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Did you know there are certain foods that have become a part of the Juneteenth tradition? Historically, the color red has symbolized the blood, soil and prosperity of Africa and its people; this symbolism has carried over into the meals we eat on this special day.

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Cleveland Division of Police has announced a parking ban will be implemented in the Warehouse District Monday due to New Year’s Eve celebrations. The Warehouse District parking ban, normally implemented on weekends, will be in effect through New Year’s Eve. There will be no parking on signed streets from 9 p.m. […]

AKRON, Ohio– Downtown Akron’s New Year’s Eve celebration, First Night Akron, has come to an end after 22 years. The Downtown Akron Partnership announced on Monday it is retiring the event. “We are honored to have been a champion of this beloved event and look forward to DAP’s next chapter in improving the downtown neighborhood,” […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Do you think about what the secret is to living a long and healthy life? One Cleveland woman should have the answer to that question. Miss Marie Cheetham, as her friends and family know her, just celebrated her 104th birthday with lots of music and dancing. She said that shouldn’t surprise anyone. […]

CLEVELAND– LeBron James made his return to social media with an adorable video. James notably takes a break from Twitter and Instagram during the playoffs. The Cavaliers forward calls it, “Zero Dark Thirty-23.” He posted a video on Instagram on Wednesday of the James family singing “Happy Birthday” to his middle son, Bryce. The 10-year-old […]

CLEVELAND — Bundled up in green gear, hats, gloves and warm coats, thousands gathered downtown for the 175th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Temperatures hovered in the 30s, and the predicted snow managed to stay away until after the parade wrapped up. Attendees lined up down Superior Avenue to see the bands, listen to the […]

CLEVELAND – Get ready for a day of bliss. Donut Fest is coming to Cleveland on February 12, 2017 at Red Space. Donut Fest is a celebration of the love of fried sugary dough with a competition of yeast, batter-y, deep-fried treats.  The best restaurants and bakeries will submit their best cruller, ring or long-john […]

AKRON, Ohio — It’s a festival that celebrates the hamburger. The National Hamburger Festival is this weekend in Akron. Legend has it two brothers from Akron created the hamburger back in 1885. The festival is at Lock 3 Park in downtown Akron. READ MORE: Fox8.com Article Courtesy of WJW Fox 8 News Cleveland Picture Courtesy of […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Breitbart incorrectly used a photo of the Cleveland Cavaliers championship parade in an article about Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump yesterday, depicting the huge crowd gathered to celebrate the team’s victory as a crowd at Trump’s rally in Jacksonville. “Trump’s Jacksonville Rally Draws 15,000,” reads the article’s headline, originally accompanied by […]

CLEVELAND – The LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland announced on Thursday that the 2016 Cleveland Pride Parade has been canceled. The Center’s Executive Director, Phyllis Harris, released a statement explaining why: “We are deeply disappointed in the absence of the Cleveland Pride celebration this year. From the tragedy of the Pulse nightclub shooting to […]

CAUTION: The video below contains language not suitable for sensitive ears.  User discretion is advised.   A “boy from Akron” gave a lively speech Wednesday while addressing the million people at the Cavaliers Championship Rally. The more than 15-minute speech was filled with thanks and gratitude and a few F bombs. LeBron sounded like he […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio– Wednesday will be the biggest party Cleveland has likely ever seen, and now Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson has declared it a local holiday. It’s all because of our Cavaliers, who brought home an NBA Championship, Sunday night. A huge parade and rally will be held Wednesday beginning at 11 a.m. in downtown Cleveland […]