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(UPDATED) Montville Officer Charged with Animal Cruelty After K9 Partner Dies in Car Without Air Conditioning

(UPDATED) Montville Officer Charged with Animal Cruelty After K9 Partner Dies in Car Without Air Conditioning

Sgt. Brett Harrison is charged with two counts of companion animal cruelty (second-degree misdemeanors, per Ohio's archaic Revised Code). The maximum penalty per charge is 90 days in jail and a $750 fine. His arraignment is set for Oct. 29 at Medina Municipal Court. *** Originally...

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9 Concerts to Catch This Weekend

9 Concerts to Catch This Weekend

FRIDAY, OCT. 17 Bassnectar Bassnectar's latest album, Noise vs. Beauty, features a bit of everything. Hip-hop numbers like “Now” and “Lost in the Crowd” have a classic, g-funk feel to them and suggest his old school influences. He also dabbles in downtempo and dubstep. For the...

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Scene Foodcast: This Month's Closings, Openings, and How to Not be Fat When You're a Food Writer

Scene Foodcast: This Month's Closings, Openings, and How to Not be Fat When You're a Food Writer

This week, host Craig Lyndall sat down with Scene's food editor Doug Trattner to talk all the food. There's notable closings (Sweetie Fry, Cedar Lee Pub), notable openings (Crop Kitchen at Uptown, Spotted Owl, Bourbon Barrel), and some chatter about how to not get fat...

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Area Man Gives Only Reasonable Interview About Ebola On Record Anywhere

Area Man Gives Only Reasonable Interview About Ebola On Record Anywhere

Local attorney and Scene contributor Peter Pattakos found himself at Coming Attractions Bridal and Formal in Akron last Saturday. It was the only time Pattakos has ever been in that store (he was getting fitted for a tux), and it happened to be right around...

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Zagster Bike Share Already Expanding, New Locations Open Today in Downtown, Tremont, University Circle

Zagster Bike Share Already Expanding, New Locations Open Today in Downtown, Tremont, University Circle

As promised, the privately-backed Zagster bike share program, which launched only six weeks ago in Ohio City, expands today with new rack locations in Downtown, Tremont and University Circle. With these additions, the total Zagster fleet stands at 50 bikes. Zagster intends to continue expanding...

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Got $62K? Wanna Drive the Kia LeBron Loves?

Got $62K? Wanna Drive the Kia LeBron Loves?

There are currently 10 Kia K900s for sale in Northeast Ohio, via Autotrader.com, and the luxury sedan for which LeBron James is now official ambassador will set you back only $60-$65K. That may seem like an improbable pill to swallow from an auto manufacturer that...

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Jim Traficant Documentary Project Looking for One Last Batch of Kickstarter Funding

Jim Traficant Documentary Project Looking for One Last Batch of Kickstarter Funding

The trailer and initial Kickstarter campaign for Jim Traficant: the Congressman of Crimetown made its first appearance back in November 2011. It looked fabulous and clearly there was no more suitable subject for a documentary than Jim Traficant, the bombastic, disgraced and polarizing politician with...

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Scene Podcast: All About Boffo

Scene Podcast: All About Boffo

Jason and Dannielle Tilk, also known as the vaudeville duo Pinch and Squeal, have performed across the Midwest meeting strongmen, clowns, jugglers, magicians and everything in between. Their tiny circus tent, the Voix de Ville, has become a kind of cross roads for many of...

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MAP: There's Only One Team Ohioans Root For When It Comes to College Football

MAP: There's Only One Team Ohioans Root For When It Comes to College Football

A map recently published in the New York Times illustrates that there's only one team Ohioans tend to root for when it comes to college football. That team, of course, is OSU.  Local fans know that backing the Buckeyes is far more than a casual...

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Lakewood 911 Audio: "I Love You... Can I Get Your Personal Number?"

Lakewood 911 Audio: "I Love You... Can I Get Your Personal Number?"

On Tuesday, we brought you the audio of a guy who called Lakewood police to report he's "been hard for five days." Well now, we're bringing you audio of a call that came in earlier in the day that may be equally ridiculous. Take...

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Good Seats: Alton Brown Brings a Live Version of His Madcap Brand of Food Edutainment to Cleveland Next Month

Good Seats: Alton Brown Brings a Live Version of His Madcap Brand of Food Edutainment to Cleveland Next Month

Alton Brown had aired just two pilot episodes of "Good Eats" on the Chicago PBS affiliate WTTW before getting noticed and picked up by the Food Network. The year was 1999, before Paula Deen, Guy Fieri and all the other "Next Food Network Stars" would water...

Dining Lead

A Perfect Blend: Local Restaurants and Beverage Makers Team Up to Delicious Effects

A Perfect Blend: Local Restaurants and Beverage Makers Team Up to Delicious Effects

Behind-the-bar inspiration doesn't just come in the conventional form of brews and booze. As more local beverage makers unveil their own twists on standards such as sodas, juices and teas, resident bartenders and baristas throughout the city are getting creative in the ways they shake...

Drink Features

Quick and Awesome: Ninja City Brings Casual Fun to University Circle

Quick and Awesome: Ninja City Brings Casual Fun to University Circle

Cozy but not cramped, high-spirited and agreeable as hell, Ninja City has quickly wheedled its way into the good graces of countless 20-somethings hungry for an east-side alternative to dreary fast-food chains and pubs peddling the same old grub. This University Circle newcomer appeals to...

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Band of the Week: Uno Lady

Band of the Week: Uno Lady

Meet the Band: Uno Lady (vocals) Straight Outta the Living Room: Uno Lady, who counts Roy Orbison, Laurie Anderson, Freddie Mercury, Mary Ford, the Shangri-Las, and the Shirelles as her influences, played her first show at Pat's in the Flats in 2007 and has been...

Band of the Week

Format Busters: Reigning Sound Goes Old School on its Latest Release, 'Shattered'

Format Busters: Reigning Sound Goes Old School on its Latest Release, 'Shattered'

Concert Preview
For the Reigning Sound’s Greg Cartwright, 42, music has been not only a career, but a lifestyle that he’s wholeheartedly pursued his entire life. Cartwright and his bandmates navigated the special challenge of recording on an eight-track, one-inch recorder for their latest work, Shattered. The...

Music Feature

It’s Everly Time: The Rock Hall Pays Tribute to the Influential Pop/country Duo Known for its Vocal Harmonies

It’s Everly Time: The Rock Hall Pays Tribute to the Influential Pop/country Duo Known for its Vocal Harmonies

Concert Preview
The Everly Brothers never became as popular as pioneering rock acts such as Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry or Jerry Lee Lewis. But like Presley, Berry and Lewis, they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in 1986 as members of...

Music Feature

Dive! Dive! Into a Heady Submarine Comedy: Undersea Telemarketing Helps Artistic Revelation Surface in Spirits to Enforce at Cleveland Public Theatre

Dive! Dive! Into a Heady Submarine Comedy: Undersea Telemarketing Helps Artistic Revelation Surface in Spirits to Enforce at Cleveland Public Theatre

We are all aware of the phone bank on TV, appearing during the WVIZ membership drives and popping up for a litany of other causes. Those chairs are usually populated by diligent folks talking on the phone, forcing smiles when the camera pans across their...

Theater

Three-Way Intersection: William Busta Brings Together a Trio of Exhibitions on Objects and Shapes

Three-Way Intersection: William Busta Brings Together a Trio of Exhibitions on Objects and Shapes

After 25 years, William Busta has established himself as one of the region's most celebrated and respected art dealers. This Friday evening from 5 to 9 p.m., his gallery in Midtown hosts an opening reception for its three latest exhibitions, featuring sculptures by Kate Budd and...

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Alternative Routes: A Late Bloomer and a Forward-Thinker Pair for Two Exhibitions at 1point618 Gallery

Alternative Routes: A Late Bloomer and a Forward-Thinker Pair for Two Exhibitions at 1point618 Gallery

This Friday evening, 1point618 hosts opening receptions for two quite different exhibitions. Local self-taught painter Sid Rheuban turns 90 and celebrates with an exhibition of his latest drawings and paintings on Plexiglas. Liz Maugan's presents Screen Plays, which is a collaborative effort with 20 local and...

Arts Lead

Film Review: Men, Women and Children

Film Review: Men, Women and Children

All that talk about how his 2009 film Up in the Air captured the zeitgeist of an era in which corporate lackeys jetted across the country to ruthlessly downsize big conglomerates must've gone to writer-director Jason Reitman's head. He again tries to capture the times...

Film Features

Film Spotlight: Local Cinemas Offer Up Seasonal Treats

Film Spotlight: Local Cinemas Offer Up Seasonal Treats

If you're looking for an alternative to whatever crappy Halloween flicks are showing at the multiplex this month, local arthouse theaters have got you covered. "We will be screening classic horror films, hosting musical performances and creating new beverage concoctions to fit the season," says the...

Film Features

Film Review: The Judge

Film Review: The Judge

In The Judge, out Friday at theaters areawide, high-profile Chicago defense attorney Hank Palmer (Robert Downey Jr.) must defend his father, Joseph Palmer (Robert Duvall), a long-tenured district judge in Carlinville, Ind., after he's been accused of murder in the wake of his wife's death....

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