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Cleveland Christmas Memories From Years Gone By

History

Cleveland Christmas Memories From Years Gone By

Most Clevelanders, native-born or otherwise, probably don't realize that at one time, the city’s downtown retail department store district on lower Euclid Avenue, near and around Public Square, rivaled any other like it in the country. At its peak, it was even routinely compared to New York City - truly an admirable comparison. Prior to World War II, and brought on by the success of Cleveland’s theater district, this area of the city was alive with excitement year-round as it showcased the pride all Clevelanders had in and saw for their city. After this period, the suburban shopping centers began...

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Remembering the Cleveland Press Pumpkin

Culture History

Remembering the Cleveland Press Pumpkin

For kids growing up in Northeast Ohio during the days of the Cleveland Press, who could forget receiving their jack-o-lantern cutout to hang in their windows every October?

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Little Italy: One of Cleveland's Most Enduring Neighborhoods

Culture

Little Italy: One of Cleveland's Most Enduring Neighborhoods

The Perfect Blend of Award-Winning Dining, Unique Artisans, Religion, and Rich History Pretty much every lifelong Clevelander has their own personal story or memories of the best-known of the five major Italian settlements established in Cleveland. Mine dates back to the early 1980s when I got my start in the wholesale beer business. The Little Italy neighborhood was a large part of the delivery territory I was responsible for, and I got to see on a day in, day out basis the pride that the people had in their culturally rich little part of the city that allowed them to...

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The Big-Time Barons, the Goal-Busting Barons

Cleveland Barons Hockey Sports

The Big-Time Barons, the Goal-Busting Barons

The American Hockey League’s Cleveland Barons are arguably one of the most interesting, history-rich professional hockey stories that not many fans outside of, and quite frankly those native to, Cleveland know much about. The Barons played at the Cleveland Arena, considered at the time to be one of the largest and most beautiful facilities in the country. Located at the corner of E. 36th and Euclid Avenue, now the site of the Red Cross, the building literally came to electrified life each and every time the Barons took to the ice to do battle with their AHL foes. So successful was...

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The California Penal League Podcast, Episode 13: The 2021 Season Preview

Baseball Cleveland Indians Sports

The California Penal League Podcast, Episode 13: The 2021 Season Preview

The 2021 Major League Baseball season is here - and we're so pumped it's a full one! Be sure to check out the latest episode of the California Penal League podcast to hear our predictions for Cleveland's season.

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