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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.
Trick-or-Treat Times in Northeast Ohio
Find out when your Northeast Ohio community has scheduled trick-or-treat. Updated for 2013.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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'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.
September Events
Learn all about the fun, educational, and exciting things happening in Cleveland during the month of September.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dayton Ohio Beggar's Night Times
Find out when your Dayton area community is hosting Beggar's night this year. (Updated for 2013.)
Northeast Ohio Hayrides
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Cleveland Halloween Events
Cleveland Ohio has a number of fun Halloween activities for young and old. Read about the top ten here.
Cleveland October Events
Learn all about the fun, educational, and exciting things happening in Cleveland during the month of October..
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.
Sweetest Day - National Holiday Founded in...
Sweetest Day, observed on the third Saturday of October, was started in Cleveland in 1922 by candy employee
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?
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.
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.
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.
Ohio Fall Festivals
Cleveland and Northeast Ohio is the only area to host fun and interesting fall festivals. All over the Buckeye State there are harvest festivals, food festivals, and other fun, fall events. Below is just a sampling.
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.
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.
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.
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 Presidents
The United States has had fewer than 50 presidents in her 200+ years, but eight of them have come from
Michael Symon Restaurants
Cleveland native and Food Network Iron Chef has three restaurants in the great Cleveland area as well as one in Detroit.
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.
Favorite Cleveland Attractions
Cleveland has a myriad of varied attractions, from the Rock Hall to the Ukrainian Museum. We've picked our favorites.
15 Holiday Activities in Cleveland
Lights, poinsettias, holiday trees, and "A Christmas Carol" -- all are Cleveland Christmas traditions.
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
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.
More September Events
Learn all about the fun, educational, and exciting things happening in Cleveland during the month of September. Page 2.
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.
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.
Where to View Fall Foliage in Northeast Ohio
Vermont and New Hampshire may get more press, but residents of Northeast Ohio know that there is plenty of fall color in our part of the country. Leaves start their fall display in late September and continue on through October, with mid to late-October being the peak viewing time most years. Below are our favorite drives for viewing fall leaves.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Where to Eat at Horseshoe Casino Cleveland
One need never go hungry at the new Horseshoe Casino Cleveland in downtown Cleveland. The casino offers a number of excellent eateries, including a Michael Symon restaurant and a lavish buffet.
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.
Live Theater in Northeast Ohio
Cleveland boasts the largest theater community between New York and Chicago. In addition, the city is home to the oldest African-American theater in the US (Karamu) and the critically-acclaimed Cleveland Play House, a theater that draws top actors, directors, and writers from all over the world.
Cattleya Orchid Hair Ornament by Rene Lalique
Cattleya Orchid Hair Ornament by Rene Lalique. Page 21.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Maple Sugaring in Northeast Ohio
Ohio is the fourth largest of the 12 states that produce maple sugar. More than 900 families produce nearly 100,000 gallons of syrup each year, but the demand far exceeds the supply. In addition, the state hosts a variety of maple sugar events around the sugaring season, which lasts from early February to mid-March.
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
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.
July Events
Find out all about the fun, entertaining, and exciting events happening in Greater Cleveland during the month of July.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
Cleveland's Best Pizza Restaurants
What's the best pizza restaurant in Cleveland? Read about our favorites.
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
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.
Concord Grape Pie
To me, the best thing about going to the Geneva Ohio Grape Festival is all of the delicious grape dishes--particularly the grape pie. This recipe is one my friend Dan and I created after having maybe one too many slices last fall. It's a great way to use Ohio's sweet Concord grapes.
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
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.
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.
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
Cleveland Halloween Haunted Houses and Parties
Cleveland has lots of fun and scary things to do on Halloween. Take a look at this list of haunted happenings.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
When Are Schools Closed in Solon Ohio?
Are you wondering when the Solon City School District is scheduling its breaks? We have the current calendar.
East Fourth Street Entertainment District
East Fourth Street, in downtown Cleveland Ohio between Prospect and Euclid Avenues, is the city's up and coming entertainment and residential district. Within walking distance of Public Square and area sports arena, the one-block strip is home to restaurants, nightclubs, and scores of historic, renovated apartments.
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.
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
What You Need to Know about Visiting Stan Hywet...
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.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Learn about Cleveland's top attraction, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Visiting Akron? 9 Free Things to Do
Enjoying Akron Ohio doesn't have to be expensive. The "Rubber City" has beautiful parks, fascinating
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Black History Month: Carl B. Stokes--America's...
As Black History Month continues, it's only fitting to mention Carl B. Stokes, Mayor of Cleveland from 1967 to 1971 -- the first Black mayor of a major American
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.
Learn How to Make Ohio's Beloved Candy Buckeyes
Growing up in Columbus, candy buckeyes were always a part of any platter or tin or holiday treats. Made of chocolate and peanut butter and crafted to look like the fruit of Ohio's state tree, the Buckeye, these bite-size treats are a regional favorite.
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.
When Did Ohio Become a State?
Ohio wasn't one of the original 13 states. Just when did the Buckeye State enter the union?
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.
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
Inside Cleveland's Crawford Auto Museum
Cleveland, from 1890 to 1920, had a dozen quality automobile manufactures, including Winton Motors, White Motors, and Peerless. Examples of these early autos can be found in Cleveland's Crawford Auto Museum, created by TRW founder and early aviator, Frederick Crawford.
Where to Camp at Put-in-Bay
Are you looking for somewhere to camp while you visit the Lake Erie islands? There are several options, including three state parks.
New Year's Eve Events in Northeast Ohio
Northeast Ohio boasts dozens of festive New Year's Eve events, from the family-friendly First Night in Akron to Cleveland Pops Orchestra concert, from restaurant parties to dinner cruises. (updated for 2013/2014.)
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.
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.
Northeast Ohio Corn Mazes
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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.
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.
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.
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 Special Occasion Restaurants
When you're looking for something romantic, something special, you want to make you choose a great restaurant. Here are some extra special choices for your night out in Cleveland, Ohio.
More Cleveland October Events
Learn all about the fun, educational, and exciting things happening in Cleveland during the month of October. Page 2.
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.
Celebration Church
Celebration Church, Akron Ohio. Cleveland. Page 4.
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.
Cleveland Christmas Craft Shows
Cleveland and Northeast Ohio abounds in holiday craft fairs and special shopping days. Read about the best of these Christmas shopping opportunities.
Lake View Cemetery - Cleveland Ohio
When industrialist, John D. Rockefeller died in 1937 at the age of 98, he wished to be buried at Lake View Cemetery in the city he once called home. A 70-foot obelisk marks his grave. Page 2.
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.
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.
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.
Cleveland Independent Bookstores
About.com Cleveland's picks for the most interesting independent bookstores in Cleveland Ohio
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.
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.
Haunted Cleveland Tours
Cleveland has a wealth of eerie and interesting (haunted?) sites, from cemeteries to Gothic houses to classic theaters. The city also offers a variety of guided tours to share with you the stories of the sites. Some even include an overnight stay.
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.
Akron Attractions
Akron Ohio, about an hour's drive south of Cleveland, is rich in industrial, artistic, and technological
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.
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 Family Halloween Activities
Halloween in Cleveland needn't be scary -- or unsafe. The area offers a host of family-friendly activities to suit any little ghost or princess.
The Torso Murders: Cleveland's Most Famous...
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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.
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.
Quaker Square - Akron Ohio
Originally 36 storage silos belonging to the Quaker Oats Company, Akron's Quaker Square is a wonderful example of an industrial restoration. The 1932 silos, which once held over 1.5 million bushels of grain, are now the home of a luxury hotel, restaurants, and a unique shopping mall. It's an Akron landmark.
Cleveland Browns Brunches
Get ready for game days with a hearty brunch at one of these popular downtown restaurants. It's a great way to start the festivities.
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.
Northern Pike
The Northern Pike is a long, slender fish, native to Ohio. It is found primarily in the Lake Erie waters
White Perch
Though not native to Ohio waters, white perch have become established in Lake Erie and the rest of the
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.
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.
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.
Wal-Mart Stores in Greater Cleveland
Find Wal-Mart stores in Cleveland. Love them or hate them, you have to admit that Wal-Mart, America's largest retailer, has just about everything. Plus, most stores are open 24 hours. Greater Cleveland has a large selection of Wal-Mart locations. Find one near you.
Cleveland Browns Tailgating
Tailgating is an essential part of Cleveland Browns football. Whether you join the crowd at Cleveland Browns Stadium or in one of the parking lots nearby, here are some resources to insure you have a successful tailgate season.
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