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Find out when your Northeast Ohio community has scheduled trick-or-treat. Updated for 2013.
Ohio's liquor laws can sometimes be confusing, especially if you're new in town. We have the basic you need to know.
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.
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.
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.
Are you looking for a fall clambake in the Cleveland area? We have a list of restaurants, seafood retailers and special clambake events.
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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.
Cleveland Ohio has a number of fun Halloween activities for young and old. Read about the top ten here. (updated for 2014)
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.
Enjoying Cleveland doesn't have to be expensive. Learn about the fun and free things to do in the city.
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.
Learn all about the fun, educational, and exciting things happening in Cleveland during the month of October..
Learn all about the fun, educational, and exciting things happening in Cleveland during the month of September.
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.
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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.
Learn Ohio's state flower, state bird, largest county, number of counties, lowest point, and lots more Ohio facts.
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.
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.
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.
Sweetest Day, observed on the third Saturday of October, was started in Cleveland in 1922. Learn more about this regional, romantic holiday.
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.
Find out when your Dayton area community is hosting Beggar's night this year. (Updated for 2013.)
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.
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
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.
There is an endless number of entertainment options available to you in Akron, Ohio. Add a little romance
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.
Cleveland's Tremont neighborhood is centered around Lincoln Park, a large green area lined with historic churches, trendy restaurants, and restored Victorian homes.
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.
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.
Lights, poinsettias, holiday trees, and "A Christmas Carol" -- all are Cleveland Christmas traditions.
Cleveland has lots of fun and scary things to do on Halloween. Take a look at this list of haunted happenings.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Cleveland has a myriad of varied attractions, from the Rock Hall to the Ukrainian Museum. We've picked our favorites.
Rockin' Robin's Amazone Family Entertainment Center, located in Medina Ohio, is loaded with fun recreation options for the whole family.
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.
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.
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 native and Food Network Iron Chef has three restaurants in the great Cleveland area as well as one in Detroit.
Are you looking for somewhere to eat before or after the theater? Cleveland's Playhouse Square is experiencing a restaurant renaissance.
The United States has had fewer than 50 presidents in her 200+ years, but eight of them have come from
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.
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.
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
Getting a marriage license in Northeast Ohio is relatively easy. Just bring the necessary documentation and follow a few simple steps.
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.
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.
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.
If you're departing Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, or just passing through, you'll find a diverse collection of shops and restaurants.
Learn all about the fun, educational, and exciting things happening in Cleveland during the month of September. Page 2.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Aurora Farms Premium Outlets, the closest outlet center to Cleveland, offers more than 70 quality discount retailers in a park-like setting.
Steelyard Commons, at the edge of Cleveland's industrial valley, has risen from the LTV's abandoned no. 2 finishing mill. The mixed use shopping center will combine retail outlets, restaurants, a playground, and hiking and biking trails -- all in the heart of the city.
Cleveland 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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Learn all about the fun, educational, and exciting things happening in Cleveland during the month of October. Page 2.
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.
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.
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.
Enjoying Akron Ohio doesn't have to be expensive. The "Rubber City" has beautiful parks, fascinating
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.
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.)
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.
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.
Ohio has more than 70 Indian mounds, burial sites of the Adena and Hopewell tribes --the "mound builders"--who
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Looking for something to read in Cleveland? Take a look at our choices for the most interesting independent bookstores in Northeast Ohio.
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.
Find out when your Cincinnati area community is hosting trick or treat this year. Updated for 2013.
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.
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 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.
Learn about Cleveland's top attraction, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Whether you enjoy dance, theater, music, or sports, there's always something going on in Cleveland. Find all of the fun and exciting events happening during the month of November.
Looking for something else to do when you go visit Cedar Point this summer? We have 10 fun things to do near the park.
What's the best pizza restaurant in Cleveland? Read about our favorites.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cleveland's Little Italy neighborhood, located on Mayfield Road, just south of Euclid Ave., grew up in
Cleveland has lots of fun and scary things to do on Halloween. Take a look at this list of haunted happenings. Page 2.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ohio wasn't one of the original 13 states. Just when did the Buckeye State enter the union?
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?
Each spring and fall, Cleveland's lakefront communities are invaded by small, harmless, mosquito-like insects called midges. They only stay about five-ten days, but the swarms can be startling to visitors and newcomers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
Cleveland Ohio specializes in comfort food and no food is more comforting than a good burger. Read all about the best places to find a hamburger or cheeseburger in Cleveland.
Cleveland and the surrounding suburbs have been home to a diverse list of famous people, from Presidents to comedians, from actors to athletes. Learn more about those that were born or lived in Cleveland.
The term fracking is in the news around northeast Ohio. Learn more about the pros and cons of this controversial drilling practice.
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.
Always a sell-out, "Boo at the Zoo," offers families a safe and fun alternative to traditional trick-or-treating.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
Are you looking for somewhat to eat in downtown Cleveland? We have a list of the best choices, from steakhouses to casual eateries.
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.
Unsure about where to sit at Cleveland's Progressive Field? We share our favorite sections. You might be surprised.
Northeast Ohio is a great place to shop for ethnic food specialties. The region has a rich history of ethnic communities combining to form the culture we find there today. German, Polish, Czech, Slovenian, Latin American, Italian, and various Asian cultures all have had a hand in forming
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.
Cleveland's new Hard Rock Rocksino offers multiple concert stages and big name entertainment. See who is playing there soon.
Cincinnati, "The Queen City," is located along the Ohio River in southwest Ohio, about 3 1/2 hours from
Geneva-on-the-Lake , located about one hour's drive east of downtown Cleveland, is a quirky, relaxed,
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.
Though not native to Ohio waters, white perch have become established in Lake Erie and the rest of the
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.
The Cleveland Renaissance Hotel, opened in 1918, is the grande dame of Cleveland hotels. Its majestic main staircase, vaulted ceilings, and plush lobby make this a special place to stay. What's more, it's connected to the Tower City complex and the shopping, dining, and entertainment offered there.
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.
Jewish food might seem intimidating to those who’ve never tried anything other than a bagel. But really, the recipes are very simple. A wonderful first effort is this kugel recipe from my mother (and her mother before her, and her mother before her). Make and eat it in good health, and L’shanah tovah.
The National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum in Akron Ohio, founded in 1973, honors the men and women inventors who are responsible for great technological advances. Each May, the museum honors its new class of inductees
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.
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.
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.
Hale Farm and Village, a part of the Western Reserve Historical Society, is a working museum, adjacent to the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Once the home of early Western Reserve settler, Jonathan Hale, the museum features livestock, 19th century working artisans, and the original red brick farmhouse.
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.
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.