Whether you’re a lifetime Clevelander or a Northeast Ohio newbie, you’re bound to wake up one day with a bad case of the been-there-done-thats. Before fleeing for some other skyscraper-filled city promising action, adventure and romance, check out these Facebook finds that’ll help snap you out of your slump.
365 Things To Do Near Cleveland: Ohio Commercial real estate agent Amy Hoes gained 17,000 Facebook fans in three weeks by offering new things to do and by being a one-stop shop for facts, directions and photos — just like a real estate agent. THE FIND 4 Kids can run the bases after each Sunday home game at Progressive Field, and as one fan of the page notes, adults can “get down on the field without being arrested.” Secret Cleveland: This Facebook group’s nearly 12,500 members are more likely to point you toward the best pizza (84 posts), burger (51 posts) or bakery (45 posts) than the best vegetarian restaurant (13 posts), but Secret Cleveland is by far the easiest way to find something new. THE FIND 4 Usual suspects Angelo’s and Mama Santa’s always top the best-pizza chart, but University Heights landmark Geraci’s is gaining ground since its appearance on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. 52 Weeks of Cleveland: Banker by day, blue-collar blogger by night, Jason Burchaski shuns polite terms such as “foodie” and “palate” in favor of four-letter words and writes about restaurants and bands most of us haven’t heard of yet, but will. THE FIND 4 Revolution Brass Band plays a schizophrenic blend of jazz, funk and new jack swing for free every Sunday night at Edison’s Pub in Tremont.