SouperBowl CLE Saturday, November 12, from 11:00am to 3:00pm

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SouperBowl CLE is Cleveland’s annual soup competition / soup crawl. It’s held in the Gordon Square Arts District where attendees stroll along Detroit Avenue from West 50th to West 70th stopping in the various shoppes, theatres and galleries to shop, browse and more importantly taste 25+ soups from some of the best, local, independent restaurants in NE Ohio. Continue reading

A Beautiful Thursday for Edgewater LIVE

A special report by The Gordon Square PRINT

Edgewater LIVE, the wildly popular summer concert event continued this past Thursday with live music, local food trucks and entertainment on our Cleveland lakefront.   Edgewater Beach and the Cleveland Metroparks host Edgewater LIVE every Thursday through August 11 (no Edgewater LIVE on July 21 due to the Republican National Convention), from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.  The Gordon Square PRINT attended Edgewater LIVE this past Thursday, June 30, taking the shuttle from the Capitol Theatre to the W. 73 Street tunnel to Edgewater Beach, where we enjoyed live music from Victory Highway, explored many of Cleveland’s best food trucks, and spoke to Cleveland Metroparks CEO Brian Zimmerman about the weekly event, the Gordon Square neighborhood shuttle, this week’s band, the food, stand-up paddleboarding lessons (from SUP CLE Stand Up Paddleboarding at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.), and free beginner’s yoga classes (from The Source Yoga Studio at 7 p.m.).  Please visit clevelandmetroparks.com and stay close to the Cleveland Metroparks Facebook page for Edgewater LIVE travel tips.

GORDON SQUARE FALL FEST: Test Flight

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GORDON SQUARE FALL FEST: Test Flight

Take-Off to the Gordon Square Arts District and experience it like never before.

Saturday, October 17th

Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization in partnership with Cleveland Public Theatre and Cuyahoga Arts and Culture is excited to announce the Gordon Square Fall Fest. The inaugural event titled Test Flight is a free community event in celebration of the Gordon Square Arts District—the heart of Cleveland’s alternative arts community—and the opening of the 2015-2016 theatrical season. Beginning at 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 17th, Continue reading

Breaking News from Detroit Shoreway for Foodies…XYZ THE TAVERN is Open for Lunch

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A special report by The Gordon Square PRINT

Big news if you’re looking for lunch in the cool, hip Detroit Shoreway neighborhood of Cleveland…XYZ the Tavern is open for lunch.  Josh, from XYZ the Tavern told The Gordon Square PRINT, “XYZ’s now open at 11:30 am Monday through Friday for lunch, all year round, in addition to our 9 am Saturday and Sunday brunch!”

Trace Althoff on Managing Taverns from A to Z

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Trace Althoff

by Rich Weiss

Trace Althoff has one of the coolest jobs in Cleveland. He manages five of the hippest new wave of bar/restaurants popping up in neighborhoods all over the city, including the well-known ABC Tavern and XYZ the Tavern, for A to Z Taverns.  Althoff is a textbook case of brain drain to Chicago boomeranging back after over 10 years to turn into a textbook case of brain gain for Cleveland.

“I went to high school at St. Ignatius, so I’m a local Cleveland guy.  I lived in Chicago for just over a decade and then I came back.  My mother’s from Ohio City, we ended up settling in Parma, and I went to St. Charles grade school on Ridge Road and Snow Road,” said Althoff.  “My sister is now the Principal of Holy Name High School in Parma Heights; my younger sister used to teach at St. Charles, now a stay-at-home mom with two kids; and my brother is a Chicago police officer…so we kind of run the gamut with everything that we do.” Continue reading