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Playlist of the week: Nov. 28, 2014

Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2014

“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

Noodlecat Restaurant in Downtown Cleveland

Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter

August 16, 2014

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

Playlist of the Week: Aug. 8, 2014

Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter

August 8, 2014

“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

Luna's delicate macaroons

Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter

July 25, 2014

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

Playlist of the Week: July 18, 2014

Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter

July 19, 2014

“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

Hodge's delicious braised beef atop pommes purée.

Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter

July 11, 2014

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

Playlist of the Week: July 4, 2014

Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter

July 4, 2014

“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

A Nighttown breakfast platter.

Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter

June 27, 2014

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

Playlist of the Week: June 20, 2014

Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter

June 20, 2014

“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

The front of Market Garden Brewery, Cleveland's first self-proclaimed beer garden.

Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter

June 13, 2014

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

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