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12-Year-Old Boy Dies of Gunshot Wound from Cleveland Police Officer

12-Year-Old Boy Dies of Gunshot Wound from Cleveland Police Officer

Internal Investigation Under Way
A 12-year-old boy died this morning of a gunshot wound sustained yesterday by a Cleveland police officer at Cudell Rec Center on West Boulevard. [UPDATE: The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office identified the 12-year-old boy as Tamir Rice on Sunday afternoon.] Officers responded at around 3:30 p.m....

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Cavs Crush in First Quarter Before Meekly Yielding to Raptors

Cavs Crush in First Quarter Before Meekly Yielding to Raptors

Maybe what the Cavaliers need is Prozac, because their early season behavior resembles nothing so much as a fast-cycling, manic-depressive Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde. One minute they’re flying high like the Harlem Globetrotters come to Cleveland; the next they can barely muster the energy to play...

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An Early Season Overview of the Cavs' Issues After a Depressing Loss to the Wizards

An Early Season Overview of the Cavs' Issues After a Depressing Loss to the Wizards

What can I tell you that you don’t already know? The Cavs are a mediocre team right now. Last night they struggled on the road against the cream of the Eastern Conference, the Washington Wizards, losing 91-78, in a game that wasn’t even that close....

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19 Pubs, Wine, and Martini Bars in Cleveland You Should Drink and Eat At

19 Pubs, Wine, and Martini Bars in Cleveland You Should Drink and Eat At

Akin to potholes, coffee shops, and hopeful sports fans, Cleveland has no shortage of water holes to keep locals satiated. We've compiled a list to help you navigate the local pub, wine, and martini bar scene, from east to west. ...

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Four Ways to Legally Drink Underage in Ohio

Four Ways to Legally Drink Underage in Ohio

Whether you're a "cool" parent — and to be honest, "cool" parents are actually the worst — or just a kid looking to get a little buzz on, Ohio law stipulates four occasions under which folks not yet 21 can legally consume alcohol in the...

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Cleveland Police Seeking Information Following Friday Night Quintuple Homicide on East 92nd Street

Cleveland Police Seeking Information Following Friday Night Quintuple Homicide on East 92nd Street

Four people and an unborn baby were killed last night at a home on East 92nd Street, and a 9-year-old girl was also shot and injured. Three of the victims were shot "execution style," and police have not yet homed in on a suspect for...

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This Trailer for a Cleveland Cycling Documentary Looks Terrific

This Trailer for a Cleveland Cycling Documentary Looks Terrific

Keith Ten Eyck released the trailer for a dynamite documentary on the culture of cycling — with, of course, a focus on Cleveland.  "There's this incredible power and energy that just wants to break out," Councilman Joe Cimperman says in the trailer. "I think you...

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Downtown New Year's Eve Party Details Announced

Downtown New Year's Eve Party Details Announced

Carlos Jones, DJ E-V, Machine Gun Kelly to Perform on Mall B
The holiday season is about to fly by, everybody, so with all due haste we gathered downtown earlier this afternoon to learn about the big plans for this year's New Year's Eve party, appropriately dubbed CLE Rocks NYE. Carlos Jones, DJ-EV, and Machine Gun Kelly...

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Blue Lunch to Play 7th Annual Holiday Latke Party

Blue Lunch to Play 7th Annual Holiday Latke Party

For the past several years, the local blues/jazz/soul outfit Blue Lunch has played a special Christmas concert. This year is no different. The group has just announced that the 7th Annual Blue Lunch Holiday Latke Party will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec....

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Video: Local Housekeeper "Pranked" With New Home

Video: Local Housekeeper "Pranked" With New Home

Local housekeeper Cara Simmons showed up to work one day, only to find her duties were to taste test amazing food from chef Manny Slomovits, to get a message, and to try on some designer clothing. Oh, and that house she's working? She owns...

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The Daring Butcher and the Brewer Makes its Mark on East Fourth

The Daring Butcher and the Brewer Makes its Mark on East Fourth

Big dreams
Occasionally while on the road, you stumble into a place that is so impressive in design, scope and execution that it literally takes your breath away. After returning your jaw to its upright and locked position, you look to your travel companions and holler above...

Dining Lead

First Look: Cleveland Vegan Opens with Seasonal Fare and the City's First All-Vegan Brunch

First Look: Cleveland Vegan Opens with Seasonal Fare and the City's First All-Vegan Brunch

The Romance between Justin Gorski and Laura Ross began as many good love stories do: in a corner bar listening to a wild-eyed Irish tribute band. Gorski was there that night to see old friends whom he knew through his own band, the Magpies, one...

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Secret Garden: Tucked Away in Parma, Seoul Garden Boasts What Many Claim is the Best Korean Food in Town

Secret Garden: Tucked Away in Parma, Seoul Garden Boasts What Many Claim is the Best Korean Food in Town

If there is a more intimidating cuisine than Korean food, I have yet to stumble upon it. Walk into a place like Seoul Garden in Parma and you're immersed in an exotic setting where the sights, sounds, smells and customs of a typical restaurant are...

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Hang Time: Reinvigorated and Refocused, Punk Veterans Lagwagon Return with their Best Album Yet

Hang Time: Reinvigorated and Refocused, Punk Veterans Lagwagon Return with their Best Album Yet

Concert Preview
On Hang, their first full-length album in nearly a decade, punk rockers Lagwagon sharpen their songwriting skills to deliver what is arguably the group's best album yet. The record shows an introspection and maturity that you don't hear in the band's previous releases. It's a...

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Band of the Week: Filmstrip

Band of the Week: Filmstrip

Meet the Band: Dave Taha (guitar/vocals), Nick Licata (bass/vocals) and Nick Riley (drums) Punk Rock Origins: The indie rock band started while members were still in middle school. "We did shows in my backyard and stuff," says singer-guitarist Dave Taha. "We had such a good...

Band of the Week

Life After Oderus: To Carry On Without their Late Leader, Shock Rockers GWAR Create a New Mythology

Life After Oderus: To Carry On Without their Late Leader, Shock Rockers GWAR Create a New Mythology

Concert Preview
For close to 30 years now, those galactic "Scumdogs" known as GWAR have been touring the planet, making the most of a mythology that they've created about their origins as aliens from outer space. For live shows, they don elaborate outfits that make them look like they...

Music Feature

With Four Galleries Launching in the Newly Opened Basement Level, 78th Street Studios Keeps Growing

With Four Galleries Launching in the Newly Opened Basement Level, 78th Street Studios Keeps Growing

Bigger and better
Third Fridays at 78th Street Studios seem to get bigger and more crowded every month. These recurring open-house events have become a can't-miss for the local art community, and perhaps more importantly, a large portion of the community at large. Cleveland's "art maze" now includes...

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No Hooch in the House: The Intoxication of Risk is Missing in The Great Gatsby at Ensemble Theatre

No Hooch in the House: The Intoxication of Risk is Missing in The Great Gatsby at Ensemble Theatre

The on-going fascination with Jay Gatsby, the human mirage at the heart of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel The Great Gatsby, is understandable. He's a suave and hypnotic man of mystery who shows up out of nowhere with oodles of money and a monomaniacal fixation...

Theater

Standing Up: Doubting Thomas Gathers Artists with Causes

Standing Up: Doubting Thomas Gathers Artists with Causes

This month's Tremont Art Walk happens on Friday, Nov. 14, and features a very special exhibition at Doubting Thomas Gallery. Opening from 6 to 10 p.m., Stand Up is an exhibition of local and regional artwork created with the intent of raising awareness (and funds)...

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Film Review of the Week: Frank

Film Review of the Week: Frank

Inspired by Frank Sidebottom, the comic persona of the late British comedian and musician Chris Sievey, the indie flick Frank also draws from the real-life stories of outsider musicians such as Daniel Johnston, a guy whose child-like tendencies have made him into a novelty act...

Film Features

Film Spotlight: The Overnighters

Film Spotlight: The Overnighters

You'll only get one chance to catch The Overnighters next week. It's an intimate documentary portrait of the fracking boom in North Dakota and a Lutheran pastor who causes a rift in his community by housing down-and-out prospective workers in the corridors and parking lot...

Film Features

Review of the Week: Beyond the Lights

Review of the Week: Beyond the Lights

After landing a breakthrough role in Belle, a period piece in which she portrayed a mixed-race aristocrat, Brit actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw takes a 180-degree turn in Beyond the Lights, a romantic drama from Gina Prince-Bythewood (Disappearing Acts, Love & Basketball). In it, Mbatha-Raw plays Noni,...

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