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In Cleveland, we’ve got world-class experiences without the world-class ego. And for that, you’re welcome.
World-class experiences without the world-class ego.
Here in Cleveland, we’ve got beef cheek in our pierogi, truffles on our hot dogs and beer in our donuts. Balance.
Whether you’re into the thread count of your linens or just a place to crash for the night, we’ve got a hotel room with your name all over it.
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As Cleveland prepares to celebrate the upcoming Juneteenth holiday, it’s an opportunity to not only reflect on the important contributions of Black people to the city’s heritage and history, but how we can continue to work toward social justice for all.
Located within the Cleveland Cultural Gardens, architect Daniel Bickerstaff designed this space to convey the past, present and future of the African American community, as well as promote the education and interest of its culture and heritage.
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What’s not to love about world-class theatre in our own backyard? Cleveland is an epicenter of arts and culture, boasting the nation’s oldest African American theatre. Founded in 1915, this cultural staple is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. Enjoy professional theatre productions and arts education while honoring the Black experience.
Get shook at the belltower at St. John’s Episcopal Church, where enslaved people hid before they crossed Lake Erie on their final leg of the Underground Railroad. Today the church is a gathering place for an annual celebration named “Station Hope” after Cleveland’s nickname on the Underground Railroad.
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Explore the past and spill the tea at the Cleveland History Center. Search online through the African American Archives or add your activist-related story. When at the museum, be sure to visit the Carl & Louis Stokes Making History exhibit, spotlighting two Black Clevelanders who made national history in the political arena.
Long before Progressive Field, League Park was Cleveland’s resident field of dreams. See the spot where the Cleveland Buckeyes clinched the 1945 Negro League World Series, then explore the adjacent museum packed with sports stories and treasures from the lost Latin, Caribbean, Barnstormer, Negro and Women’s leagues.
Showcasing baseball's diverse history, multicultural heritage and impact of the sport on Cleveland through displays of treasured memorabilia at historic League Park.
The Cleveland History Center houses exhibits that tell the story of Northeast Ohio through items, documents and artifacts from a variety of collections. Through the use of its vast and varied...
Within a 1.5-mile stretch of land in University Circle are more than 30 individual gardens—complete with historical sculptures and unique horticulture—that signify a different culture or country...
Karamu House stands tall in our nation's history as an inclusive institution that served as a common ground for Clevelanders of different races, religions, and social and economic backgrounds, as well...
League Park is America's Historic Ballpark. It was a place for baseball pioneers and served as a great stage for baseball to grow and develop as America’s national pastime. The field opened in the...