Cleveland’s New Cool – 10 Reasons We Love ‘The 216’
10 Reasons We Love ‘The 216’
By Ken Scrudato, BlackBook
Culture watchers have loved to say of late that “food is the new rock & roll.” They’re wrong, of course. Chefs are certainly at an artistic apogee right now; but they do not create art. And none will ever inspire the levels of both adoration and hatred as do a Bono or a Morrissey.
Music, in fact, has gotten the city of Cleveland through some difficult decades. Its Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has long been a great point of pride – bringing visitors from all over the world, even when times were tough. But on a recent trip, we found the city singing a few new tunes, as revitalization programs and a much buzzed about restaurant scene have reinvigorated and reenergized its downtown. Read more.