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For Rocky River indoor rowers, life is just a virtual stream

By Sue Botos Rocky River The Rocky River Recreation Center rowing club appears to be a hardy bunch. Despite the harsh winter, the group managed to rack up millions of meters since its beginning in February. But the 30-plus members aren’t concerned about wind and waves, plying the “virtual” waters with the center’s indoor rowing [...]

As quick as a blink, Winking Lizard turns tail on Rocky River

By Sue Botos Rocky River Diners in the mood for some Lizard Lips or a Big Ed Burger were in for a surprise if they pulled into the parking lot of the Rocky River Winking Lizard Tavern on Sept. 15. A sign on the door stated that the restaurant was “moving” and that the last [...]

No alcohol? Not a problem at Nada Bar

By Sue Botos Rocky River Say its name out loud, and the idea of what Nada Bar is, or is not, becomes a bit clearer. “It’s not a bar; it’s not a restaurant; it’s not a coffee shop,” said Patty Acra, who, along with business and life partner Earl Speer, opened Nada Bar on Center [...]

County Council candidates square off on wide ranging topics

By Sue Botos Westshore District 1 Cuyahoga County Council candidates, incumbent Dave Greenspan and Mark Szabo, fielded a variety of questions dealing with topics such as mental health services funding, county government corruption and health benefits for same-sex couples at a Monday candidates night. The event, held at the Westlake Porter Public Library, was sponsored [...]