Cleveland Public Library turns 150!

This month the Cleveland Public Library turns 150 years old! It began with one location in 1869 and today includes the main campus downtown along with 27 branches throughout Cleveland. The Main Building downtown was designed by Walker and Weeks and opened in 1925. The Louis Stokes Wing was added in 1997. Not just books, […]

Miss Saigon in Cleveland

Cleveland is home to Playhouse Square, the second largest theater district in the US. Last night I saw “Miss Saigon” at the Key Bank State Theater, one of the eleven theaters that make up the district. “Miss Saigon” was an amazing performance and very moving show! The cast was incredible. It will continue through February […]

CSU Wellfest

Today we were very fortunate to participate in CSU Wellfest – Get Well Now Wellness Fair on the Cleveland State University campus. We had a table talking about our walking tours of downtown Cleveland. We had several giveaways and are happy to announce Tanner B. won our Instagram contest and Jordan B. won our Cleveland […]

Chess Collection at CPL

Did you know that the Cleveland Public Library (CPL) is home to the largest chess publication library in the world? The Claude F. Bloodgood chess collection includes any type of chess-related document, manuscript, photograph, object, or archive related to chess. The collection, on the third floor of the Main Building in the Special Collections department […]

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. […]