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September 20, 2016

Pilsen: The Beating Heart of Mexican-America in Chicago You Need to See

The name “Pilsen” doesn’t exactly inspire images of Latin America. That’s the place where that beer comes from, right? Some city in the Czech Republic? Yes, […]
August 25, 2016

Why You Need to Ditch the Car and Ride Amtrak

It was two in the morning when the Amtrak train finally pulled into the station. Truthfully, calling what we have in Cleveland a “station” is incredibly […]
August 8, 2016

The Wonderful Pain of Hiking in the Allegheny National Forest

I woke up feeling stuffy with a bit of a headache. That seems to be the norm for me on the first night on any camping trip. […]
June 28, 2016

Traveling Pittsburgh Shines a Spotlight on the New American Dream

I learned to hate Pittsburgh at a young age. Growing up in exurban Cleveland, not quite far away enough from the city limits to avoid the […]
June 23, 2016

How A Cavaliers Championship Made Cleveland Virtually Car-Free

I grabbed my GoPro yesterday morning before heading to the Cleveland Cavaliers championship parade, unsure of what I’d even do with the footage. But it was […]
June 20, 2016

Cleveland: What it’s Like to Live in a Championship City

Something happened last night I thought I’d plausibly never see in my life. Cleveland, my home city, won its first professional sports championship in 52 years. […]