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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Marc’s Great American Rib Cook-Off and Music Festival

MARC’S GREAT AMERICAN RIB COOK-OFF GRILLS UP SMOKIN’ SAVINGS THIS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND! CLEVELAND, OH – The ribs are sweeter and the bands are hotter…downriver! The 21st Annual Marc’s Great American Rib Cook-Off & Music Festival presented by Litehouse Pools & Spas, FOX 8, Time Warner Cable, and Tim Lally Chevrolet, is celebrating its four-day barbecue battle at [...]

Ambassador Appreciation Letters

Below are some of the recent ambassador appreciation letters we have received on behalf of the great work our ambassadors do every day ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Hello, I just wanted to let you know that I was outside in front of Constantino’s today and noticed Melvin and Rico cleaning the sidewalks and street.  I wanted to say [...]

Take a Hike Tours Return

Free Downtown Cleveland Walking Tours The award-winning “Take a Hike!” program, presented by Dollar Bank,  returns May 22 through September 16, 2012.  “Take a Hike” offers four free guided walking tours  of four unique neighborhoods in Downtown Cleveland featuring actors and actresses portraying  important figures from Cleveland’s past.  This means visitors and local residents have [...]

Food Network Star Chef Rocco Whalen to host exclusive HBO “The Weight of the Nation”

PRE-SCREENING WITH KAISER PERMANENTE MAY 3RD Cleveland, Ohio—Food Network star Chef Rocco Whalen just signed on with Kaiser Permanente to kick off their HBO “The Weight of the Nation” screening event with an exclusive meet and greet and giveaway at 3:30pm, 1001 Lakeside Avenue (lower level Amphitheatre). Guests will receive complimentary $50 certificates towards dining [...]

Flats East Bank leasing momentum continues

In a press release today, Flats East Bank developers announced that they have secured commitments from five new restaurants, proving that the $500 million development has caught the attention of prospects locally and nationally. New tenants will include Toby Keith’s I love This Bar & Grill, Ken Stewart’s, Lago, Flip Side and Dos Tequilas. “It [...]


CLEVELAND (April 12, 2012) – Today, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces an additional presenter and some artists who will perform at the 2012 Inductions. The 27th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place on Saturday, April 14 in Cleveland and premiere on HBO on Saturday, May 5 [...]

Cleveland Public Library Celebrates 90 years of PlayhouseSquare

Exhibit opens Thursday, April 12th From a recent press release… Terminal Tower. The Higbee Building. Municipal Stadium. PlayhouseSquare. Many of these iconic institutions have been the fabric of Cleveland for decades, but few have remained resolute in their original purpose and mission as PlayhouseSquare. Beginning with an opening reception on Thursday, April 12th, Cleveland Public [...]

Urban planning students lend creative ideas to continue development in downtown district

High school students across greater Cleveland converge in Downtown Cleveland to share their fresh, innovative ideas on how to continue momentum in Downtown Cleveland’s NineTwelve District.  The semester long project was collaboration between Teaching Cleveland Institute and Downtown Cleveland Alliance’s City Advocate Jason Russell. Students will present their projects to government officials, Downtown Cleveland Alliance [...]

Nexus Cafe & Coffeehouse Now Open

Nexus Café & Coffeehouse, the newest member of Cleveland’s growing culinary scene, offers expertly prepared food using locally grown and produced ingredients as well as hand-crafted coffee from a region of Sumatra world-renowned for its beans. In addition, Nexus – which opened its doors at 627 Prospect Ave.  yesterday–  provides a place where those living and working [...]

Downtown Cleveland Alliance kicks off the 5th Annual Downtown Photo Challenge

With the recent beautiful weather, Downtown Cleveland Alliance encourages Northeast Ohio to get outside and capture the people and things that make downtown Cleveland unique. The Downtown Photo Challenge invites amateur photographers, 18 years of age and older, in Northeast Ohio to capture beautiful and unique depictions of Cleveland as seen through the lens of [...]

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