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The new queen of the North Coast: Jacobs entertainment christens Lady Caroline cruise ship
Jacobs Entertainment and local officials welcomed Lady Caroline, Cleveland's newest dinner cruise ship, to her new home at the Powerhouse docks in the Flats on Monday.
Ode to Hessler: Grog Shop hosts two-day concert dedicated to iconic street fair
The Hessler Street Fair last occurred in 2019, but the legendary event created fond memories for many Clevelanders. Later this month, the Grog Shop in Cleveland Heights will recreate some of the nostalgia with a two-night concert dedicated to the fair.
Water music: Cleveland Metroparks announces 16-week traveling waterfront Summer Concert Series
Cleveland Metroparks is gearing up for summer, with its Summer Concert Series at various Metroparks waterfront locations. starting May 18, and opening its summer operations and lifeguarded swim areas.
The Cleveland Museum of Art announces 2023 Solstice artist lineup
Cleveland Museum of Art’s signature Summer Solstice event will bring art to life with international music, local artists and dramatic visual displays.
The Green Team: Cleveland Asian Festival organizers aim for a Near Zero Waste event
The Cleveland Asian Festival, happening May 20-21, will be a Near Zero Waste event this year. Festival organizers are working with Rust Belt Riders and volunteers to compost and recycle as much as possible.
Kimpton Schofield wants guests to experience botanical benefits
The Kimpton Schofield Hotel wants guests to have a bit of green therapy with its new Plant Pals Program. Guests can adopt a plant during their stays to bring some stress relieving nature to their experiences.
Rumbles on E. 49th: Fun with bus drivers
Riding the electric bus around the neighborhood as a teenager, Ralph Horner and his friends enjoyed pranking the driver. Then, one day, they came up with the "ultimate" prank.
So, you want to be a writer? Local authors to teach Lake Erie Ink’s Teen Writers’ Symposium
Area teens will have the chance to work with professional writers in a variety of genres this weekend at Lake Erie Ink's Teen Writers' Symposium at Cleveland State University.
Holden Forests & Gardens celebrates Arbor Day
Arbor Day is tomorrow, Friday, April 28. In honor of the day set aside for the planting, upkeep, preservation, and celebration of trees, Holden Forests & Gardens has a bunch of activities planned.
Rumbles on E. 49th: Bob and Ed Right a Wrong
There were three groups of students at Willson School in the 1950s. Ralph Horner witnesses the shortest fight he'd ever seen when one of the "Basement Boys" made an error during a lunchtime movie.
Cleveland Museum of Natural History’s Earth Day events highlight year-round conservation
This Saturday, April 22 is Earth Day, and the Cleveland Museum of Natural History has a weekend full of activities planned to celebrate nature, preserve our natural resources, and see what's new at the museum.
Rumbles on E. 49th: A lesson learned in fighting with humor
After losing his temper while horsing around at White City Beach one day, Ralph Horner learned a valuable lesson: that sometimes humor if the best way to get out of a fight.
Artistic celebration: South Euclid calls for artists to honor city’s historic contributions to NEO
One South Euclid CDC is recognizing its historic contributions to Greater Cleveland through public art. The city has issued a public call for artists to design and paint a mural on the Johns-Carabelli Company building on Mayfield Road.
Take a hike: Cleveland Metroparks 2023 Trail Challenge is underway; a look back at the 2022 trails
The Cleveland Metroparks 2023 Trail Challenge is underway! Find out how to enroll and read about Erin O'Brien's experiences on the 2022 Trail Challenge in this recap.
Rumbles on E. 49th: The love affair between D'Artagnan and Constance Bonacieux
As an 10-year-old in Goodrich-Kirtland Park, Ralph Horner fell in love with the most beautiful 12-year-old he had ever seen. He envisioned themselves as D'Artagnan and Constance Bonacieux from "The Three Musketeers," only to be challenged by a bully.
Enjoy the weather: Spring is in full bloom at the Cleveland Metroparks
Spring has arrived in Northeast Ohio, and Cleveland Metroparks has planned plenty of April activities to get out and enjoy the weather.
Rumbles on E. 49th: A primer on boys’ urban combat; a real life Christmas Story scene
As an eight-year-old on the streets of Goodrich-Kirtland Park in the 1940s, Ralph Horner knew the basics of street fighting other kids his age. He sees his style duplicated by the character Ralphie in the movie "A Christmas Story."
A celebration of the outstanding women of Cleveland Heights
Last Thursday, March 23, Cleveland Heights officials honored 10 of its residents during its Women’s Day Celebration, highlighting their businesses, accomplishments, and contributions.
Playhouse Square announces the 2023-2024 KeyBank Broadway Series lineup
Playhouse Square announced yesterday, Tuesday, March 28, that seven shows will be featured on the upcoming 2023-2024 KeyBank Broadway Series, including the official North American tour opening of Back To The Future: The Musical.
FRONT Triennial wins Ohio Museums Association’s Best Community Partnership award
FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art last week received the 2022 Best Community Partnership award from the Ohio Museums Association (OMA) for its collaborative initiative to open access to the FRONT Triennial to people of all abilities.