Entertainment Category

‘Everest’ in IMAX boasts strong cast, intense visuals

Friday, September 18th, 2015

By Joe Ostrica

There are no spoilers in saying “Everest” ends tragically for several key characters involved. The film is based on the true story of two expeditions that left May 10, 1996 to be a part of history in reaching the highest mountain in the world. Unfortunately, eight people died along the way. The new 3D film takes advantage of the IMAX technical tools (super …Read More

Bistro 83 scores three Best of the West nominations

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Bistro 83 has been nominated in three categories in the ninth annual Best of the West contest.

The restaurant has been nominated for Best Happy Hour; Best Patio for the second year in a row; and Best Bartender for friendly mixologist Jeffrey Gresko. Votes will be tallied and winners will be announced at a later date.

Bistro 83’s happy hour runs from 3 to 10 p.m. at …Read More

Craft beer and local music are center stage at House of Blues

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

By Cynthia Schuster-Eakin

Sample some of the area’s best craft brews while listening to some of Northeast Ohio’s finest musicians at the inaugural “Local Brews Local Grooves” event at the House of Blues on Feb. 28.

The whole house event is the ultimate craft beer and music festival featuring the finest local breweries, hottest bands and the tastiest menu created by House of Blues chefs just for …Read More

Legacy Restaurant has a fresh new look and a new menu

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

By Cynthia Schuster-Eakin

There is a new place to see and be seen in Avon Lake, and it has been there for almost 15 years.

Legacy Restaurant at Sweetbriar Golf Course has a whole new look and a brand-new menu for the new year.

The centerpiece of the main dining room is now a circular bar with a stunning chandelier suspended over it. The large banquettes have been …Read More

Eight films are up for Best Picture in the Oscar race

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

By Joe Ostrica

The Academy Award nominations were announced recently, and the eight films that made the cut are: “American Sniper,” “Birdman,” “Boyhood,” “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” “The Imitation Game,” “Selma,” “The Theory of Everything” and “Whiplash.” Two of the films – “Boyhood” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” – are available on DVD and blu ray. The other six movies are currently in theaters.
Here’s a look …Read More