AFAR Explorer’s Cleveland
Collected by AFAR Explorer
Ohio City, Cleveland, OH, USA
Dinner in the Dark is all about the element of surprise. Where in Cleveland they need to go is the only information guests will be allowed from when they buy their ticket to the moment they finally sit down and drape a napkin across their lap....
11400 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Cleveland’s new jewel shimmers and reflects the neighborhood. Katharina Grosse is the first artist to get to use the atrium as her canvas, spraying it with purple, orange, and yellow acrylic paints. This appeared in the March/April 2013 issue.
5800 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH 44102, USA
Spice Kitchen + Bar is in the right place at the right time. Focusing on using local ingredients as much as possible, supporting local farms and suppliers. The restaurant even has a small farm space of its own. The cocktails are well crafted and...
3418, 1947 W 25th St, Cleveland, OH 44113, USA
Market Garden Brewery, a relatively new brewery, is right next to Cleveland's historic West Side Market and just two blocks away from the famous Great Lakes Brewery (If you're not familiar, you should be). Serving up great brews that rotate...
North Collinwood, Cleveland, OH, USA
Driving up East 156 Street toward Waterloo Road for the first time, my first impression came from a sculpture by Cleveland-based artist Jerry Schmidt featured below the sign of a Sunoco gas station. On the opposite corner is a brightly colored...
2401 Ontario St, Cleveland, OH 44115, USA
Cleveland sports fans have been going through a bit of a rough patch the last few decades. No Cleveland sports team has won a championship since 1964 and all the years since, well, they've been a bit painful. At least we have super nice stadiums...
1979 W 25th St, Cleveland, OH 44113, USA
There's a lot to love about Cleveland, though I'll admit I was a little shocked that there could be at first. I mean, it's Cleveland, right? LeBron is gone, Drew Carrey doesn't hang out there anymore, and the Indians haven't been relevant since...
12021 Mayfield Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Few places celebrate Cavatelli better than Cleveland! Each August thousands gather in the quaint neighborhood of Little Italy to Celebrate The Feast of the Assumption. Dozens of Italian restaurants present their best culinary offerings: cavatelli,...
1460 W 29th St, Cleveland, OH 44113, USA
Transformer Station, once a 1920s substation built to power the city’s trains, is now an offshoot of the world-renowned Cleveland Museum of Art, centered on the eclectic contemporary collection of a pair of local donors.
1432 W 29th St, Cleveland, OH 44113, USA
Don’t fear that neon green wedge in the fridge at Beet Jar. Yes, it’s vegan, yes it’s fluorescent, but it just might be the best cheesecake—make that, Cheez Cake (it’s cashew-based)—you’ve ever had. And to wash it down, try one of the...
1434 W 29th St, Cleveland, OH 44113, USA
Cleveland Tea Revival is a cozy, tin-ceilinged den, lined with jars of greens, blacks, and house-blended herbals. The café offers cups to go, window seats to perch with a pot and watch the world go by, and kombucha on tap if you just need a quick...
1404 W 29th St, Cleveland, OH 44113, USA
The Jukebox has something for, literally, everyone: Sports fans crowd the patio for game screenings on the projector, vinyl heads spin on Tuesday nights, cocktail snobs sip mixes made with neighbors’ tea and juice, beer nerds sample the latest...