The city of Cleveland is booming!  Not only are we one of the New York Times 52 places to go in 2015, Cleveland has a vibrant restaurant and bar scene, with lots of festivals, sporting events, and museums.  In fact, Time magazine ranked Cleveland #7 as America's Best Food Cities for 2015!  The members of the Institute for Computational Biology frequently enjoy these comforts of Cleveland, and we are happy to share our experiences here with you.  Thoughts and opinions are of their respective post authors and do not reflect those of any institution or official agency.  

One to One Fitness and Recovery Zone

Who:  Dana C. Crawford, PhD What:  One to One Fitness and Recovery Zone Where:  2130 Adelbert Road, Cleveland, OH 44106 Based on my previous posts, you must think I weigh 1,000 pounds. I’ll admit that I have gained weight over the years. Yes, these days I am more about the bass than the treble, which […]

Ninja City Kitchen & Bar

Who:  Dana C. Crawford, PhD What:  Ninja City Kitchen & Bar Where:  11311 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 Will Bush and I are always looking for new lunch places within walking distance of CWRU, and this past February we stumbled upon Ninja City. If you find yourself walking up and down Euclid in Uptown looking […]

La Cave Du Vin

Who:  Dana C. Crawford, PhD What:  La Cave Du Van Where:  2785 Euclid Heights Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44106 A few months ago, CWRU EpiBiostats alum Fred Schumacher and wife Jaimie (PhD and MD, respectively) visited the department and Cleveland for a few days. During the visit, the couple mentioned they were meeting some old friends […]

Gigi’s on Fairmount

Who:  Dana C. Crawford, PhD What:  Gigi’s on Fairmount Where:  3477 Fairmount Blvd, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118 Sometimes we crave small plates and a nice glass of wine or cocktail. Where do we go for that kind of fare, especially when we are feeling lazy and want to stay close to home in Cleveland Heights? […]

Crop Kitchen

Who:  Dana C. Crawford, PhD What:  Crop Kitchen Where:  11460 Uptown Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106 As I mentioned in a previous post, my initial parking spot at CWRU involved a long walk to the office. For a few months, I walked past some space with a sign that mentioned Crop Kitchen was coming soon. What […]

Crop Bar & Bistro

Who:  Dana C. Crawford, PhD What:  Crop Bar & Bistro Where:  2537 Lorain Ave, Cleveland, OH 44113 A few months ago, Mom had a birthday. To celebrate, we drove down to Ohio City to have dinner at Crop Bistro & Bar. Crop has been on my radar since we were searching for houses here in […]

Cowell & Hubbard

Who:  Dana C. Crawford, PhD What:  Cowell & Hubbard Where: 1305 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115   If you are headed to the Playhouse Square area for a show, you might be thinking about having dinner before the show. Surprisingly, the selection of nice restaurants within walking distance of the theaters is limited. And, reservations […]

DANCECleveland (Wendy Whelan in Restless Creature)

Who:  Dana C. Crawford, PhD What:  DANCECleveland (Wendy Whelan in Restless Creature) Where:  Playhouse Square (1501 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115) Much to Mom’s dismay, we don’t have a newspaper subscription. We haven’t in years. In fact, I don’t think we’ve had one during our marriage. Between the internet and National Public Radio (Cleveland local […]

Cleveland Cavaliers (All In!)

Who:  Dana C. Crawford, PhD What:  The Cleveland Cavaliers (All In!) Where:  Cleveland, OH Have I seen the Cleveland Cavaliers (“Cavs”) play at the Quicken Loans Arena in person? No, not yet. Does that stop me from being excited about the 2015 National Basketball Association (NBA) championship series?   Hell to the no! The excitement is […]

Cedar Creek Grille

Who:  Dana C. Crawford, PhD What:  Cedar Creek Grille Where:  La Place Shopping Center, 2101 Richmond Rd, Beachwood, OH 44122 Shopping at Beachwood Place Mall, Legacy Village, or LA Place Shopping Center and find yourself hungry? Where do you go? I have already posted one of my favorite places to go in the Beachwood Place […]

Sterle’s Country House (with Platform Beer Co.)

Who:  Dana C. Crawford, PhD What:  Sterle’s Country House (with Platform Beer Co.) Where: 1401 East 55th Street, Cleveland, OH 44103   My husband Steve is excellent with the map and directions. So much so, my sister calls him the human GPS. Steve loves to travel and live in new cities, so a move to […]

The Music Box Supper Club (Secret Sisters/Striking Matches)

Who:  Dana C. Crawford, PhD What: The Music Box Supper Club (Secret Sisters/Striking Matches) Where: 1148 Main Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44113   As I previously posted, Cleveland offers art and music events almost on a daily basis. To take advantage of these opportunities this summer, I have been perusing the Cleveland events calendar every week. […]