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Tall Ships Coming in 2019

It was announced that the tall ships will be making a stop in Cleveland July 11- 14, 2019 as part of the┬áTall Ships Challenge Great Lakes. They will be making several stops throughout the summer including Buffalo on Independence Day and Toronto, Canada on Canada Day. The festivities will include day sails and waterfront activities. […]

Letter from Lt. Dillard Firse

Today, is the 100 anniversary of the end of WWI. Cleveland’s newspaper, the Plain Dealer, published a letter from Army Lt. Dillard Firse (from Cleveland) 100 years ago describing the end of the war for him and the members of the all-black 336th Infantry Regiment while in France during the war. Lt. Dillard Firse’s letter […]

Georgia O’Keeffe Exhibit in Cleveland

The Cleveland Museum of Art has announced a special Georgia O’Keeffe exhibit coming to the museum on November 23, 2018 – March 3, 2019. The exhibit will not only feature Georgia O’Keeffe’s paintings, but clothing and photographic portraits of her as the subject. Tickets will be required for the exhibit, titled “Living Modern” although the […]

Spooky Cleveland – Indian Chief Joc-O-Sot

Spooky Cleveland – One of my favorite spooky Cleveland ghost stories involves, Sauk Indian Chief, Joc-O-Sot. He died in Cleveland in 1844 and is buried in Erie Street Cemetery. But rumor has it that he had wished to be buried closer to his birthplace (probably somewhere in current Minnesota or Wisconsin). His burial in Cleveland […]

Les Miserables at Playhouse Square

Cleveland has an amazing theater scene and today begins Les Miserables at Playhouse Square and the Connor Palace theater. The show will run through November 18. Tours of Cleveland would like to welcome the cast and crew and we are looking forward to seeing the show. The show is based on the novel of the […]

Playhouse Square Symbols – Chandelier

The Playhouse Square chandelier is the most famous symbol of Playhouse Square today. It was first lit on May 2, 2014 in a grand celebration that included live performances, a marching band and fireworks, lots of fireworks! The Playhouse Square chandelier is the largest outdoor chandelier in the world. It is made up of 4,200 […]

Cleveland Restaurant Week

Cleveland Restaurant Week sponsored by the Cleveland Independents Consortium is returning November 5 – 16. This two week promotion will allow diners to visit a sample of locally owned, independent restaurants through out the Cleveland area and will feature a three course prix fixe meal for $33. Some of this year’s participants include Der Braumeister […]