Cavaliers 2016 NBA Finals Recap

Cavs Win Title 4-3

Chad W. Lutz

The reason why I wanted to take this time to talk about something that's been 30-for-30ied and analyzed ad nauseam by sportscasters already, not even twenty-four hours removed from the feat, is because regardless of what hardships Cleveland sports fans have endured over the last 52 years, they never shied away from their teams.
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Nuevo

Akron

Chad W. Lutz

​Where else can you order a flight of tequilas?

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UC Cop Indicted on Murder Charges

Chad W. Lutz​

A grand jury indicted the officer on Wednesday, July 29, under charges of murder and voluntary manslaughter. Officer Tensing could face life in prison if convicted.

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P.J. Marley's

Medina

Kathleen Finley

​As I’ve watched PJ Marley’s grow these past few months, I can honestly say that their endeavor is a rousing success. It’s quickly becoming one of the great neighborhood hangout spots.

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Noodlecat

Cleveland

Chad W. Lutz

​The flavors practically leapt out of my bowl and into my face. 

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Empress Taytu

Cleveland

Lisa Sanchez

There were huts constructed inside the building, which provided your own private shelter when you settled for dinner. The chairs were squat stools pulling your knees close to your chest. There are common tables as well, but I like to be adventurous upon entering a foreign land.

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Eli's BBQ

Cincinnati

Chad W. Lutz

I would be lying if I said I didn't completely enjoy Eli's BBQ my first visit. That's why I won't.

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The Bookshelf

Medina

Kathleen Finley

It may take a bit of searching, but you can find some real gems there.

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Curse Reversed: A City in Celebration

Chad W. Lutz

​I think Lebron James put it best: "Nothing is given, everything is earned." And while a lot of us would have loved to have been given championships in 1989, 1995, 1997, 2007, and last year's NBA Finals, all that losing made yesterday's victory parade that much sweeter and made us all a little prouder for never giving up on Cleveland, Ohio.

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Portia's

Columbus

Chad W. Lutz

​If you're looking for quaint, Portia's is where you want to be. The dining area looks more like a used bookstore, which, if you're like me, is exactly where I want to eat a meal. 

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Rest in Ruins: The Legacy of Akron's Rubber Bowl

Chad W. Lutz

​Imagination and whatever you can find on the internet are now our only windows to what this effigy for a generation once held.

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Ohio Voter Handbook

Chad W. Lutz

Get out and flex your democratic muscles. They look good on you.

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Big Love at "Big Love"

Chad W. Lutz

​Large groups of people, young, old, and everything in between, danced to the sounds of bands playing local tunes and world music. After an hour of walking around, one got the feeling the entire place was like a giant playground for adults and children.

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Stop Being "Retarded"

Chad W. Lutz

​Just because something is "Retarded" doesn't mean it's stupid, but we, as a society, are making that connection and purveying that notion. What happens, unconsciously, consciously, whatever, is that people associate things that are dumb or pointless or frustrating beyond capacity to reason with actual human beings that face challenges just like the rest of us.

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A Case for Legalization

Chad W. Lutz

​On November 3, Ohioans have a choice.

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The Politics of Death

Lisa Sanchez

With the flurry of incidents that have occurred since 2000 no politician, interest group, or individual (including Charleton Heston) has ever made a convincing argument to keep guns in the public sphere at the expense of thousands of lives. 

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For A Better Buckeye

November Schedule

Chad W. Lutz

Greetings Buckeyes! The air is chilling, the sun is sitting lower on the horizon, but that doesn't mean your spirits have to dip or dwindle. Fall is the perfect time to back on track and get a leg up on those massive holiday turkey dinners sitting right around the corner. Find the athletic event you're looking for as a way to connect with friends and family, challenge yourself to meet a personal fitness goal, or simply do for fun. Ohio has a lot to offer in November, and who knows, you might even see me out on the course. Gobble freaking gobble.
 
Whether you’re a full-time pro or just getting into the swing of things, these events offer a wide variety of competition for every age and every level of athletic ability.

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The Sum(mer) of its Parts

Collinwood

Matt MacDonald

Concluding our summer series is a look into the neighborhood of Collinwood located east of Cleveland.

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Tremont

Matt MacDonald

Fun fact? In 1850, Mrs. Thirsa Pelton originally bought the site of Lincoln Park with the intention of opening a girl’s school. Unfortunately, she died before the school could be built.

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Ohio City

Matt MacDonald

What seems to have fallen from common knowledge is the fact that Ohio City and Cleveland were bitter rivals back in the day.

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Cleveland

Matt MacDonald

Summer time is upon us! We have finally been granted a reprieve from the days when we are hermetically sealed in our homes in an effort to not freeze our asses off. The thirst to be outside and to be inhaling fresh air by the bucketful is thick in our throats.

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Flavors Eatery

Dayton

Chad W. Lutz

Would I make this a staple place to eat out? Probably not. But what the restaurant does offer is options for those with special dietary needs, which may, in effect, make Flavors a bit more than a casual place to eat. It may become your favorite.

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The Flaming Ice Cube

Boardman

Chad W. Lutz

If you don’t like plants, this place probably isn’t for you. However, if you’re plant-curious and looking to pop that culinary cherry, I’d say give The Flaming Ice Cube a try.

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