Laura DeMarco – Cleveland Then and Now

Last night I had the privilege of seeing Plain Dealer reporter and author, Laura DeMarco, at the Olmsted Falls library discussing her new book, Cleveland – Then and Now. Last year, Laura DeMarco wrote Lost Cleveland. Lost Cleveland focused on the buildings and places that are no longer in Cleveland, such as Millionaire’s Row, the […]

Holiday Walking Tour

Tours of Cleveland, LLC is offering the Holiday edition of our Downtown Highlights Walking Tour, an exciting and educational walking tour of beautiful and historic downtown Cleveland with an addition of Cleveland Christmas history and fun thrown into the mix. This walking tour hits all the highlights of downtown in one great, two hour tour. […]

Castle Noel Part 2 – Window Displays

As we continue our look at Castle Noel in Medina, OH this post will focus on their window displays from NYC. The owner, Mark Klaus, has traveled to New York to take possession of department store window displays after the Christmas is over and bring them back to be featured at Castle Noel. Castle Noel’s […]

Comeback of the Burning River

In 1969 the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland caught on fire and earned Cleveland the nickname “Burning River City”. Ironically this was not the first time the river caught fire, it was the last. The first documented case of the river catching fire was in 1868! And the fires were a fairly regular occurrence. The industries […]