Monday, April 11, 2016

Cleveland: “Come for the Convention, Stay for the Unconventional” (Videos)


The Cleveland 2016 Republican Convention Host Committee has released several videos highlighting the city. Hopefully, convention attendees will “Come for the Convention, Stay for the Unconventional.” There are so many great things to do and see here in Cleveland and in the surrounding area. Enjoy!


















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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

“Cleveland is Your Land” (Video)

Here’s a great video highlighting all the wonderful places in Cleveland Ohio; enjoy!





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Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Christmas In Downtown Cleveland

This is the second year that the Cleveland Christmas Tree has been located in Playhouse Square. Here’s a photo of the tree. Enjoy the holiday!


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Friday, December 4, 2015

Cleveland “Must Read” Christmas Gifts

I had the opportunity to read 4 books received from publishers Gray & Company that Clevelanders - past and present - would enjoy. With the Christmas holiday fast approaching, any of these four Cleveland-based books would be a welcome gift for that special Clevelander in your life!

 My favorites – “Cleveland TV Tales” and “Cleveland TV Tales Volume 2”, both authored by Mike and Janice Olszewski (Gray & Company, Publishers). The first book gives an extensive background on the start of television in Cleveland, laced with stories about people whose names are easily recognizable to Clevelanders: Ghoulardi, Dorothy Fuldheim, Page Palmer, and Captain Penny, just to name a few. Volume 2 looks into more recent TV personalities of the 1970s-1990s. Being a lifelong Clevelander, born here in the mid-1950s, these books were a delight to read and brought me back to the time when there were few TV channels from which to chose and how local TV stars came to be. While these books are nostalgic for Cleveland “lifers” like me, they would still be very interesting to anyone who has spent any time in our wonderful city.


My husband is reading “Glory Days in Tribe Town: The Cleveland Indians and Jacobs Field 1994-1997” by Terry Pluto and Tom Hamilton (Gray & Company, Publishers). This book covers the Cleveland Indians in their first years in Jacobs Field and the period of winning seasons. (I remember it well!)  Pluto and Hamilton give a great behind the scenes look at what made the team tick, plus interesting commentary on how “Indians Fever” gripped the city. Sports fans will certainly enjoy reading these insights and reliving such an exciting time in Cleveland’s sports history. (As all Clevelanders know, winning seasons here for any sport have been hard to come by!)


And on the subject of sports: Every Cleveland Browns fan knows The Bone Lady. In fact, even non-Browns fans knows of her. She’s hard to miss on game day with her creative dog bone and Browns themed attire, an homage to the Browns “Dawg Pound.” Her book “The Bone Lady” by Derba Darnall (Gray & Company, Publishers), has the subtitle “Life Lessons Learned as One of Football’s Ultimate Fans.” This story tells how she evolved, both as a person and as The Bone Lady. It’s a fun read that tells of sports but also of personal discovery.



So if you’re stuck in what to get someone for a holiday gift, any one – or all four - of these books would make an affordable gift that would bring some Cleveland joy even after the holidays are over.

All four books are available in most local bookstores and at the following links:

Cleveland TV Tales

Glory Days in Tribe Town

The Bone Lady: Life Lessons Learned as One of Football's Ultimate Fans – A Memoir


(Please note: The link to Amazon is provided for your convenience: I receive no compensation or consideration from Amazon or anyone else if you purchase these books!

Enjoy!

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Saturday, October 24, 2015

The Cleveland Skyline

Here is a fall photo of the Cleveland Ohio skyline, taken yesterday from Cleveland’s Lake View Cemetery.




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Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Cleveland’s West Side Market

Here’s a place that needs no introduction for Clevelanders: Cleveland’s West Side Market. Here are photos from my visit this week.






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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Heinen’s Beautiful Downtown Cleveland Store

I’m a dedicated Heinen’s shopper and was thrilled when they opened a store in downtown Cleveland in the beautiful former Cleveland Trust (bank) rotunda. I finally got a chance to get to the store today and it is a stunning facility. The interior is a fresh, clean space with beautiful murals and stunning glass in the rotunda dome. And of course, it makes for a wonderful setting to display all kinds of foods. The second floor of the rotunda area is dedicated to wine, beer, and related items. It was almost overwhelming.

Here are a few photos. But the space should been seen firsthand to really be appreciated. While you visit the store, you won’t be able to walk out without buying something, especially if you pass the bakery counter!








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