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Whether you've lived here your whole life or you just stepped off the runway at Cleveland-Hopkins for the first time, there's no denying that Cleveland is, at least in some ways, new to each one of us. The city is changing. A sense of optimism and joy and excitement — stuff that's long been as far away in connotation from "Cleveland" as humanly possible — well, all that stuff is here. Look around. Soak it in.

We think you'll like it here.

In Cleveland, a person can do something different each night of the year without fear of repeats (although, knowing how fun this city can be, you'll probably want to repeat some nights). We've got a killer dining scene, a heady craft brew scene, a rockin' music scene, a pleasant parks scene, a dynamite shopping scene, a — hey, you get the idea.

We here at Scene want to introduce you to what this city does best - all the fun, creative, weird, thrilling aspects of Cleveland. We also want to reintroduce you to old friends and places that have stood the test of time, only to become something new altogether.

In short, we want to lend you a passport to Cleveland. -Eric Sandy

The 25 Essential Cleveland Restaurants

Our City, Our Food: Sample the Best of What Cleveland Has to Offer

Cleveland's Ethnic Smörgåsbord

The Best New Bars Around Town

Cleveland: Food Capital, USA

Build Your Own Six-Pack

Nursing the State's Best Whiskeys

Ticket to Tremont: Cleveland's Artsy, Resurgent South Side Has Bars to Love, No Matter the Color of Your Collar

Cleveland Has Accommodations to Suit Every Lifestyle (And Income Bracket)

Towpath Trails and Bus Lines Provide Alternate Modes of Transportation

These Annual Traditions Make Our City Awesome. Won’t You Join Us?

The Cleveland Bands You Should Be Listening to Right Now

Your Week: Planned

Where Should You Go to See the City's Finest Art? Everywhere. When Should You Go? All the Time.

Playhouse Square Revue

In its 14th Year, Convergence-Continuum Theater Continues to Surprise and Amaze

Shopping in Some of Cleveland's Retail Neighborhoods

9 Local Items for Every Clevelander’s Carry-On

5 Makers and Doers We're Obsessed with Right Now

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