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Best Things to Do with Your Kids in Cleveland
From the Cleveland zoo to the Cleveland Children's Museum to attending a Cleveland Indians game, Northeast Ohio has a wealth of fun things to do for kids -- and their parents. Learn more about what to do with kids in Cleveland.
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 basics you need to know.
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.
Discover the Best March Events in Cleveland
Find all the fun and interesting events in Cleveland during the month of March. (updated for 2015.)
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.
Relax This Easter: Try One of Cleveland's Best...
Easter is a time for family, friends, and good food. Consider letting someone else do the cooking and enjoy Easter brunch at one of these varied restaurants.
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. We have more than 50 ideas.
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.
Where to Get Cleveland's Best Fish Fries During...
Every Friday during Lent, a plethora of Cleveland restaurants offer up delicious fish fries, a Northeast Ohio Lenten tradition. (updated for 2015.)
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.
What to Do with Kids in Cleveland...without...
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.
What's Happening in Cleveland this April
Find out about all of the fun and interesting things happening in Cleveland during the month of April. (updated for 2015.)
Find Out about Johnny Appleseed
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.
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.
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.
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
Where Iron Chef Michael Symon Cooks
Cleveland native and Food Network Iron Chef has three restaurants in the great Cleveland area as well as one in Detroit.
Visiting the 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.
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.
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.
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.
Where to Find Cleveland's Lake Erie Beaches
One of the best things about summer in the Cleveland area is the number of beautiful sand beaches in the area.
A Fan's Guide to Quicken Loans Arena
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What to See in Cleveland Ohio
Cleveland has a myriad of varied attractions, from the Rock Hall to the Ukrainian Museum. We've picked our favorites.
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.
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.
Visiting Rockefeller Park Greenhouse in...
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.
Where to See the Easter Bunny in Cleveland
It's April and the Easter Bunny is busy hosting Easter Egg Hunts all over Cleveland and the surrounding area. Learn more about these fun, kid-friendly events. (updated for 2015.)
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.
Great Lakes Science Center
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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?
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.
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.
Make Plans to Visit the I-X Indoor Amusement Park
The I-X Indoor Amusement Park, held each spring in Cleveland's I-X exposition center, is 20 acres of fun for the whole family. There are dozens of rides, live entertainment, fair food, and special events and celebrity appearances.
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.
Easter Activities for Families in Akron
Easter is a hopping good time in Akron Ohio, with many opportunities to meet the Easter Bunny, go on an egg hunt and feast this holiday season. Below is a selection of activities and events that your family can enjoy.
How to Get Your 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.
What to See at the Cleveland Aquarium
The Greater Cleveland Aquarium, located in the Powerhouse on the west bank of the Flats features more than one million gallons of water and marine life than ranges from local Lake Erie fishes to exotic fish from around the globe.
Movies Filmed 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.
When Are Akron Public Schools in Session?
Are you wondering when Akron Public Schools are scheduling their breaks? We have the current calendar.
Ohio Presidents
The United States has had fewer than 50 presidents in her 200+ years, but eight of them have come from
Visiting Akron? 9 Free Things to Do
Enjoying Akron Ohio doesn't have to be expensive. The "Rubber City" has beautiful parks, fascinating
Enjoy Memphis Kiddle Park in Cleveland
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.
Cleveland Metroparks
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Northern Ohio's Wonderful 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.
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.
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.
What to See at 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.
About the Case Western Reserve University...
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
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
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
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
cleveland summer camps ohio camps kids camps...
The Cleveland area offers a huge variety of interesting, educational, and fun summer camps for kids. Learn more about what's available in this list of 2008 Cleveland summer camps.
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.
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
How To Get an Ohio Fishing License
Ohio's Lake Erie shoreline as well as the state's many rivers and inland lakes offer excellent fishing opportunities, but first you must get an Ohio fishing license. It's easy and affordable. Learn how here.
Where to See Holiday Lights in and around...
From downtown Cleveland's Public Square to Nela Park to Shaker Square, Northeast Ohio offers a wide range of festive holiday light displays. Discover a new one this year.
How to Save Money on Cedar Point Tickets
Spending a day at Cedar Point can get expensive, if you're not careful. Fortunately, there are a variety of discounts, if you know where to look.
Where to Have Your Child's Birthday Party in...
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.
Walk around Cleveland's Little Italy neighborhood
Cleveland's Little Italy neighborhood, located on Mayfield Road, just south of Euclid Ave., grew up in
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Tour Cleveland's University Circle Cultural...
University Circle is Cleveland, Ohio's cultural center and home to the Cleveland Orchestra, the Cleveland Museum of Art, and several other venerable institutions.
Cleveland Area Zip Codes
Greater Cleveland is made up of dozens of communities, each with its own zip code and post office. Find Cleveland and suburban community zip codes in this comprehensive list.
About Nela Park's Holiday Lights in Cleveland
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Rock Out at the Moondog Coronation Ball
The first Moondog Coronation Ball, held on March 21, 1952, was America's first rock concert. Today Cleveland remembers with a new Moondog Coronation Ball and concert each March.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Learn about Cleveland's top attraction, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The West Side Market
The West Side Market, at the edge of Ohio City in Cleveland, is a cultural and culinary gem. Opened in 1912, the market combines graceful Neo-Classical/Byzantine architecture with a vibrant produce and meat, poultry, and dairy market. Not only is the West Side Market an interesting and fun place to visit, it's a great place to find quality groceries at affordable prices.
All about 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. In the early 1900s, the scenic location was home to dozens of cottages and was popular with the Midwest
Time-Warner Cable Amphitheater at Tower Ctiy...
The Tower City Amphitheater is conveniently located right behind the Avenue at Tower City, along the banks of the Cuyahoga River. It's a festive and scenic concert venue and offers spectacular views of the city lights and the river bridges.
Take a Peek at the 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.
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.
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, located in Cleveland's University Circle area, is a treasure trove of over 4 million specimen. Exhibits include Dinosaur bones, natural gemstones and fossils, and a huge section on Ohio birds, plant life, insects, and archeology. A planetarium teaches kids and adults all about the moon, the stars, and the galaxy.
When Did Ohio Become a State?
Ohio wasn't one of the original 13 states. Just when did the Buckeye State enter the union?
Read a Little at Cleveland's Independent...
Looking for something to read in Cleveland? Take a look at our choices for the most interesting independent bookstores in Northeast Ohio.
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.
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.
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.
Kids Eat Free in Cleveland
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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.
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.
Romantic Things to Do in Toledo and Northwest...
Toledo may not stand out as a romantic destination, but there are plenty of ways for couples to spend time together connecting at many locations in Northwest Ohio.
Cleveland 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.
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.
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.
Cleveland Botanical Garden
Cleveland Botanical Garden, located in the city's University Circle neighborhood, is a combination of indoor exhibits, housed in a magnificent glasshouse and ten acres of diverse outdoor gardens, including a special children's garden and a wheelchair accessible garden.
How to Apply for a US Passport in Cleveland
A US passport is an internationally-accepted document, issued by the US government, that establishes the bearer's identify and allows him to travel abroad. Find out how and where to apply for your US passport in Cleveland.
Cleveland's Best Pizza Restaurants
What's the best pizza restaurant in Cleveland? Read about our favorites.
How Do I Find an AA Meeting in the Cleveland...
Are you looking for an AA meeting in Cleveland and northeast Ohio? Are you curious about what to expect at your first meeting? We have resources.
What You Need to Know about Ohio Hunting Season
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.
The Cleveland "Plain Dealer"
The Cleveland Plain Dealer is Ohio's largest newspaper and the only daily newspaper in Cleveland. It
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.
What's There to Do in Cincinnati?
Cincinnati makes a nice, affordable getaway from Cleveland. The city on the Ohio River has museum, fun neighborhoods and even a casino.
The 10 Best Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day...
In Cleveland, everyone's Irish, at least on St. Patrick's Day. The city offers a myriad of fun activities, from the downtown parade to green beer and corned beef all over town.
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.
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.
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
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.
Why is Cleveland the "Home of Rock and Roll"?
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Cleveland I-X Center
The Cleveland I-X Center, created in 1985 from a former air defense hangar, is the 9th largest convention center in the world. The center sits on 188 acres adjacent to Cleveland Hopkins airport and offers one million square feet of contiguous exhibition space. It is best known to Clevelanders as the site of popular annual shows, including the Fabulous Food Show and the Greater Cleveland Auto Show.
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.
Enjoying 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.
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.
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.
Hocking Hills Attractions and Activities
The Hocking Hills area of Ohio, in the southeastern part of the state approximately 190 miles from Cleveland, offers a sharp contrast to the flat farmland of central and northwest Ohio. Here you'll find caves to explore, lakes, craft and art galleries and even a spa.
When Is School Out in Parma, Ohio?
Are you wondering when the Parma City School District is scheduling their breaks? We have the current calendar.
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.
Crocker Park
Crocker Park, opened in 2004, is a 75-acre, parklike complex of retail shops, restaurants, offices, and luxury apartments, located about 30 minutes west of Cleveland in Westlake, Ohio. Its picturesque cobblestone walkways, fountains, and town square make it an ideal place to shop, dine, live, and work.
Chagrin Falls
Chagrin Falls, a picturesque village of 4000 residents, sits at the edge of Cuyahoga County, about 40 minutes from downtown Cleveland. The town, named for the scenic falls in the center of town, is known for its historic architecture, varied restaurants, interesting antique shopping and art galleries, and its vibrant arts community.
Cleveland and Northeast Ohio Plant Hardiness...
Are you wondering what planting zone Cleveland is located in? Are you confused when you order plants online? We have the answers.
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.
The Arcade - Cleveland, Ohio
The Arcade, located between Superior and Euclid Avenues in downtown Cleveland, is one of America's first indoor shopping malls and Cleveland's first skyscraper. Built in 1890, the magnificent building consists of two 9-story towers, connected by a glass and metal, 5-story atrium. Today, the building houses a Hyatt Hotel, retail shops, and a food court.
Northeast Ohio Ethnic Food Markets
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
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.
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 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.
Cleveland Metropolitan School District
The Cleveland Metropolitan School District is the largest K-12 school district in the state of Ohio, with a 2007/2008 enrollment of over 55,000 students. The district is headed by CEO Dr. Eugene Sanders and includes 89 K-12 schools and 18 high schools.
How to Get a New Ohio Driver's License
Visiting the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles can be nearly equal to visiting the dentist on the stress meter, but if you come prepared, you'll be alright.
Cleveland'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.
Malley's Chocolates
Malley's Chocolates, established in 1935, is a Northeast Ohio favorite. Their luscious chocolate delicacies, such as hand-dipped strawberries and chocolate-covered pretzels, are a must for Valentine's Day.
Akron Attractions
Akron Ohio, about an hour's drive south of Cleveland, is rich in industrial, artistic, and technological
Dayton Attractions
Dayton, located half-way between Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio, offers a wealth of interesting--and affordable--things to do and see. Called the
Nautica Queen Cruises
The best view of downtown Cleveland is from just offshore in Lake Erie. There's no better way to enjoy that view than from the Nautica Queen, a romantic and charming ship that host luncheon and dinner cruises as well as Sunday brunch. It's also an ideal venue for a corporate party, a birthday party, or a wedding reception.
Cleveland 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.
Free Things to Do in Cincinnati Ohio
Enjoying Cincinnati Ohio doesn't have to be expensive. The Queen City offers a wealth of parks, museums, historic neighborhoods, and other attractions that are free to the public.
National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum
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
Cleveland Furniture Stores
Greater Cleveland has a great collection of independent and chain furniture stores, whether you're looking for one piece or decorating an entire house.
Cleveland Hopkins International Airport
Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, established in 1925, was the first municipally-owned airport in the United States. Still owned by the city, it is the 34th busiest airport in the country and serves over 12 million passengers each year with 320 flights to 80 destinations.
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.
Visiting Cleveland's Western Reserve Historical...
The Western Reserve Historical Society, located in Cleveland's University Circle neighborhood, is actually two museums -- the History Museum and the Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum -- plus an extensive library. It's rarely crowded and it's filled with interesting exhibits about Cleveland from the days of Moses Cleaveland to the present.
Learn about Cleveland Clinic
The Cleveland Clinic is Cleveland's largest private employer as well as one of the most well-regarded hospitals in the United States. The facility sits on 140 acres in Cleveland's Fairfax neighborhood and is spread out over 41 buildings. The Clinic also has 12 community hospitals and health centers in NE Ohio and Florida and is expanding throughout the world.
Shaker Heights School Calendar
Are you wondering when the Shaker Heights City School District is scheduling its breaks? We have the current calendar.
A Walk around Cleveland's Slavic Village
Krusinski's makes spicy kielbasa, smoked polish sausage, bratwurst, and knockwurst fresh daily as well as a variety of homemade pierogi, those delicious Polish dumplings, filled with cheese, potato, meat, sauerkraut, or a combination. Polish food lovers travel from all sides of Cleveland and beyond for this corner grocery store's offerings.
Where to Stay near SPIRE Institute in Geneva Ohio
Located just off of I-90 in Geneva, Ohio, Spire Institute is one of the largest indoor sports complexes in the world. Here's where to stay if you are visiting or competing at Spire.
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.
Tower City Center
Tower City Center is downtown Cleveland's shopping, dining, and entertainment center. Located beneath the Terminal Tower, right at Public Square, it's convenient, fun, and fashionable.
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.
Southpark Center Mall
Southpark Center Mall is located south of Cleveland, Ohio in the suburb of Strongsville. The newest of the area's enclosed malls, this sparkling shopping mall features more than 180 retail stores as well as services and restaurants. There's something for everyone at Southpark.
Eton Shopping Center - Woodmere Ohio
Eton, located east of Cleveland in the suburb of Woodmere, is a stylish collection of unique stores, services, and restaurants. The beautifully-landscaped shopping center looks more like a European village than a mall and features lots of outdoor seating in the summer as well as a generous number of chess tables.
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.
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.
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.

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