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These Development Projects are About to Make Cleveland a More Exciting Place to Live

Architects and Engineers Planning for New Developments

From single-family homes in cozy suburban neighborhoods to luxurious condos at the heart of bustling downtown, there is certainly a lot to love about Cleveland real estate.  But residential properties are not the only properties that turn heads here. Cleveland’s local communities benefit greatly from development projects intended for commercial and public use. Here are… Read More

How Cleveland Schools are Reopening despite COVID-19

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As Cleveland joins the rest of the United States in re-establishing day-to-day routines amidst the new normal of COVID-19, one of the most important concerns on people’s minds is how schools can restart for the 2020-21 academic year.  If you live in Cleveland or other Northeast Ohio suburbs, here is everything that you need to… Read More

Birding in Northeast Ohio: A Great Outdoor Experience While Social Distancing

Birding in Northeast Ohio: A Great Outdoor Experience While Social Distancing

Reconnect with nature while observing social distancing measures here in Northeast Ohio, where you’ll find many birding spots for your next outdoor adventure. Where to go birding in Ohio The following parks and preserves are of special interest to bird watchers. Designated by Audubon Ohio as Important Bird Areas, these places serve as feeding, breeding,… Read More

Why the Post-COVID 19 Cleveland Real Estate Market Looks Promising

Why the Post-COVID 19 Cleveland Real Estate Market Looks Promising

Is this a good time to buy or sell real estate in Cleveland, OH? If you’ve been losing sleep over real estate, you can put your fears to rest. Here’s why Cleveland real estate is well positioned to survive – and thrive – in a post-COVID housing market. Cleveland is a house-flipping hotspot For many… Read More

Landmark Wood Building Set to Become Highlight of Cleveland Real Estate

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Vibrant Ohio City will soon boast the distinction of being home to the country’s tallest wood building. An apartment complex named INTRO has been greenlit for development in the Cleveland neighborhood’s West Side Market locale. When INTRO is completed, it will feature 298 apartment units along with an estimated 40,000 square feet of dedicated retail… Read More

The Effect of COVID-19 on the Cleveland Real Estate Market

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Despite strong market data at the start of 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has created a decline in home buying interest in Ohio due to uncertainty. According to a survey conducted by the Ohio REALTORS, 75% of respondents say COVID-19 has decreased their interest in purchasing homes. This is NOT the case in 44022 and 44023… Read More

Home Buying Tips for Spring

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It’s no secret that spring is one of the best times to buy a home. Most sellers choose to list their home in the spring and since it’s the busiest home buying season, it’s also the most competitive.  Keep these home buying tips in mind if you’re planning on going house hunting this spring: Know… Read More

10 Family-Friendly Indoor Destinations in Cleveland for a Memorable Winter Weekend

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Don’t let the frosty weather ruin your precious bonding time with the family. These 10 outstanding local attractions will make sure you and your loved ones can have a wonderful time, even indoors: b.a. Sweetie Candy Company 6770 Brookpark Road Treat that sweet tooth to a day at America’s largest candy store! b.a. Sweetie’s is… Read More

Spend a Romantic Valentine’s Day in Cleveland at these Outstanding Date Spots

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Looking for Valentine’s Day date ideas that will leave a lasting impression on your special someone? Here are 11 great ones that you can easily find in The Forest City: Marble Room 623 Euclid Avenue Experience fine dining like never before at Marble Room. This opulent steak restaurant and raw bar occupies a repurposed, century-old… Read More

How to Avoid Common Home Disasters in the Winter

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Winters in Cleveland can get quite lovely, with holiday lights brightening up the snowy landscape, and the brave ones daring the cold for a slew of winter activities. However, temperatures in the metro can get quite chilly, and with that, potential home disasters can’t be far behind. How can you avoid these common winter mishaps?… Read More

Cleveland, Ohio Real Estate Market for 2020

Lakefront residences

The year 2019 is a challenging but robust one for the Cleveland, OH real estate market. At the end of October, 2019, Zillow has tagged the market as “Hot”, citing a 13.6% increase in home values over the past year. The National Association of Realtors’ Realtor.com has called it a seller’s market, meaning there are… Read More

Fun holiday attractions to check out in Cleveland

The Terminal Tower and Public Square in Cleveland Ohio colorfully lit up for Christmas

The spirit of the holidays is alive throughout Cleveland this time of year, and there are many activities and destinations to enjoy! Whether you’re shopping for the perfect gift, looking forward to live performances, or planning to end your year in style at a fun New Year’s Eve event, there’s a wide variety of attractions… Read More

Why fall is a great time to sell your home in Cleveland, OH

Summer is usually a popular time for buying a home but it’s not necessarily the best time to sell one. Real estate transactions eventually cool off by the time fall comes in. However, what many don’t know is that this season presents a fine opportunity to sell your home fast and for a great price…. Read More

Most beautiful spots in Cleveland, OH in the fall

Brandywine Falls

With the onset of fall and leaves turn into a riot of colors, many of Cleveland’s well-loved attractions look even better than they already do. Here are the most beautiful spots in Cleveland, Ohio in the fall: North Chagrin Reservation Nature trails, wildlife sanctuaries, historical sites, and more can be found in North Chagrin Reservation…. Read More

5 must-try foods in Cleveland, OH

Pierogi

Cleveland, Ohio is home to a diverse assortment of delicacies from all over the world. If you’re on a mission to satisfy your taste buds, then this city has you covered. From Polish sandwiches to Italian pastries, here are 5 must-try food finds in Cleveland, Ohio: Polish boy This scrumptious Cleveland original is Ohio’s answer… Read More

Delicious O’s of Ohio: Where you can get the best donuts in Cleveland

Coffee cup and colorful donuts on wooden blue background. Top View

There’s no better way to start your day than with some freshly made donuts alongside a piping hot cup of brewed coffee. Want to check out some of the finest donut places around Cleveland? Here are several spots for you to visit: Brewnuts Since hitting Cleveland’s donut scene in 2013, Brewnuts has become a favorite… Read More

The wonderful beaches and parks along Lake Erie in Cleveland, OH

Beaches in Cleveland

Nestled on the International Boundary between the US and Canada, Lake Erie is the fourth-largest out of the five Great Lakes, with a surface area of more than 9,900 square miles. It extends into Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania, Michigan, and the Canadian province of Ontario. If you’re planning to visit beaches along Lake Erie, Ohio… Read More

Transform Your Home into an Eco-Friendly Abode

Green homes are the future and in Cleveland, more and more homeowners are transforming their houses into eco-friendly abodes. Take Shaker Heights, for example. In 2018, it was recognized as having the greenest neighborhoods. What did Shaker Heights locals do make their homes eco-friendly? Here are some of the changes they made. Install solar panels…. Read More

Mark your calendars for the Cain Park Arts Festival 2019

Ready for one of the most anticipated events in Cleveland Heights? The Cain Park Arts Festival is a three-day outdoor celebration of art featuring more than 150 juried artists and crafters. The festival is designed to showcase the work of talented artists from across the country. This year’s festival will be held on July 12… Read More

These Cleveland, OH Activities Spell Summer Fun

Everyone looks forward to summer in Cleveland and Northeast Ohio. Schools are out for kids and there’s simply plenty of time to pursue hobbies or bond with your loved ones. Check out the activities below to help you plan a fun and memorable summer. Visit the animals of the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. Take the kids… Read More

5 Cleveland Startups to Watch in 2019

It’s an exciting time to develop and grow a business venture in Cleveland. With the growing local economy and the city’s population of innovative entrepreneurs, it comes as no surprise that Cleveland has turned itself into an incubator for startups. Watch out for these five companies this year. Augment Therapy Based in Chagrin Falls, Augment… Read More

Made in Cleveland: Must-try local beers

Made in Cleveland: Must-try local beers

Over the years, Cleveland has established itself as a must-visit destination for beer lovers. Breweries and pubs have sprung up across the city, giving aficionados (and those new to the taste) easy access to great local brews. Here are some of our favorites. Midwest Red IPA by Masthead Brewing Company Masthead Brewing Company is renowned… Read More

Is Cleveland’s housing market balancing out?

Three houses in a Cleveland, Ohio neighborhood.

For quite some time, Cleveland has been a competitive seller’s market. But is it slowly shifting, giving more wiggle room to home buyers? Let’s find out. What the experts are saying Real estate experts from Yes-MLS and Redfin predict that Cleveland’s housing market is easing towards a more balanced playing field. Most of the favor… Read More

Why millennials are moving to Cleveland, Ohio

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Cleveland, Ohio has been undergoing a transformation during the past several years, and the younger crowd is starting to take notice. According to Downtown Cleveland Alliance, the city center’s population increased by 79% since 2000, with the number of millennial residents increasing by 77%. In 2018, the downtown area’s estimated population swelled to over 16,000… Read More

Where to get the best brunch in Northern Ohio

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Enjoying your breakfast at a leisurely pace on a weekday is next to impossible, especially if you are facing a mountain of work that day. On that note, breakfasts on weekends deserve a bit more fanfare, don’t you think? To celebrate coveted weekends, let us all treat ourselves to brunch at some of the best… Read More

Romantic Valentine’s Day date ideas in and around Cleveland, Ohio

If you’re looking to make this year’s Valentine’s Day extra special, Cleveland and Northeast Ohio is home to plenty of incredible romantic destinations. With February 14 just around the corner, here are some great V-Day spots for you to check out: The Lakehouse Inn Located in Geneva, Ohio, The Lakehouse Inn is a boutique hotel… Read More

Top amenities to look for in a Cleveland luxury home

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Many luxury homes in Cleveland boast timeless architecture, stunning craftsmanship, and an assortment of features designed to provide the ultimate luxurious lifestyle. If you’re in the market for a luxury home but are not quite sure which amenities and features to look out for, here are a few things that might catch your interest: Indoor… Read More

Explore Cleveland’s Fantastic East Fourth Street

Euclid Avenue and East Fourth Street make up the present-day neighborhood of East Fourth Street

Located in vibrant Downtown Cleveland, East Fourth Street is a famed shopping and dining destination that will keep you occupied and entertained till late at night. A storied past East Fourth Street first came to prominence at the turn of the 20th century as Cleveland’s premier theater district, with renowned institutions as the Euclid Avenue… Read More

What to Do in Cleveland This January

Cleveland Playhouse Square brings you world-class productions this January

Cleveland ushers in the New Year with these colorful events. From kids’ rides and murder mysteries to art exhibits and beer festivals, the city offers something to catch anyone’s attention. Click here for more information about this wonderful city! Georgia O’Keefe: Living Modern Ongoing Cleveland Museum of Art 11150 East Boulevard Come to the Cleveland… Read More

Must-visit museums in Cleveland for art lovers

The Cleveland Museum of Art and trees reflected in Wade Lagoon, Cleveland Ohio

Cleveland has always been a city that embraces culture, and this is very evident in its vibrant arts scene. The city is home to an assortment of venues perfect for art lovers, featuring works by aspiring artists to world-famous artists alike. Here are some of the best Cleveland art museums you should check out: The… Read More

Kenston High School wins first state championship in football

Most of the spotlight was on the Kettering Alter team a week before they faced Kenston in the Division III state championship. There weren’t many people who thought Kenston had a chance – the team was even mistakenly referred to as “Kingston,” among other botched names. The final score at the Tom Benson Hall of… Read More

Take a Stroll in the Five Most Walkable Neighborhoods in Cleveland

Downtown Bedford

Over the past several years, the city of Cleveland and its surrounding neighborhoods have slowly transitioned into a more pedestrian-friendly environment, making it easier to go from place to place even without a car. Yet even with a reliable public transit system, owning a car is still a necessity due to the weather as well… Read More

Give Your Taste Buds a Treat at these Great Farm-to-Table Restaurants in Cleveland

Healthy Gourmet Breakfast Brunch in an outdoor cafe

Farm-to-table dining is a culinary experience you definitely shouldn’t miss when you’re in Cleveland, OH. The city has rich urban agriculture and some of the best small farms in the region, paving the way for creative, organic dishes served fresh at their many local restaurants. Here are several fantastic farm-to-table dining venues you should check… Read More

A guide to some of the top movies filmed in Cleveland

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Cleveland, Ohio’s historic downtown streets, scenic neighborhoods, and major sporting arenas have all been used as a setting for a number of Hollywood blockbusters. Here’s a list of notable movies filmed right here in Cleveland: “I See You“ Directed by Adam Randall (2018) One of the most recently shot films in Chagrin Falls, “I See… Read More

Fall in Cleveland: Kid-friendly activities and events your family shouldn’t miss

Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Fall has finally arrived in Cleveland. As the foliage turns to signature autumn colors, you’ll find a variety of events and activities you can only enjoy in Northeast Ohio at this time of the year. Make this season an unforgettable one by checking out the following fall activities and events in the area. Visit Cedar… Read More

Cleveland Indians continue to reign supreme at the AL Central division series

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For the third year in a row, Cleveland’s beloved baseball team emerged as regional champions. This win marks the Cleveland Indians 10th AL Central division title, making them the team with most AL Central titles. It also means they’re moving on to the playoffs. To claim their this victory, the Cleveland Indians had to face… Read More

Where to find independent bookstores in Cleveland

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With big-box stores, online services, and e-readers, one would think independent bookstores across the country are now on the ropes. In Cleveland, OH however, many independent bookstores are thriving, with shelves stocked deep with treasures. Some stores are known for filling a niche, like stocking zines or obscure fantasy titles, while others are more popular… Read More

5 Tips for Millennial Buyers in a Seller’s Market

Millenials are increasingly joining the real estate market. According to this Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends Report, 34 percent of sales last year were made by millennial buyers. A seller’s market, however, can be tough to navigate. Competition can get intense, and home prices might be higher than usual. If you are a millennial… Read More

All you need to know about Cleveland’s “Wine Spot”

Are you running dry on your favorite wines and beer? Skip your usual stores. There is one spot in Cleveland Heights that I highly recommend. It has everything you need, and possibly even more. Continue reading to learn more about this much-raved-about establishment. Replenish your stocks at The Wine Spot Tucked in the neighborhood of… Read More

Top Cleveland Bars for the City’s Best Brews and Spirits

Cleveland’s night life scene is dominated by a melting pot of bars, from unassuming taverns to upscale bars frequented by the city’s most stylish crowd. Here are the best bars in Cleveland if you’re looking for some of the best drinks in the city. You’ll paint the town red in no time at all. Bar… Read More

What You Need to Know about Cleveland Public Transportation

Cleveland’s transportation system is one of the main reasons home buyers are drawn to this bustling metropolis and its surrounding suburban retreats. This quick overview will tell you more about the public transportation options that you can rely on when traveling around The 216. The RTA: Making rush hour traffic awesome Among major urban centers… Read More

Malley’s: Cleveland’s favorite chocolate company

Ask a Clevelander about chocolate and expect one name to pop into the conversation: Malley’s. Here’s all you need to know about this beloved hometown favorite: Cleveland’s confectionery champion In 1935, Lakewood, Ohio resident Albert “Mike” Malley borrowed $500 to open a candy store at 13401 Madison Ave. The enterprise had modest beginnings – Mike… Read More

The Flats: Then and now

The return of LeBron James to the Cavaliers roster is not the only comeback that has Ohio residents buzzing this decade. In Downtown Cleveland, a major revival is in the works as the Flats is making a celebrated return to prominence. The Flats is an emerging mixed-use area along the banks of the Cuyahoga River…. Read More

Cleveland’s Best Coffee Houses

Coffee Houses Cleveland

One of the best ways to start your day is with a nice cup of joe. Luckily for Cleveland residents, there’s a wide selection of coffee shops located around the city. Here are six of my favorite coffee shops in Cleveland. Rising Star Coffee Roasters Located all over Cleveland A local coffee chain, you can… Read More

Solon City Schools: One of the Best in America

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Looking for more reasons to move to the Greater Cleveland area? Today, we’re going to shine the spotlight on Solon City Schools, and why it’s considered as one of the best school districts in America. As we are already familiar with, schools and the quality of education they offer have a huge impact on real… Read More

Ohio City: One of Cleveland’s best dining destinations

Located around ten minutes west of downtown Cleveland, Ohio City is a vibrant urban neighborhood overflowing with incredible dining venues. Whether you’re in the mood for brunch, a hearty Italian lunch, or dinner and drinks with your friends, you’ll find a vast selection of top-notch restaurants that can satisfy any type of craving. Ready to… Read More

10 Best Cheap Eats in Cleveland, OH

10 Best cheap eats in Cleveland

Cleveland offers a great and sundry dining experiences, from fine-dining restaurants to affordable yet delicious eateries. This time, we’re shining the spotlight on some of Cleveland’s best cheap eats. Let’s dig in! 1. George’s Kitchen 13101 Triskett Road If you’re looking for great value for money, George’s Kitchen ranks high on my list. This cozy… Read More

Best Spots to Ski and Snowboard near Cleveland, OH

Best spots to ski and snowboard near Cleveland

Winter sports enthusiasts usually head to the mountains of Colorado to ski and snowboard. But what if I tell you that you don’t need to make the long journey to experience some thrilling winter activities? Check out these slopes near Cleveland the next time you feel the urge for some winter sports. Mad River Mountain… Read More

Free Things to do with kids in Cleveland, OH

Cleveland and the rest of Northeast Ohio are never short of fun, free things to do for the whole family. Today, we’ll take a look at some of Cleveland’s best free attractions for kids and adults alike. 1. Cleveland Museum of Art 11150 East Boulevard Art isn’t just for adults– it can be for kids… Read More

Cleveland Fall Activities to Keep the Whole Family Fit

Some people say that fall is best enjoyed outdoors. I wholeheartedly agree! The following family-friendly activities will let you experience the best of Cleveland and northeast Ohio during this colorful season. 1. Go on a day trip to Cuyahoga River The lush wilderness that surrounds Cuyahoga River turns into a blaze of gold, red, and… Read More

New Builds in the Cleveland Area

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The Greater Cleveland area is booming with exciting new developments. In addition to the highly anticipated revivals of notable downtown areas such as The Flats, here are more emerging projects to keep an eye on in the Pepper Pike and Orange Village communities: 1. The Luxe at Pepper Pike Slated to be “the gateway to… Read More

Cleveland Real Estate Market Trends

Market Update Cleveland

With a notable downtown renaissance, a reemerging job market, and comparably affordable home prices, Cleveland’s housing market continues to grow, thanks to attention from younger property buyers. It remains a seller’s market, however, given the low inventory of existing homes. Let’s take a closer look at the prominent real estate trends in Cleveland and its… Read More

10 Interesting facts about Moreland Hills

Photo courtesy of http://www.morelandhills.com/ The affluent suburb of Moreland Hills in Greater Cleveland might only occupy a total area of approximately 7 square miles, but this community is full of interesting tidbits that will entice you to check out the neighborhood. Here are 10 of our favorite Moreland Hills facts. 1. James A. Garfield, 20th… Read More

Five exciting new developments to look forward to in Cleveland

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Cleveland is bursting at the seams with new construction and development projects, as more and more people – particularly millennials – come to this dynamic metropolis to make it their home. Here are five of these exciting new developments. A mix of commercial and residential spaces, thoroughfares, and attractions, these projects are expected to go… Read More

Great Outdoor Destinations and Events in Cleveland

Cleveland is a wonderful place to call home. It offers fantastic employment opportunities, tons of urban amenities and a diverse culture that’s reflected in the metro’s many facets. On top of all these, Cleveland offers something that can’t be found in most other bustling cosmopolitans – the great, unspoiled outdoors waiting just minutes away from… Read More

The Most Romantic Places in Cleveland

Cleveland is for lovers, perfect for dates and dreamy getaways all year round. You and your significant other will definitely feel the love when you visit the following most romantic places in the city. 1. Lake Erie They say nothing can equal nature’s bounty, and locals will definitely say that nothing can compare to Lake… Read More

Take a historical tour of Cleveland

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Cleveland is a city steeped in history, with various cultures coming together to help create its fascinating identity. To better understand the city, Cleveland’s Center for Public History + Digital Humanities has created Cleveland Historical, a free mobile app featuring virtual historical tours of the city. Each tour is focused on a specific era and… Read More

Revitalizing your Home after Winter

It’s a great time of the year when the gray of winter gives way to the subtle colors of spring. And as the weather starts to warm up around Cleveland, it’s also time to revitalize your home and capture the freshness of the new season. Here are some tips on how to get your home… Read More

5 Must-try Restaurants in Cleveland

Citizen Pie in Cleveland Ohio

If you’re looking for some of the finest dining venues in Cleveland, here are five restaurants you should definitely visit: Alley Cat Oyster Bar 1056 Old River, Rd, Cleveland 216-574-9999 AlleyCatOysterBar.com Owned by esteemed restaurateur Zack Bruell, Alley Cat Oyster Bar is an award-winning waterfront oyster bar offering a terrific seafood-focused menu featuring oysters, lobster,… Read More

Shopping in Cleveland

Shopping in Cleveland

Cleveland is home to a diverse array of shopping malls, local shops, and one-of-a-kind art stores and antique shops, making it a paradise for shoppers. With such a huge variety of shopping venues to choose from, it can be difficult to figure out where to start, so here are some of the city’s must-visit shopping… Read More

Christmas Events in Cleveland

Wonderful lighting in Cleveland Botanical Garden

If you’re searching for fun events that can add more holiday cheer to your Christmas season, we’ve rounded up some family-friendly events and activities for you to check out. Here are several Christmas events happening in Cleveland this year: Glow at Cleveland Botanical Garden Photo courtesy of Cleveland Botanical Garden Select evenings from Nov 25… Read More

10 Reasons Why You Will Love Cleveland, OH

The Flats in Cleveland

Cleveland, OH is known for many things, like rock and roll, Cedar Point and LeBron James. But there’s so much more to The Forest City and the scenic villages that surround it. Here are ten reasons why you will love Cleveland, OH: Affordable housing – Cleveland, Ohio Homes for Sale Housing costs in Greater Cleveland… Read More

Things to do in Cleveland, OH

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

One of the major urban centers in the country, there is never a dull moment in Cleveland. If you ever find yourself without any idea of what to do in the city, consult this list and prepare for a Cleveland adventure. 1. Rock out at The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame – A mecca… Read More

Looking Forward to an Ohio Summer: A Calendar of Things to Do

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Ohioans love to celebrate just about everything – from fruits and vegetables to rock-and-roll to pro football. With a fun-loving culture infused with influences and traditions from all over the world, Ohioans gather and party like no one else can. Summer is a busy festival season all over the Buckeye State, as locals and visitors… Read More

New real estate developments in Chagrin Falls and Greater Cleveland

Apartments in Cleveland Ohio

Cleveland’s frenzy of development is taking the city to even greater heights.  New businesses, major attractions, and massive residential developments have mushroomed in the span of five years. Big-budget tourism projects are the pride of the city, and Cleveland earned the privilege of hosting the historic 2016 Republican National Convention and the 2017 American Bus… Read More

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