I’ve been feeling a little lost lately and have needed to get my butt out of the house. This past Monday, the sun was shining, the snow was melting, and it was 40 degrees. In January! Sounds like the perfect day to finally get to Edgewater State Park and explore its winter beauty. There were a few … More Today, let’s go for a walk around Edgewater State Park.
Obligatory snow photo. I think it's here to stay. A post shared by Jaime Park (@heyjaime) on Jan 10, 2016 at 3:08pm PST This morning started out with sprinkles of rain and sunglasses covering my sensitive eyes. I even left my coat unzipped while walking to the car. By the time I left work, my … More Snow sweet snow.
It’s time to revisit my little internet space on liveloveCLE and introduce myself to the world. My name is Jaime. I am a transplant from southeastern Virginia who chooses to live in Cleveland. Why, oh why would I do a thing like that? Well you’re not the first to ask. My friends and family think … More Who am I and why the hell did I choose to live in Cleveland?
Don’t worry, I haven’t gone anywhere! This month, I left the Cleveland eastern suburbs behind and moved to Lakewood. It’s been a lot of getting settled, but I am already in love with my new neighborhood. There has been lots of exploring, just not a lot of time to write. It’s all coming soon! For now, … More Still exploring…
It’s starting to look like fall around here. These photos are from Sunday, October 4 through Saturday, October 10. Top Left to Bottom Right – 1. Beautiful skies this mostly sunny week. 2 & 3. Clevelanders are pretty serious about Halloween, they don’t go light on the decorations. Did you hear about the controversial display in … More Cleveland Close-Up #3
As September turns to October and lows dip into the 40s, Clevelanders start grasping at any last moments of sunshine and 70 degree weather. They know it’s going to end, quickly. So though there was no sunshine and it was oh so windy, I knew I had to seize the opportunity to walk to Lakewood Park when I … More A (windy) day at the park.
My week in Cleveland. These photos are from Sunday, September 27 through Saturday, October 3. Top Left to Bottom Right – 1. It was a windy, chilly week in Cleveland; still enjoyed some nice lake views at Lakewood Park. 2. SweetWater Beer is new to Ohio, nice to see the fun truck around the streets, distributing delicious beer. … More Cleveland Close-Up #2
Ever heard the name Claes Oldenburg? Me either, but apparently he’s an American sculptor who, along with his wife, had a thing for creating very large replicas of everyday objects and displaying them as public art. He is the man responsible for the Free Stamp in Cleveland. Maybe you’ve seen it while wandering around downtown, … More What’s up with that big stamp?
Days with lots of driving around and trying to make life decisions can quickly become overwhelming. You know what makes it better? Lunch on the patio at one of my favorite – so far! – Tremont spots. If you haven’t been to Bac yet, go there. Right now. Seriously. Well unless it’s dinner time and … More Apartment searching makes me hungry.
A city over 200 years old, it shouldn’t be a surprise that Cleveland has had its ups and downs. Most notably, the forever disappointing sports teams, financial struggles, and there was that whole river catching on fire thing. But as much as people want it to be, Cleveland is not “The Mistake on the Lake”. It’s … More 24 Lesser-Known Cleveland Trivia Facts