Larchmere Festival and Author Alley set for July 7

What: 12th annual Larchmere Festival, featuring Author Alley Where: 12736 Larchmere Blvd., Cleveland. Author Alley will be at Loganberry Books, 13015 Larchmere Blvd. When: The festival runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 7. Author Alley will be noon to 4 p.m. Why you should go: The festival is a quirky community gathering featuring entertainment, a Chess Challenge and martial arts demonstrations, as well as … Continue reading Larchmere Festival and Author Alley set for July 7

Ringo Starr releasing new book, playing Hard Rock Rocksino later this year

You have the opportunity to add a hefty helping of Ringo Starr to your autumn. Not only will the onetime drummer for The Beatles have a new book — “Another Day in the Life” — on store shelves, but the living legend also is slated to perform at the Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park. Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band have a show booked … Continue reading Ringo Starr releasing new book, playing Hard Rock Rocksino later this year

NBA legend Abdul-Jabbar to talk ‘Becoming Kareem’ at Playhouse Square in June

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is an NBA legend. He played with both the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers and won an impressive six championships. In his 2010 tome “The Book of Basketball,” sports journalist Bill Simmons ranked him as the third best player of all time, and, he is a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame. Oh, that skyhook was unguardable! He is coming to … Continue reading NBA legend Abdul-Jabbar to talk ‘Becoming Kareem’ at Playhouse Square in June

Melt Bar and Grilled plans book release party for ‘Sandwich Anarchy’

The artist behind the posters for Melt Bar and Grilled sandwiches has compiled the best work into a book, “Sandwich Anarchy: The Cult Culinary Posters of Melt Bar and Grilled.” Cleveland-based 1984 Publishing is releasing the 208-page color book next week, but Melt fans can grab the first copies at a special release party at the Independence location, 6700 Rockside Road, from 7 to 10 … Continue reading Melt Bar and Grilled plans book release party for ‘Sandwich Anarchy’