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Food + Drink

Aw Shucks: 5 Spots to Slurp on Oysters

Try the trendy bivalves at Butcher and the Brewer, Alley Cat and more.

Collinwood's Citizen Pie Delivers on Bold, Creative Pizzas

A wood-fired oven is the secret to a golden, chewy crust.

Drink We Love: Norka Sodas Brings the Fizz Back to an Iconic Local Brand

All four flavors — ginger ale, root beer, orange and cherry-strawberry — come in old-school glass bottles.

Fill Up Your Cart with Local Pride

The Tremont General Store stocks its shelves with culinary gems such as Wolf Boy Provisions hot dogs and Lake Erie Creamery cheeses.

Find Liquid Relief at These 3 New Drink Spots

From coffee, smoothies and wine, here's where to get your drink on.

Graeter's Ice Cream Finally Comes to Northeast Ohio

The Cincinnati mainstay opens it first location in Crocker Park.

Survival Tips: Make the Most of Your CSA

Eat fresh without the headache and spoiled surplus this summer.

Weekend Project: 4 Juicy Peach Recipes to Test Out This Summer

Local chefs cobble together dishes using the seasonal stone fruit.

You Had Us At Deep-Fried Meatballs

Tavern of Little Italy makes friends with locals who want more than just the typical neighborhood fare.

In the CLE

1924: When Real Elephants Came to Town

The party symbols came from Atlantic City, New Jersey as part of a vaudeville act

3 Celebs You'll Probably See This Week

The words still mum on if Clint Eastwood will bring his empty chair to Cleveland, but here are some stars to keep your eyes peeled for.

3 Flag-Waving Eats To Try This RNC Week

Local restaurants are showing off their political chops with these patriotic-inspired dishes. 

3 Suburban Fireworks Displays We Love

Spend the Fourth of July with these Snapchat-worthy explosions.

4 Lasting RNC Improvements to Love

Better data speeds, twinkling lights and more will keep us singing convention praises long after the RNC leaves town.

4 Tips to Help You Score Some Garage and Yard Sale Deals

Seville's Janine Sarnowski helps us maximize our hunt for hidden treasures.

Art Beats: Temporary Pieces Beautify Downtown Cleveland

Public Square debuts with creative flair as three years of public art kick off this month.

Can the RNC Revive Cleveland's Convention Business?

The Republican National Convention could be an opportunity for Cleveland to gain an edge in a competitive marketplace.

Cleveland Has History of Hosting the RNC Twice During a 12-Year Span

We tally the winners, losers and famous firsts from the 1924 and 1936 Republican National Conventions.

CNN's John King Will Cover The RNC

The anchor and chief national correspondent tells us his take on the election.

Don’t Test-Drive this $3,999 Riding Mower Unless You’re Ready to Buy it

Go behind the scenes this month as associate editor Jason Brill takes Cub Cadet’s RZT-S Zero out for a spin.

Elder Statements

At some point, we all experience happiness, regret, success, struggle, love and loss. For these Clevelanders, the ups and downs of a life well-lived come with many lessons.

Elder Statements: Dorothy Silver

At 87-years-old, the local theater legend still has a stage presence in Cleveland.

Elder Statements: Dr. Michael Roizen

The 70-year-old wellness expert is on a mission to change the health of our nation.

Elder Statements: Eva Hashiguchi

At just 16 years old, the Japanese American was evacuated from California and put into a Japanese internment camp.

Elder Statements: Harrison Dillard

Elder Statements: Joan Luntz

93-year-old Joan Luntz was a household name as an innovator of plastic dinnerware.

Elder Statements: Joe Dauria

For more than 50 years, the 70-year-old has been cutting hair at the same barbershop.

Elder Statements: Joseph Garry Jr.

The 74-year-old once saved State Theatre from demolition in the '70s.

Elder Statements: Joyce Harris

The 69-year-old Hough resident remembers the upheavals of the 1960s.

Elder Statements: Ken Kovach

The 74-year-old has created harmony for more than 45 years as choirmaster at St. Theodosius.

Elder Statements: Mary Rose Oakar

At 76-years-old the former Congresswoman recalls a career in politics.

Elder Statements: Norman Richards

Before the 83-year-old began his career at Ford Motor Co., he was an infantryman in the 1950s.

Elder Statements: Richard Fleischman

The 87-year-old architect continues to look to the future.

Elder Statements: Sister Alicia Alvarado

The 67-year-old donates what little money she has to charities and activist groups.

First Class at Last

An unexpected flight upgrade reveals the true glimpse of joie de vivre.

Former Ted Kennedy Delegate Shares Wisdom on Fighting for Women's Rights

Lana Moresky recalls when women became a political force in the convention process.

Fremont, Ohio Was Home To Our 19th President, Rutherford B. Hayes

Take a swing through the state for a presidential history lesson.

Grab A Bipartisan Beer This Week

No matter your political views, we can all agree these two RNC-inspired brews take the win.

Happy Birthday to the National Park Service

Here are three ways to explore the 33,000-acre Cuyahoga Valley National Park this month.

Head South To Step Into Our 27th President's Former Home

Cincinnati's William Howard Taft National Historic Site offers a glimpse into a legendary political family's life and influence.

Hear Ye, Hear Ye! Kids Across Nation Write Civic-Centered Essays for Cleveland State University Challenge

Children analyze the meaning of America in self-designed essays and posters on display this month.

Here Are 5 Tips On How To Keep Cleveland Cool During The RNC

After two long years of planning, Cleveland's moment to reset the "Mistake on the Lake" narrative is finally here. So don't muck it up, ya jerk.

Here’s what to expect when the GOP paints the town red

While the Republican National Convention officially runs July 18-21, there's a lot of action you won't see on TV.

Here's The Inside Scoop On How Get Into Swanky Private Parties

A Republican Party insider gives us the low down on the best events around town.

Huge ___________

Here's why Donald Trump is on the cover of our July #RNCinCLE issue. (We'll let you fill in the blank.)

Jack Schron Shares Whats It's Like To Be A Republican Politician In A Heavily Democratic Land

Schron sees signs the Republican party may be close to breaking through in Cuyahoga County.

Jeremy Feador Takes a Swing at Preserving the Tribe's History

The Cleveland Indians' curator collects artifacts from players such as Larry Doby, Bob Feller and Francisco Lindor.

Katy Tur Has Been Following Donald Trump's Campaign for More than a Year

The NBC News and MSNBC correspondent gives us her takes on Trump's celebrity factor, the biggest issue of this election and more. 

Kelly O'Donnell is in Cleveland to Cover Her Sixth Presidential Election

The 51-year-old Northeast Ohio native and NBC News and MSNBC Capitol Hill correspondent gives talks Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders and listening to voters.

Local Gambling Spots Reshuffle the Deck

From new food options and rewards programs to a $70 million facelift, here’s what’s happening at Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park, Jack Cleveland Casino and Jack Thistledown Racino.

Make A Statement With Your Outfit

A Cleveland History Center exhibit weaves together the connection between our outfit choices and political views.

Marcus Hanna Paved The Way For Presidential Candidates Today

A Cleveland History Center exhibit shows us how this local business man changed classic campaigning. 

Meet the RNC Delegate: Erick Cordero Giorgana

The 41-year-old from Palmer, Alaska, is pledged to Marco Rubio.

Meet the RNC Delegate: Ginny Greiman

The Massachusetts resident is pledged to John Kasich.

Meet the RNC Delegate: Sandra Dowling

The 60-year-old from Litchfield Park, Arizona is pledged to Donald Trump.

Polish Up Your Political Pride with RNC-Inspired Swag

Whether you're a die-hard Republican or just looking to display your civic pride, here are some fun ways to commemorate the political affair.

RNC Got You Jazzed? Here's How to Get in on the Grassroots Action

If seeing the political process up close has inspired you, here are a few tips for your campaign from newbie to political office.

RNC Got You Jazzed? Here's How to Run for Office

If seeing the political process up close has inspired you to get involved, here are a few tips for your campaign from newbie to political office.

RNC Got You Jazzed? Here's How to Run for Office

If seeing the political process up close has inspired you to get involved, here are a few tips for your campaign from newbie to political office.

RNC Got You Jazzed? Here's How to Serve as a Future Convention Delegate

If seeing the political process up close has inspired you to get involved, here are a few tips for your campaign from newbie to political office.

Say Hello to the New and Improved Public Square

The city's central space rolls out a welcome mat to residents and visitors.

Scope Out the Downtown Spots With Our RNC Map

With convention activities inside The Q, step away and experience the circus that's happening.

Shaker Heights Native Shares His Experience as an RNC Peace Delegate

Retired college English instructor Paul W. "Tim" Walter Jr. spoke at the Miami Beach, Florida, convention in 1968.

Take A Quick 30 Minute Drive To A Historical Site

James A. Garfield's Mentor home is a sprawling estate dedicated to the life of the 20th U.S. president.

Tall Ships Invade Fairport Harbor This Weekend

Festival sets sail for a new port with a treasure chest of history and fun.

The Cuyahoga GOP Wants To Be Your Convention Host

From a watch space to nightly entertainment and food, the Cuyahoga County Republican Party has you covered if you won't be at The Q.

The Former State Senator Was Involved in Two Democratic National Conventions

Charlie Butts reflects on 1968 and 1972 conventions, police brutality and more.

The McKinley Monument is Memorialized as Grounds for Grief

William McKinley's monument in Canton was a nation's somber reaction to a series of presidential assassinations.

The Toledo Museum of Art Joins In On The Political Party With Their Newest Exhibit

I Approve This Message: Decoding Political Ads looks at the power behind campaign advertising.

Three Fashion Tips for Fitting In with the Republicans at the RNC

Whether you're meeting with bigwigs or dining with delegates, we've got you covered with these tips from local stylists.

Three Tips for Surviving Your Late-Night RNC Bar Crawl

With bars implementing a 4 a.m. last call, you'll need these tips to keep up with partying politicians.

Trump Takes Cleveland

He’s the elephant in the room. The presumptive nominee. Huge. Donald Trump may not be what anyone expected when Cleveland won the bid to host the Republican National Convention. But here we are — a defining moment for the city, the GOP and our country.

Vice President and CEO of the RNC Host Committee Says Legacy Will Be Long Lasting for Cleveland

David Gilbert shares his take on Cleveland's RNC victory as host to 50,000 people.

When the RNC is Gone, Public Square Will Live On

Here are six reasons why the speedy completion of Public Square stands as one of the best results of the RNC.

Why You Need This $3,999 Electric Lawnmower Now

Cub Cadet’s RZT-S Zero will actually make you want to cut the grass.

Will Bill Hemmer's RNC Predictions Come True?

The co-anchor of Fox News' America's Newsroom shares his take on Trump and all things RNC.


Assassins Shows What Drives Someone To Carry Through A Plan To Kill A President

The dark, unsettling musical at the Near West Theatre hits the stage just in time for the RNC.

Collinwood's Ballot Box Project Stuffs Vacant Lots With Art

Michael Hudecek hopes to inspire a creative energy with Craft Up Collinwood. 

Graffiti HeArt Gives Suburbs Street Cred

New murals pop up in Crocker Park and CLE Urban Winery.

Machine Gun Kelly Talks Cleveland, Being No. 1 and Roadies

The Shaker Heights native has a busy summer of big and small-screen releases.

Quiz: Which musical is right for you?

With local stages heating up this summer, we have a showstopper for you.

The Land Rolls Out Harsh Realities and New Music from Nas, Kanye West and More

The film portrays what it's like to grow up in inner-city Cleveland.


3 Reasons Play Salon is Playhouse Square's Mane Attraction

The hair salon offers a variety of services for those busy professionals on the go.

Pamper Yourself at Gwendolyn Elizabeth With Bath and Body Items

15-year-old Gwendolyn Carson fills her Hudson boutique with handcrafted lotions, soaps, body mists, scrubs and candles.

Rocking Red, White and Blue for the Fourth of July is at your Fingertips

Toe Ink owner Kristyl Fuller steps us through painting the stars and stripes on our fingernails.


Say Cheese! Bigger and Brighter Smiles Are the Key to a Happier You

Doctors are paving the way toward a brighter future thanks to cosmetic dental advances.

Turn Back Time with New Skin Rejuvenating and Cosmetic Procedures

These new techniques will have you feeling forever young.