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Artists ride the wave of popular sea glass design

By Sue Botos Westshore Most residents of the Lake Erie shore have probably spent time during the summer collecting beach glass, those colorful nuggets worn smooth by years of sand and surf. Usually, these treasures are collected in a jar as a reminder of warmer days. But jewelry artists Eva Sherman and Beth Martin have [...]

‘Gilded Age’ author puts in a good word for Cleveland in debut novel

Rocky River By Sue Botos Author Claire McMillan describes herself as a “recovering attorney,” but she could also add “Cleveland Ambassador” to her resume. The native of Pasadena, Calif., who now calls her husband’s family farm near Cleveland home, told an audience at the Rocky River Public Library that she saw the city as the [...]

‘Flashdance–The Musical’ expands 1983 movie

Movies continue to be a rich source of material for stage musicals. Currently on stage at PlayhouseSquare is the touring production of “Flashdance – The Musical.” It is based on the 1983 movie that spoke to young people and reflected the music of the era. It is the story of Alex, a welder in Pittsburgh [...]

Five bullets fired at Westlake business, police say

A six-hour manhunt Saturday that included two regional SWAT teams, police dogs, a helicopter from the Ohio State Highway Patrol and Cleveland Metroparks rangers on horseback failed to find the person who fired at an office building at 30700 Center Ridge Road.