Lakewood OH


What’s in a name? For the Beach Cliff Biddies it’s more than meets the eye

By Sue Botos Rocky River It’s cool to be a Biddie. That’s the message Pat Patterson, president of the Women’s Association of Beach Cliff No. 1, affectionately known as the Biddies, would like to convey. “We want to try to let new residents know about all of our cool new businesses,” said Patterson at her [...]

‘Left in Ink’ draws a picture of personalized memorials to loved ones

By Sue Botos Rocky River For many people, tattoos go more than skin deep; they connect right to the heart, especially when they memorialize a loved one. Although Rocky River native Caitlin Lewins says she does not have body art herself, she was intrigued by the deeply personal meaning behind the tattoos of others, especially [...]

Lakewood historical society presents history of Cleveland Museum of Art

By Nicole Hennessy Lakewood The Lakewood Historical Society, after announcing new and returning trustees on May 21, presented a lecture on the history of the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA). The institution, which is preparing for its centennial in 2016, is now considered a world-class museum after a multimillion-dollar expansion. But, in some ways, it’s [...]

Many baseball greats took the field at Indians’ first home

While League Park is not fully appreciated nationally, the authors say they’ve received great feedback from Clevelanders about their book. Ken Krsolovic said that’s because Clevelanders have a greater sense of sentimentality than those from other parts of the country and because a small portion of the park still exists.