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Read This 1981 Profile of Jim Brown

Read This 1981 Profile of Jim Brown

Via The Stacks at Deadspin, an illustrative and phenomenally interesting profile of JIm Brown written back in 1981 for Inside Sports. A snippet on his history with violence toward women and violence in general: In a period of three months in 1965, Brown was accused...

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10 Eating Challenges to Conquer in Cleveland

10 Eating Challenges to Conquer in Cleveland

Who says you need to be Adam Richman and travel the world to take on competitive eating challenges? Cleveland's got plenty to conquer right here in our fair city. Take it from Jason "the food guy" Beudert, one of Scene's dining writers who has competed...

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Well, That Kevin Love Billboard Didn't Last Long

Well, That Kevin Love Billboard Didn't Last Long

Where's our Starter throwback swag? ...

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Mineral's Reunion Tour Comes to Grog Shop Tonight

Mineral's Reunion Tour Comes to Grog Shop Tonight

Mineral singer-guitarist Chris Simpson has fond memories of playing Cleveland in the ’90s when the group was initially active. “We played at Speak in Tongues our first few times,” says Simpson, who brings the reunited band to the Grog Shop tonight for two shows. “We...

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(Updated) Cleveland Detectives Seek Help Identifying Rape Suspect: Video from West 104th Street and Lake Avenue Attack

(Updated) Cleveland Detectives Seek Help Identifying Rape Suspect: Video from West 104th Street and Lake Avenue Attack

From the Cleveland Division of Police: The Cleveland Division of Police Sex Crimes and Child Abuse Unit is currently investigating a rape which occurred on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, at approximately 5:25 on West 104th Street near Lake Avenue. The victim, a 46 year...

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19 Action News Wants to Know Why All These Arabic People Are Hanging Out!

19 Action News Wants to Know Why All These Arabic People Are Hanging Out!

Here's the latest from the crackerjack (and, apparently, minority-watching) news hounds at 19 Action News: A downtown park has become a "cultural hangout" for Arabs. This is news. This is cause for investigation. You won't believe it, Ed Gallek and his bewildered investigative team report,...

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9 Concerts to Catch This Weekend

9 Concerts to Catch This Weekend

Friday, Sept. 12 Gov’t Mule Originally birthed as a side project of the Allman Brothers Band by guitarist and singer Warren Haynes, Gov’t Mule maintains that long-standing Southern rock tradition and filters it through improv-friendly jam band sensibilities. Over 10 studio albums and hundred...

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Take a Peek Inside Cleveland's Old Halle Brothers Co. with these Vintage Photos

Take a Peek Inside Cleveland's Old Halle Brothers Co. with these Vintage Photos

Department store shopping in Cleveland used to be an experience, and a classy one at that. Shoppers could find everything from homegoods to hair salons at one-stop-shops like Halle Brothers, Higbee's, and May Company. With the help of the Cleveland Memory Project, here's a glimpse...

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ICYMI: TJ Lane Escaped From Prison Last Night, Recaptured Hours Later

ICYMI: TJ Lane Escaped From Prison Last Night, Recaptured Hours Later

Chardon shooter TJ Lane scaled a 100-foot fence during recreation time to escape from the Allen Oakwood Correctional Facility in Lima, Ohio, at about 7:45 yesterday evening. He was apprehended several hours later by state highway patrol. Lane was one of 8 prisoners at...

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NYT Data: Maple Heights and Garfield Heights Police Departments Have Broadest Race Gap in Region

NYT Data: Maple Heights and Garfield Heights Police Departments Have Broadest Race Gap in Region

As the aftermath of Michael Brown's shooting death in Ferguson, Mo., continues to burrow into the national consciousness, a number of racial dynamics have been scrutinized and underscored around the U.S. Because the Ferguson Police Department's officers are 55 percent more white, proportionally, than the...

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Perfect Complement: Cantine Bar and Bottle Shop Pairs Well in Broadview Heights

Perfect Complement: Cantine Bar and Bottle Shop Pairs Well in Broadview Heights

For more than a year, Ross Valenti, owner of the popular Italian restaurant D'Agnese's, was in search of the perfect location for his next concept. After five years in Broadview Heights, and more before that in Seven Hills, D'Agnese's was rolling right along with its...

Dining Lead

Worth a Fig: Karen Small's Longtime Sous Chef Helps Keep the Ohio City Flagship Restaurant Sailing Smoothly

Worth a Fig: Karen Small's Longtime Sous Chef Helps Keep the Ohio City Flagship Restaurant Sailing Smoothly

When he gets the time, sous chef Mike Triptow likes to fish. He's not so much a catch-and-release guy, preferring to clean, filet and eat the ones he hooks. "As long as they're not the real little guys," he says. Getting caught up in the...

Food Features

Surrender: Trentina's Chef-Driven Tasting Menu Produces a Cleveland Culinary Journey Unlike Any Other

Surrender: Trentina's Chef-Driven Tasting Menu Produces a Cleveland Culinary Journey Unlike Any Other

"Eating well is about submission. It's about giving up all vestiges of control, about entrusting your fate entirely to someone else. It's about turning off the mean, manipulative, calculating and shrewd person inside you and slipping heedlessly into a new experience as if it were...

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Quickening Makes a Welcomed Return with 'Color Your Lines'

Quickening Makes a Welcomed Return with 'Color Your Lines'

Album Review
Quickening Color Your Lines self-released) facebook.com/quickeningmusic Prior to this year, local indie rockers the Quickening hadn't booked a gig in six years. But the band — singer-guitarist James Isom, drummer Patrick Ginley and bassist Darren Irwin — recently reunited and played a show at Mahall's earlier...

Music Feature

Humble Bragg: The English Bard Keeps Up the Good Fight 30 Years On

Humble Bragg: The English Bard Keeps Up the Good Fight 30 Years On

Concert Preview
There they are, lined up side-by-side: Life's a Riot with Spy vs. Spy (30th Anniversary Edition) and Tooth & Nail, right next to each other at the top of Billy Bragg's page on Spotify. This matters, not only because Bragg is supportive of what Spotify...

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Band of the Week: Chris Carpenter

Band of the Week: Chris Carpenter

Meet the Band: Chris Carpenter (vocals, guitar), John Mattick (keyboards) A Student of Music: Carpenter says he's "grown up" with music. "The bug bit me before I was old enough to remember," he says. He first took piano lessons and then started playing guitar, eventually...

Band of the Week

A Cure for Nailbiters: The Tension Never Quite Coalesces in Belleville at Dobama Theatre

A Cure for Nailbiters: The Tension Never Quite Coalesces in Belleville at Dobama Theatre

Some of the scariest moments in theater and in life can arise from seemingly predictable, every-day situations. There's something about a placid façade hiding a terrifying secret that is more blood-curdling than a spooky haunted house at night. This is the effect that playwright Amy Herzog...

Theater

Get Up, Stand Up: Kids Fight for their Rights in Hair Blank Canvas Theatre

Get Up, Stand Up: Kids Fight for their Rights in Hair Blank Canvas Theatre

Just when you think our society has evolved beyond the concerns voiced in the 1967 Galt MacDermot musical Hair, with book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado, we run into Ferguson, Mo. On TV, there's an uber-militarized police force aiming armor-piercing weapons at...

Theater

Film Review of the Week: May in the Summer

Film Review of the Week: May in the Summer

Though the marriage plot, family dramas and personal revelations in May in the Summer are all too familiar, the film about a New York writer who returns to Jordan with her two sisters for upcoming nuptials is still an original and probing work, stoked by...

Film Features

Film Spotlight: A Letter to Momo

Film Spotlight: A Letter to Momo

A shy 11-year-old girl, Momo Miyaura (Karen Miyama) and her mother (Yuka) are in the midst of moving to her mother's childhood home in the wake of her father's death when a few drops of rain fall on her head as if they're some kind...

Film Features

Film Review of the Week: Life After Beth

Film Review of the Week: Life After Beth

It's fitting, isn't it, that Aubrey Plaza should play a zombie. The bone-dry comedienne who arrived on the scene in Judd Apatow's Funny People (2009) and became a household name shortly thereafter as April Ludgate in NBC's Parks and Recreation seems predisposed to the vacant...

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