Cleveland LGBT History – Hingetown

The final installment for LGBT History Month deals with Cleveland’s Hingetown neighborhood in Ohio City. Located at W. 29th St and Detroit Ave, this was the center of gay culture in Cleveland for many years. The neighborhood was the home of many gay bars and nightclubs, the first Lesbian-Gay Community Center and groups like ACT […]

Cleveland LGBT History – 2014 Gay Games

October is LGBT History Month – Cleveland and Akron hosted ninth Gay Games in 2014.  The Gay Games drew over 8,000 athletes from more than 60 countries to the area to compete in over 35 sporting and cultural events. Opening ceremonies for the games were held at the Q and included a surprise video message […]

Cleveland LGBT History – Francis Millet

October is LGBT History Month – Most Clevelanders know Francis Millet (1846 – 1912) for his work in the old Cleveland Trust Bank Building (today Heinen’s Grocery Store) in downtown. He painted the 13 murals that are below the glass dome and depict the founding of the New World and more specifically that of Cleveland. […]

Cleveland LGBT History – “Newspaper Annie”

October is LGBT History Month. Over the next couple posts we’ll take a look at some Cleveland LGBT history and people. Today we look at “Newspaper Annie”, Anna Perkins (1849 – 1900). Now her sexuality is not know for sure but her actions did challenge gender norms of the time and did cause her ridicule […]

“Hello Dolly” in Cleveland

Tours of Cleveland welcomes the cast and crew of “Hello Dolly” to Cleveland! “Hello Dolly” is playing at the Connor Palace Theater now through October 21, 2018. The show stars TV, movie, Broadway and recording star Betty Buckley. Ms. Buckley is a Tony award winning actress known for her roles on “Eight is Enough”, “Oz” […]

Public Square – One of the best!

Public Square is named one of the best public spaces in the United States! From WKYC’s website and author Ryan Haidet CLEVELAND — Cleveland really does rock! The American Planning Association selected Public Square as one of America’s five “Great Public Spaces” and among the top 15 “Great Places” in the country. APA’s Great Places […]