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  1. 'Framework' episode 4 recap, gardening for pollinators and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Plain Dealer

    'FRAMEWORK' RECAP: Toledo furniture maker Lacey Campbell has struggled to finish challenges on Spike TV's "Framework," but she found success during Episode 4 of the furniture design competition show. Campbell and teammate Brian K. Ellison of Chicago created the best piece of the day in a challenge that asked pairs of designers to create innovative entertainment centers that would hide ugly accessories and wires - all in 24 hours.


  2. Daredevil Nik Wallenda set for Chicago skyscraper crossings on Discovery ChannelRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 |

    The 35-year-old high-wire artist -- great-grandson of Karl Wallenda of the famous Flying Wallendas circus family -- plans to perform two nail-biting walks that will be televised Sunday to millions of viewers around the world. The Discovery Channel will use a 10-second delay for the broadcast, allowing producers to cut away if Wallenda falls.


  3. Country Music Awards, Bette Midler, 'Interstellar,'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 |

    Nic Wallenda, a member of the legendary Wallenda circus family, will attempt his most challenging and scary tightrope walk yet. Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood must be getting the hang of hosting the Country Music Awards.


  4. Amtrak zeroing in on train delays, cites Chicago-to-Cleveland sluggish serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 |

    Amtrak said Tuesday it's stepping up efforts to relieve rail traffic gridlock in Chicago, the effects of which it described as radiating out nationwide. Amtrak specifically cited delays of four hours or more between Chicago and Cleveland that it said have become a near daily experience.


  5. Feds ask Norfolk Southern to explain how it will address Amtrak train delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 |

    The federal regulatory agency overseeing railroads has asked Norfolk Southern to explain how it plans to address persistent delays of Amtrak passenger trains on its tracks -- particularly two lines that cross northern Ohio on their way from Chicago to the East Coast. This was the scene two weeks ago when Amtrak's Lake Shore Limited got hung up in Cleveland for almost five hours.


  6. Urban designer Terry Schwarz sees 'interesting problems' in town: My ClevelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 |

    Our organization was founded in '83 on our main campus. In '99, Ruth Durack joined the faculty and said, "We can't teach urban design here.


  7. Investors tied to Red Restaurant Group buy 811 Prospect building, plan second Moxie locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | The Plain Dealer

    A downtown Cleveland building constructed in 1997 and never occupied is set to see its first tenant - a second outpost for Moxie , an East Side restaurant. Real estate records show that investors affiliated with Red Restaurant Group bought the 811 Prospect Ave. building on Sept.


  8. How Arena Football was created, why it endures: A look at Jim Foster's inventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 |

    How Arena Football was created is a story told with the proverbial image of a light bulb atop someone's head.


  9. Heinen's opens its 20th store today, in Chicago area Village of Bannockburn, IllinoisRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 |

    Jeff and Tom Heinen will welcome Chicago-area shoppers to their 20th store, in the Village of Bannockburn, on Wednesday, Aug. 13. The Bannockburn store is the brothers' third and largest Illinois store.


  10. The City Club will hold a free July 24 Q&A with arts funding leaders...Read the original story

    Jul 3, 2014 | The Plain Dealer

    The City Club of Cleveland is making good on a promise to hold a free public forum on the controversial suspension of $20,000 grants to individual artists, writers and performers this year in Cuyahoga County.


  11. No planned vacation? A trip to Chicago is easier and cheaper than you may thinkRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2014 |

    Have you pushed your stay-cation in Cleveland to the max? Wondering what you will do for the remaining weeks of summer? Chicago is the closest major metropolitan city to Cleveland, offering what most any vacation destination offers: clean beaches, sight-seeing opportunities, and good eats.


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