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  Duck-Rabbit Coffee in Ohio City

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The other day I stopped into the newest coffee shop in Ohio City called Duck Rabbit coffee.  This artisanal coffee roaster and shop  is not only gorgeous inside but the coffee itself is delicious.  You’ve got to swing by and grab a cup next time you are in the area.

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I had the Penderisco pour-over  from Columbia. It seriously was smooth and rich but very drinkable, not bitter. Next time I visit I want to try a cappuccino…fancy!

DR-6The baristas at Duck Rabbit were helpful in selecting my coffee as they bantered back and forth about the tunes on the radio. It is a bright and friendly space that I hope you are able to stop by and take in soon. My favorite part? Besides the coffee…as a designer you gotta love their charming duck-rabbit pseudo taxidermy logo, nice work guys!

Duck Rabbit Coffee : 2135 Columbus Rd. Suite B • Ohio City (just a block or two south of Velvet Tango Room!)

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  Weekend holiday fun!

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Happy December everybody! Can you even believe we are doing the end of the year countdown? Where in the heck did this year go?

This year the holidays have such a different feeling. I am guessing it’s having a baby in the house that going back to the holiday basics is so sweet. While we aren’t quite there yet with the infamous “Elf on a Shelf” we are looking forward to a trip to see Santa, a few small gifts under the tree and the giggles that accompany Mom’s holiday caroling. It’s gonna be a fun holiday season, for sure!

This upcoming weekend is the perfect time to get in the spirit. So many holiday events around town…here are just a few things I’m planning to hit up.

Ohio City Holiday HopThe Ohio City Merchants have joined forces to host the the holiday event of the season. On Thursday, from 4-9pm, get your Christmas tree and work on your holiday shopping list at The Ohio City Holiday Hop. Over 30 businesses are offering holiday treats, specials and sales! Stay warm during the event by hopping on Lolly the Trolley, circulating to 5 different stops throughout the Market District and Hingetown area. We will be bundled up making the rounds. Looking forward to seeing many of you their!

Small Box Cleveland : Just another excuse to get downtown and explore the holiday decorations, Small Box Cleveland will be open late night this Thursday for your shopping needs. Open for twighlight shopping from 5-7pm, this marketplace of retail shops made from converted shipping containers. Small Box tenants include the Official Team Shop of the Browns, Banyan Box & The Wardrobe. Make sure to swing by on your way home or before happy hour! (If you can’t make it this week they will also be open late the 11th & the 18th!)

CIA Student Holiday Craft Sale : A tradition that dates back at least 20 years, the Student Holiday Craft Sale coincides with this weekend’s University Circle Holiday CircleFest, (December 5-7.) See and purchase artwork from young and extremely talented artists and designers in Cleveland. Visitors can purchase all kinds of truly unique gifts like ceramics, jewelry, glass, ornaments, paper goods, enamelware, fine art and accessories, all created by CIA students.

The ArtCraft Open Studio & Sale : Over 20 Downtown artists and 30 regional artists working in fine arts and crafts will be on hand for the perfect holiday gifts. Come explore artist studios as well as enjoy the unique high-quality work and fair prices. Saturday 10-7pm, Sunday 11-5pm. 

Banyan Tree Hot Toddy Party : Saturday from 12-9pm swing into Tremont for a mug of warm holiday elixir to help get your shopping-on at the Annual Banyan Tree Hot Toddy Party. I love this stores annual party, such a great place to meet up with friends to chat and shop!

Bundle up, it’s gonna be a cold one. Happy December everyone!

  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.

  giveaway : Ohio City Home Tour Tickets

It’s Wednesday folks and that means we are halfway to the weekend…hip hip horray! Lots of fun happenings on the books for this weekend? It’s supposed to be a stunning weekend weather wise.

One thing going on around town this weekend is the annual Ohio City Home Tour. The trolley tour consists of six historical, chic, unique designed home of the OC. You can choose to take Lolley the Trolley around while exploring the neighborhood or wander on foot to discover small details you may have overlooked if by car. It really is a wonderful late morning/afternoon Sunday happening. Pair it with a bubbly brunch at Market Garden, Flying Fig or Le Petit Triangle (get a reservation now!) and your are in for a sure Sunday funday!

Want to win a pack of FOUR tickets to the home tour for you and 3 friends? Tweet me @iheartclev and let me know you want the 4pack to Sunday’s @ohiocitytweets home tour. Winner to be announced Friday, plenty of tie to make a brunch reservation! If you don’t want to wait, get your tickets TODAY here! Good luck.

Also, the winners of last weeks promotion @PatCatans@Prizm_stores for the 2; $50 gift cards are @KellyBrouse (can’t wait to see some new comics!) and @McCarthyGarland (for your summer garden sign!) Congrats you two and thanks for playing! email me at editor@iheartcleveland.com with your mailing details and we will get those gift cards out to you…Let the crafting begin!