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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.
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.
April Events Calendar
Find out about all of the fun and interesting things happening in Cleveland during the month of April. (updated for 2014.)
Free Cleveland Sites and Activities
Enjoying Cleveland doesn't have to be expensive. Learn about the fun and free things to do in the city.
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.
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.
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 May Events
Learn all about the fun and exciting things going on in Cleveland during the month of May. (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.
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.
Bet You Didn't Know These Fun Ohio Facts
Learn Ohio's state flower, state bird, largest county, number of counties, lowest point, and lots more Ohio facts.
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.
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.
Ohio Presidents
The United States has had fewer than 50 presidents in her 200+ years, but eight of them have come from
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.
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.
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.
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.
Michael Symon Restaurants
Cleveland native and Food Network Iron Chef has three restaurants in the great Cleveland area as well as one in Detroit.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Handy Guide to 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 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.
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.
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.
Cleveland Lenten Fish Fries
Every Friday during Lent, a plethora of Cleveland restaurants offer up delicious fish fries, a Northeast Ohio Lenten tradition.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.)
Tremont Neighborhood
The area is centered around Lincoln Park, a large green area lined with historic churches, trendy restaurants, and restored Victorian homes.
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.
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.
June Events
Find out all of the diverse, entertaining, and fun things happening in greater Cleveland during the month of June.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Romantic Things to Do in Akron
There is an endless number of entertainment options available to you in Akron, Ohio. Add a little romance
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.
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.
cleveland summer camps ohio camps kids camps...
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.
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.
Favorite Cleveland Attractions
Cleveland has a myriad of varied attractions, from the Rock Hall to the Ukrainian Museum. We've picked our favorites.
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 in Akron
Enjoying Akron Ohio doesn't have to be expensive. The "Rubber City" has beautiful parks, fascinating
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.
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.
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.
The Agora Theater - Cleveland Ohio
The Agora Theatre and Ballroom is Cleveland's musical landmark and has supported local bands and national acts since Henry J. LoConti and partners opened its first location on Cornell Road near Case Western Reserve University on February 27, 1966. Since then, the Agora has hosted a variety of artists, many of whom got their first break here, and put Cleveland in the forefront of the world music scene.
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.
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.
Akron Public Schools 2013-2014 Calendar
Are you wondering when Akron Public Schools are scheduling their breaks? We have the current calendar.
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.
A Fan's Guide to Progressive Field
Progressive Field (formerly Jacobs Field), opened in 1994 in downtown Cleveland, is the home of the Cleveland Indian's baseball team. The sleek, modern facility offers lots of seats close to the field, club seating with food and beverage service, ample restrooms and concessions, and easy access to all parts of town. In short, it's a baseball fan's stadium.
Restaurants near Progressive Field
If your headed to Cleveland's Progressive Field for opening day or any other Cleveland Indians game, you're sure get hungry either before or after the game. Below are a few of the best restaurants in and around the ballpark.
What's the Deal with Cleveland's Return of the...
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Learn to Make Sauerkraut Balls Like They Eat...
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.
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.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Learn about Cleveland's top attraction, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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,
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dayton Attractions
Dayton, located half-way between Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio, offers a wealth of interesting--and affordable--things
July Events
Find out all about the fun, entertaining, and exciting events happening in Greater Cleveland during the month of July.
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.
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?
Northeast Ohio Ethnic Food Markets
Northeast Ohio is a great place to shop for ethnic food specialties. The region has a rich history of
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.
Great Lakes Science Center
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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.
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.
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.
Cleveland Torso Murders
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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.
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.
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.
Cleveland and Northeast Ohio Plant Hardiness...
Are you wondering what planting zone Cleveland is located in? Are you confused when you order plants online? We have the answers.
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.
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.
Ohio's Indian Mounds
Ohio has more than 70 Indian mounds, burial sites of the Adena and Hopewell tribes --the "mound builders"--who
Cleveland's Best Pizza Restaurants
What's the best pizza restaurant in Cleveland? Read about our favorites.
Shoppes at Parma (formerly Parmatown Mall)
The Shoppes at Parma (formerly Parmatown Mall) is located just 20 minutes southwest of downtown Cleveland.
Crocker Park
Crocker Park, opened in 2004, is a 75-acre, parklike complex of retail shops, restaurants, offices, and luxury apartments, located about 30 minutes west of Cleveland in Westlake, Ohio. Its picturesque cobblestone walkways, fountains, and town square make it an ideal place to shop, dine, live, and work.
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Beachwood Place Mall
Beachwood Place Mall, located east of Cleveland in Beachwood Ohio, is an upscale shopping facility, anchored by Nordstrom's, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Dillards. The enclosed mall with more than 120 retailers, services, and restaurants is easy to get to from all over the area and offers ample free parking.
Akron Attractions
Akron Ohio, about an hour's drive south of Cleveland, is rich in industrial, artistic, and technological
Cleveland Independent Bookstores
About.com Cleveland's picks for the most interesting independent bookstores in Cleveland Ohio
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mentor Public Schools 2013-2014 Calendar
Are you wondering when Mentor Public Schools are scheduling their breaks? We have the current calendar.
Discounts on Kings Island Tickets
Find discounts to Kings Island, located between Columbus and Cincinnati and consistently rated as a family favorite amusement park. The 364-acre park is home to 14 roller coasters, a 15-acre water park, a classic merry-go-round, a children's area and a plethora of shops, food stands and exciting rides.
Feast of the Assumption
Cleveland Ohio's Feast of the Assumption, held each year in mid-August in the city's Little Italy neighborhood, is a four-day street fair that celebrates the Catholic Day of Assumption (August 15), when the Virgin Mary died and assumed her place beside Jesus. The Feast is a fun-filled Italian street party with rides, food, live music, a procession, and lots of 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.
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.
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.
A Tour of University Circle
University Circle is Cleveland, Ohio's cultural center and home to the Cleveland Orchestra, the Cleveland Museum of Art, and several other venerable institutions.
How to Beat the Lines at Cedar Point
Cedar Point, the second oldest amusement park in the country, sits at the end of a slender 364-acre strip of land, at the edge of Lake Erie. Located about an hour and a half's drive from downtown Cleveland. Sometimes the lines for the most popular rides can get alarmingly long, especially in the middle of the summer. Here are a few tips on beating the lines at Cedar Point.
Cleveland Flats
The Cleveland Flats, the area surrounding the Cuyahoga River that bisects the city of Cleveland, has been a shipping powerhouse during the early 1900s and a vibrant entertainment district during the 1980s and 1990s. The area is divided into two sections -- the East Bank and the West Bank. Today, the East Bank has declined into a veritable ghost town with boarded up buildings and empty streets, where there were once hundreds of revelers.
Rockside Road Hotels
Rockside Road, in the Cleveland Ohio suburb of Independence, offers a good selection of reasonably-priced hotels that are convenient to all parts of the city as well as Akron.
Cleveland Furniture Stores
Greater Cleveland has a great collection of independent and chain furniture stores, whether you're looking for one piece or decorating an entire house.
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.
Northeast Ohio Water Parks
Water parks are great for cooling off in the summer and indoor parks are an ideal getaway from the snow and cold of a Northeast Ohio winter. Cleveland, and the surrounding area, has a number of fun resorts and other water parks. Below are our favorites.
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.
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.
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.
Kids Eat Free in Cleveland
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Cleveland Botanical Garden
Cleveland Botanical Garden, located in the city's University Circle neighborhood, is a combination of indoor exhibits, housed in a magnificent glasshouse and ten acres of diverse outdoor gardens, including a special children's garden and a wheelchair accessible garden.
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 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.
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.
Why is Cleveland the "Home of Rock and Roll"?
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Ulysses S. Grant
Ulysees S. Grant. Cleveland. Page 2.
Cleveland Neighborhoods - Little Italy
Cleveland's Little Italy neighborhood is one of the city's most interesting enclaves. The area, located just south of University Circle is home to many restaurants and art galleries, not to mention the annual Feast of the Assumption. Page 3.
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.
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.
Northeast Ohio Sports Bars
Looking for a place in Northeast Ohio to watch a Browns, Indians, or Cavs game? Consider our picks for the best sports bars in town.

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