Cleveland’s new marketing slogan: “We’re Close to Everything, Just Like Fort Wayne!”

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That lady from the office was born in Fort Wayne. It's a pretty good show, don't you think?
You have to feel for the folks at Cleveland’s Convention and Visitors Bureau, those brave souls who market our Venice of the Rust Belt who prefer their waterfront vacations to be unscented by raw sewage. We know we’re a fabulous vacation destination, with our cheap beer, fabulous music scene, unparalled selection of pierogis. But how do we explain that to tourists who just don’t know any better? That’s where Positively Cleveland, the convention bureau’s website, comes in. Its latest tactic is to dismiss Cleveland’s rep for being flyover country, and instead point out that we’re close to pretty much everywhere…

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