Schools: Hawken School

Report card for the coed school in Gates Mills. 

Private Schools: Hebrew Academy of Cleveland

Updated stats on the jewish co-ed school in Cleveland Heights. 

Private Schools: Hershey Montessori School

Vital stats on the preK-12 school in Huntsburg Township. 

Private Schools: Holy Name High School

Report card for the Catholic coed high school in Parma Heights. 

Private Schools: Lake Catholic High School

Vital stats for the coed Catholic high school in Mentor. 

Private Schools: Lake Ridge Academy

Vital stats on the coed school in North Ridgeville. 

Private Schools: Laurel School

Vital stats on the all-girls school in Shaker Heights. 

Private Schools: Lawrence School

Important stats on the Lutheran coed school in Sagamore Hills. 

Private Schools: Lessons Learned By Mark Crowley

The Lake Catholic High School president reflects on the importance of faith and how his career in business informs his leadership.

Private Schools: Lutheran West

Vital stats on the coed high school in Rocky River. 

Private Schools: Maddy Wanke Sings Her Way To A $10,000 Scholarship

The 17-year-old musician performed on stage at Severence Hall on New Year's Eve.

Private Schools: Magnificat High School

Vital stats on the all-girls Catholic school in Rocky River. 

Private Schools: Magnificat's Sister Novy On 43 Years of Service

Magnificat's vice president of mission shares tales of leadership, faith and spiritual growth.

Private Schools: Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin School

Vital stats for the coed high school in Chardon.  

Private Schools: Open Door Christian Schools

Report card for the coed Christian school in Elyria.

Private Schools: Our Lady of the Elms School

Vital stats on the all-girls Catholic school in Akron. 

Private Schools: Padua Franciscan High School

Vital stats on the Catholic coed high school in Parma. 

Private Schools: Rachel McKinney Brings The Classroom Outside At Hershey Montessori School

The farm manager and guide teaches chemistry, physical science and biology on the 97-acre farm.

Private Schools: Robert Aguilar Teaches Cutting-Edge Programs At Western Reserve Academy

From cancer immunology to biotechnology, he's giving students a first-hand look at important research.

Private Schools: Senior Dante Hampton Pens An Out-Of-This World Play

The St. Martin de Porres student's The Slipstream Drive was performed by local actors in June.

Private Schools: St. Edward High School

Report card for the Catholic all-boys school in Lakewood.

Private Schools: St. Ignatius

Vital stats for the all boys Catholic high school. 

Private Schools: St. Joseph Academy

Vital stats for the Catholic girls high school. 

Private Schools: St. Martin De Porres High School

Vital statistics on the Catholic coed high school in Cleveland. 

Private Schools: St. Vincent-St. Mary High School

Stats to know about the Catholic coed high school in Cleveland. 

Private Schools: The Lyceum

Vital stats on the Catholic coed school in South Euclid. 

Private Schools: Trinity High School

Vital stats to know on the co-ed Catholic high school in Garfield Heights.  

Private Schools: University School

Vital stats on the all-boys K-12 school in Hunting Valley. 

Private Schools: Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School

Stats to know on the Catholic coed high school in Cleveland. 

Private Schools: Walsh Jesuit High School

Vital stats on the Catholic coed high school in Cuyahoga Falls.

Private Schools: Western Reserve Academy

Report card on the coed boarding and day school in Hudson. 

Private Schools: What It Feels Like To Create Tribute Videos

Patrick Butler, a graduate of Elyria Catholic High School, created an ESPN 30 for 30-style documentary highlighting alumni's greatest achievements.

Private Schools: What It Feels Like To Grow Food For Others

St. Ignatius High School graduate Ray Kman learned the perfect way to mix charity and gardening.

Private Schools: What It Feels Like To Play Basketball In The Dominican Republic

Carter Wright, an Open Door Christian Schools senior, talks about love and diversity on and off the court in the Caribbean country.

Private Schools: What It Feels Like To Spend Time With A Stranger During Their Final Days

Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School graduate Christina Vollman shares what she learned while comforting those who lost loved ones.

Private Schools: What It Feels Like To Volunteer With Hurricane Relief Efforts

Lake Ridge Academy junior, Mikey Sison, shares stories of servicing communities in Rincon, Puerto Rico.

Private Schools: Your Primer On Elementary and Middle Schools

Our report on 112 Northeast Ohio schools.