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Re: “Abo's Grill is Flying Under the Radar, and It Shouldn't

Have really wanted to like this place. Service is awful on a few separate occasions. Waited forever for our dinners to get served. Every time we walk in they say they are short staffed...? Warning-turn around & leave! Food ok-not great. Pizza's just mediocre. Won't be back.

Posted by Rosario on 12/10/2017 at 10:40 PM

Re: “Local Rapper Archie Green Seeks to Put His Own Spin on Outreach and Engagement at MoCA Cleveland

Must be doing something right...here come the haters!!! hahaha!!

Posted by Hip-Hop & Art Fan on 12/10/2017 at 6:16 PM

Re: “Abo's Grill is Flying Under the Radar, and It Shouldn't

Perfect example of why chefs suck today. Cheese on chicken piccata? Anything in the refrigerator tossed into the sauce?

Im tired of people who never ate in a restaurant in their life becoming chefs. You may peddle this shit to the milleniels, but not to the rest of us.

Posted by Yuk on 12/10/2017 at 2:21 PM

Re: “Rapper Scarface Delivers Two Solid Sets at the Grog Shop

Great. Complete the destruction of what was one of the greatest areas in Cleveland. Keep luring the ghetto, simpleton scum to Coventry with section 8 housing and now ghetto music. Attract all the thugs to Coventry and finish off the remaining businesses there. Already during the day its a creepy area. With concerts like this, it can be creepy at night too.

Posted by Blah on 12/10/2017 at 2:15 PM

Re: “Local Rapper Archie Green Seeks to Put His Own Spin on Outreach and Engagement at MoCA Cleveland

Sad bringing this low-life music to university circle. I guess the few areas of Cleveland untouched by the ghetto culture have to be finished off.

MoCA is doing a great disservice to university circle.

Posted by Sad on 12/10/2017 at 2:11 PM

Re: “Abo's Grill is Flying Under the Radar, and It Shouldn't

Say what? Ate there recently for the first time and had an awful experience. First, even though there were only a few tables with diners, it took forever to get served and then forever to get our food. My husband had chicken picatta with a slice of cheese melted on top (???) I had gnoccchi the consistency of a hockey pucks. It was served with a sauce that had broccoli in it (???)! Even though the owner was walking around, he never approached our table to ask if everything was okay. I say skip this place, although I doubt if it will be there much longer.

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Posted by Paul Siebert on 12/09/2017 at 4:17 PM

Re: “Local Rocker Michael Stanley to Have Coronary Bypass Surgery

P-R-O-S-T-R-A-T-E cancer???? Really???? Buy a dictionary.

Posted by EducationIsYourFriend on 12/09/2017 at 3:09 PM

Re: “Hey Greedy Assholes Who Found Money in the Wall: Ever Hear of Division?

I would have kept all of it, completed the work then left for Florida... Finders, keepers, LOSER'S weepers...case closed...

Posted by Dan Burgess on 12/09/2017 at 1:37 PM

Re: “Thrilling Brahms Brings Audience — and Maestro — to Their Feet at Severance Hall

Certainly sounds like a critic waiting for bait. How exactly would you suggest an alternate program order? Would it make more sense for the rousing finish of the piano concerto to be interrupted with a long setup change for a ten minute work that didnt have much to offer aside from a palatable English horn part? If this self-important critic feels seems to have a history of praising the contemporary work (however cheap it may be) and bashing the standard repertoire. Praising the conductor, yet bashing the interpretation by blaming the musicians or composer. What about the conductors role in all of this? Was it not their responsibility to address the balance issues with the English horn and brass? The only mention of the conductor had nothing to do with his work, but of trivial concerns. A little bit of research wouldve informed this critic that the maestro has a spine problem which confines him to a chair at the podium, but I suppose why research when one can toss off a nice headline?
Unless the aforementioned clarinet solo was written for the second clarinetist, Im afraid that the critic failed to note that their new principal was the one playing. Emotionally flat horn playing? Certainly wasnt as one-dimensional as your criticism. This young journalist may have a way with words, but surely has little musical awareness. Grow up, young man.

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Posted by TCO Subscriber on 12/09/2017 at 10:42 AM

Re: “Tower City Cinemas to Show the Spanish Version of 'Coco'

Ive notified ICE. Theyll be undercover as cashiers, door security and ushers. Have your ID ready. Theyll be there to assist you back to your country of origin.

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Posted by Iced on 12/09/2017 at 1:55 AM

Re: “Ohio City Banners Display Presidential Wisdom... and Donald Trump's "Grab 'Em By the Pussy" Quote

Heads-up to noOhioCity...thanks for sharing...but posting while intoxicated is a bad idea...
Makes you look like an even bigger asshole...

Chuckles the Clown

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Posted by Chuckles the Clown on 12/08/2017 at 9:22 PM

Re: “Moving to Cleveland: A Guide on How to Leave Your Comfy White Suburb, Written by a White Guy Still Living With His Parents in a Comfy White Suburb

I remember when walking in Cleveland meant you better be from Cleveland becuz you would get your suburban ass stomped out in a heart beat. Thats the Cleveland I grew up in back in the 90s think gangsta rap. But now I live in a subburb and gave up the ignorant ways of my youth.

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Posted by John Anthony Zitiello on 12/08/2017 at 9:02 PM

Re: “The Sausage Shoppe, an 80-Year-Old Institution, to Close this Spring

One block going east on Memphis after passing Fulton Parkway

Posted by Ray Pfahl on 12/08/2017 at 6:36 PM

Re: “Our Favorite Dumb Bad Yelp Reviews of Cleveland Restaurants

This had me giggling.

Posted by Koa Hudgens on 12/08/2017 at 4:37 PM

Re: “Ohio Attorney General Threatens to Sue Columbus Crew Owner Using 'Art Modell Law'

Revised Code 9.67, for the curious:

http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/gp9.67v1

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Posted by pheasantpants on 12/08/2017 at 3:15 PM

Re: “7 Concerts to Catch in Cleveland This Weekend

CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA, Brahms First Symphony. Step out of your comfort zone young hipsters, the greatest musicians in the world appear almost every week, at Severence or Blossom, and the Scene should add them EVERY WEEK to their highlight calendar. Arguably only NYC, LA, CHI and PHIL offer comparables, this is right under your nose, not offered to other hipsters in more envious locations, and you are missing it? They also have good drink offerings, pre-order to avoid lines at intermission. You are welcome.

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Posted by Patrick J. Daugherty on 12/08/2017 at 2:30 PM

Re: “The Organ’s Beauty Sparkles in a Refreshing Program of Copland, Paulus and Tchaikovsky

"Doddering"? Is this reviewer some type of meta-joke? If not, Scene, you are hurting you value by publishing this self-important and ridiculous rot. I attended the Saturday performance and the Tchaikovsky presentation was brilliant, I felt engaged throughout, a standout for me and I attend 1/3 of the subscription series every year. I never know which pieces I will find truly enjoyable, may be old or new, and this was a surprising delight. The emotions driving the composition were apparent in the work, aided by the context provided by the excellent program notes. Granted they are relatively expensive for a regular commitment, but I encourage your readers to coffee-up and attend occasionally, if not regularly, much better than spending similar $'s on aging boomer pop tours. Please don't waste further time indulging the efforts of Philip de Oliveira, life is too short. Wait, let me save you some time and make a prediction: in the next review, Philip de Oliveira will find significant portions of the next Orchestra performance terrible, clueless and/or trite.

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Posted by Patrick J. Daugherty on 12/08/2017 at 2:16 PM

Re: “Our Favorite Dumb Bad Yelp Reviews of Cleveland Restaurants

This is a completely and utterly worthless article. Wtf cares what you think of anyones review? Jesus if this was a blog in 2005 it would be tired. Oh when you allow crowds to comment you get less than expert press opinion. Thank Yelp cause I don't have to rely on insufferable sycophantic morons like you telling me how great the mustard bbq is. Does scene pay to create this level of content, cause I can write up a editorial on those damn data rates the cell carriers charge for some Xmas money. Pure garbage.

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Posted by fine dining on 12/08/2017 at 1:52 PM

Re: “Former Channel 19 Anchor Sharon Reed Responds to Atlanta Viewer Who Called Her N-Word

Thank you Sharon for responding with pride, dignity professionalism and class. Unfortunately, for Ms. Rae, she was out classed.

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Posted by Shadona Taylor on 12/08/2017 at 1:32 PM

Re: “The Sausage Shoppe, an 80-Year-Old Institution, to Close this Spring

just google it!

Posted by GOHC on 12/08/2017 at 1:14 PM

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