In 1970, Richard Kabat saw an opportunity for an entertainment-centric weekly and launched Cleveland Scene with a loan from his brother. Then he and his inexperienced staff held on long enough to catch one of the last waves of money...
It's been a tough four years for folks in Ohio. Jim Tressel went down, Casey Anthony may or may not have made the Buckeye state her home, jobs have been hard to come by, and Ohio is neck-and-neck with Florida in everyone's favorite game, Ohio or Florida?
One provision of the stimulus legislation passed by the U.S. House that sustained cuts during the bipartisan Senate compromise was billions of dollars designed to aid ailing state economies, including funds Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland was counting on to keep tuition frozen next year.
All it really takes to turn Columbus into a cycling town, some bike advocates say, is more cyclists. And -- oh, yes -- drivers who know how to share the road with those cyclists. Others say it's unrealistic to think a city as spread out as Columbus will ever become as much of a cycling town as, say, Portland.
An embarrassment of literary riches. That's how Alissa Nutting characterized Cleveland's writing scene. And it's true. There are riches for everyone if you know where to look and are curious enough to take a peek.
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Mary Doria Russell, Kevin P. Keating, Thrity Umrigar, James Renner, Dan Chaon, Daniel Wessler Riordan, Alissa Nutting, Chris Drabick and Megan Erwin |
Hartmann says that when he was first arrested for murder, he didn't take it seriously enough, because he knew he didn't do it. He put his faith in his lawyers. He never expected to be sentenced to death.
One of the more noteworthy takeaways
from last month's Cavaliers Youth Fund Golf Classic is this: Recent (and some might say garish) trends in NBA players' wardrobes haven't yet materially affected the tastes or habits of off-court personnel. The assorted Cavs' PR folks down here at the Firestone Country Club in Akron, for better or worse, look like an intergenerational tennis team...