Northeast Ohio Wines, Wine Bars and Wineries

I'm a wine connoisseur like I'm an ice cream connoisseur--I like what I like. I don't have the training or palate to discern why I like certain wines (yet!), but I do enjoy a good glass of wine. My tastes continue to change along with my food pairing, environment and reason for enjoying a glass, …

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The Sax Man: The Story Behind Cleveland’s Iconic Street Performer

A few weeks ago a saw a Facebook post by Great Lakes Brewing Company in Cleveland that the brewery was hosting a film showing. Unusual, but what really caught my attention was that The Sax Man, a documentary about one of Cleveland's iconic street performers, was the film. The Sax Man film was part of last year's …

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Tackling the Cleveland Bucket List

In one of my previous posts I mapped out my New Year's Resolutions because it helped me stay on track last year. Thanks to my master's degree program, I've only been somewhat successful at meeting my goals this first quarter of 2014, but what we have tackled has been fun. Once a month we try …

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Local Adventure: Geneva-on-the-Lake

We haven't been doing much or going anywhere since we're really getting close to the wedding, but I did get to sneak in a local adventure thanks to my bachelorette party! My amazing maid of honor/officiant/friend planned a wonderful weekend at Geneva-on-the-Lake, which is about an hour from us up on Lake Erie. I had …

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Belated Birthday

This year my birthday was weird. Not because of anyone else--totally because of me. Usually I insist on a week-long (at least) extravaganza involving travel and excess. In that respect, I suppose I was on track-- we really considered my tagging along for the fiance's work trip to be my big birthday affair. But here's the thing; …

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Local Adventures: Cleveland’s West Side

You may recall I made a commitment to exploring my own backyard through a series of planned 'local adventures.' I would like to say I just had a great deal of initiative to learn more about Northeast Ohio (which has turned out to be much more interesting that you might think!), but in reality we've …

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