Living and working in Cleveland and the surrounding region – one of the nation’s top 20 largest metropolitan areas – not only means having a Great Lake right at your doorstep and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum right up the street; it’s the opportunity to witness the rejuvenation of one of the most historical cities in the country.
In recent years, the city has embarked upon a massive, multi-million dollar revitalization campaign to make sure Cleveland’s future is as impressive as its storied past.
Cleveland is home to countless established and up-and-coming , popular arts districts. Whether you’re on the West Side (Ohio City, Tremont, Gordon Square) or the East Side (Coventry Village, Shaker Square, Cedar/Lee), you will be surrounded by the most eclectic shopping, food and music the city has to offer.
If sports are your thing, all of Cleveland’s major teams are centered right in the heart of downtown. The Browns play on the shore of Lake Erie, while the Professional Football Hall of Fame is situated in nearby Canton.
The Cavaliers and Indians play side-by-side; Quicken Loans Arena and Progressive Field, ranked Sports Illustrated’s “Best Ballpark” by baseball fans, are separated only by Gateway Plaza, home to many performances and fun, outdoor activities during the summertime.
The area is also home to the AHL’s Lake Erie Monsters, the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League and various minor league and affiliate teams throughout Northern Ohio.
There are also countless fine dining offerings in the city, home to great chefs including “Iron Chef” and James Beard Award-winner Michael Symon, “Fat Chef” Rocco Whalen and grilled cheese entrepreneur Matt Fish among other notable names.
The Cleveland area offers over a dozen microbreweries and fifty wineries. Tourists and residents alike are always amazed at the city’s vast West Side Market, America’s “Best Food Lovers’ Market,” which features over 100 vendors offering everything from fine meats and seafood to baked goods and flowers.
There are also numerous festivals throughout the region’s many eclectic and ethnic neighborhoods, including Murray Hill (Little Italy), the Slavic Village and Asia Town. With enough ethnic diversity to satisfy everyone’s taste buds, the city’s dining options reflect the cultural diversity of Cleveland as a whole.
Cleveland is anything but short on its offerings of culture and hospitality. Playhouse Square is the largest performance arts center, outside of NYC’s Lincoln Center, in the nation.
Cleveland also features the most concentrated square mile of arts and culture institutions in the entire country, University Circle, home of the art and natural history museums, Botanical Gardens, Western Reserve Historical Society and Severance Hall, where one of the “big five” orchestras in the country performs.
Located just down the street is the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic, consistently rated one of the top four hospitals in the United States.
Thrill-seekers can find plenty of excitement at Cedar Point, voted “Best Amusement Park in the World” for the last consecutive 14 years.
This “Roller Coaster Capital of the World” and its many nearby indoor waterparks are only an hour’s drive away.
The Cleveland Horseshoe Casino, based in the historic Higbee’s Department Store right in the heart of Cleveland, became the first full-service gambling facility in the state on its May 2012 opening.
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For daytime and family-friendly activities, there is an emerald necklace of parks and public spaces that surround the “Forest City,” as well as the newly-opened Greater Cleveland Aquarium and a world-class zoo that is home to more than 3,000 animals.
In the evening, the city comes alive with a vibrant nightlife centered in the many clubs and restaurants along E. 4th Street and the Warehouse District.
Northeast Ohio is picturesque 365 days a year, providing four distinct and vivid seasons. During the summer, there are many white sand beaches along the lakefront for swimming and water-related activities.
Boston Mills/Brandywine Ski Resort features plenty of slopes for skiers and snowboarders of all ages and levels of experience in the snowy winter months.
And spring brings Fashion Week and the Cleveland International Film Festival annually.
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