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Living with Van Gogh: Kimpton Schofield invites guests to immerse themselves in its themed suite
Local large-scale digital artist Mike Wiertel and the Kimpton Schofield have teamed up to transform guests into Van Gogh's works in the hotel's new Van Gogh suite.
Cleveland Restoration Society unveils first Civil Rights Trail marker at Cory Church
The Cleveland Restoration Society unveiled the first marker on the African American Civil Rights Trail last week at Cory United Methodist Church during its annual community lunch, while also celebrating the church's role in the Civil Rights movement, the leaders who spoke there, and the restoration that's about to happen.
Spiritual teachings: Northern Wind Martial Arts continues to blow across Cleveland
Glenville native and marital arts grand master Greg Mayo has been teaching martial arts for more than 50 years—showing youth, seniors, and women how to exercise and strengthen the body while learning self-defense.
Skål! StoneWater debuts Cleveland Glögg, a Swedish holiday favorite libation
The StoneWater Rustic Grill has a classic holiday drink to warm the body and soul this season with Cleveland Glögg—the Swedish version of a spiced mulled wine, served warm with golden raisins and cinnamon sticks.
Harness Collective is bringing new vision to the historic Vitrolite building in Ohio City
Harness Cycle has been a cult staple with spinning and fitness enthusiasts in Ohio City since 2013, but founder Anne Hartnett and CEO Andria Loczi have had their wheels turning on an even bigger vision in recent years.
Snow Day! Northwest Neighborhoods to host free day of arts events in the Detroit Shoreway
Northwest Neighborhoods CDC is calling for a snow day this Saturday, Dec. 11, and the forecast is for merriment. Come out and enjoy all kinds of free activities, events, food, and shopping at Snow Day in Detroit Shoreway. 
Party in Grandma’s basement: Pop-up bar opens to celebrate the season
The Cleveland Christmas Club, a pop-up bar in the Cleveland Hostel, opens tonight to spread holiday cheer, encourage folks to support a good cause, and celebrate the season with snacks and cocktails in "grandma's basement."
Shop (locally) ‘til you Drop: Show Cleveland some love this holiday season
Give back to CLE’s finest stores and artists this year by shopping locally. Here's a rundown of sources to find great local gifts—probably right in your own backyard.
Light it up: LakewoodAlive to spread holiday cheer at 15th annual lighting event, seasonal festival
After going virtual last year, LakewoodAlive is bringing back Light Up Lakewood this week to celebrate the season with its annual street festival.
Beyond shade and powder: These make-up lessons prove to be so much more for transgender clients
Makeup artist Coco Miletti and her assistant, Jake Hallett, have made it their mission to be as inclusive as possible—serving the LGBTQ+ community with their makeup and skincare business.
The long haul survivors: WOVU to host event to celebrate and educate COVID-19 survivors
Burten, Bell Carr Development and WOVU 95.9 FM are spreading the word about the many COVID-19 survivors in Cleveland who are "Long Haulers" with an event on Nov. 27 to celebrate the survivors and offer COVID-19 resources and education.
Making an impact: After 20 years Progressive Arts Alliance is now Arts Impact
For nearly 20 years, the organization known as Progressive Arts Alliance has been working with area students to integrate the arts into learning. As the organization begins its next 20 years with a new strategic plan, it has a new name: Arts Impact.
Staying sober: Y-Haven, CPT share stories of recovery and triumph in ‘12,000 Steps’
Cleveland Public Theatre and YMCA of Greater Cleveland’s Y-Haven will stage its original production of "12,000 Steps," a play about the road to recovery and the persistence and perseverance needed stay sober.
Two drag queens walk into a sausage shop…. Wait. This is not a joke.
What do Melissa Khoury (the Queen of Pork) and Cleveland drag queen Peach Fuzz have in common? Their mutual love of hosting monthly Sunday Matinee Sausage Parties—hands-on, sausage-making, drag-entertaining extravaganzas that raise money for LBGTQ+ charities.
The deadline is fast approaching to get advance child tax credit: A FAQ
Not all families in Northeast Ohio have received the expanded child tax credits. With a deadline fast approaching to receive the advance payments, NEO SoJo has created an FAQ to answer common questions and help folks sign up.
I Live Here (now): How improv comedy paved Michael Busch's way back to CLE
Michael Busch grew up here during the era when Cleveland was more of a punchline, and now that he’s back after living in Los Angeles for 15 years, he’s rediscovering the Land—and bringing the laughs with him.
 
A happy return: Cleveland Christmas mainstay Mr. Jingeling makes a comeback
A longtime Cleveland Christmas icon, Mr. Jingeling will return to the holiday scene this season after a long absence.
Free Stamp: All things free in the #CLE for November 2021
The best things in life are free, indeed, and our monthly "Free Stamp" feature rounds up all the free #CLE events that get our "stamp" of approval. And with the holidays quickly approaching, many of the events this month have a distinct theme! 
Answers to our Cleveland mayoral trivia quiz
Cleveland will elect its next mayor on Tuesday, Nov. 2. How well did you do on our mayoral trivia quiz? Check you answers here. 
Mayoral quiz: On the eve of electing a new Cleveland mayor, test you knowledge on our past mayors
For the first time in 15 years, Clevelanders will choose a new mayor on Tuesday, Nov. 2. How well do you know some of Cleveland's former mayors? Take our quiz and test your knowledge.