CLEVELAND — Thousands of visitors will pump about $8 million to $10 million into the regional economy as the nation’s sports spotlight focuses on Cleveland this week. That is the “guesstimate” from Destination Cleveland’s David Gilbert. Cleveland will join Los Angeles, Houston and Syracuse hosting a Regional Semifinal in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. And […]

  AKRON, Ohio – LeBron James is returning home. Probably not for good, but at least for Thanksgiving. After he squares off against his former teammates Wednesday in the Q, he’ll host his current Miami Heat teammates for Thanksgiving dinner in his (enormous) Akron-area home, the Cleveland Scene says . That’s because the Heat will […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -A new study shows tourism in Cleveland has increase 12 percent since 2009. Positively Cleveland, the region’s convention and visitors bureau, released new data detailing the economic impact of the growing tourism industry in Cuyahoga County. According to The Economic Impact of Tourism Study, organized by the research firm Tourism Economics and […]

CLEVELAND – Another restaurant has signed on to be a part of The Flats East Bank redevelopment. Willeyville, named for Cleveland’s first major, John Willey, will be located on Front and West 10th Streets, and owned by local chef Christopher DiLisi. “Once we learned this (Flats East Bank) was a possibility for us, we jumped […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The transformation of the East Bank of the Flats is now underway. The $500M Phase One of the project is not far from completion. The 23-story office tower and the Aloft Cleveland downtown Hotel are on schedule. This is the anchor project of Phase One of the Flats East Bank redevelopment […]