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Best Things to Do with Your Kids in Cleveland
From the Cleveland zoo to the Cleveland Children's Museum to attending a Cleveland Indians game, Northeast Ohio has a wealth of fun things to do for kids -- and their parents. Learn more about what to do with kids in Cleveland.
April Events Calendar
Find out about all of the fun and interesting things happening in Cleveland during the month of April. (updated for 2014.)
Cleveland Easter Brunch
Easter is a time for family, friends, and good food. Consider letting someone else do the cooking and enjoy Easter brunch at one of these varied restaurants.
Marc's Great American Rib Cook-Off and Music...
The Great American Rib Cook-off and Music Festival, held each Memorial Day weekend in downtown Cleveland, is the unofficial start to the Northeast Ohio summer season. Learn more about the 2014 event.
Free Things to Do in Cleveland
Enjoying Cleveland doesn't have to be expensive. Learn about the fun and free things to do in the city.
Restaurants near Playhouse Square
Are you looking for somewhere to eat before or after the theater? Cleveland's Playhouse Square is experiencing a restaurant renaissance.
Ohio Facts
Learn Ohio's state flower, state bird, largest county, number of counties, lowest point, and lots more Ohio facts.
Earth Day Events in Cleveland and Northeast Ohio
Earth Day, founded in 1970, is April 26th this year. See what's happening around Cleveland to celebrate this event. (updated for 2014.)
Cleveland and Northeast Ohio Beaches
One of the most delightful parts of summer in Northeast Ohio is the number of sand beaches that dot the Lake Erie shore, from Sandusky to Ashtabula. Find out more about these varied locations.
Discounts on Cedar Point Tickets
Find discounts to Cedar Point, located about 1 1/2 hours' drive from downtown Cleveland and consistently rated as one of America's favorite amusement parks.
Top Places to Host a Child's Birthday Party in...
If you are looking for a fun birthday party option for your child in Cleveland Ohio, look no further. The city has a multitude of options for children of all ages and interests. Your child will love these action packed parties and parents can enjoy the party as well as there is not set-up or clean-up involved.
Movies Made in Northeast Ohio
Cleveland has been the set of numerous major movies. In addition, the city is home to several very talented independent filmmakers and the annual Cleveland International Film Festival.
Cleveland May Events
Learn all about the fun and exciting things going on in Cleveland during the month of May. (updated for 2014)
Cleveland Lenten Fish Fries
Every Friday during Lent, a plethora of Cleveland restaurants offer up delicious fish fries, a Northeast Ohio Lenten tradition.
Cleveland Easter Egg Hunts
It's April and the Easter Bunny is busy hosting Easter Egg Hunts all over Cleveland and the surrounding area. Learn more about these fun, kid-friendly events.
Eggshelland
This uniquely Ohio display is set up for just 10 days from Palm Sunday until just after Easter each year. The Manolio family of Lynhurst have been decorating their lawn with thousands of painted egg shells since 1957. The display includes cartoons, secular Easter bunnies, and religious images -- all made from real, hand-painted eggshells. It's fun and it's free.
Top Things to Do in Cincinnati
Cincinnati, "The Queen City," is located along the Ohio River in southwest Ohio, about 3 1/2 hours from
Rockin' Robin's Amazone Family Entertainment...
Rockin' Robin's Amazone Family Entertainment Center, located in Medina Ohio, is loaded with fun recreation options for the whole family. There is a jungle full of excitement for children as they venture through two indoor playgrounds themed as the Amazon and equipped with all of the climbing, mazes and slides a kid could only dream of. The Laser Tag facility runs deep into the Amazon Jungle with the best laser tag system available.
Easter Activities for Families in Akron
Easter is a hopping good time in Akron Ohio, with many opportunities to meet the Easter Bunny, go on an egg hunt and feast this holiday season. Below is a selection of activities and events that your family can enjoy.
Top 10 Akron Playgrounds
Kids love to play and the Akron Ohio area has some great playgrounds for kids - here are the top ten. Playgrounds are safe places for kids to exercise, play with other kids, and enjoy the great outdoors.
I-X Indoor Amusement Park
The I-X Indoor Amusement Park, held each spring in Cleveland's I-X exposition center, is 20 acres of fun for the whole family. There are dozens of rides, live entertainment, fair food, and special events and celebrity appearances.
Free Things to Do with Kids in Cleveland
Cleveland and Northeast Ohio are filled with free activities for kids and adults to enjoy together. There's no excuse not to get out and explore Cleveland museums, parks and other wonders.
Cleveland Shopping Malls
Cleveland and the surrounding area is home to a number of fun and interesting shopping centers. We have all of the places to shop around the north coast.
Ohio Presidents
The United States has had fewer than 50 presidents in her 200+ years, but eight of them have come from
Tremont Neighborhood
The area is centered around Lincoln Park, a large green area lined with historic churches, trendy restaurants, and restored Victorian homes.
Northern Ohio State Parks
Ohio has 74 state parks and some of the best of them are locate right here in the Northern part of the state. Enjoy the wonders of Lake Erie, a number of inland lakes and rivers, and the rolling hills of the eastern part of Ohio. There's something to do year-round.
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Cleveland has one of the finest zoos in the country. The 183-acre park south of downtown features animals from around the globe, including many in an open-air setting. Adjacent to the park is a two-acre, enclosed rain forest exhibit.
Blossom Music Center Concert Dates for 2014
Blossom Music Center, located between Cleveland and Akron, is a scenic venue for all sorts of summer music concerts. See what's playing in 2014.
Northeast Ohio Drive-in Theaters
Northeast Ohio opened one of the first drive-in theaters with the debut of Akron's Starlight Auto Theater in 1937. Ohio grew to love the unique movie theaters and by the late 1960s, the state boasted 189 drive-ins. Today, over 80 percent of them are gone, but the remaining dozen of so in Northeast Ohio are a fun place to spend a summer's evening.
Tremont Restaurants
Tremont is one of Cleveland's most unique and popular neighborhoods. Located just south of downtown, the compact area is loaded with eateries--from fine dining to sandwich shops. Below are a few of our favorites:
Romantic Things to Do in Akron
There is an endless number of entertainment options available to you in Akron, Ohio. Add a little romance
Romantic Things to Do in Cleveland
Cleveland offers a number of romantic things to do, from watching the sun set over Lake Erie to creating a picnic at the West Side Market to exploring the Larchmere Blvd. antique district. Learn more about Cleveland's romantic side.
Attractions near Cedar Point
Looking for something else to do when you go visit Cedar Point this summer? We have 10 fun things to do near the park.
Who Was Johnny Appleseed?
One of Ohio's most colorful--and beloved--legends is that of Johnny Appleseed, the kindly and eccentric farmer who spawned the apple industry in Northern Ohio, Western Pennsylvania, and Indiana.
Rockefeller Park Greenhouse
Cleveland's Rockefeller Park Greenhouse, located just off of Martin Luther King Blvd. near University Circle, is a wonderful collection of exotic and native plants. Admission to the greenhouse is free and highlights include the extensive orchid and tropical plant exhibits as well as the spring bulb and December holiday plants displays.
Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica Summer Concert...
Cleveland's Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica is a delightful venue for a summer concert. Find out what's playing this summer. (Updated for 2014.)
The Fish of Lake Erie
Lake Erie, the shallowest lake of the five Great Lakes, is home to an abundant supply of fish. All year, there is some species to be found in this body of water that forms most of Ohio's northern boundary. Learn a little about eight of the most prevalent Lake Erie fish.
Ohio Outlet Malls
Ohio is loaded with bargains on quality merchandise at a collection of factory outlet stores and outlet malls located all over the state. Visit one or more and save a bundle.
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The Cleveland area offers a huge variety of interesting, educational, and fun summer camps for kids. Learn more about what's available in this list of 2008 Cleveland summer camps.
How to Apply for an Ohio Golden Buckeye Card
The state of Ohio offers residents over 60 years old thousands of discounts via their Golden Buckeye Card program. Find out how to apply for your card.
Free Things to Do in Akron
Enjoying Akron Ohio doesn't have to be expensive. The "Rubber City" has beautiful parks, fascinating
Gallucci's Italian Food Market
Gust Gallucci's is a complete Italian food market, located in Cleveland's Midtown Corridor, halfway between downtown Cleveland and University Circle. Started 85 years ago by an Italian immigrant, Gust Gallucci, hungry for the food of his homeland, Gallucci's still sells a wide variety of Italian canned goods, fresh and cured meats, cheeses, wines, and Italian housewares.
Downtown Cleveland Restaurants
Are you looking for somewhat to eat in downtown Cleveland? We have a list of the best choices, from steakhouses to casual eateries.
Dining and Shopping at Cleveland Hopkins...
If you're departing Cleveland Hopkins Airport, or just passing through, you'll find a diverse collection of shops and restaurants.
June Events
Find out all of the diverse, entertaining, and fun things happening in greater Cleveland during the month of June.
A Little About Lake Erie
Lake Erie, which forms Cleveland's northern boundary is the most shallow and the southernmost of the five Great Lakes. The lake provides transportation, employment, food, and recreation to residents of and visitors to Northeast Ohio. It is a bountiful resource and a source of endless fascination.
Summer Festivals in Cleveland
From mid-May until mid-September, Cleveland and the surrounding area comes alive with festivals, many of which celebrate Northeast Ohio's rich ethnic heritage. Make sure that your summer plans include a few of these favorites.
How to Get an Ohio Hunting License
Ohio offers a variety of hunting licenses, for deer, wild turkey, wild boar, waterfowl, and small game. Each has category has its own season and requirements. Learn more about how to get an Ohio hunting license.
Haunted Cleveland
Squire's Castle, located in Willoughby Hills in the Cleveland Metroparks, was built in the 1890s by Feargus B. Squire, an executive with the Standard Oil Company. The British-born Squire intended to create a country estate, modeled after those in Britain. He began by building the gatehouse, complete with a living room, several bedrooms, and a hunt room with mounted animal heads. The Squires used the gatehouse as a weekend retreat while plans were being finalized for the main house. Page 4.
Michael Symon Restaurants
Cleveland native and Food Network Iron Chef has three restaurants in the great Cleveland area as well
How to Get a Marriage License in Northeast Ohio
Getting a marriage license in Northeast Ohio is relatively easy. Just bring the necessary documentation and follow a few simple steps.
Lake Farmpark
Lake Farmpark is a delightful working farm and learning center, just 25 miles east of downtown Cleveland. See 50 different breeds of livestock, marvel at honey and maple syrup being made, and enjoy one of the many special events, such as the annual Vintage Ohio wine festival held at the park. It's fun for the whole family.
Favorite Cleveland Attractions
Cleveland has a myriad of varied attractions, from the Rock Hall to the Ukrainian Museum. We've picked our favorites.
Memphis Kiddie Park
Memphis Kiddie Park has been delighting young children -- and their parents -- since 1952. The park boasts miniature rides, old-style concessions, and an arcade -- all geared towards children 1-8 years old. An adjacent 18-hole miniature golf course is rated one of the best in the state.
How to Apply for Food Stamps in Cuyahoga County...
Cuyahoga County offers food stamp assistance for needy citizens. Here's a walk-through of the steps necessary to apply for this assistance, written by a CSU student, who just applied for -- and received -- food stamps.
Products Made in Ohio
The diverse companies around the state of Ohio manufacture a wide range of products from detergent to greeting cards to hand-crafted furniture. Buying Ohio-made products saves on shipping costs and helps to support the local economy. Here are just a few of the things that are MADE in OHIO.
Toledo City School District 2013-2014 Calendar
Are you wondering when the Toledo City School District is scheduling its breaks? We have the current calendar.
Greater Cleveland Aquarium
The Greater Cleveland Aquarium, located in the Powerhouse on the west bank of the Flats, is opening on January 21, 2012. This new Cleveland attraction will feature more than one million gallons of water and marine life than ranges from local Lake Erie fishes to exotic fish from around the globe.
Aurora Farms Premium Outlets
Aurora Farms Premium Outlets, the closest outlet center to Cleveland, offers more than 70 quality discount retailers in a park-like setting.
How To Get an Ohio Fishing License
Ohio's Lake Erie shoreline as well as the state's many rivers and inland lakes offer excellent fishing opportunities, but first you must get an Ohio fishing license. It's easy and affordable. Learn how here.
Ohio's Indian Mounds
Ohio has more than 70 Indian mounds, burial sites of the Adena and Hopewell tribes --the "mound builders"--who
Cedar Point Area Hotels
Looking for a place to stay near Cedar Point, America's favorite amusement park? The area boasts a wide range of accommodations from chain hotels to bed and breakfast inns to the historic, beachfront Breakers Hotel at Cedar Point.
The Buzzards of Hinckley
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A Fan's Guide to Quicken Loans Arena
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The Children's Museum of Cleveland
The Children's Museum of Cleveland is an interesting and interactive place for kids and adults to learn and have fun together. Located in the University Circle neighborhood, the museum, established in 1981, is designed specifically for children ages 12 months - 8 years and their caregivers. It's a great place to spend the afternoon.
Places to Host a Child's Birthday Party in Akron
If you are looking for a fun birthday party option for your child in Akron Ohio, look no further. The city has a multitude of options for children of all ages and interests. Your child will love these action packed parties and parents can enjoy the party as well as there is not set-up or clean-up involved.
Cleveland Area Zip Codes
Greater Cleveland is made up of dozens of communities, each with its own zip code and post office. Find Cleveland and suburban community zip codes in this comprehensive list.
More Cleveland Lenten Fish Frys
Every Friday during Lent, a plethora of Cleveland restaurants offer up delicious fish fries, a Northeast Ohio Lenten tradition. Page 2.
Dayton Attractions
Dayton, located half-way between Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio, offers a wealth of interesting--and affordable--things
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Learn about Cleveland's top attraction, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
What to See in Cleveland
Cleveland Ohio has a plethora of sights -- from world-class museums to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to outdoor living museums. Find out more about what to do in Cleveland Ohio. Page 5.
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Cottages in Geneva-on-the-Lake
Geneva-on-the-Lake, located about one hour's drive east of downtown Cleveland, was one of Ohio's first resort towns. The Lake Erie resort still bustles from mid-May through Labor Day with antique stores, quirky restaurants, Lake Erie beaches and a collection of cozy cottages, most of which are located within walking distance of the water.
Harry London Chocolates
The Harry London Chocolate Factory has been creating the finest of candies and chocolates in Akron for the past 84 years. Enjoy a guided tour where you can see how they churn out over 80,000 pounds of delicious chocolates and candies and treat yourself to free samples of their many candies and chocolates.
Mother's Day Brunch
Mother's Day is May 12. Treat your mother to brunch at one of these tasty and elegant spots in and around Cleveland.
Great Lakes Science Center
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Cedar Point Roller Coasters
Cedar Point, located in north-central Ohio, is home to 17 roller coasters that range from classic wooden coasters to inverted coasters to the latest in coaster technology.
Best Cleveland Steakhouses
The Midwestern United States are known for their quality beef and Cleveland Ohio is no exception. From downtown to the outer suburbs, the Greater Cleveland area offers a wealth of delicious steakhouses. See our list of the best.
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, located in Cleveland's University Circle area, is a treasure trove of over 4 million specimen. Exhibits include Dinosaur bones, natural gemstones and fossils, and a huge section on Ohio birds, plant life, insects, and archeology. A planetarium teaches kids and adults all about the moon, the stars, and the galaxy.
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad
The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad runs through Ohio's only National Park, the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, from Cleveland to Akron and Canton. A variety of excursions are offered year-round and each trip is a different adventure filled with fun, history and beautiful scenery.
Famous Musicians from Northeast Ohio
Cleveland has been the home of a number of number of notable singers, songwriters, and music artists. Among them are Tracy Chapman, jazz pianist Jim Brickman, and 70s pop star Eric Carmen. Learn more about this diverse group.
Cedar Point
Located just over an hour's drive from downtown Cleveland, on the shores of Lake Erie, Cedar Point Amusement Park offers more roller coasters than any other park in the world as well as live stage shows, dozens of rides, a white sand beach, and lots of fun for all ages.
Cleveland Gay and Lesbian Bars
Cleveland has a number of gay and lesbian bars, ranging from dance clubs to those with karoke nights to leather bars. Here's a look at some of the most popular.
Nautica Queen Cruises
The best view of downtown Cleveland is from just offshore in Lake Erie. There's no better way to enjoy that view than from the Nautica Queen, a romantic and charming ship that host luncheon and dinner cruises as well as Sunday brunch. It's also an ideal venue for a corporate party, a birthday party, or a wedding reception.
Cleveland Shopping
Clevelanders love to shop and the city and its suburbs offer a myriad of shopping malls, antique districts, and outlet stores for residents and visitors alike. Page 4.
More FREE Things to Do in Cleveland
Cleveland Ohio has an amazing array of small museums, art festivals, and concerts, all available for free. Learn more about what to do in Cleveland and the surrounding area, without spending a dime.
Cleveland's Best Pizza Restaurants
What's the best pizza restaurant in Cleveland? Read about our favorites.
Akron Public Schools 2013-2014 Calendar
Are you wondering when Akron Public Schools are scheduling their breaks? We have the current calendar.
Northeast Ohio Colleges and Universities
Cleveland and Northeast Ohio are home to a diverse collection of colleges and universities, from public urban schools, like Cleveland State University, to private small town colleges, like Hiram College. Learn more about these Ohio institutions of higher learning.
Northeast Ohio Ethnic Food Markets
Northeast Ohio is a great place to shop for ethnic food specialties. The region has a rich history of
Steelyard Commons Shopping Center
Steelyard Commons, at the edge of Cleveland's industrial valley, has risen from the LTV's abandoned no. 2 finishing mill. The mixed use shopping center will combine retail outlets, restaurants, a playground, and hiking and biking trails -- all in the heart of the city.
Cleveland Browns Quarterbacks
The Cleveland Browns have had a laundry list of quarterbacks throughout their long history, especially in recent years. How many of these starters do you recognize?
Put-in-Bay Ohio
Put-in-Bay, located on South Bass Island, just north of Sandusky and Port Clinton Ohio, is Ohio's Lake Erie playground. Cut off in the winter, the island comes alive in the summer with antique stores, a vibrant marina, lots of lively bars and restaurants, and a home-grown brewery and historic winery. Put-in-Bay belongs in every Clevelander's summer plans.
Free Things to Do in Ohio
Enjoying the Buckeye State doesn't have to be expensive. There are scores of things to see, do and experience in Ohio that don't cost a dime.
When Did Ohio Become a State?
Ohio wasn't one of the original 13 states. Just when did the Buckeye State enter the union?
How to Get a New Ohio Driver's License
Visiting the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles can be nearly equal to visiting the dentist on the stress meter, but if you come prepared, you'll be alright.
Cleveland Ohio Visitors Guide
Cleveland Ohio, on the shores of Lake Erie, is filled with a wealth of cultural attractions, fine dining and ethnic restaurants, vibrant nightlife, and exciting sports teams. It's a fun -- and affordable town to visit.
The West Side Market
The West Side Market, at the edge of Ohio City in Cleveland, is a cultural and culinary gem. Opened in 1912, the market combines graceful Neo-Classical/Byzantine architecture with a vibrant produce and meat, poultry, and dairy market. Not only is the West Side Market an interesting and fun place to visit, it's a great place to find quality groceries at affordable prices.
Best Places to Visit at the Tremont Art Walk
The second Friday of each month, Cleveland's Tremont neighborhood hosts a free Art Walk. The event is especially appealing during the summer months when artists and craft vendors set up along the sidewalks as well as the more permanent offering at the neighborhood stores and galleries. Parking can sometimes be a challenge during the summer, so arrive early and wear comfortable shoes. The compact area lends itself to exploring on foot.
Toledo Area Beaches
Looking for somewhere to cool off this summer? Not all beaches are located on the ocean. Toledo and Northwest Ohio's Lake Erie coastline offers a number of sandy places to relax and cool off.
Cleveland's Hard Rock Rocksino Concert Schedule
Cleveland's new Hard Rock Rocksino offers multiple concert stages and big name entertainment. See who is playing there soon.
What to Do on Memorial Day in Northeast Ohio
Memorial Day has come to be known as the kick-off to the summer season, a day away from work and school,
Sauerkraut Balls
Sauerkraut balls are a traditional Northeast Ohio favorite. They combine the cabbage so abundant in the fall with the region's German heritage. The combination is delicious. This recipe is my variation on the one made famous by McGarvey's in Vermilion. I make no claim to its being authentic.
Northeast Ohio Amish Country Restaurants
Northeast Ohio's Amish country, just southeast of Cleveland, offers a variety of delicious, home-style restaurants, with traditional Amish specialties such as meatloaf, weiner schnitzel, and homemade pies.
Akron Attractions
Akron Ohio, about an hour's drive south of Cleveland, is rich in industrial, artistic, and technological
Dr. Bob's Home -- Where Alcoholics Anonymous...
Dr. Bob's Home, in Akron Ohio, is where Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) all started in 1935. The purpose of AA is to help alcoholics gain and retain sobriety by sharing experiences, problems and hopes with one another. Dr. Bob and Bill W. worked with alcoholics one at a time to help them achieve sobriety in Dr. Bob's Home. Today the house is completely restored and welcomes visitors free of charge.
Cleveland's Asiatown
Cleveland's Asiatown, roughly bounded by Superior, Payne, East 29th and East 39th Streets, is small but colorful. Located just east of downtown, the neighborhood features interesting architecture, delicious and varied restaurants, and unique Asian shopping. Cleveland's Asiatown continues to evolve as old families and new money move to the area, rehabbing old buildings and creating new businesses.
General Electric's Nela Park
Nela Park, located along Noble Road in East Cleveland seven miles east of downtown Cleveland, was the world's first industrial park. The 92-acre campus is home to General Electric's Lighting Division and employs around 1200. The facility is known for its gracious Georgian-style architecture and its spectacular holiday lighting display.
July Events
Find out all about the fun, entertaining, and exciting events happening in Greater Cleveland during the month of July.
Tower City Center
Tower City Center is downtown Cleveland's shopping, dining, and entertainment center. Located beneath the Terminal Tower, right at Public Square, it's convenient, fun, and fashionable.
Northeast Ohio Utility Bill Assistance Programs
As the temperature drops, Ohio utility bills rise -- sometimes beyond our capability to pay. If you find yourself in this situation, there are numerous programs in northeast Ohio to help you keep your heat and electricity in service.
Romantic Things to Do in Toledo and Northwest...
Toledo may not stand out as a romantic destination, but there are plenty of ways for couples to spend time together connecting at many locations in Northwest Ohio.
What You Need to Know about Ohio's Liquor Laws
Ohio's liquor laws can sometimes be confusing, especially if you're new in town. We have the basic you need to know.
Cleveland Museum of Art
The Cleveland Museum of Art, located about 15 minutes east of downtown Cleveland in the University Circle area, which houses several other Cleveland museums and attractions, is known for its extensive collection of Pre-Columbian art, medieval European Art, and Asian and Indian art.
Cedar Point Camping
A family trip to Cedar Point can get expensive. One way to save on money while enjoying the beautiful, northeast Ohio landscape is to camp instead of staying at a Cedar Point area hotel. Sandusky and the area around the park have several, excellent campgrounds.
Cleveland Garden Centers
Find all the plants, vegetables, seeds, and supplies for a perfect Northeast Ohio garden. Cleveland has a wonderful variety of nurseries, garden centers, and plant stores.
Best Cleveland Jewelry Stores
Cleveland has its share of fine, innovative jewelry stores in addition to the predictable, yet useful mall stores. For our choices of Cleveland's best jewelery stores, read below:
How to Apply for a US Passport in Cleveland
A US passport is an internationally-accepted document, issued by the US government, that establishes the bearer's identify and allows him to travel abroad. Find out how and where to apply for your US passport in Cleveland.
Goodtime III
The Goodtime III is Cleveland's largest sightseeing vessel. The spacious, four-deck ship operates a regular schedule of Lake Erie and Cuyahoga River narrated sightseeing cruises from May through September as well as periodic theme cruises, dance cruises, and Friday happy hour cruises.
Cleveland Airport Parking
Cleveland Hopkins airport offers many parking options -- from the official airport lots to nearby hotels to offsite lots. Find out which one is best for you.
Stan Hywet Hall
Stan Hywet Hall in Akron, Ohio is a National Historic Landmark. The 65-room Tudor-style mansion was built by Goodyear Rubber Company founder, F.A. Seiberling and his wife Gertrude. Today, the gracious mansion and elaborate gardens are open to the public. The site also hosts a variety of special events throughout the year.
Ohio Nuclear Power Plants
Ohio has two nuclear power plants, both located along the shores of Lake Erie in the northern part of the state. They are the Davis-Besse plant in Oak Harbor, near Sandusky, and Perry Nuclear Plant, east of Cleveland. Learn more about Ohio's nuclear facilities.
Cleveland Independent Bookstores
About.com Cleveland's picks for the most interesting independent bookstores in Cleveland Ohio
Malley's Chocolates
Malley's Chocolates, established in 1935, is a Northeast Ohio favorite. Their luscious chocolate delicacies, such as hand-dipped strawberries and chocolate-covered pretzels, are a must for Valentine's Day.
Cleveland I-X Center
The Cleveland I-X Center, created in 1985 from a former air defense hangar, is the 9th largest convention center in the world. The center sits on 188 acres adjacent to Cleveland Hopkins airport and offers one million square feet of contiguous exhibition space. It is best known to Clevelanders as the site of popular annual shows, including the Fabulous Food Show and the Greater Cleveland Auto Show.
Lodi Station Outlets
Lodi Station Outlets is a collection of more than seventy stores, conveniently located just off of I-71 at route 83, about an hour's drive south of Cleveland. The cheerful and spacious complex has a children's playground, a food court, a visitor information desk, and acres of free parking.
USS Cod
The USS Cod is a retired World War II SS-224 submarine, moored at Cleveland's North Coast Harbor, near the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The USS Cod, a National Historic Site, is the only such vessel to be kept intact and visitors climb the vertical ladders through its hatches, just as the sailors did during active duty.
Cain Park Summer Concert Schedule
Cain Park, located east of downtown Cleveland in the suburb of Cleveland Heights, is a summer performing arts park surrounded by 22 acres of woodland. It's a lovely place to enjoy an evening concert under the stars.
Great Lakes Brewery
The Great Lakes Brewery, located just west of downtown in Cleveland's Ohio City neighborhood, is Ohio's first microbrewery. Established in 1988, the historic six-building complex now includes a brewery, a brew pub, banquet facilities, and a gift shop.
Pickwick and Frolic
Pickwick and Frolic is unique among Cleveland area restaurants and nightspots in that it offers four distinct entertainment venues, all under one roof. In addition to the well-regarded restaurant, Pickwick, located in the heart of downtown, is home to Hillarities Comedy Club, a cabaret theater, and the intimate Kevin's Martini Bar.
Free Things to Do in Cleveland - Part III
Cleveland Ohio has an amazing array of small museums, art festivals, and concerts, all available for free. Learn more about what to do in Cleveland and the surrounding area, without spending a dime.
Chagrin Falls
Chagrin Falls, a picturesque village of 4000 residents, sits at the edge of Cuyahoga County, about 40 minutes from downtown Cleveland. The town, named for the scenic falls in the center of town, is known for its historic architecture, varied restaurants, interesting antique shopping and art galleries, and its vibrant arts community.
Cleveland Metroparks
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Babka Easter Bread
Babka is a traditional food that comes from Eastern Europe. Traditionally, Babka is made for Easter and that traditions continues in our family. It takes many hours to prepare but well worth the time. This recipe makes three loaves, so you can share one or two with friends and family. My family doubles the recipe so that everyone goes home from Easter Dinner with Easter Bread.
Playhouse Square
Playhouse Square is Cleveland's theater district. Home to the opulent, restored State, Ohio, Palace, and Allen Theaters, Playhouse Square is second only to Broadway.
Where to Camp near Geneva-on-the-Lake
Geneva-on-the-Lake, located on the shores of Lake Erie about an hour's drive east of Cleveland, is one of the area's premier summer resorts. The community combines 1950s-style fun with beautiful lake views, wineries and antique stores. There's even a giant slide. If you're headed to Geneva-on-the-Lake this season and what an alternative to pricey hotels, check out these camping and rv sites.
Eton Shopping Center - Woodmere Ohio
Eton, located east of Cleveland in the suburb of Woodmere, is a stylish collection of unique stores, services, and restaurants. The beautifully-landscaped shopping center looks more like a European village than a mall and features lots of outdoor seating in the summer as well as a generous number of chess tables.
Ohio City Restaurants
Ohio City, located just west of downtown, is one of Cleveland's oldest neighborhoods. Founded in 1818, the area was annexed by Cleveland in 1854, and today boasts a collection of fun--and tasty--restaurants.
Lake View Cemetery - Cleveland Ohio
Lakeview Cemetery, founded in 1869 by wealthy Clevelanders including Jeptha Wade, was modeled after Boston's Mount Auburn Cemetery as well as the historic cemeteries of France and England. The 285-acre scenic park is home to over 102,000 graves, with an average of 700 burials annually. Although the cemetery is known for its illustrious residents, anyone can be buried there, regardless of race, creed, religion, or walk of life.
Legacy Village
Legacy Village is a shopping, dining, and entertainment complex, located east of Cleveland in Lyndhurst, Ohio. The upscale, outdoor mall, opened in 2003 combines a variety of interesting restaurants with popular home furnishing, clothing, and housewares retailers. The result is aesthetically pleasing and fun.
Southpark Center Mall
Southpark Center Mall is located south of Cleveland, Ohio in the suburb of Strongsville. The newest of the area's enclosed malls, this sparkling shopping mall features more than 180 retail stores as well as services and restaurants. There's something for everyone at Southpark.
A Walk around Cleveland's Little Italy
Cleveland's Little Italy neighborhood, located on Mayfield Road, just south of Euclid Ave., grew up in
Cleveland Costume Shops
Looking for just the right outfit for Halloween or Mardi Gras? Plan ahead and rent (or buy) your costume from one of these Northeast Ohio retailers.
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Cuyahoga Valley National Park extends from just south of I-480 all the way to Akron, along the Cuyahoga River. The scenic area offers history, hiking, bicycling, winter sports, and all sorts of learning opportunities. What's more: it's free.
Top Things to Do in Downtown Akron
Downtown Akron is alive and thriving with many exciting entertainment, dining, shopping, and attractions for the entire family. Choose from among the best things to do in Downtown Akron in the following list.
Cleveland Sightseeing Tours
Sometimes sightseeing is more fun and more interesting with someone to tell you what you are seeing. Cleveland offers several sightseeing tours. Page 7.
Cleveland Metropolitan School District
The Cleveland Metropolitan School District is the largest K-12 school district in the state of Ohio, with a 2007/2008 enrollment of over 55,000 students. The district is headed by CEO Dr. Eugene Sanders and includes 89 K-12 schools and 18 high schools.
Cleveland and Northeast Ohio Patio Restaurants
Outdoor dining is one of Cleveland's summer pleasures. Although the season can be short, the city abounds
Cleveland Summer Outdoor Concert Schedules
Cleveland has a variety of scenic and festive outdoor concert venues. Learn who's playing this summer at Blossom Music Center, in downtown Cleveland, and at Cain Park on Cleveland's east side, among others.

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