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William Taft
William Howard Taft was the 27th President of the United States (1909 - 1913). Born in Cincinnati in 1857, he was one of five children. Taft's father was Secretary of War under President Grant and President Taft was succeeded by a number of politicians in the family. Page 7.

Benjamin Harrison
Benjamin Harrison, the grandson of William Henry Harrison, was the 23rd President of the United States (1889-1893), the only grandson of a president to become president himself. Harrison was born in North Bend, Ohio, along the Ohio River in the Southeast part of the state. Page 5.

James Garfield
James Abram Garfield, The 20th President of the United States, is one of two presidents that hail from Northeast Ohio (the other is William McKinley). Garfield was born in 1831 in Orange Township, in what is not Moreland Hills, Ohio. He was shot just four months after taking office in 1881, and died two months later (many contemporary scholars maintain that he died as a result of poor medical care.). Page 4.

Rutherford Hayes
Rutherford B. Hayes was America's 19th president (1877-1881). By most accounts, he was a unremarkable president, whose main appeal was that he didn't offend people, a welcome trait after the turmoil of his predessor, Ulysees Grant. Page 3.

Ulysees S. Grant
Ulysees S. Grant. Cleveland. Page 2.

William Henry Harrison
William Henry Harrison was the 9th president of the United States...and the one who served the shortest term. Harrison, born in 1773 in Virginia, was a governor of the Indiana Territory, a US Representative and senator from Ohio, and a general during the War of 1812 before running for president in 1840.

William McKinley
William McKinley was the 25th President of the United States (1897-1901). Born in Niles, Ohio in 1843, he served during the Spanish-American War and the annexation of the Philippines, Hawaii, Guam, and Puerto Rico. McKinley was shot while at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo in 1901 and died eight days later. Page 6.

United States Presidents from Ohio
The United States has had fewer than 50 presidents in her 200+ years, but eight of them have come from Ohio. Called the

How to Get an 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's Going On at the I-X Center in Cleveland
There's always something going on at the I-X Center in Cleveland, from September through April. Find out what's happening this year.

Ohio Insects: Termites
Emerald ash borers are a threat to Ohio's millions of Ash trees. How much do you know about this invasive insect?

Ohio Insects: Emerald Ash Borer
Emerald ash borers are a threat to Ohio's millions of Ash trees. How much do you know about this invasive insect?

Ohio Insects: Midges
What are those insects that descend on Cleveland's lakefront areas each spring and sometimes fall? Read more about them.

Ohio Insects: Dragonflies
Emerald ash borers are a threat to Ohio's millions of Ash trees. How much do you know about this invasive insect?

Northeast Ohio Perennials
Purple coneflowers are just one of many beautiful perennials that are native to Ohio.

Inpatient Care at the Cleveland Clinic
The Cleveland Clinic network consists of the main campus on the east side of Cleveland as well as nine community hospitals and three affiliate facilities. Cleveland Clinic is consistantly ranked as one of the best hospitals in the United States, in 2008

Outpatient Care at the 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.

Glenbeigh Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center
Glenbeigh, a non-profit in-patient and out-patient drug and alcohol treatment center located in Ashtabula County, became part of the Cleveland Clinic system in 1995. The facility, ranked #2 in the United States (behind California's Betty Ford Clinic), includes a 80-acre campus in Rock Creek, Ohio as well as five outpatient centers throughout Northern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania.

Cleveland Clinic in the Community
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.

Emergency and Trauma Care at the 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.

Cleveland Clinic as a Research Facility
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.

Staying near Cleveland Clinic
Hotels near Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic around the World
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.

About the 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.

The Ohio River
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The Maumee River
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The Scioto River
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The Huron River
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The Cuyahoga River
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The Grand River
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The Rocky River
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The Chagrin River
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Conneaut Creek
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Cleveland's Crawford Auto Museum: 1913 Baker Motors WB Roadster
In 1899, Walter C. Baker, a Case Institute graduate, already had his own company, the American Ball Bearing Company. Like others of that age, however, his was fascinated by the automobile and in 1899 created the Baker Motor Vehicle Company in Cleveland with friends, Rollin and Fred White. The WB Roadster, pictured, is an electric car, run off of a 48-volt battery. It was a small, sporty model, with just a 87

Cleveland's Crawford Auto Museum: 1899 Winton Phaeton
The Winton Motor Carriage Company, founded in 1897 in Cleveland, was the first American company to sell a motorcar. Created by Scottish bicycle maker, Alexander Winton, the company produced

Cleveland's Crawford Auto Museum: 1904 Baker Motors Newport Runabout
The Baker Motor Vehicle Company produced electric cars that were so easy to handle that

Cleveland's Crawford Auto Museum:1910 Stearns Model 15 - 30 Touring Car
The 1910 Stearns pictured is a five-passenger touring car, which sold for $3375 in 1910. The car is powered by a four-cylinder engine, 30hp engine.

Cleveland's Crawford Auto Museum: 1916 Chandler Model Six Touring Car
Cleveland's Chandler Motors was founded in 1913, a manufacturer of mid-priced automobiles.The Model Six, pictured above, is the least expensive Chandler model of 1916. The six-cylinder touring car seats seven passengers -- two in front, three in the back, and two in jump seats. It retailed for $1295.

Cleveland's Crawford Auto Museum: 1920 White Motors DanDee Potato Chips Delivery Van
Cleveland's White Sewing Machine Company had been a thriving manufacturer of sewing machines, roller skates, phonographs, kerosene lamps, and machine tools, among other things, since 1866.The delivery truck pictured above is typical of the company's customized trucks.

Cleveland's Crawford Auto Museum: 1903 Hoffman General Utility Rear-Entrance Tourneau
The 1903 Hoffman General Utility Tourneau (pictured) is a single-cylinder gasoline-powered car. It seats four passengers and the engine is located under the driver's seat to leave the front available for storage. It is one of 100 such cars produced in 1903. The sticker price was $925.

Cleveland's Crawford Auto Museum: 1905 Peerless Model 9 "Roi de Belges"
The Peerless Motor Company, founded in 1900 and located at 9400 Quincy Avenue, was a producer of high-quality motorcars. Originally, a producer of clothes wringers and then bicycles, the Peerless name became synonymous with quality. With Packard and Pierce-Arrow, they became known as the

Inside Cleveland's 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.

Cleveland's Crawford Auto Museum: 1903 Winton Bullet #2 Racing Car
Early auto manufacturers sought to increase their products' visibility by publicity stunts, such as creating the

Cleveland Institute of Music
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 Museum of Natural History
University Circle is Cleveland, Ohio's cultural center and home to the Cleveland Orchestra, the Cleveland Museum of Art, and several other venerable institutions.

Western Reserve Historical Society
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 Botancial Garden
University Circle is Cleveland, Ohio's cultural center and home to the Cleveland Orchestra, the Cleveland Museum of Art, and several other venerable institutions.

Severance Hall
University Circle is Cleveland, Ohio's cultural center and home to the Cleveland Orchestra, the Cleveland Museum of Art, and several other venerable institutions.

The Glidden House
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 Museum of Art
University Circle is Cleveland, Ohio's cultural center and home to the Cleveland Orchestra, the Cleveland Museum of Art, and several other venerable institutions.

A Tour of Cleveland Ohio's University Circle Cultural District
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 Children's Museum
Cleveland Children's Museum is a fun and interactive spot that's enjoyable for kids of any age. The museum is set on an

March 2015 in Cleveland - Event Calendar and Attractions
Find all the fun and interesting events in Cleveland during the month of March. (updated for 2015.)

More March Events in Cleveland
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Ice Fishing on Lake Erie
Ice fishing on Lake Erie can be fun and exciting. However, make sure you learn about this sport before you venture out onto the ice.

Attending the Cleveland International Film Festival in Cleveland Ohio
Created in 1977, the Cleveland International Film Festival is held each March. The eleven-day festival screens more than 200 new independent feature and short films from local filmmakers as well as those from throughout the United States and dozens of foreign countries. The festival is held in the heart of downtown Cleveland at the five screen Tower City Cinemas.

What You Need to Know about the Republican Convention in Cleveland 2016
The Republican National Convention is headed to Cleveland on July 18-21, 2016. Find out all you need to know about where the convention will be held, volunteering and staying out of the way.

A Fan's Guide to Cleveland Indians Spring Training
The Cleveland Indians' Spring Training takes place each February and March at their training facility in Goodyear, Arizona (near Phoenix). Visitors can see the team work out and watch the home exhibition games at Goodyear ballpark.

The Buzzards of Hinckley Reservation, Ohio
Each March 15, the city of Hinckley, Ohio eagerly awaits the return of the buzzards at the Hinckley Reservation, part of the Cleveland Metroparks.

Sales Tax Rates in Cleveland and Northeast Ohio
Where you spend your money in the greater Cleveland area can make a big difference in how much sales tax you pay. Do you know the sales tax rate in your area?

Blossom Music Center Cleveland Orchestra Schedule 2014
Blossom Music Center, between Cleveland and Akron, is the summer home of the Cleveland Orchestra. Find all of the 2014 concert dates here.

Visiting Memphis Kiddie Park in Brooklyn Ohio
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 and Northeast Ohio Bridal Fairs
Looking for all the special details to make your wedding day perfect? Consider attending one or more of these Northeast Ohio Bridal fairs. (updated for 2015)

Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Cleveland
Cleveland isn't strictly a meat and potatoes city. There are plenty of places for vegetarians (and those just wanting to limit their meat intake) to find delicious fare.

Kosher Restaurants in and around Cleveland, Ohio
Keeping kosher is easy in the Cleveland area, even when you don't feel like cooking at home. The region offers a number of varied--and delicious--kosher restaurants.

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Cleveland Ohio Restaurants Open Christmas Eve
Looking for a place to dine out on Christmas Eve in Cleveland. We have a list of more than a dozen choices all over town.

Cleveland and Northeast Ohio 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.

Cleveland and Northeast Ohio 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.

Cleveland and Northeast Ohio 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.

Cleveland Ohio Summer Festivals
From mid-May until mid-September, Cleveland and the surrounding area comes alive with festivals, many of which celebrate Northeast Ohio's rich ethnic heritage. Make sure that your summer plans include a few of these favorites.

Cleveland, Ohio's Historic 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.

Top Romantic Things to Do in Akron Ohio
There is an endless number of entertainment options available to you in Akron, Ohio. Add a little romance to your relationship by experiencing what

Top Northern Ohio 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.

Top Attractions and Things to Do in Cincinnati
Cincinnati,

Top 23 Things to Do in Cleveland
Cleveland has a myriad of varied attractions, from the Rock Hall to the Ukrainian Museum. We've picked our favorites.

Top 23 Things to Do in Cleveland
Cleveland has a myriad of varied attractions, from the Rock Hall to the Ukrainian Museum. We've picked our favorites.

Places to Host a Child's Birthday Party in Akron, Ohio
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.

Celebrating New Year's Eve at First Night Akron
First Night Akron, a New Year's tradition that started in 1996, is a family-friendly, alcohol-free New Year's Eve celebration that features music, art, dance, and fireworks. Held at various venues in downtown Akron, First Night Akron is an entertaining alternative to house parties and bar events.

Best Waterfront Restaurants in Cleveland
Enjoying fresh seafood, walleye or perch by the water's edge is one of the joys of living in northeast Ohio. Fortunately, there are several eateries where the view is as good as the food.

Cleveland Eateries on "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives"
The Food Network series,

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Events in Akron
Akron has scheduled a variety of events for Martin Luther King Jr. Day this year. It's not too early to make your plans.

Where to Ski in West Virginia
Want to try a new ski resort? Consider the handful of resorts in nearby West Virginia. Learn about skiing in the Mountain State.

Cleveland and Northeast Ohio Sleigh Rides
Nothing is as romantic as a winter sleigh ride through Northeast Ohio snow-covered fields. A number of farms and attractions offer such rides. Find out more about this holiday favorite.

Cleveland Style Sauerkraut Balls Recipe
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.

A Christmas Carol at Cleveland's Great Lakes Theater Festival
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Cleveland Veterans Day Specials
Many Cleveland area businesses are offering free items and meals to veterans on Veterans' Day, November 11th. Find out where and when to take advantage of these offers. (updated for 2014.)

Cleveland Play House at Christmas
Cleveland Playhouse at Christmas

Hollywood Christmas Movieland in Broadview Heights Ohio
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Top Cleveland Holiday Activities - Northeast Ohio Christmas Events
Christmas in Cleveland is full of lights, snow, and special events. Read about the best of these, including the lighting at Public Square, the

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?

Cleveland and Northeast Ohio Clambakes
Are you looking for a fall clambake in the Cleveland area? We have a list of restaurants, seafood retailers and special clambake events.

Profile of Cedar Point Amusement Park in Sandusky Ohio
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.

How to Make Candy Buckeyes
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.

What is Lake Effect Snow?
You hear the term lake effect snow often in fall and early winter. Just what does this mean?

Cleveland Holiday Greeting Cards
Show your pride in Cleveland by sending greeting and holiday cards with scenes of Northeast Ohio.

Where to Take Out-of-Town Guests in Cleveland
Looking for somewhere in Cleveland to take your out-of-town guests. We have a few suggestions, from wineries to the beach.

Top Greenhouses in Lake and Ashtabula Counties (Ohio)
Some of the best nurseries in the United States are location right here in northeast Ohio. If you're looking for an affordable and lovely tree, shrub or flower, head to Lake and Ashtabula Counties, east of Cleveland.

Top Attractions in Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Ohio only has one national park, but it's a good one. If you haven't visited Cuyahoga Valley National Park in northeast Ohio, you're in for a treat.

Cleveland Family Halloween Activities
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 Events in October -- What to Do in Cleveland during October
Learn all about the fun, educational, and exciting things happening in Cleveland during the month of October. Page 3.

Best Cleveland Area Hiking Trails
Northeast Ohio offers a myriad of wonderful hiking trails for those of all skill levels. Whether you want to explore the woods or walk along the Lake Erie shore, we have a trail for you.

Independence (Ohio) School District Calendar -- 2014/2015
Independence Ohio schools serve the south Cleveland suburb of Independence and the surrounding area. Find out when these schools are in session for the 2014/2015 school year.

Romantic Gifts for Clevelanders
Whether it's Valentine's Day, Sweetest Day, Christmas, or if you're just looking for something to show that you care, here's our picks for romantic gifts for those who live in and around Cleveland, Ohio. Take a look.

Profile of Ingenuity Fest in Cleveland Ohio
Cleveland Ohio's Ingenuity Fest, founded in 2004, is a celebration of the marriage of arts and technology. Held near FirstEnergy Stadium, the event features more than 50 art and technology installations.

Geneva on the Lake Ohio Antique Stores
Geneva-on-the-Lake, located halfway between Cleveland and Erie, offers a myriad of interesting antique shops that are surprisingly affordable compared to east coast prices.

Ways to Beat the Summer Heat in Cleveland
Looking for a place to escape the summer northeast Ohio heat? We have eight ideas.

What Are the Best Seats at Progressive Field in Cleveland?
Unsure about where to sit at Cleveland's Progressive Field? We share our favorite sections. You might be surprised.

Best Places to Fish in Northeast Ohio
Looking for a prime fishing spot in and around Cleveland? We share our favorites.

Profile of the WGC - Bridgestone Invitational Golf Tournament in Akron Ohio
The World Golf Championship Bridgestone Invitational Golf Championship is a PGA Tour-sanctioned event, held in late summer each year at Akron Ohio's Firestone Country Club. The event, welcomes a field of around 75 male golfers from around the world. Tiger Woods has been a perennial favorite here, winning five of the last eight tournaments.

A Profile of Twins Days in Twinsburg Ohio
Twins Days is the largest gathering of twins in the world. Held each August in the Cleveland suburb of Twinsburg (of course), the festival began in 1976 and grows larger each year. Events for twins (and non-twins) include food, live entertainment, a golf tournament, a

Profile of the Taste of Cleveland (Ohio) Festival
Cleveland Ohio's

Cleveland Ohio's Burning River Fest
Cleveland Ohio's Burning River Fest, begun in 2002, showcases environmental issues while creating an enjoyable day of food, music, and outdoor fun. The event is the brainchild of the Great Lakes Brewing Company, who crafts a Burning River Ale, a name that evokes the sad chapter in the city's history when in the 1970s the Cuyahoga River caught fire several times.

Visiting Holden Arboretum in Kirtland Ohio
The Holden Arboretum, located east of Cleveland in Kirtland, Ohio, is a 3000+ acre showplace for indigenous Ohio plants, flowers, trees, and wildlife. The beautiful park features specialty gardens, miles of hiking trails for all skill levels, and a constant schedule of educational events and exhibits.

Profile of the Ohio State Fair
The Ohio State Fair, begun in 1850, has grown to become one of the largest state fairs in the United States. The 12-day event, held each year in early August at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, features live music; carnival rides, the best of Ohio livestock; produce, and crafts; and all the fair food you can handle.

What is Cleveland's Nickname?
Cleveland has been called many things since Moses Cleaveland and his surveying team set foot there on June 22, 1796. Here are just a few.

Thistledown Racetrack, North Randall, Ohio - Profile
Thistledown Race Track, just east of Cleveland Ohio, offers live thoroughbred racing from April to mid-November, as well as simulcast racing from around the world. The one-mile oval dirt track is the site of the prestigious Ohio Derby, held each June.

Sweetwater Landing Restaurant Profile
Sweetwater Landing is located at the Emerald Necklace Marina in the Rocky River Reservation of the Metroparks system, just off of Detroit Road between Lakewood and Rocky River. The facility includes a seasonal grill with a patio overlooking the river as well as the Waterside Room, a party room, capable of handling up to 100 guests.

Solon (Ohio) City School District 2014-2015 School Calendar
Are you wondering when the Solon City School District is scheduling its breaks? We have the current calendar.

Free Attractions in Dayton, Ohio
Enjoying Dayton Ohio doesn't have to cost a fortune. This friendly southwestern Ohio city offers a wealth of parks, museums, historic neighborhoods, and other attractions that are free to the public.

Dayton Kids Activities
Are you looking for something to do with the kids or grandkids in Dayton? The Birthplace of Aviation offers a host of attractions, activities and parks--something to interest all age groups.

May Events -- What to Do in Cleveland Ohio
Learn all about the fun and exciting things going on in Cleveland during the month of May. (updated for 2014)

About Pairings-Geneva Ohio's New Wine and Culinary Center
Pairings, located in Geneva Ohio in the heart of northeast Ohio's wine country, opens in June and features wine tastings, a restaurant, wine and food classes and more.

Cleveland Area TV Stations
Cleveland has a variety of television stations, both network, local, and public. Find out more about the television news, weather, anchors, and more.

How to Beat the Lines at Kings Island Amusement Park
Kings Island, opened in 1972, is located 24 miles NE of Cincinnati, just off of I-71. The 364-acre family amusement park features 41 rides, including 14 coasters as well as a host of other attractions. A visit to Kings Island makes a nice weekend getaway from Cleveland. Here are a few tips on beating the lines at Kings Island.

Wildwater Kingdom Discount Tickets Information
Are you looking for ways to save money on admission to Ohio's Wildwater Kingdom water park? We have seven ways to avoid paying full price at the ticket gate.

Best Kids Activities in Cleveland, Ohio
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.

Best Kids Activities in Cleveland, Ohio
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.

Best Kids Activities in Cleveland, Ohio
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.

Best Kids Activities in Cleveland, Ohio
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.

Profile of Great Northern Mall in North Olmsted, Ohio
Great Northern Mall, located 15 miles west of Cleveland, Ohio, is a modern one-level shopping plaza with 140 retail stores and services, including anchors, Sears, JCPenney, Macy's, and Dillard's.

Cleveland's Ethnic Heritage: Profile of Major Groups
Cleveland Ohio was created by a diverse mixture of ethnic groups. It's one of the things that gives the city its interesting character, not to mention the array of ethnic foods, neighborhoods, and customs. Here's a look at the major groups that have contributed to making Cleveland what it is today.

Cleveland's Ethnic Heritage: Profile of Major Groups
Cleveland Ohio was created by a diverse mixture of ethnic groups. It's one of the things that gives the city its interesting character, not to mention the array of ethnic foods, neighborhoods, and customs. Here's a look at the major groups that have contributed to making Cleveland what it is today.

Ashtabula's Wine and Walleye Festival
Ashtabula's Wine and Walleye Festival is a celebration of that county's favorite exports. The festival, held in late August features live music, wine tastings, a fishing tournament, and food from local restaurants.

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.

Northeast Ohio's Ethnic Markets - Where to Shop
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

Northeast Ohio's Ethnic Markets - Where to Shop
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

How to Apply for a US Passport in Cleveland, Ohio
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.

Review of Hilarities Comedy Club in Cleveland, Ohio
Cleveland offers some of the most diverse comedic entertainment available today in a number of locations. One of the best is Hilarities, part of Pickwick and Frolic in the East Fourth Street Entertainment District, downtown. Housed on the lower level, patrons travel through the restaurant and lounge area to the ticket booth and then, down a flight of stairs to the waiting stage.

2014 Winter Olympians from Cleveland and Northeast Ohio
Wonder who's headed to Sochi for the Olympic Games from Cleveland and Northeast Ohio? We have the names.

All About Midges -- What Are those Cleveland Bugs?
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.

Geneva-on-the-Lake Ohio Restaurants
Geneva-on-the-Lake, located about one hour's drive east of downtown Cleveland, is a quirky, relaxed, 1950s-style lakefront resort. The town boasts a

Free Summer Outdoor Movies in Cleveland
Looking for free summer movies in and around Cleveland? We have the best spots to watch an outdoor flick.

Free Summer Outdoor Movies in Cleveland
Looking for free summer movies in and around Cleveland? We have the best spots to watch an outdoor flick.

Top Akron Ohio Hotels
Akron, Ohio is home to a diverse array of sights, educational institutions, and businesses. Whether you're visiting for business, family, or pleasure, there's an area hotel here to suit your needs.

Profile of Boston Mills ArtFest in Northeast Ohio
Here's what you need to know before heading out to Northeast Ohio's annual Boston Mills ArtFest. (updated for 2014)

Hotels near Dayton (Ohio) International Airport
Looking for somewhere to stay near Dayton International Airport? We have several ideas, in a variety of price ranges.

Where to Park near Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati
Are you concerned about where to park when you visit the new Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati? You don't have to be. The casino and the surrounding area offers a huge number of parking spots as well as public transportation to all points around the city. Here's what you need to know:

Attractions near Kings Island Amusement Park
Visiting Kings Island Amusement Park isn't the only thing to do in Mason, Ohio. The area boasts sports, antiquing and plenty of historic sites.

Best Cleveland Dance Clubs
If you're looking for a place to dance the night away, Cleveland offers a number of dance clubs all around town. Check out our list of favorites.

Cedar Point Visitors Guide -- Visiting Cedar Point Amusement Park
Cedar Point, repeatedly voted America's favorite amusement park, offers fun for all ages. Located on the shores of Lake Erie in north-central Ohio, the park offers a slew of roller coasters, a white sand beach, live entertainment, and lots more. We have resources to help you plan your trip to Cedar Point.

Top Milan Ohio Hotels -- Hotels near Cedar Point Amusement Park
Milan, Ohio, located just south of the Ohio Turnpike at exit 7 (SR 250), is a village of around 1500 residents, best known as the birthplace and boyhood home of Thomas Edison. Milan is also a great stopping place for visitors to the Lake Erie islands and Cedar Point.

Bed and Breakfasts Inns near Cedar Point Amusement Park
Looking for a bed and breakfast inn near Cedar Point amusement park? We have several suggestions.

New Year's Eve Events in Toledo and Northwest Ohio
Whether you’re looking for a late night on the town or a way to celebrate the new year with your family, Toledo Ohio and the surrounding area have a number of events to consider.

Top Wooster Ohio Hotels
Wooster, Ohio, located about an hour's drive south of downtown Cleveland, offers a variety of accommodations, from chain hotels to motel-style lodgings to bed and breakfast inns and makes a nice base for exploring Ohio's nearby Amish country.

Northeast Ohio Olympic Athletes - London 2012
Looking for Cleveland area athletes to cheer for during the 2012 London Olympics? The region has a wide range of athletes competing in everything from rowing to diving to boxing.

Akron Ohio's Favorite Pizza Restaurants
There are so many pizza choices in Akron, it's sometimes hard to choose one. This is a list of Akron’s Favorite Pizza. With a side-by-side comparison, our pizza lovers voted on the following pies, noting what they liked best about each.

1950s-Style Diners in Cleveland and Northeast Ohio
Are you a fan of classic 1950s-style diners? You're in luck. Cleveland and northeast Ohio boast several excellent, authentic and delicious examples.

Top Hotels near Kent State University
Kent, Ohio, located northeast of Akron and east of Cuyahoga Falls, is home to the main campus of Kent State University and the university's Fashion Museum. Kent offers a variety of accommodations in and around the city.

Cleveland and Northeast Ohio Candy and Chocolate Stores
Clevelanders love their chocolate. Fortunately, there are nearly a dozen, quality chocolate shops in and around town. Take a look at our picks.

Driving Directions to Horseshoe Casino Cleveland -- How to Get to Horseshoe Casino Cleveland
Horseshoe Casino Cleveland is the first Ohio casino to open its doors. Located in the center of downtown Cleveland at Public Square, the casino features 2,100 slot machines, 65 table games and a separate poker room. Getting to the casino is easy, whether you're coming from the east, south or west.

Cleveland Area Summer Arts Festivals
Cleveland, and Northeast Ohio, have a rich history of arts and culture. In the summer, art comes outside in dozens of arts festivals. Some are serious juried shows; some feature up-and-coming local artists; all are interesting and fun. Check out our favorite area summer arts festivals (in date order).

Restaurants near the Cleveland Convention Center
Are you looking for somewhere to eat near the Cleveland Convention Center? There are scores of restaurants within walking distance.

The Tallest Buildings in Cleveland Ohio
Did you ever wonder which are the tallest buildings in Cleveland? We list the top 15 buildings in the city.

The Tallest Buildings in Cleveland Ohio
Did you ever wonder which are the tallest buildings in Cleveland? We list the top 15 buildings in the city.

Top Cleveland Ohio Dating Sites
Looking for liove in Cleveland can be complicated. Fortunately, there are a variety of dating sites--both local and national--to help.

Fathers Day Gift Ideas for Cleveland Ohio Dads
Father's Day, the third Sunday in June, is a time to let your Cleveland dad know how much you appreciate him. Whether you live in town or miles away, whether you have a good amount to spend on him or barely a dime, we have a gift idea for you. From sports items to ecards, consider the following gift ideas.

Where is Kings Island? -- Directions to Kings Island Amusement Park
Are you looking for directions to Kings Island amusement park? We'll tell you how to get there.

Cedar Point Roller Coasters
Cedar Point, located in north-central Ohio, is home to 17 roller coasters that range from classic wooden coasters to inverted coasters to the latest in coaster technology.

Cedar Point Roller Coasters
Cedar Point, located in north-central Ohio, is home to 17 roller coasters that range from classic wooden coasters to inverted coasters to the latest in coaster technology.

Cleveland and Northeast Ohio Garden Centers
Find all the plants, vegetables, seeds, and supplies for a perfect Northeast Ohio garden. Cleveland has a wonderful variety of nurseries, garden centers, and plant stores.

Cleveland's Annual Home and Garden Show
The Cleveland Home and Garden Show is held each winter. Beginning in 2010, the show has moved to the Great Lakes Expo Center in Euclid, Ohio. The nine-day event features celebrity gardens, gardening demonstrations, dozens of gardening and home improvement vendors, and food and drink. Each year the show takes a different country as its theme.

Babka Easter Bread
Babka is a traditional food that comes from Eastern Europe. Traditionally, Babka is made for Easter and that traditions continues in our family. It takes many hours to prepare but well worth the time. This recipe makes three loaves, so you can share one or two with friends and family. My family doubles the recipe so that everyone goes home from Easter Dinner with Easter Bread.

Recipe for Cincinnati-Style Chili
In Ohio, almost everyone has their own version of Cincinnati chili, that unique stew-like mixture, served with pasta, cheese, onion, and beans. Mine is a little different in that it uses cubes of meat instead of ground beef.

Recipe for Cleveland's Favorite Snack, Hanky Pankies
Hanky Pankies, made with sausage, cheese, and a touch of Worchestershire sauce, have been a staple at Cleveland parties, tailgating events, and outdoor get-togethers for decades. Ask any Northeast Ohioan to name a quintessential Cleveland party food and you'll most likely hear

Oven-Baked Lake Erie Walleye
The Lake Erie waters just off of Cleveland and northeast Ohio teem with walleye, particularly in the spring and the fall. Here's a regional favorite, baked not fried.

Recipe for Ohio Concord Grape Pie
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.

Things to Do in Cleveland - Museums, Events & More
Cleveland has plenty of things to do -- 365 days a year. From festivals to art shows to museums to sporting events, there's something to interest everyone.

Cleveland Area Summer Arts Festivals
Cleveland, and Northeast Ohio, have a rich history of arts and culture. In the summer, art comes outside in dozens of arts festivals. Some are serious juried shows; some feature up-and-coming local artists; all are interesting and fun. Check out our favorite area summer arts festivals (in date order).

Enjoying Live Theater at Madison Ohio's Rabbit Run Theater
Madison Ohio's Rabbit Run Theater, one of the last barn theaters in Ohio, provides a charming venue for a summer outing.

Cleveland, Ohio - Zip Codes List
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.

Top Mother's Day Gifts for Cleveland Moms
Mother's Day, the second Sunday in May, is a time to let your Cleveland mom know how much you appreciate her. Whether you live in town or miles away, whether you have a good amount to spend on her or barely a dime, we have a gift for you.

Exploring the Cleveland Metroparks in Northeast Ohio
Cleveland's

Lake Erie Facts, History, and Fun - About.com
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.

Top Toledo Ohio Holiday Events
Toledo, in Northwest Ohio, is filled with fun and festive things to do during the winter holiday season. Below are just a few of our favorites:

Top Children's Halloween Costumes
Get ready for Halloween with these fun and festive kids' costumes -- everything from Spider-man to a panda.

Cleveland and Northeast Ohio Calendars 2013
Bring a little bit of Cleveland to your office or kitchen with a Cleveland-themed calendar. There are scenes of attractions, like the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, or simply the beauty of nature in Northeast Ohio.

Gifts for Cleveland Browns Fans
Cleveland Browns logo items make great gifts -- for yourself or someone on your gift list. From blankets to lamps, from birdfeeders to art, there's something for everyone.

Mothers Day Events in Akron Ohio
Mother's Day is a day set aside to celebrate and spend quality time with mom. Below is a selection of activities and events in the Akron, Ohio area to enjoy with your mom.

Toledo Ohio Airport Hotels
While there are no hotels directly at Toledo Express Airport, the area surrounding the airport is home to a diverse collection of hotels -- in all price ranges. Whether you're flying into town or have an early morning departure, it's convenient to stay within minutes of the airport.

Top Hocking Hills Ohio Hotels and Inns
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. These foothills of the Appalachians as well as the dramatic scenery, and lush forests are a great place to relax and get away from the city. Here's where to stay when you visit.

Restaurants in Cleveland's Ohio City Neighborhood
Ohio City, located just west of downtown, is one of Cleveland's oldest neighborhoods. Founded in 1818, the area was annexed by Cleveland in 1854, and today boasts a collection of fun--and tasty--restaurants.

Hotels near Progressive Field in Cleveland Ohio
Progressive Field (formerly Jacobs Field), located in the heart of downtown Cleveland Ohio, is the home of the Cleveland Indians MLB team. The ballfield also hosts periodic special events from the holiday Snodays to Indians fan days. If you're attending a game at Progressive Field, you don't have to travel far for a hotel. There are plenty within walking distance of the ballpark.

Hotels near Horseshoe Casino Cleveland
The first phase of the Cleveland casino project is slated to open in the former Higbee Building at Public Square in May of 2012. Although the initial building will not house a hotel, there are numerous places to stay within walking distance of the new casino.

Hotels near the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland Ohio
You needn't wander far for someplace to stay the night if you are visiting the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. There are a variety of hotels within walking distance of the Rock Hall.

Cedar Point Visitors Guide -- Visiting Cedar Point Amusement Park
Cedar Point, repeatedly voted America's favorite amusement park, offers fun for all ages. Located on the shores of Lake Erie in north-central Ohio, the park offers a slew of roller coasters, a white sand beach, live entertainment, and lots more. We have resources to help you plan your trip to Cedar Point.

Hotels near Ohio Stadium in Columbus Ohio
Fall Saturdays in Ohio mean Ohio State football. If you're lucky enough to get tickets to the games, there's no better place to cheer on the team than at Ohio Stadium in Columbus. However, the two-hour drive from Cleveland to Columbus can be tiring, especially after a day of reveling. If you choose to spend the night, there are several hotels within a short distance of the stadium. Just remember to plan ahead; rooms fill up fast for game days.

Geneva on the Lake Ohio Bed and Breakfast Inns
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. The area features wineries, antique stores, flea markets, and a variety of restaurants--all within steps of Lake Erie. Some of the most charming accommodations in Geneva on the Lake are bed and breakfast inns.

Cleveland and Northeast Ohio Wedding Photographers
Photography is an essential part of any wedding preparations. Even if you are having a small Cleveland wedding, you'll want pictures to help you remember the day. Below are some area wedding photographers with samples of their work.

Halloween Costumes for Adults
Get ready for Halloween with our choices for the best of this season's Halloween costumes for grown-ups. There are scary costumes, fun costumes, and sexy costumes -- some are even all three. Take a look.

Top Children's Halloween Costumes
Get ready for Halloween with these fun and festive kids' costumes -- everything from Spider-man to a panda.

Top Sandusky Ohio Hotels
Sandusky, Ohio is the gateway to the Lake Erie Vacationland. Here you'll find wineries, family attractions, and transportation to the Lake Erie Islands. Staying in Sandusky is also an affordable alternative to staying at the higher-priced Cedar Point Hotels. Here are our choices for the best Sandusky Hotels:

Bed and Breakfast Inns on the Lake Erie Islands
Bed and Breakfast Inns on the Lake Erie Islands

Northeast Ohio Water parks
Water parks are great for cooling off in the summer and indoor parks are an ideal getaway from the snow and cold of a Northeast Ohio winter. Cleveland, and the surrounding area, has a number of fun resorts and other water parks. Below are our favorites.

Hotels near Cleveland Browns Stadium
There are a half-dozen good hotels within walking distance of Cleveland Browns Stadium in downtown Cleveland. Whether you are visiting from out of town or just want to tailgate without worrying driving home, here are our picks for the best places to stay.

North Olmsted Ohio Hotels
North Olmsted, located about 20 minutes east of downtown Cleveland Ohio, is a convenient place to stay for those visiting relatives or doing business on the west side of Cleveland. It's just minutes from Cleveland Hopkins Airport and all of the hotels listed are adjacent to Great Northern Mall, with its shopping and multiple restaurants.

Famous People from Toledo Ohio
For a city of a little more than 300,000 residents, Toledo Ohio has a variety of famous residents, past and presents--from movie stars, like Katie Holmes, to sports personalities to writers. Learn more about famous Toledoans here.

Toledo Summer Fairs and Festivals
From early June into September, Toledo, Ohio and its suburbs host a number of fairs and festivals celebrating culture and harvest. Multiple events are scheduled for each weekend throughout the summer, while those listed are the most popular in calendar order.

Hotels near Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland Ohio
Quicken Loans Arena, located in the heart of downtown Cleveland Ohio, is the home of the Cleveland Cavaliers NBA team as well as the Lake Erie Monsters hockey team and the Cleveland Gladiators arena football team. Quicken Loans Arena also hosts a number of special events from concerts to ice skating championships. If you're attending an event at the

Cleveland Ohio Bed and Breakfast Inns
The Greater Cleveland area is home to a delightful -- and romantic -- collection of Bed and Breakfast inns. From stylish city retreats to country estates, this set of ten inns has something to interest the romantic in everyone.

Cleveland History Books
Cleveland has a long and colorful history. From the first settlers and the days of the Connecticut Western Reserve to the

Cleveland History Books
Cleveland has a long and colorful history. From the first settlers and the days of the Connecticut Western Reserve to the

Top Travel Books about Cleveland
Learn about the sights, the hotels, and the short getaways from the city in this collection of top travel books about Cleveland.

Cleveland Gift Cards - Northeast Ohio Gift Cards - Cleveland Gift Certificates
Consider getting your Cleveland area friends and family a gift certificate for a Northeast Ohio restaurant, grocery, gas station, or event.

Gifts for Ohio Wine Lovers
Ohio has a long and rich wine history. If you're looking for a gift for that wine lover on your list, consider a bottle of Ohio wine, an Ohio wine book, or other wine accessory.

Toni Morrison Books
Toni Morrison was born and raised in Lorain Ohio. She went on to seven moving novels, about growing up and living black in America. Her themes, however, are universal -- ones to which all Americas can relate. Many of her books are set in Ohio. Ms. Morrison has received the Pulitzer Prize as well as the Nobel Prize for literature. She currently a professor at Princeton University as well as founder and sponsor of the

Sherwood Anderson Books
Sherwood Anderson, born in Clyde Ohio, chronicled small town American life, particularly in Ohio. He lived in Cleveland and Elyria during his long life, married four times, wrote nine novels and collections of stories, and hobnobbed with Hemingway, Faulkner, and F. Scott Fitzgerald. His stories are have depth, yet retain a certain Midwestern naivety.

Gifts for Cleveland Browns Fans
Cleveland Browns logo items make great gifts -- for yourself or someone on your gift list. From blankets to lamps, from birdfeeders to art, there's something for everyone.

Gifts for the OSU Football Fan - OSU Logo Gifts
Ohio State logo items make great gifts -- for yourself or someone on your gift list. From blankets to lamps, from birdfeeders to art, there's something for everyone.

Top 10 Places to Go for Free Story and Craft Time in Akron Ohio
Kids in Akron, Ohio have it made with the many story time and craft times available to them all year long. Parents like that the kids are kept entertained while learning and that it is free. Below are my choices for the top places to find free story and craft times in Akron.

Cleveland Outdoor Dining and Patio Restaurants
Outdoor dining is one of Cleveland's summer pleasures. Although the season can be short, the city abounds with patios, decks, and other

Top New Year's Eve events in Akron Ohio
There are many ways to ring in the new year in Akron, Ohio. Below are a variety of options to from which to choose. Also, many favorite restaurants and bars have specials or events on New Year's Eve.

Cleveland and Northeast Ohio Maps
Finding your way about Northeast Ohio can sometimes be tricky -- whether you're a lifelong resident or a first-time visitor. Here's a list of regional and city maps to help you find your way.

(More) FREE Things to Do in Cleveland Ohio
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.

Tracy Chapman Albums
Tracy Chapman, born and raised in Cleveland, is best know for her single

Profile of Shaker Heights Ohio, a Suburb of Cleveland
Shaker Heights Ohio, located eight miles east of downtown Cleveland, is a tree-lined suburbs, with a diverse population, tree-lined streets, and excellent schools. The suburb, once part of the North Union Settlement of Shakers (hence the name), was founded in 1912, a part of the Van Sweringen Brothers plan for a

Cleveland Ohio Restaurants Open on Christmas Day
Looking for a place to dine out on Christmas Day in Cleveland. We have a list of more than a dozen choices all over town.

Dayton Ohio Black Friday Sales
Searching for Dayton Ohio Black Friday sales? We'll have all of the 2013 ad links and opening hours as they become available.

About Cleveland's Hard Rock Rocksino
The first ever Rocksino is open in Northfield, Ohio. The venue combines gaming with live entertainment, rock and roll memorabilia and more.

How to Get a Job at Cedar Point
Cedar Point, located midway between Cleveland and Toledo, Ohio, hires more than 4000 employees each season to keep its park running smoothly. Find out more about how to apply for one of these jobs.

Erie PA Trick or Treat Times
Find out when your Northwest Pennsylvania community has scheduled trick-or-treat. Updated for 2013

All about Horseshoe Casino in Cleveland Ohio
Casino gaming has come to Ohio--and to Cleveland. Cleveland's Horseshoe Casino, located in the heart of downtown, combines gaming, dining and fun--all in an elegant, restored structure.

Getting a Job at Horseshoe Casino Cleveland -- Horseshoe Casino Cleveland Jobs
Horseshoe Casino Cleveland is coming to downtown Cleveland in early 2012. The casino, which is the first phase of a larger casino project, will be located at Public Square in the former Higbee Building. The company has said they will need around 1600 employees for this first phase and that more than 90 percent of them will be hired from the Greater Cleveland area.

Sandusky Ohio
Sandusky, located midway between Cleveland and Toledo on Lake Erie's southern shore, is best known as the gateway to Cedar Point amusement park. However, the town, founded in 1818, offers much more. With 22 miles of Lake Erie shore and 17 parks, Sandusky is a major port city and a recreational mecca as well as the county seat for Erie County. The city also boast a large collection of restored 19th century buildings.

Cleveland December Events Calendar
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 December.

Cleveland Area Halloween Parties and Haunted Houses
Cleveland has lots of fun and scary things to do on Halloween. Take a look at this list of haunted happenings.

Cleveland November Events Calendar -- What to Do in Cleveland Ohio in November
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.

Where to See Santa in Cleveland and Northeast Ohio
Santa is spending a lot of his busy pre-Christmas schedule making appearances in Northeast Ohio. Find out where to see Santa near you.

Cleveland Orchestra
Often called the

Restaurants in Northeast Ohio's Amish Country
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.

The Best Burgers in Cleveland
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.

Northeast Ohio Turkey Farms
Northeast Ohio offers a number of places where you can buy your holiday turkey directly off the farm, rather than frozen in a grocery store. Find out more about Northeast Ohio turkey farms.

Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse
Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse offers an elegant evening to remember with spectacular dishes, exquisite food presentation, and unmatched service, in a beautiful setting. Their menu displays an array of award winning food and wine that is sure to please every taste. The dining areas include intimate booths and tables in the main dining area, seating at the bar, outdoor patio seating during warm months, and six private dining areas.

Why is Cleveland the Home of Rock and Roll?
Cleveland is the site of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but what makes Cleveland worthy of the title

Flying Fig Restaurant -- Cleveland Ohio
The Flying Fig Restaurant, in Cleveland's Ohio City neighborhood, is one of the city's most innovative -- and tasty eateries. Chef Karen Small's kitchen never ceases to impress.

About the Akron Zoo in Akron Ohio
The Akron Zoo, begun in 1953 as the Akron Children's Zoo, is a small, family-friendly park, located just west of downtown Akron. The 50-acre zoo is home to over 700 animals, including the endangered Humboldt penguins, jaguar, and the elusive snow leopard.

Pro Football Hall of Fame -- Profile of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton Ohio
The Pro Football Hall of Fame, located in Canton Ohio, was opened in 1963 with 17 charter inductees. Today, the museum features scores of players, coaches, and owners as well as exhibits about football, the super bowl, and the history of the game.

Akron Ohio's West Point Market
The West Point Market is more than a grocer, it's an upscale shopping experience offering only the best of gourmet foods, located in Akron, Ohio. There are more than a dozen departments for your shopping delight, with two departments rated 2006 “Best in Akron” by the Akron Life & Leisure for 2006.

First Ladies National Historic Site and Library - Canton Ohio
Located in the heart of downtown Canton, the First Ladies National Historic Site is the former home of First Lady Ida Saxton McKinley. The Education and Research Center is located just one block away and includes special exhibits, library, reading room and Victorian Theatre. Tours of both locations are guided by docents dressed in First Ladies' period costumes.

J S Knight Center -- Akron Ohio
Home to concerts; home improvement, garden, and art shows; and lavish galas, the J.S. Knight Center is

Profile of Cuyahoga Falls Ohio
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio is the second largest metropolitan area in Summit County. With easy accessibility to major interstates, Cuyahoga Falls is convenient to Akron, Cleveland, and Canton. The community has all of the ingredients necessary for a successful city including an excellent school system, affordable housing, vast industrial and manufacturing core businesses, beautiful natural resources and parks, and shopping and dining establishments for everyone.

A Profile of Severance Hall in Cleveland Ohio
Severance Hall is the neo-classical home of the Cleveland Orchestra. Learn more about this iconic building.

Visiting the Allen Memorial Art Museum in Oberlin Ohio
The Allen Memorial Art Museum, at Oberlin College, was founded in 1917. The museum collection, which consists of over 11,000 objects, is considered to be one of the finest college or university collections in the United States. The Allen Museum is just a 45-minute drive from downtown Cleveland and admission is free.

Profile of Northeast Ohio's Hale Farm and Village
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.

James A. Garfield National Historic Site
The James A. Garfield National Historic Site, located in Mentor Ohio, includes the 7.82 acre estate of the United States' 20th president, James A. Garfield, who served from March of 1881 until his assassination in September of that year. The site includes the spacious main house, several out buildings, and a visitors' center with changing exhibits about Garfield's life, presidency, and death.

Case Western Reserve University
Case Western Reserve University, located in Cleveland's culturally rich, University Circle neighborhood, was formed in 1967 by combining the venerable Western Reserve University (founded 1826) with the Case Institute of Technology (founded 1880). Today, the school offers bachelor's, master's, and doctorate degrees in a variety of disciplines and is consistently ranked as one of the leading colleges in the states as well as the entire United States.

An Ohio State Buckeye Fan's Guide to the Rose Bowl
The Rose Bowl Game matches the winner of the Big Ten conference with the winner of the Pac-10 conference (unless either is eligible for the BCS Championship game). The game, played on January 1st each year in Rose Bowl stadium, has been a New Year's tradition since 1890.

John Carroll University
John Carroll University is a private, co-educational, Catholic and Jesuit college, located in University Heights, Ohio -- just east of Cleveland. Founded in 1886, the school is consistantly ranked by

Profile of Oberlin College in Oberlin Ohio
Oberlin College is a private liberal arts college, located about an hour west of downtown Cleveland. The college was the first US college to admit African-American students and is the oldest continuously operating Co-educational college. The school continues its heritage of academic excellence combined with social responsibility.

Dr. Henry Schwan -- Cleveland Ohio's Christmas Tree Connection
In 1851, the Rev. Heinrich Christian Schwan, a German immigrant and Lutheran pastor, added to Cleveland, Ohio's rich history when he introduced the first lighted Christmas tree in Zion Lutheran church and helped spread the tradition across America. Now, over a century and a half later, Schwan's

Exploring the Cleveland Public Library System
The Cleveland Public Library system, founded in 1869, includes the main downtown library as well as 28 branches scattered throughout the city. The library also participates in a network with other regional libraries to make those libraries' collections available to Cleveland Public Library cardholders.

Cleveland Museum of Art - Profile of the 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.

A Look at Cleveland Ohio's Shaker Square Neighborhood
Shaker Square, located in Cleveland at the edge of Shaker Heights, is a diverse and historic neighborhood, begun by the Van Sweringen brothers in 1922. The centerpiece of this vital area is Shaker Square, an octagonal shopping district, filled with restaurants, stores, and services. As interesting today as it was in the 1920s and 1930s, Shaker Square continues to attract residents, shoppers, and artists.

Ohio Icewine
Icewine, that delicate, sweet elixir, crafted from wine grapes that are allowed to freeze on the vine, originated in Germany in the late 18th century. Today, however, the world's best icewines come from the wine regions surrounding the Great Lakes, including Ohio's Lake Erie wine appelation.

Ohio's Malabar Farm State Park
Malabar Farm, located just outside of Mansfield Ohio, was built by Pulitzer Prize winning author Louis Bromfield. A best-selling writer in the 1930s, 40s, and 50s, Bromfield was also a pioneer in sustainable farming. He created one of the country's first truly organic farms at Malabar.

Pickwick and Frolic - Cleveland's Entertainment Central
Pickwick and Frolic is unique among Cleveland area restaurants and nightspots in that it offers four distinct entertainment venues, all under one roof. In addition to the well-regarded restaurant, Pickwick, located in the heart of downtown, is home to Hillarities Comedy Club, a cabaret theater, and the intimate Kevin's Martini Bar.

Sagamore Hills -- Profile of the Cleveland's Sagamore Hills
Sagamore Hills Township is located in the northern portion of Ohio's Summit County. Residents enjoy the convenience of being close to both Akron and Cleveland, while enjoying nature's beauty. The school system is rated Excellent by the State of Ohio. It is a beautiful place to live, work, and play, nestled between Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the Summit County MetroParks.

About the Cleveland Botanical Garden Flower Show
Every two years, the Cleveland Botanical Garden welcomes spring with a lavish showing of twenty specially-created gardens, expert lecturers and demonstrations, and a world-class horticulture and flower-arranging competition.

Profile of the Grand Prix of Cleveland in Cleveland Ohio
The Cleveland Grand Prix, begun in 1982, is a three-day racing celebration that ends with the running of the Formula One Grand Prix on Sunday afternoon. Activities include concerts, family activities, extreme sports demonstrations, and a variety of other car races.

Profile of Northwest Ohio's Historic Sauder Village
Sauder Village is a living-history village an hour west of Toledo in Archbold, Ohio. This family destination provides a re-creation of life in the late 19th and early 20th centuries in northwest Ohio. Visitors have the opportunity to experience the historic village, working craftsmen, homemade food and baked goods, shops, events, classes, children’s activities and on-site lodging.

About Boston Mills Ski Resort near Cleveland Ohio
Boston Mills, located just south of Cleveland, Ohio, offers excellent downhill skiing and snowboarding and hosts a popular art show each July.

Lakehouse Inn and Winery in Geneva-on-the-Lake
Geneva-on-the-Lake's Lakehouse Inn combines manicured gardens, a winery, a restaurant, and a bed and breakfast inn with a dramatic, sweeping view of Lake Erie.

Profile of the NE Ohio City of Geneva
Geneva, located about one hour's drive east of downtown Cleveland, is situated in the heart of Northeast Ohio's wine country. The town of around 6600 residents also has a charming downtown shopping district, is within a few miles of Lake Erie, and boast an excellent school system.

A Profile of Ashtabula Ohio
Ashtabula, located along Lake Erie in the extreme northeast corner of the state, is a struggling working class city. Once filled with bustling factories and an active Great Lakes port, the city has languished as American manufacturing jobs headed overseas. Still, there are interesting aspects of the city, like its Western Reserve and Underground Railroad history, its charming harbor district, and its diverse array of tasty restaurants.

Ohio's Haunted Unionville Tavern
cleveland has a wealth of sites that are purported to be haunted. Learn more about some of them. Page 11.

Haunted Ohio Cottage in Madison Township
cleveland has a wealth of sites that are purported to be haunted. Learn more about some of them. Page 12.

Haunted Lake Erie College in Painesville Ohio
Painesville's Lake Erie College has several ghosts. Learn more about them. Page 13.

Haunted Chestnut Grove Cemetery in Ashtabula Ohio
Ashtabula's Chestnut Grove Cemetery, near downtown, is said to be haunted by victims of the 1876 Ashtabula train disaster that claimed more than 80 lives. Page 14.

Haunted Cleveland's Agora Theater
Is Cleveland's Agora Theater haunted? Many say that it is. Page 15.

Haunted Punderson Manor
Park rangers, guests and caretakers have reported ghostly sightings at Punderson Manor for more than 30 years. Page 16.

Haunted South Bass Island Lighthouse in Ohio
Is the lighthouse on Lake Erie's South Bass Island really haunted? Page 17.

Mrs Yoder's Kitchen
Mrs. Yoder’s Kitchen is the place to go for good, real Amish food in the heart of Amish Country. The atmosphere is casual and welcoming to all age groups, Amish or not. The menu has good home cooking, and the portions are generous and prices are just right. The kids menu is filled with foods your kids will gobble up. It is short drive from Akron but a world away from the busy city life.

The Ohio Turnpike -- Fun Facts about Ohio's Toll Road
The Ohio Turnpike, Ohio's only toll road, connects the Indiana and Pennsylvania Turnpikes and spans 256 miles across northern Ohio. The highway in 2012 has 31 exits including three in Cuyahoga and Summit Counties.

Making Sense of Ohio's Gun Laws
Ohio has some of the least restrictive gun laws in the United States. Here's what you need to know to buy, own and carry guns legally in the Buckeye State.

All Fired Up Pottery Studio -- Akron Ohio
All Fired Up! is “a paint your own pottery studio” located in Akron, OH, near the Wallhaven district. There are over 300 pieces of unfired pottery begging to receive your creative touch. Use the supplied art materials to bring your pottery to life. When finished, you will have a unique piece of art for yourself or to give as a gift. Bring a friend or book a party for an even more enjoyable time. This is fun for every age, from toddlers to adults.

Mark Klaus' "Holly"wood Christmas Movieland in Akron
Mark Klaus'

Visiting the Geneva Ohio Grape Jamboree
Are you looking for a fun, fall getaway in Ohio? Consider the Geneva Grape Jamboree. The weekend festival combines grapes, wine, music and all kinds of fair fun. Plus, it's free.