Rocky Colavito made a point of spending time with his fans when he played in Cleveland. Soon, those fans will have more than memories to remember their beloved hero. A life-size statue of Colavito is being created by noted sculptor David Deming and will be placed in Tony Brush Park at University Circle — about five miles east of Progressive Field....

Although some cities have done away with Columbus Day, Cleveland's City Council rejected a resolution to change the name of Columbus Day. The Columbus Day Parade was held in Little Italy on Monday. Parade Chairmain Basil Russo says it's an important day to celebrate. “Columbus Day recognizes the monumental historical event that began the process of...

Cleveland’s own Russo brothers, directors of Avengers: Endgame, the top-grossing film of all time, will be honored guests at the Cleveland Pops Orchestra’s annual fundraising event, the G-Clef Gala. The orchestra’s fundraising celebration will be held on Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown Hotel, according to a news release from the...

Sunday October 13 2019, from 14:00 to 15:00 EDT. Lake View Cemetery, 12316 Euclid Ave, Cleveland OH 44106. Tickets: www.production.gobigriver.com Pamela Dorazio Dean, Curator of Italian American History at the Cleveland History Center, and Michael N. and Monica Johns with the Johns-Carabelli Cemetery Memorials will spotlight Northeast Ohio Italian...

James Van Keuren discussed his 2018 book, “World War II POW Camps in Ohio,” on Monday evening (Sept. 23) at his hometown library in Brook Park. More than two dozen history buffs turned out for the program. The book documents a significant chapter in state history that is, nonetheless, fading from memory as the generation that lived through the war...

Rocky Colavito made a point of spending time with his fans when he played in Cleveland. Soon those fans will have more than memories to remember their beloved hero. A life-size statue of Colavito is being created by noted sculptor David Deming and will be placed in Tony Brush Park. It's an appropriate setting for the image of Rocco Domenico Colavit...

It’s hard not to feel sneaky when you view the magnificent new exhibition of drawings by Michelangelo that opens today at the Cleveland Museum of Art. After all, Il Divino, the “divine one,’’ didn’t want you to see what the museum is serving up. He destroyed as many of his drawings as possible so as to avoid having contemporaries, not to mention po...

A couple of televisions hang over the bar in the sleek space that Murano occupies on E. 6th Street downtown. But if you go you won't be watching them. That's because the real sport is people watching. Order a drink and gaze at the constant street traffic flowing by the restaurant, a snug spot between the even busier Superior and Euclid avenues. Wom...

The Cleveland Italian American Heritage Committee in partnership with the City of Cleveland Mayor’s Office and Cleveland City Council will host a ceremony in the Cleveland City Hall Rotunda on Monday, Oct. 7, 2019 at 6 p.m. to celebrate Italian Heritage Month.  The ceremony includes honoring outstanding individuals and organizations within the Ital...

After living and studying in Italy, Joyce Mariani, director of the Italian Film Festival, arrived in Cleveland on a mission to introduce award-winning Italian films to Northeast Ohio. Something she thought was lacking here unlike in other large cities. “After living in Italy and coming to Cleveland, I questioned why all the major cities in the U.S....