Spirit Guide by Kristen Hampshire Gary Spinosa's enigmatic sculputre, featured this month at The Sculpture Center, all begin as exercises in spontaneity that end up emanating a deep, philosphical heft.
Back to Ohio by Lynne Thompson, Illustration by Ryan Ostrander Rock icon and animal-rights activist Chrissie Hynde returns to her native Akron Sept. 15 to cut the ribbon on a new vegetarian restaurant she and her business partners will soon open in the Rubber City. She recently gave us the dish on her new venture.
Out of Thin Air by Chuck Bowen, Photograph by Jesse Kramer; Inset, Courtesy of Karl Engelskirger More than 50 years after the Cleveland National Air Race’s famous flying machines, Mike and Ike, disappeared, Karl Engelskirger and Tom Matowitz are bringing them out of retirement.
Seeing a living unicorn Matt Tullis Twenty-two years ago, television advertisements by Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus promised children an opportunity to see a unicorn at the Richfield Coliseum. How could anyone pass up that opportunity?
Pork Roast Erick Trickey, photos by Eric Mull With his “News from the Pork Barrel Buffet” newsletter, Cuyahoga County Republican Party chairman Rob Frost is trying to cook Jimmy Dimora and the county commissioners for their handling of the Ameritrust Tower and the sales-tax increase. But will his talk of fat budgets and bloated spending make a difference in our one-party town?
Dante Boccuzzi grew up in Parma, went off to New York, learned from famed chef Charlie Palmer and cooked for Robert De Niro. Now, he’s back home and about to transform Lockkeepers into something that’s more sleek, modern and cool — something he’ll call Dante. But that’s not all. He also has plans for a cookbook he’s almost finished writing, some innovative tableware he’s designed, and a TV cooking show for kids he’s been developing with De Niro’s wife.