Lakewood OH


Professional stages aglow with plays of dark content

There’s a double reason to travel to PlayhouseSquare this weekend. On the Hanna stage, Great Lakes Theater has a classy production of the twisting comic murder mystery “Deathtrap.” Across the street, the Allen Theatre is home to “Breath and Imagination,” a beautiful and sometimes disturbing look at Roland Hayes, one of the most successful concert [...]

Get your Irish on at new Hooley House Pub

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, the Hooley House Sports Pub & Grille has opened in Westlake. A hooley is an Irish party, usually centered around food. The menu at the Hooley House features bar-friendly fare, with an emphasis on Irish dishes. In addition to the usual bar appetizers like quesadillas, loaded fries and [...]

Mardi Gras festivities are in full swing

Mardi Gras festivities are in full swing at Salmon Dave’s Pacific Grille in Rocky River. The annual Taste of N’Awlins Feast runs now through March, with a parade of Cajun and Creole dishes on the menu. Start your feast with a bowl of Gumbo Ya Ya, made with chicken, spicy andouille sausage, okra and rice [...]

St. Joseph Academy raises funds at Westlake celebration

Cleveland’s St. Joseph Academy has worked on and tweaked its annual fundraiser to the point that it runs like clockwork. Called Celebrate the Academy, this year’s gala grew to include almost 500 guests. They gathered at Westlake’s LaCentre Conference & Banquet Facility, a venue that makes any event look great – and St. Joseph Academy was [...]