Visual Art

Israel-Based Dede Bandaid Brings Life-Size Prints of Notable Local Artists to Walls All Across Cleveland

Life-sized prints with illustrated bandaids are popping up across Cleveland

By Shawn Mishak

Sixty works across more than a dozen neighborhoods have been installed for 'Culture Fix CLE: Healing Our Community Through Art,' a project featuring life-size prints of local subjects posing with black-and-white bandaids taken by Israeli artist Dede Bandiad and artist/partner Nitzan earlier this year. The aim and the vision, according to Dede, is to provide a visual narrative of the harm to arts and culture brought by the pandemic, to build cultural bridges between Israeli and American art, and to connect with the community through the universal theme of Tikkun Olam — “repairing the world” — which is a fundamental Jewish value...

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All The New Restaurants That Have Opened in Cleveland So Far This Year

Cleveland has said goodbye to plenty of restaurants during the pandemic years, but it's also said hello to a healthy batch of…

By Brett Zelman

House of Creole
668 Euclid Ave., Cleveland

Jeffrey Miskiri, owner of a Washington D.C.-based restaurant group with multiple concepts with names like Po Boy Jim, Creole on 14th, Suga & Spice and Miss Toya's Creole House, recently opened House of Creole in the former Sixth City Sailor’s Club and Hodge’s space downtown. Since opening, House of Creole has been dishing up Big Easy-style starters like fried green tomatoes, crab cakes and deviled eggs with shrimp. For the main event there will be fried fish po' boys, seafood etouffee, Cajun shrimp and grits and jambalaya loaded with shrimp, chicken, sausage and rice.
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All the Cleveland Restaurants That Have Closed Since the Pandemic Began

Unfortunately, the last two-plus years has been a rough period for the restaurant industry. From social distancing and people not eating out…

By Brett Zelman

 Lola
2058 East Fourth St., Cleveland

Lola was the restaurant that started East Fourth as a dining destination. Michael Symon’s flagship restaurant shut down in November of 2020 after 24 years in business. Symon famously relocated Lola from Tremont to E. Fourth Street in 2006, doing for that neighborhood what he and his wife Liz did for Tremont, which is to say transform it into the epicenter of Cleveland dining and entertainment.
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20 Essential Cleveland Hot Dog Joints

Hot dogs!  We've got your hot dogs here! There are plenty of great spots to get a dog around Northeast Ohio summer…

By Brett Zelman

 Scooter’s Dawg House

 9600 Blackbrook Rd., Mentor 

 Scooter’s World Famous Dawg House has fed hungry Lake County beachgoers for over two decades. The seasonal shop is only open from the middle of March to the middle of September, but they manage to squeeze a full year of business into half a year's time. The top-selling Chicago Dawg is dragged through the garden and topped with mustard, tomato, dill pickle, relish, onion and celery salt.
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Everything We Saw at Wade Oval Wednesday in University Circle

The popular Wade Oval Wednesday series recently kicked off for the summer season. We stopped by to check out Carlos Jones &…

By Emanuel Wallace

Everything We Saw at Wade Oval Wednesday in University Circle
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