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Playlist of the week: Nov. 28, 2014

Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

“The Good Kind”—Ottawa Upon first listen, the most incredible thing about Ottawa’s first single, “The Good Kind,” is the immediate rush of adrenaline-fueled confidence. Brooding bass, crisp guitar riffs and the wailing vocals of Dale DeLong give this tune an infectious does of reckless ab...

Taking a bite out of Cleveland …at Noodlecat

Taking a bite out of Cleveland …at Noodlecat

Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter

August 16, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Downtown's Noodlecat offers a varied take on classic Asian comfort food.

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Playlist of the Week: Aug. 8, 2014

Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter

August 8, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

“I Found A New Way” — Twin Peaks Hailing from Chicago, these young psych-rockers released their second album, “Wild Onion” on Aug. 5. “I Found A New Way,” that album’s opening tune, is not as much a demonstration of new things as it is a masterful execution of classic rock sounds. Dra...

Taking a bite out of Cleveland …at Luna Bakery & Café

Taking a bite out of Cleveland …at Luna Bakery & Café

Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter

July 25, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Luna Bakery offers a great selection of desserts, including ice cream from Sweetie Fry.

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Playlist of the Week: July 18, 2014

Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter

July 19, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

“Trainwreck 1979” — Death From Above 1979 “I was born on the highway in a trainwreck, with a heart that was beatin’ outta my chest,” howls Sebastien Grainger, frontman of Death From Above 1979. “Trainwreck 1979” is world-class rock and roll; a rebirth every bit as eventful as the on...

Taking a bite out of Cleveland … at Hodge’s

Taking a bite out of Cleveland … at Hodge’s

Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter

July 11, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Located downtown, Hodge's is just a short ride on the Healthline or RTA away.

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Playlist of the Week: July 4, 2014

Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter

July 4, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

“Rollin’ And Tumblin’” — The Gaslight Anthem The Gaslight Anthem is back with a vengeance and if “Rollin’ and Tumblin’” proves anything to first time listeners, it’s that the group sure can write one heck of a chorus. This brief, chugging single hits its stride at the 1:25 mark...

Taking a bite out of Cleveland … At Nighttown’s Sunday Brunch

Taking a bite out of Cleveland … At Nighttown’s Sunday Brunch

Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter

June 27, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Southside's Nighttown is a jazz club that also offers a delicious brunch.

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Playlist of the Week: June 20, 2014

Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter

June 20, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

“Don’t Call Me on the Phone” — Beach Day “Don’t Call Me on the Phone” combines the shimmering sound of the sunniest summer day with the attitude of a thunderstorm. Beach Day play a unique tough-meets-tender brand of pop that throws in a helping of garage rock for good measure. Be on t...

Taking a bite out of Cleveland … A visit to Market Garden Brewery

Taking a bite out of Cleveland … A visit to Market Garden Brewery

Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter

June 13, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food, Top Stories

Market Garden Brewery's chorizo cheddar pierogies are worth the RTA trip.

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