Restaurant Trentina in Cleveland serves up first-class food

What: Restaurant Trentina, an upscale-casual, contemporary style restaurant. Where it’s located: 1903 Ford Drive, near Wade Oval, on Ford between Juniper and Bellflower roads in Cleveland When it’s open: 5 to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday; 1 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 9 … Continue reading Restaurant Trentina in Cleveland serves up first-class food

Alpaca yoga an awesome way to relax and recharge

If you’ve heard of goat yoga, you probably wouldn’t be surprised to learn that alpaca yoga also is a thing. It’s no secret that I love alpacas, as does my good friend Danielle. So when she saw Vintage Alpacas in Brooklyn Heights was hosting an alpaca yoga event, she immediately bought us tickets. We went in May to the first in a summer series of yoga … Continue reading Alpaca yoga an awesome way to relax and recharge

2nd and High Social House in Cleveland is a low-key, off-the-beaten path spot

What: 2nd and High Social House, a cozy-but-not-cramped cocktail bar and restaurant. Where it’s located: 2123 E. Second St. Cleveland, at East Second Avenue and High Street, a short walk from Quicken Loans Arena, East Fourth Street, and JACK Casino Cleveland. When it’s open: 4 p.m. to close Monday; 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. to close Tuesday through Friday; 4 p.m. to close Saturday and noon … Continue reading 2nd and High Social House in Cleveland is a low-key, off-the-beaten path spot

Mentor On Tap & Uncorked is a great way to taste Ohio-made beer and wine

What: Mentor On Tap & Uncorked Where: Mentor Civic Center Park, 8600 Munson Road, Mentor When: 5 to 11 p.m. June 23. Doors open at 4 p.m.  Why you should go: Ohio beer. Ohio wine. Live local music. Food trucks.  I’ve mentioned before in this space how great beer festivals are, and I stand by that comment. If you’re just starting to learn about craft … Continue reading Mentor On Tap & Uncorked is a great way to taste Ohio-made beer and wine

JAMMS Midnight Moon Saloon in Painesville Township offers good value

What: JAMMS Midnight Moon Saloon, a bar and grill with a prohibition theme. Where it’s located: 1808 North Ridge Road, on the south side of North Ridge Road (State Route 20), just east of Fairport Nursery Road in Painesville Township. When it’s open: 3 to midnight Tuesday through Thursday; 11 a.m. to 2:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday; 11 a.m. to midnight Sunday; closed Monday. Why you should go: There … Continue reading JAMMS Midnight Moon Saloon in Painesville Township offers good value