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  Taste of the Browns + Giveaway

Taste of the Browns

Hello & happy Wednesday. Seriously friends, where has this week gone? I can’t believe it is almost Labor Day weekend…lots of fun plans!

Well, today I have an awesome post for those of you who like to support wonderful organizations and for every Cleveland Browns fan out there; I am here to tell you about this years Greater Cleveland Food Banks Taste of the Browns. This event pairs our football team with wonderful local chefs to raise money for hungry families in Northeast Ohio. It truly is a spectacular evening.

I attended a few years ago and was blown away at the swanky drinks, creative food offerings (the list of participating chefs & restaurants is too long to mention but they are the best in town) and the tall, hunky football players mingling with the guests weren’t bad either. I even had Joe Thomas sign a football that I had brought with me that night…must bring a sharpie for autographs!

It seriously might be one of the best fundraisers in town, you’ve got to go. For event information (Monday, September 15th, 6-9pm at First Energy Stadium) and to purchase your tickets visit the Greater Cleveland Food Bank.

The amazing news is for one lucky iheartcleveland reader I have a pair of tickets to this amazing event! These tickets are valued at over $300 for the pair so this is one heck of a giveaway and you should try really hard to promote the event and win! To enter, tweet me something like this…“hey @iheartclev, I’d really like to win the tickets to this years #TasteoftheBrowns event hosted by @CleveFoodbank.” Winner will be chosen by random.org by Monday, September 8th. Good luck and GO BROWNS!

*I was invited to post and host a ticket in exchange for tickets to the event. All content, ideas, and words are my own. Thanks for supporting this local business that allows me to create special content like this for iheartcleveland!

  Friday fun!


Happy Friday everybody! Another great one in the CLE. The holidays are upon us with next weeks Thanksgiving and soon to follow the rest of the happy holidays. Holiday excitement kicks off this weekend with a visit to the Westside Market for turkey day staples, the Holiday Cleveland Flea for a bit of pre-shopping, the tree lighting at Crocker Park and of course the Browns/Steelers game; Go Browns!

I know I may have posted this picture somewhere in the social space before, but I just LOVE it! You gotta love Ms. Mae West…she was one tough and quotable cookie! What a great quote for living life to it’s fullest.

Just a few details on some of the weekend highlights and a couple of other cool happenings in town.

Cleveland Flea : This weekend you’ve got to check out the monthly gatherings of area artisans and entrepreneurs! A wonderful place to get a head start on your holiday shopping. Want to get a sneak peak to the weekend sale? Buy your ticket to tonights Sneak Peak Party. 6417 St. Clair Ave.

Tree Lighting at Crocker Park : While I don’t want my home tree up until after Thanksgiving…I love to see the decorations go up at local retailers and this Saturday’s holiday lighting, live music and perhaps a visit from Sir Claus himself! Tis the season everyone.

Compassion for Fashion : I mentioned it last week but just a reminder to get out and support the wonderful event at Beachwood Place Mall. Congrats to Alissa for scoring a pair of tickets to the event!

Stash Style Pop Up : Feeling a bit Shabby Chic? Go visit my friends Shannon and Carin as they partner for a weekend of vintage finds for you! Friday 5-9pm and Saturday 11-5pm in Beachcliff Market Square in Rocky River.

Spice Kitchen spend $25 get $50 : We heard this morning on the radio that Chef Ben at Spice Kitchen was offering a sweet deal. Buy a $50 gift certificate for $25. That is one pretty great deal to be thankful for…get yours today before they are gone!

Happy weekend everyone!

  Friday fun!

Happy Friday everyone. Lots to do this weekend in the 216, so you best get a jump on making plans.

TopShop– Top Shop at Nordstrom : The British have invaded Beachwood Place as a store within a store at Nordstrom. Open for one week; the colors, patterns and designs scream international fashionista. This weekend swing in and see what the cutting-edge line has to offer while the array of sizes are available. Cheerio!

Cleveland FLEA : It’s time to turn indoors and nest for the fall/winter. What better place to find your new home treasure than this weekends Cleveland FLEA? There will be pumpkin painting, pumpkin ale tasting and even a bit of trick or treating! For times and more information on their fabulous vendors check out their site!

– Night for a Fright : A night filled with stories of Chagrin Valley’s most notorious ghost sightings in the shadows of Evergreen Hill Cemetery presented by Chagrin Valley Women’s League. I love Halloween and all the tricks and treats that happen in October, this one looks like it’s gonna be a great spook-tacular event!  Led by historian Dan Ruminski, Author of Cleveland in the Guilded Age: A Stroll Down Millionaire’s Row. Ghoulish Attire Encouraged. S’mores & Spirits to follow at Kelly’s Working Well Farm. For $25 tickets visit cvwl.com

Cleveland Browns vs Detroit Lions : It’s still the perfect time of the year for some mad tailgating shenanigans, so whether you have tickets or not, get out there and show your local boys some Cleveland love! Kick off Sunday at 1pm. I’ll be making this for tailgate so get yourself down to the Munny Lot!

A couple of quick shout outs for next week…

– Key for the Cure : Don’t forget to grab your ticket to Saks Fifth Ave; Key for the Cure event on Thursday night. A bit of blog-keeping, our lucky pair of tickets goes to my lucky winner @cleshopaholic! If you didn’t win, there is still time to grab your tickets HERE!

– FREE* Pizza to Celebrate 6 Years : Head over to Bar Cento on Tuesday, October 15th to help celebrate the 6th Anniversary! In order to thank you for your continued support throughout the years, you will receive a free pizza *with the purchase of a bottle of wine or carafe of beer. It is my FAVORITE pizza in town, can’t wait to celebrate with them.

– Geiger’s ladies night out – While it’s not until next week, I couldn’t help but share the fun evening that Geiger’s Lakewood has planned for all you ladies who love you some Patagonia, Borth Face and outdoor apparel in general. Cockatils and a fashion show is included…grab your ladies and get to Geiger’s on Thursday, October 17th.

Village kick-off to winter  – On the other part of town, (same night as Geiger’s)  you could party hop over to Village’s annual kick-off to winter. Meet and greet at the store from 6-8pm with manufacturer reps., drinks and give-aways. Once the shopping is complete the party continues at Fatheads Brewery with a video premier, food & more give-aways!

Have a great weekend everybody. Looking forward to enjoying fall with you.

  Ohio City Harvest Festival

Hey Cleveland. Such a gorgeous week so far. Time to hit those corn mazes and pumpkin patches this weekend for sure. How have your weeks been? Did everyone watch the TRIBE last night? Amazing game, keep up the great job Indians! And did we even talk about the BROWNS? Looking good team, keep up the great job this weekend with the upcoming home game.

A big CONGRATS goes out to “chell” (@sweetfructose) for winning the lucky pass to the upcoming Cleveland Craft Connection all day workshop! You go girl! If you still want to go but didn’t win, don’t fret…there is an iheartcleveland DISCOUNT CODE…. For $50 off your registration (what a deal) use the code “iheart50” at registration, that should make the day’s events even sweeter. Looking forward to seeing everyone there!Screen shot 2013-09-25 at 1.03.26 PM

If you are already planning fun stuff for your upcoming fall weekend…I think the Ohio City Harvest Festival looks lovely. Saturday from 12-4pm…PLUS there is a PIE BAKING CONTEST for all of you expert bakers out there…I’m more of a cake kinda baker, but love a good blueberry pie with vanilla ice cream! Music, food, pie, a great afternoon in the OC? GO THERE!

Until then have a great rest of your week, we will chat more real soon. I’m working on some fun blog stuff this week so sit tight! peace.

  Friday fun!

Hey Cleveland….happy (hour) Friday, happy Browns and happy arrival of fall fashions! It’s been an extra fun-filled weekend here in my “land of hearts” how about you? Now that it is back-to-school season it seemed like there is an extra push to get things done before this years holiday season rolls into town. Lots of social functions, work events, creative pow-wows and plenty of end of the summer-almost fall fun. With that said…it’s Friday and the fun just continues to roll into town…time to get busy!

Below are just a few ideas I had of things I want to get into this weekend…check them out!

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Roar Along the Shore : For the end of the summer celebration along the shores of our stunning Lake Erie get your tushes down to the dock by 8:30pm TONIGHT! Great bands, lots of nauti style a cocktail or two…it’s gonna be BANANA’s! Be there! (make sure to get your ticket online prior, tickets will not be sold on the boat!)

Great Lakes Brewing Block Party : If you miss the boat but still want to party the evening away with another Cleveland gem, don’t miss out on the Great Lakes Brewing Co, 25th Anniversary neighborhood block party. 11am-9pm. Complete with Beer AND Bands. It’s gonna be a great party, plus the weather is perfect for a cold brewsky outside! Congrats Great Lakes, you don’t look a day over 20! :)

Cleveland Museum of Art MIX Friday  : Feeling “artsy” this evening and looking to get your groove on amongst some fine works of art? Then do I have the event for you! Check out the monthly art Friday evening Soirée at MIX. Art, music and cocktails from 5-9pm. It is truly a stunning place and a fabulous visual party.

Cleveland Garlic Festival : There is nothing like a good roasted clove of garlic spread on a toasted piece of bread…however other might also enjoy garlic ice cream, garlic pancakes and garlic popovers at this years Shaker Square Garlic Festival on Saturday and Sunday. Plus there is a crowned Miss Garlic…enough said!

Cleveland Browns : Here we have it friends, the day we wait months for…BROWNS OPENING DAY! Bring on the clear purses (for security sakes) and don’t forget to wear your Browns best! It’s gonna be a great day! Go BROWNIES! MORE! →