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Billy Hallal is a writer, tutor, and occasional barback in Cleveland. He writes fiction you can find at The Normal School and Fiction Southeast and nonfiction you can find on this very website.
12 Things You Have to Do on Any Trip to Columbus
Published: September 5, 2017 at 12:01am EST
Make the most of your Columbus road trip with this guide to the best things to do in town.
Ohio Small Towns That Are Worth the Trip This Summer
Published: July 21, 2017 at 12:01am EST
Hit the road to see Ohio's best small towns: the architecture, the charm, and the surprisingly great microbreweries.
How an Immigrant-Owned Barbershop Became Cleveland's Coolest Speakeasy
Published: July 13, 2017 at 12:01am EST
Alex Quintana has a secret Speakeasy above his barbershop, and it's one of the best cocktail bars in Cleveland.
Ohio Is Going to Ban Certain Liquors and It's (Partly) Prohibition's Fault
Published: December 21, 2016 at 12:01am EST
Thanks to recent developments from Ohio Division of Liquor Control, the state will…
A Bready Bucket List: The Best Sandwiches in Cleveland
Published: November 6, 2016 at 11:01pm EST
You won't find burgers or a Polish boy on here -- just delicious sandwiches for meat eaters and vegetarians alike.
The Indians Lost the World Series -- And That's OK
Published: November 3, 2016 at 3:48pm EST
After the Cleveland Indians lost the 2016 World Series to the cured Chicago Cubs, we have to look introspectively.
Cleveland's Underrated Neighborhoods That We Should All Be Spending More Time In
Published: October 6, 2016 at 12:01am EST
Despite the renaissance of cool Cleveland neighborhoods, there are some that aren't…
Cleaving the Crooked Mirror: What's Really Behind the East & West Side Rivalry
Published: August 17, 2016 at 12:05am EST
It is damn near impossible to discuss Cleveland’s East Side-West Side divide…
The Best Cocktail Bars in Cleveland
Published: July 13, 2016 at 12:05am EST
As Cleveland's culinary star has risen, so has the quality of its mixed drinks.
Cleveland's Cocktails That Are Raising the City's Drinking Standards
Published: June 15, 2016 at 12:06am EST
We're fortunate in Cleveland that our city’s cocktail programs have kept pace with its nationally renowned culinary arts.