These Before and After Photos Show How Much Cleveland Has Changed in the Past 15 Years

Cleveland has drastically changed over the 15 years. From brand new giant mix-used developments, to new restaurants, to renovated old buildings into…

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These Before and After Photos Show How Much Cleveland Has Changed in the Past 15 Years
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All The Cleveland Restaurants That Closed In 2021

While 2021 wasn't as devastating as 2020 for restaurant closings, we still lost our fair share of beloved restaurants and bars this…

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 Sweet Moses
    6800 Detroit Ave., Cleveland
    
     Sweet Moses Gordon Square closed its doors in October after 10 years. Owner Jeff Moreau, who owned both the business and the building, had been in negotiations to transition the beloved business to a new operator, but those plans fell through at the last minute, he says, forcing the old school ice cream shop to close.
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The Tampa Home Of Former Cleveland Guardians' Closer Chris Perez Is For Sale, And It Comes With A Stage Floor Once Used By Elvis

A relic from the King has been hiding in Tampa, at the home of a former closer for the Cleveland Guardians. Right…

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Everything We Saw at Star Wars Burlesque at Beachland Ballroom

Cleveland Burlesque's long running Star Wars Burlesque show returned to the Beachland Ballroom. Here's everything we saw.12/03/2021 Photos by Emanuel Wallace http://emanuelwallace.com

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Everything We Saw at Star Wars Burlesque at Beachland Ballroom
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35 Cozy Cleveland Bars to Warm Up in This Winter

There's nothing like escaping the frigid winters by grabbing a drink at your favorite watering hole. The rich mahogany tones of an…

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 Stone Mad Pub
    1306 West 65th St, Cleveland 
    
     Everyone who talks about this Detroit Shoreway neighborhood spot mentions two things; the bocce ball court and the beautiful patio. But the interior is a cozy, inviting spot, perfect for drinking on a cold winter night.
    
    Photo via @Joey_Bowling67/Instagram
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All the Guy Fieri 'Triple D' Restaurants Within Driving Distance of Cleveland

Guy Fieri is well known for his hit show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives where he travels all over the country to sample…

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Momocho
    1835 Fulton Rd., Cleveland 
    Season 8, Episode 9
     This hip, dimly lit cantina serves a variety of Mexican-inspired dishes. And while there, Fieri sampled their tuna tacos, blood orange marmalade and guacamole with house smoked trout, which are all a hit.
    
    Photo via via Food Network/YouTube
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20 Holiday Things Everyone Should Do at Least Once in Cleveland

Your Facebook page is probably inundated with event reminders and invitations, and your family has probably already booked you for a Christmas…

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 Wild Winter Lights at the Zoo
     From now until December 23rd, the Zoo is transformed into an awesome holiday light display where you can walk or drive through and see over one million individual lights. There’s also a 50-foot tall tree, carousel rides, costume characters, model train displays, ice carvers, live music and much more. 
    
    Photo via Cleveland Metroparks/Facebook
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Photos From The November Gumbo Dance Party in HOB's Foundation Room

This month's Gumbo Dance Party went down in the House of Blues' Foundation Room. Here's what we saw.11/27/2021 Photos by Emanuel Wallace…

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Photos From The November Gumbo Dance Party in HOB's Foundation Room
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Photos From Freehands Season: A Solo Exhibition by Christa Freehands at Deep Roots Art Gallery

Freehands Season: A Solo Exhibition by Christa Freehands will be at Deep Roots Art Gallery from November 27 through December 19. Here's…

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Photos From Freehands Season: A Solo Exhibition by Christa Freehands at Deep Roots Art Gallery
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Photos From the Winterfest Tree Lighting on Public Square

After a hiatus due to COVID-19, the downtown Winterfest is back to an in-person event. The opening festivities culminated with a tree…

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Photos From the Winterfest Tree Lighting on Public Square
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Photos From The Martini Experience at Giappone

The annual Martini Experience took place this year at the brand new Giappone cocktail bar. Here's what we saw.11/24/2021 Photos by Emanuel…

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Photos From The Martini Experience at Giappone
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30 Things Clevelanders Can Be Thankful for This Year

While the pandemic is still not over, we are starting to see a light at the end of the tunnel. Live music…

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 Visit the Zoo
    3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland 
    
     Whether it’s the middle of the Summer and all the animals are roaming outside or it’s a chilly winter day and only the Rainforest is open, there’s always something to see at the Zoo. So, instead of heading to your usual local watering hole or tavern, go see some animals and try the new zipline
    
    Photo via @Tamarin_Monkeys/Instagram
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20 Awesome Fall and Winter Hikes To Take Around Northeast Ohio

We get wanting to just stay bundled up on the couch in front of the TV during the cold fall and frigid…

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Lake Erie Bluffs
    2901 Clark Rd., Perry
    Lake Erie Bluffs provides a combination of wetland hiking and dry trails. There is access to a natural lake and areas open for fishing. The park also has a 50-foot coastal observation tower, providing a view of the lake as well as the surrounding forest. 
    
    Photo via sherrylabonne/Instagram
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20 Places In Cleveland To Disappear When You Need To Just Get Away for a Little Bit

Whether it's holiday season or just a long weekend with the fam, we all need to get away from, time to time.…

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 Get Lost at the Cleveland Museum of Art
    
     One of the best art museums around sits on East Boulevard just waiting for you and your out of town visitors. The world-renowned collection spans continents and eras, from Italian Renaissance to modern, from ancient Greece to African, and more. Obviously, always more. Spend a day getting lost and don’t miss the Monet.
    
    Photo via Scene Archives
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Concert Photos: The Driver Era at the Agora

The Driver Era brought its tour to the Agora in Cleveland last Thursday. Here's what we saw. Photos by Mekhi Turner

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Concert Photos: The Driver Era at the Agora
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Photos: Cloud Nothings and Mourning [a] BLKstar at Beachland Ballroom

Cloud Nothings and Mourning [a] BLKstar closed out their latest tour at Beachland Ballroom. Here's what we saw.11/19/2021 Photos by Emanuel Wallace…

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Photos: Cloud Nothings and Mourning [a] BLKstar at Beachland Ballroom
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Cleveland's City Dog Kennels Are Full, Here Are All the Good Boys and Girls Looking for Forever Homes This Holiday Season

"THE KENNEL IS FULL!" City Dogs announced last weekend. "The dogs in need just keep coming in, and we need help finding…

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Breed: Terrier, American Pit Bull / Mix
    Age: 2y 2m Gender: Female
    Color: Tan
    Spayed/Neutered: No
    Size: Medium
    Meet Flerps! With a name like that, you know you're in for a fun time. If you're wondering, what is a Flerp? Well, it's a dog who likes to flerpaderp around the play yard, of course! Flerps is known for her passion for toys, especially tennis balls. She is very entertaining when she gets going with her zoomies in the play yard, complete with butt tucks and soaring acrobatic leaps. Flerps has a lot of energy and would likely work well in a home that can keep her active! Flerps also loves her treats and does know how to sit quite nicely on command, and she's an expert treat catcher. Flerps was a bit scared of us and the kennel when she first arrived, but she has emerged into a much more affectionate, silly, flerptastic young dog! Flerps is estimated to be around 2 years old and weighs 53 lbs.
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Photos: A First Look at the New Cleveland Guardians Team Shop

This morning, the brand new Cleveland Guardians Team Shop opened its doors to customers. Although the shop didn't open until 9am, some…

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Photos: A First Look at the New Cleveland Guardians Team Shop
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Instant Reactions to the Opening of the Opportunity Corridor in Cleveland

The Opportunity Corridor, which took five years and $200 million to build, finally opened. Officials predict it will live up to its…

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Instant Reactions to the Opening of the Opportunity Corridor in Cleveland
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Everything We Saw at the Fllavor of Cleveland Fashion Show

After multiple delays due to COVID-19, the Fllavor of Cleveland fashion show finally took place at Embassy Suites. Here's what we saw.11/13/2021…

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Everything We Saw at the Fllavor of Cleveland Fashion Show
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A Preview of the Cleveland Museum of Art's 'Revealing Krishna' Exhibition

On Sunday, the Cleveland Museum of Art's "Revealing Krishna: Journey to Cambodia’s Sacred Mountain" opens to the public and presents the story,…

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A Preview of the Cleveland Museum of Art's 'Revealing Krishna' Exhibition
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33 Things To Do in Cleveland With Out-Of-Towners That Don't Suck

We swear there are fun things to do in Cleveland. And if you have any guests visiting, they should be aware of…

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 Take A Hike Walking Tour
     Take A Hike offers self guided tours from May through October and in-person tours from June through September. The tours go through a bunch of different neighborhoods including Playhouse Square, a monument tour, Public Square, the Warehouse District, University Circle, Tremont, an Early Cleveland tour and a bunch of others. Check these out.
    
    Photo via Scene Archives
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25 Essential Old-School Italian Restaurants in Cleveland

These days it seems every chef and restaurant is always trying to one up each other to see who can serve the…

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 Johnny’s Bar
    3164 Fulton Rd., Cleveland
    
     This timelessly elegant, little jewel box of a restaurant is the sort of place you suggest when you want to impress the boss, wow a date, or just remind yourself why you work so damn hard. The menu is crammed with upscale Italian specialties, including some stunning risottos and one of the city's finest long-boned veal chops; at lunch, though — pssst — the char-grilled burger is out of this world.
    
    Photo via Johnny’s Bar on Fulton/Facebook
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Photos from Rec2Connect Foundation's Celebrity Bartender Fundraiser at Collision Bend

The Rec2Connect Foundation once again held their annual celebrity bartending fundraiser to benefit individuals with special needs, this time at Collision Bend…

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Photos from Rec2Connect Foundation's Celebrity Bartender Fundraiser at Collision Bend
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Photos from After School Special - SPACES Gallery's Annual Fundraiser at Cent's Pizza

SPACES Gallery celebrated making it through a tumultuous year during their annual fundraiser at Cent's Pizza. Here's what we saw.11/06/2021 Photos by…

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Photos from After School Special - SPACES Gallery's Annual Fundraiser at Cent's Pizza
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28 Signs You've Lived In Cleveland For Too Long

We love our city! But you can definitely go a little stir crazy here, just like you can in any city. These…

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You Consider a 10 Minute Traffic Jam To Be A Long Wait
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27 Of The Best Things Wrapped In Dough To Eat In Cleveland

Wrapping any food in dough almost always improves that food exponentially. And almost every culture has their own take on dough-wrapped food.…

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 Xiao Long Bao at LJ Shanghai
    3142 Superior Ave., Cleveland 
    
     LJ Shanghai made a splash in Asia Town in 2017 when they opened as the first true dumpling restaurant in Cleveland.  Poke a hole in their dumplings, or Xao Long Bao, let a little soup drip out onto your soup spoon, and then take the dumplings down in one bite. Thank us later.
    
    Photo via Scene Archives
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40 Restaurants and Bars to Take Out-of-Towners That Show The Real Cleveland

If you're looking for the places where everyday Clevelanders eat and drink (or to take out-of-towners to show them the real Cleveland),…

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 Guarino’s
    12309 Mayfield Rd., Cleveland
    
    Established in 1918, Guarino's in Little Italy is Cleveland's oldest restaurants and is still a family operation. While the decor tends toward Victoriana, the kitchen's pasta, veal and seafood dishes are all Italian.
    
    Photo via Guarino’s/Facebook
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This Chagrin Falls A-Frame Might Be a Bargain at $278,000

This Chagrin Falls home (10800 Timber Lane) just hit the market for $278,000. Located on 2.5 acres, this a-frame home is a…

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This Chagrin Falls A-Frame Might Be a Bargain at $278,000
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Photos From Mayor-Elect Justin Bibb's Watch Party at Olivet Institutional Baptist Church

On Tuesday night, Cleveland voters elected a new mayor in Justin Bibb. Here's what we saw during his watch party at Olivet…

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Photos From Mayor-Elect Justin Bibb's Watch Party at Olivet Institutional Baptist Church
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