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5 Reasons Cleveland is Hot Right Now

Destination & Tourism Janeen Christoff October 21, 2016

5 Reasons Cleveland is Hot Right Now

Fresh off of its turn as the host city for the Republican National Convention and an NBA championship, the spotlight is once again shining on Cleveland as the Cleveland Indians have won the American League pennant and are heading to the World Series.

Not only that, the championship Cavaliers are about to receive their rings and it’s all set to commence on the same day, Oct. 25.

It’s a good time to be a sports fan in Cleveland and, if you are headed there to celebrate, we thought we’d inspire you with some of our coverage of the hottest things to do and the biggest reasons why Cleveland is having such an amazing 2016.

5 Attractions You Absolutely Have to See
These are just a few of the coolest places visitors should see in the city.

Dive Bars To Booze It Up
For those who want to escape, you need a dive bar...You need a corner bar, hole-in-the-wall, off-the-beaten-path kind of bar to sip a brewskie or three.

5 Great Restaurants To Splurge
Fancy breaking bread with top sports heroes or heavy-hitting politicians? Here are our picks for some fine dining establishments in Cleveland.

Things You Should Know About Clevelanders
Just as it would be unfair to brand all southern cities as quaint and charming, or east coast cities as brusque and pushy, or west coast towns as laid back and sporting a good vibe, it would be a misnomer to still consider Cleveland a blue-collar stronghold.

How Power is Shifting at Small-Market Airports
There is a major shift in power at some of America’s mid-sized airports. Cleveland Hopkins International is the perfect example of what has been happening.