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What to Do over Labor Day Weekend in Cleveland
The Cleveland National Air Show is back for 2014, but it's not the only event happening during Labor Day weekend in Northeast 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.
How to Get 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.
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.
Beaches in Cleveland? They're Beautiful
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.
Parking near FirstEnergy Stadium
Finding a place to park near FirstEnergy Stadium when more than 70,000 fans descend on downtown for game days can be challenging. Here are a few picks of the most convenient as well as the cheapest places to park when you go see the Browns.
Experience the Cleveland National Air Show
The Cleveland National Air Show, held each year along the shores of Lake Erie in downtown Cleveland. Learn more about this exciting Labor Day event.
How to Enjoy Cleveland for Free
Enjoying Cleveland doesn't have to be expensive. Learn about the fun and free things to do in 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?
What's Happening in Cleveland in August
Find out all about the fun and exciting things happening in and around Cleveland during the month of August.
Cleveland's Best Places to Host Your Child's...
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.
Your Best Guide to Blossom Music Center...
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.
Cleveland Clambakes
Are you looking for a fall clambake in the Cleveland area? We have a list of restaurants, seafood retailers and special clambake events.
Visiting Ohio's Oldest County Fair
The Great Geauga County Fair, held at the Geauga County Fairground in Burton over Labor Day weekend each year, is Ohio's oldest county fair. Learn more about this exciting northeast Ohio event.
Visit NE Ohio's Yankee Peddlar Festival this Year
The Yankee Peddler Festival, held over three weekends in September, celebrates Ohio history, food, crafts, and art. The festival, now in its 35th year, features dozens of quality artisans, authentic 19th century cuisine, and costumed volunteers, all in a relaxed wooded setting.
Cleveland Orchestra Blossom Music Center Schedule
Blossom Music Center, between Cleveland and Akron, is the summer home of the Cleveland Orchestra. Find all of the 2014 concert dates here.
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 or so in Northeast Ohio are a fun place to spend a summer's evening.
Visiting Cleveland's Tremont Neighborhood
Cleveland's Tremont neighborhood is centered around Lincoln Park, a large green area lined with historic churches, trendy restaurants, and restored Victorian homes.
Northeast Ohio County Fairs
One of the highlights of summer is northeast Ohio is attending the plethora of county fairs that dominate the July and August event calendars. Though they are somewhat smaller than the Ohio State Fair in Columbus, the collection of area county fairs are fun, affordable and show off the best of our region.
Geneva-on-the-Lake
Geneva-on-the-Lake, located on the shores of Lake Erie about an hour's drive east of Cleveland, was one of Ohio's first lakeside resorts. In the early 1900s, the scenic location was home to dozens of cottages and was popular with the Midwest
Favorite Cleveland Attractions
Cleveland has a myriad of varied attractions, from the Rock Hall to the Ukrainian Museum. We've picked our favorites.
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.
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.
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.
10 Things to See and Do 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.
13 Romantic Things to Do in Akron
There is an endless number of entertainment options available to you in Akron, Ohio. Add a little romance
Cattleya Orchid Hair Ornament by Rene Lalique
Cattleya Orchid Hair Ornament by Rene Lalique. Page 21.
Cruise Lake Erie on the 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.
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.
Celebration Church
Celebration Church, Akron Ohio. Cleveland. Page 4.
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.
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.
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.
Find that Perfect Father's Day Gift for a...
Father's Day, the third Sunday in June, is a time to let your Cleveland dad know how much you appreciate him. Whether you live in town or miles away, whether you have a good amount to spend on him or barely a dime, we have a gift idea for you. From sports items to ecards, consider the following gift ideas.
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.
Michael Symon Restaurants
Cleveland native and Food Network Iron Chef has three restaurants in the great Cleveland area as well as one in Detroit.
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.
Fun Things to Do at Geneva-on-the-Lake Ohio
Geneva-on-the-Lake, located on the shores of Lake Erie about an hour's drive east of Cleveland, was one of Ohio's first lakeside resorts. Today, the popular resort community boasts antique stores, a variety of restaurants, a cool water slide and a host of wineries, just to name a few attractions.
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.
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 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.
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.
September Events
Learn all about the fun, educational, and exciting things happening in Cleveland during the month of September.
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.
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.
Find charming and affordable cottage at...
Are you looking for a place to stay at Geneva-on-the-Lake, Ohio this summer? The 1950s-style resort village offers a diverse collection of cozy cottages, most of which are located within walking distance of the water.
10 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.
Free (or Nearly Free) Things to Do near Cedar...
Visiting Cedar Point, one of America's favorite amusement parks, can get expensive. However, Ohio's north central region offers a number of fun and interesting things to do that are free or nearly free.
What You Need to Know about the Taste of...
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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.
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.
Wondering Who Johnny Appleseed Was? Find Out
One of Ohio's most colorful - and beloved - legends is that of Johnny Appleseed, the kindly and eccentric farmer who spawned Ohio's apple industry.
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.
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.
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.
Where to Stay when Visting Cedar Point
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.
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.
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.
Trick-or-Treat Times in Northeast Ohio
Find out when your Northeast Ohio community has scheduled trick-or-treat. Updated for 2013.
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.
Cleveland Discount Coupons
Cleveland doesn't have to be expensive. Use one or more of these discount coupons on your next trip to
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.
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.
Ohio Apple Farms
Cleveland and northeast Ohio are known for their juicy and delicious apples. Each autumn, many of these farms open their doors to visitors and offer a variety of apple treats, hayrides, bushels of apples, and other apple events. Learn more about the area's apple farms.
The Historic Churches of Tremont
St. John Cantius Catholic Church, built in 1925, is the heart of Tremont's Polish community. Services are held in Polish, English, and Spanish. The parish is also the site of the neighborhood's Polish Festival, held each Labor Day weekend. Page 8.
WOW Means Wade Oval Wednesdays
Wade Oval Wednesdays return to University Circle on June 18. The weekly events include free concerts by local artists with sounds from jazz to rock to reggae
Dining and Shopping at Cleveland Hopkins...
If you're departing Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, or just passing through, you'll find a diverse collection of shops and restaurants.
A Fan's Guide to First Energy Stadium in...
First Energy Stadium, built in 1997, sits on the site of the original Municipal Stadium, a Cleveland landmark since 1931. The new stadium combines the history of the old with modern conveniences, such as ample restrooms and unobstructed views. The stadium is located in downtown Cleveland at the waterfront near many of the city's attractions.
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.
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.
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.
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'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.
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.
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 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.
Cleveland Fall Festivals
The northeast Ohio festival season doesn't end with Labor Day. Area communities hosts a variety of scenic, fun, and exciting festivals throughout the fall.
Visiting Akron? 9 Free Things to Do
Enjoying Akron Ohio doesn't have to be expensive. The "Rubber City" has beautiful parks, fascinating
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.
Cleveland Independent Bookstores
About.com Cleveland's picks for the most interesting independent bookstores in Cleveland Ohio
Visitor's Guide to Ohio's Indian Burial Mounds
Ohio has more than 70 Indian mounds, burial sites of the Adena and Hopewell tribes --the "mound builders"--who
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.
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.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Learn about Cleveland's top attraction, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Outlet Shopping around Cleveland
Northeast Ohio is home to a great collection of outlet shopping centers with stores ranging from Brooks Brothers and Jones of New York to Mikasa and Yankee
What's the Deal with the Return of the Buzzards...
Each March 15, the city of Hinckley, Ohio eagerly awaits the return of the buzzards at the Hinckley Reservation, part of the Cleveland Metroparks. The buzzard, a common name for the
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.
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.
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.
UFOs in Northeast Ohio
Have you ever seen a UFO in or around Cleveland? You're not alone. There have been several sightings of unusual lights and aircraft in and around Cleveland over the years.
Escape to Geneva-on-the-Lake
Just an hour's drive east of Cleveland is a quirky little lakeside resort with wineries, sunsets and bed and breakfast inns that rival anything California can
Cleveland October Events
Learn all about the fun, educational, and exciting things happening in Cleveland during the month of October..
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.
Your Guide to Cincinnati's Best Atrractions and...
Cincinnati, "The Queen City," is located along the Ohio River in southwest Ohio, about 3 1/2 hours from
Discover Ohio's Lake Erie Lighthouses
For more than a century, the lighthouses of Lake Erie have guided ships into the many North coast harbors. Today, many of these gracious structures have been restored and still stand along the shore, from Sandusky to Ashtabula.
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.
Where to Pick Berries in NE Ohio
June is berry month in Northeast (actually all over) Ohio. One of the delights of the season is going out to one of the
Geneva-on-the-Lake Hotels
Geneva-on-the-Lake, located on the shores of Lake Erie about an hour's drive east of Cleveland, was one of Ohio's first lakeside resorts. The area boasts plenty of places to stay, from bed and breakfast inns to cottages to small hotels.
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.
Vote Today!
Today is election day in Ohio. The polls are open from 630am to 730pm. If you have to walk, beg a ride, or borrow a car, make sure that you get to your precinct
Great Lakes Science Center
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CWRU Book Sale Begins Today
As a recovering book sale fanatic, whose house at times looks like a bookseller's warehouse, I try to stay away from the many excellent library sales, estate
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.
15 Holiday Activities in Cleveland
Lights, poinsettias, holiday trees, and "A Christmas Carol" -- all are Cleveland Christmas traditions.
African Wildlife Safari
Be prepared for an experience to remember at the African Safari Wildlife Park. Conveniently located in Port Clinton, just minutes from Cedar Point and Put-in-Bay, it is a great side trip for those visiting Ohio's Lake Erie Vacationland. Adults and kids alike will get a thrill out of huge animals walking right up to the car and sticking their heads in for a treat at the drive thru safari as well as the wildlife park’s many animal exhibits, camel and pony rides, and animal shows.
Bahama Breeze
Bahama Breeze, located in the eastern Cleveland suburb of Orange, is part of a nationwide chain. The up-beat eatery serves Caribbean cuisine with speciality drinks, lilting music, and lots of fun. It's one of my favorites.
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.
Kelleys Island
Kelleys Island, the largest of the Lake Erie islands, is located just off the north central Ohio coastline, accessible by frequent ferries and small airplanes. The island is a summertime favorite. Less crowded than its cousin, Middle Bass Island and Put-in-Bay, Kelleys is known for its restaurants, winery, Victorian Houses, and its Glacial Grooves, remnants from the Ice Age.
Hudson Ohio
Hudson Ohio, located about 45 minutes southeast of Cleveland, is an affluent suburb, with a historic shopping district, many fine restaurants, and a history dating back to the early days of the Western Reserve.
What is the Average Annual Snowfall in Cleveland?
Cleveland is known for her snowy winters, especially early and late in the season when an unfrozen Lake Erie creates buckets of lake effect snow. Just how much snow does Cleveland get each year?
Where to Sit at Cleveland's Progressive Field
Unsure about where to sit at Cleveland's Progressive Field? We share our favorite sections. You might be surprised.
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.
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.
Wildwater Kingdom Discounts
Are you looking for ways to save money on admission to Ohio's Wildwater Kingdom water park? We have seven ways to avoid paying full price at the ticket gate.
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.
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.
A Walk Through Cleveland's Botanical Garden
The Cleveland Botanical Garden, originally called the Cleveland Garden Center, was founded in 1930, primarily as a place to house the extensive library of garden books donated by Eleanor Squire. The center was first located in a small boathouse on the shore of Wade Lagoon. The Center moved to its present location -- the former site of the Cleveland Zoo -- in 1966 and added the 18,000-square foot Glasshouse in the mid-1990s when the Center changed its name. Page 9.
Best Places to Eat in Geneva-on-the-Lake Ohio
Geneva-on-the-Lake , located about one hour's drive east of downtown Cleveland, is a quirky, relaxed,
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.
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.
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.
What You Need to Know about Cleveland's Rib...
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.
View Cleveland Live with Webcams!
Take a look around Cleveland and Northeast Ohio without leaving your home. See the zoo, Cedar Point, downtown Cleveland, and more with this fascinating group of webcams.
Dayton Ohio Beggar's Night Times
Find out when your Dayton area community is hosting Beggar's night this year. (Updated for 2013.)
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.
Famous Musicians from Northeast Ohio
Cleveland has been the home of notable music artists, among them singer-songwriter Tracy Chapman and jazz pianist Jim Brickman. Dean Martin is from nearby Steubenville
Where to Camp near Cedar Point
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.
Sweetest Day - National Holiday Founded in...
Sweetest Day, observed on the third Saturday of October, was started in Cleveland in 1922 by candy employee
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.
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.
William G. Mather Museum
The William G. Mather Museum, located just north of the Great Lakes Science Center in downtown Cleveland, is a retired 1925 Great Lakes bulk freighter, permanently docked and open to visitors between early May and late October. Touring the ship is a wonderful way to learn more about life and commerce on the Great Lakes.
Trader Joe's Food Markets
Trader Joe's, a California-based chain of food markets, has two Northeast Ohio locations -- one in Westlake and one in Eton Shopping Plaza in Woodmere. The market is known for its organic food selection, extensive and affordable wine department, and fun atmosphere.
Powerhouse on the West Bank of the Flats
The Cleveland Powerhouse, on the West Bank of the Flats just outside of downtown Cleveland, is a former power station transformed into retail shops, restaurants, and a comedy club. The red brick building sits along the Cuyahoga River, next to the Plain Dealer Pavilion concert venue, and offers spectacular views of the Cleveland skyline.
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 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.
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.
Lakehouse Inn and Winery
Geneva-on-the-Lake's Lakehouse Inn combines manicured gardens, a winery, a restaurant, and a bed and breakfast inn with a dramatic, sweeping view of Lake Erie.
Northeast Ohio Student Discounts
Let your college ID earn you discounts when heading off to enjoy the sights and entertainment of Northeast Ohio. To make it easier and save time, here’s a list of some of region’s best college ID discounts to help you have fun while catering to a thin wallet.
A Visit to the Cleveland Botanical Garden...
The Woodland Garden is one of the Cleveland Botanical Garden's permanent collection gardens. The area has been revitalized for the Flower Show with new bridges, complete with iron and leaded glass railings.
8 Best Steakhouses in the Cleveland Area
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.
What You Need to Know about Ohio's Two Nuclear...
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's Best Restaurants Near Playhouse...
Are you looking for somewhere to eat before or after the theater? Cleveland's Playhouse Square is experiencing a restaurant renaissance.
Cleveland's Best Pizza Restaurants
What's the best pizza restaurant in Cleveland? Read about our favorites.
Sandusky Ohio and Lake Erie Islands Wineries
Like the area at the eastern shore of Lake Erie in Lake and Ashtabula Counties, where wineries abound, the central Ohio Lake Erie coastline and Lake Erie Islands offer excellent soil and climate for growing wine grapes. During the summer, the lake keeps the temperature mild while in the winter, the lake and the snow it brings, acts as a blanket to protect crops.
What to See and Do at the Cuyahoga County Fair...
The Cuyahoga County Fair combines plenty of animal and produce exhibits with rides, music, food, and fun. Learn more about this Cleveland area fair.
Cleveland and Northeast Ohio Patio Restaurants
Outdoor dining is one of Cleveland's summer pleasures. Although the season can be short, the city abounds
Understanding the Cleveland RTA System
Cleveland's Regional Transit System (RTA) traced its history back to the city's first electric railway cars in the late 1900s, the first such system in the United States. Today, RTA oversees a system that encompasses 59 municipalities, 458 square miles, four rail lines, and 90 bus routes.
Toledo Zoo
The Toledo Zoo, with more than 5,300 animals representing over 760 species, is consistently considered one of the top zoological institutions in the country. Encompassing the area between the Anthony Wayne Trail and Broadway, The Toledo Zoo is located just four miles from downtown Toledo.
Dr. Bob's House in Akron -- Where AA Began
Dr. Bob's Home, in Akron Ohio, is where Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) all started in 1935. Learn more about this free, and inspirational, northeast Ohio attraction.
Who's Playing at Nelson Ledges Quarry Park this...
Nelson Ledges, located 30 minutes east of Cleveland in Portage County, offers swimming, camping, hiking, and lots of outdoor fun. In the spring, summer, and fall, it is also the home of numerous music festivals, including Hookah Weekend and the Grateful Fest.
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