The Cleveland Neighborhood Guidebook
Edited by the staff of Belt Magazine
Belt Publishing, forthcoming June 2016

This book is for those who want to understand what radiates away from Terminal Tower, and who understand that as lovely as the city often is, it can sometimes be brutal, too. You will read about places no longer here, such as the Little Italy Historical Museum and League Park, as well as increasingly popular areas, such as North Collinwood and Asiatown. You will learn about Cleveland Heights’s natural history, Mount Pleasant back in the day, and Opportunity Corridors missed. The writers tell you stories about starting a business in Ohio City, marketing Larchmere, first time home buying in Detroit Shoreway, self-loathing
in South Euclid, troubling developments in Tremont, closed schools in Lee-Miles, and a vineyard in Hough. Bound together, they conjure a Cleveland as complex as are its residents.

The least practical, most literary guide to the city, The Cleveland Neighborhood Guidebook includes essays by:

Greggor Mattson on Kinsman
Amy Hanauer on Shaker Heights
Lee Chilcote on Detroit-Shoreway
Tom Orange on Brooklyn Centre
Benno Martens on North Collinwood
Mansfield Frazier on Hough
Sally Errico on Lakewood
And many more!

Plus Editors’ Picks for the city’s best hikes, dive bars, restaurants, places to live and more.

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