Dino Score Tori Woods, Illustration by Jimmy Holder Cleveland Museum of Natural History curator Michael Ryan digs dinosaurs — literally. Six years after his 2001 expedition that turned up a fossil of a then-unidentified creature, he’d like to introduce you (and the rest of the world) to Albertaceratops nesmoi.
Read Alert Tori Woods Tremont’s new Visible Voice Books is keeping the independent spirit alive with handpicked titles, late weekend hours and a space that owner Dave Ferrante hopes will become a gathering spot.
Wrestle Maniac Dave "Coondog" O'Karam J.T. Lightning, aka James Haase, has brawled in 969 big-time-style matches and leads the crew known as Cleveland All Pro Wrestling. Trust us, he’s ready to rumble.
Marrying a Catholic priest Andy Netzel Though priests are mandated by the Roman Catholic Church to remain celibate and unmarried, Linda and Phil Marcin were called to marriage and wed in 1982. Linda’s husband was laicized, forbidding him from performing priestly duties. But since canon law says “once validly received, sacred ordination never becomes invalid,’’ Phil Marcin still performs baptisms, serves Holy Communion and completes other priestly duties when asked by everyday folks.
Anatomy of Heights High Cleveland Heights High’s small-schools concept hopes to stem an exodus of students from the district serving one of Greater Cleveland’s most integrated communities. And, while it has shown success boosting grades for troubled students, it’s also providing very different experiences under the same roof.
Silver Spoons: Lola's Back (And better than ever!) Greg MacLaren Best New Restaurant: Talk about amorous advances: From the return of Lola - sexier and more sophisticated than ever - to ice cream's sultry move off the dessert menu and chefs who take tender care to prepare dishes from scratch, there's a lot to hold our dining affections right now.
Silver Spoons: We haven’t forgotten our roots. Laura Taxel There are some restaurants that remind us of Nonna, Baba, Abuela or Oma. (Yeah, that’s Grandma for the rest of us.) What they lack in glam and style — and let’s face it, usually décor too — they more than make up for in what Granny served up in bushels: character and memories. Here are five grande dames.
The Long Goodbye John Hyduk All his victims were people who had changed courses in life, seeking a second chance. Now, 25 years after Frank Spisak's serial murders terrified Cleveland State University, the death-row inmate gets a second chance at avoiding execution. In a courtroom, survivors and lawyers will return to 1982 and confront his crimes. A jury will decide his fate.
The Faces and Places of Lorian County Tschanen Niederkohr Between the 492 square miles of space, a population growth of 4 percent between 2000 and 2005, and the surge of new development throughout the region, these days the more accurate name for Lorain County is “Boomtown.” Take a look at some of the individuals and businesses that are reshaping this area.
The Full County Tscanen Neiderkohr It’s a place that’s perennially in growth mode: houses under construction, companies scouting for new locations, shops and restaurants blossoming in every season. Have you seen Lorain County lately?
Living It Up In Retirement Heide Aungst, photograph of Westlake Village Should you stay at home or move to a retirement community? Either way, there are plenty of ways to stay active and happy in your golden years, plenty of options to help you and plenty of questions to ask.