Friday fun & giveaway


Hey friends, happy Friday! Thank goodness for a bit of a warm up weather-wise this weekend. 40 degrees almost seems tropical don’t you think?

Tomorrow is National Woman’s Day; creating greater awareness for women’s equality. Check out their site for cool statistics and stories from women all over the world.

A few fun things happening this weekend…

Century Cycles’ Spring Kick-Off Fiesta : Stop by this favorite bike shop/community for the store’s free spring party to kick off the bicycling season in Northeast Ohio. This year the party’s theme celebrates Century Cycles’ 22nd Anniversary, and welcomes the newest addition to the shop’s bicycle line-up, Salsa Cycles. The fiesta kicks off tonight at 7pm, free & no RSVP necessary!

Deagan’s Happy Hour : Did you know that Deagan’s is now offering  ALL DRAFT BEERS for $3 during Happy Hour Monday-Friday 4-7pm (bar only.) This includes some favorites like Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Fat Heads Trail Head, new Belgium Fat Tire and Great Lakes Conway’s Irish Ale. I’m just saying…this is a great happy hour deal, check it out.

Shake the Square :  The perfect excuse to check out the east side and the latests and greatest restaurants on the square. Five local restaurants will offer special 3-course dinner menu’s for $33. March 19th – 17th. For more information on what restaurants and the specific menu’s check out

MOCA Opening Night : Stop by the new(er) modern art museum for tonights exhibition opening night. The artist talk kicks off at 7pm, a visit from the Revolution Brass Band will be performing at 8pm and activities for families and kids will be rocking all night. Free and open to all, stop by!

Cleveland International Film Festival : Tickets go for sale TODAY!!! If you have your flicks picked out, remember to use code “ihrtcle” for $2 each ticket. While I was in Sundance this year there was a BIG BUZZ about the movie Alive Inside, a journey of those suffering with alzheimer’s and their interactions with music. I haven’t seen it yet but I hear it is truly magical. Not only is it playing at this years festival, it is playing on Monday, March 24th which is “free movie day” thanks to the generosity of the Cleveland Foundation.  Get your tickets today!

IX Indoor Amusement Park : While this festival is still a few weeks away, kicking off March 21st and going through April 20th…I have a pair of tickets for one lucky reader. To win them, tweet me “@iheartclev I’d love to play at this years @IXAMP!” winner to be drawn by Friday, March 14th.

So that is what I have for today, have a wonderful weekend everybody. Enjoy the sunshine, but please…no shorts, tank tops of flip flops just yet. :)