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It’s the end of another busy holiday week, truly the most wonderful time of the year. Now onto the weekend planning…sushi, old holiday movies, brunch, indie craft fairs, birthdays, presents to wrap just to name a few.

I gotta run and get to work planning the weekend fun, but I’ll leave you with two holiday images I shot the other night downtown at Terminal Tower. Their holiday decorations are literally larger than life including their huge sparkling tree and marching soldiers. Terminal Tower is dressed up and ready to celebrate the holidays, go take a look. MORE! →

  CAVS tickets & leg lamp bobble giveaway!

Today I have something really fun to tell you about….Key Bank in partnership with our Cavs are doing a series of really clever events to celebrate the home team as well as engage us…the fans over the holiday season.

On Wednesday, December 5th (gametime @ 8pm) the Cavs will play the Bulls. In  addition to some bball action and scream team fun, attendees will have the opportunity to text to win a “Bobble Leg Lamp” made famous by the holiday cult classic  “A Christmas Story.”  I hear that there will be pink bunnies roaming the bleachers and sidelines just waiting to giveaway this “fragi-lay” prize. Plus, Christmas Story will be on the jumbo-tron at halftime, super fun!

If you already have holiday plans that night and can’t make it to the game, don’t worry there is an even better contest associated with this fun promotion. Take a look at the  giveaway package and get your entry into any area KeyBank, fah rah rah rah rah….

Now, onto MY GIVEAWAY…want to attend the Leg Lamp night at the CAVS? I have 4 tickets to award to one lucky fan. Just tweet me @iheartclev and let me know you’d “like to attend the #KeyLegLamp game.” Winner will be chosen by random on Monday, December 3rd. If you don’t want to miss out, you can also buy game tickets here! Good luck & Go Cavs!

  Compassion for Fashion : Ticket GIVEAWAY

It’s snowing out today! That means fur collar, cashmere scarf, chevron tights and to top it all off a bright salmon puffy sleeved coat that i just impulsed on at Target….it’s the time of the year for winter fashion!

This weekend, why not fill your closet for a good cause, Compassion from Fashion at Beachwood Place on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 5-9pm. This year is going to be bigger than ever as we they are working to raise money for two great Northeast Ohio non-profits, The Gathering Place and University Hospitals (UH) Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital.

Just like years past, ticket-holders to the event will enjoy yummy treats and a cash bar courtesy of Maggiano’s Little Italy, many retailer discounts throughout the night and of course, a live fashion show featuring cancer survivors, children and families from UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospitals, professional models and local celebrities, including: Stefani Schaefer and Maureen Kyle to name just two!

Tickets can be purchased now at for $25 or at the door the night of the event for $30. But I have a pair of tickets to giveaway to one lucky winner! Tweet me “@iheartclev that you would like to win these tickets for #compassionforfashion on Saturday” Winner will be drawn randomly Friday by noon!

  day 7 : key bank movies & cash

This week Key Bank is picking up the tab for various little treats around town as a way of spreading good cheer around the community. TONIGHT, Key will be picking up the tab for your movie ticket along with popcorn at the 7pm & 9pm shows at all seven Cleveland Cinema locations. You don’t even have to be a Key Customer to get this offer!

Locations include :
– Capitol Theatre (1390 W. 65th Street, Cleveland, OH)
– Cedar Lee Theatre (2163 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., OH)
– Chagrin Cinemas (8200 E. Washington Street, Chagrin Falls, OH)
– Plaza Cinemas at Chapel Hill (500 Howe Avenue, Cuyahoga Falls, OH)
– Shaker Square Cinemas (13116 Shaker Square, Cleveland, OH)
– Solon Cinemas (6185 Enterprise Parkway, Solon, OH)
– Tower City Cinemas (230 W. Huron Road, Cleveland, OH)

As a way of saying “thanks” to all of you the blog readers and to Cleveland for supporting this Key effort, they have provided me a $25 gift card to give to one lucky winner. You can use it for a last minute present, a glass or two of egg nog, perhaps a holiday sparkly manicure, whatever little indulgence you’d like!

Want a chance to win some extra holiday cash? To win this cash for the holidays, comment on this post, tweet me about the post (@iheartclev) or both! (2 entries per person). The winner will be notified by the end of day Tuesday, December 20th. Good luck!

  day 2 : Put the Needle on the Record book

Good evening my dear friends. Where did today go? In my other day job, I work for a graphic design firm and we have been hustling and bustling in prep for this weekend’s big Bazaar Bizarre. I apologize for the late post, but here we go!

So THANK YOU to all who came out to Dredgers Union last night for the first ANNUAL (we are gonna do it again next year!) Shopping Shindig. It was great to meet a few of you for the first time and also see some of my favorite CLE friends. Thanks to Sweet Moses for the awesome chocolate tasting tray and the amazing sea salt caramel popcorn (remember to check out their holiday gift tins, makes a yummy gift!) and to Crav Vodka, the cocktail was the perfect shopping companion.

Just a few pictures of last night before we get going with “day 2!”

(a “Cravberry” cocktail kept the shopping juices flowing)

(some happy shoppers celebrate the holiday shopping season in style!)

(Sweet Moses makes amazing gift tins filled with all sorts of delicious treats, stop in today and cross off that shopping list!)

(Allison won the one 50% off coupon, congrats to you!)

So all and all it was a lot of fun. Plus, I too walked away with a few gifts and a little navy skirt with iphone-sized pockets just perfect for moi. :) Enough about me…onto the giveaway.

Today our gift for you comes from a good friend, of a friend, Mr. Matthew Chojnacki author of “Put the Needle on the Record.” This book compares more than 250 vinyl single covers that represent nearly every prominent 80’s musician; and who doesn’t love a good Madonna album cover?

Seriously, this book is the first of its’ kind, Matt spent hundreds of hours interviewing the musicians about the process, the artists, the decisions and many other unheard pieces of music history to write this masterpiece. I am proud too call him one of Northeast Ohio’s experts on 80’s music for sure!
Check out this stop action video for promotion of the book, makes me want to dance in my multiple sets of legwarmers. :)

Want a copy of this new release? To win this new book in time for the holidays, like Matt’s book on facebook and then comment on this post, tweet me about the post (@iheartcleev) or both! (2 entries per person). The winner will be notified by the end of day Monday, December 12th. Good luck!

In the meantime, if you must get your hands on a copy, I believe Matt will be selling “put the needle on the record” this weekend at Bazaar Bizarre. Stop by and meet this music mastermind! Thanks Matt.