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7 Awesome Ohio Christmas Events

This holiday season, when you’re not busy with friends, family or colleagues, you might want to escape to some of the greater Cleveland area’s amazing holiday events. And there are a LOT of them. To help you decide what to do, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorites. Circlefest, University Circle The first Sunday of each December, University Circle welcomes Circlefest in and around Wade Oval. You’ll enjoy music, food, exhibits, activities and more museum (free!) tours than

4 Charitable Organizations in N/E Ohio That Deserve Your Support

Northeast Ohio has a wealth of excellent charitable organizations you can support this November. Here are four of our favorites. Sanctuary for Senior Dogs There are many dog shelters in the area, and we are thankful for every one of them, but the Sanctuary for Senior Dogs deserves a special mention due to their singular focus: providing care and homes for older dogs. They target dogs that are seven and older who have been abandoned, giving them care

10 Unusual Spots in Northeast Ohio Worth Visiting

Northeast Ohio is a fantastic area if you like to see weird stuff. Here are 10 places you’ve got to visit if you’d like to see the weirder side of our region: 10) The Cleveland Toynbee Tile Toynbee Tiles are mysterious sidewalk tiles began appearing in the 1980s, tiles with cryptic messages of an unusual nature. Cleveland joined the list some years back when the unknown tile-maker put one

10 Dog-Friendly Parks in NE Ohio to Visit Before Summer Ends

We’re now on the backend of Summer, and that means you (and your dog) should get out and enjoy the hot weather and sunshine while you can. Thankfully, there are plenty of off-leash parks in the area that will give you and your dog a place to escape. Here are 10 of our favorites, all within the greater Cleveland area: Cleveland Field Dog Park Located in South Tremont at Clark Field, this gravel, off-leash park features plenty of benches for weary

5 Absolutely FREE Things to do in Cleveland this Summer

When summer hits Cleveland, most of us want to get outdoors and DO something. Thankfully, there is no shortage of options – and they don’t have to cost you a lot of money, either. We’ve picked out five upcoming events that are FREE to attend and will guarantee you a good time this summer. Whether you like food, music, the arts or just enjoying the Cleveland community, these are some sure things to mark on your calendar: Duck Tape Festival

Newbury, Ohio’s Cousin Cities of New England

Even if you’re intimately familiar with Ohio, you may not be familiar with Newbury, aka Newbury Center. This unincorporated community in Geauga County doesn’t get all the attention of Akron and Chagrin Falls and (of course) Cleveland, but it’s a lovely community all the same. Boasting 25 square miles of pastures, meadows, lakes and more, the town hosts great places to eat, thriving local businesses, and a growing industrial center. Basically, it’s a hidden gem of Ohio.

5 Absurd Auto Insurance Claims You’ll Never Believe Were Real

It stands to reason that when you’re filing an insurance claim, something out of the ordinary has happened. That’s what insurance is for, after all. To be there when life takes an unexpected turn for the worse. The following real, verified cases are more than just unexpected, however. They are downright absurd.  This Is Not Santa’s Coal Delaware’s Nicolas DiPuma thought he had a brilliant plan to commit insurance fraud: he’d toss buckets of burning coals into his

12 Cool Things You Didn’t Know About the Cleveland Indians

The Tribe may have fallen just short of being World Champions last year, but that’s nothing to be ashamed about. It was an amazing run.  Also amazing has been their long history of ups and downs. Here are 12 cool tidbits from their past you may not know: 1. When Cleveland great Bob Feller set the record for strikeouts in a game with 17 in 1936, he was just 17 years old. After the season was over, he

4 Ways to Delay Replacing Your Roof Another Year

Replacing your roof can be a costly project, so the desire to put it off for another year would be perfectly understandable.  Thankfully, depending on the condition of your roof, it might be possible to put it off even if you have existing roof damage.  Keep in mind that these tips are intended only to be SHORT-TERM fixes, and are not suitable for major structural issues with your roof. If you have a serious roof issues, it’s

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

It’s Time to Think Purple. Did you know June is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month? Alzheimer’s is a serious degenerative disease that is affecting the lives of about 5 million people in the United States alone. It affects the brain, causing things such as the inability to remember where they have placed items, the names and information of the people that they love and even who they are themselves. Many factors are affected by Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s is listed at number six on the top