BeLocal West Cleveland

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Welcome! We’re here to help.

With BeLocal, there’s no need to wonder where longtime residents go for fun, food, shopping, activities, and more. Simply flip through the pages of your free BeLocal magazine to discover local favorites.

Thousands of new movers (and locals) have turned to BeLocal for guidance. Our magazine shares stories and descriptions of community gems — and so much more. BeLocal is the perfect resource to find dependable businesses to suit whatever needs you may have. As your go-to guide for all things local, we’re so happy you’re here.

When it comes to advice you can trust, who better to hear from than long-time community residents?

Take a peek inside the latest issue for words of wisdom and smart suggestions from true locals.

Starting over in a new hometown is never simple.

But through BeLocal, you can easily explore local living at its finest. Check out the articles below to learn more about some of the best “hidden gems” the community has to offer.

Meet Your Publisher

Jason Pattee

Jason Pattee

Hello! I've been with N2 for over 8 years and BeLocal West Cleveland has been in print now for close to 3 years. It is the west side's best resource for new movers. Why? Because the content comes from current residents. It is filled with their favorite grocery stores, coffee houses, things to do on Lake Erie and more! BeLocal is designed to be a word of mouth guide from current residents to new residents so they can find the hidden gems, hot spots, and high quality businesses quickly. I'm always looking for high quality businesses to introduce & recommend to these new movers so please reach out if you'd like to learn more!

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🎃 Happy Crawl-o-ween Cleveland! 🍻 Don’t miss the 𝟰𝘁𝗵 𝗔𝗻𝗻𝘂𝗮𝗹 𝗛𝗮𝗹𝗹𝗼𝘄𝗲𝗲𝗻 𝗕𝗮𝗿 𝗖𝗿𝗮𝘄𝗹 [@crawlwithus] this Saturday, October 30th!

This isn’t your average bar crawl! Enjoy exclusive drink specials, amazing local food, NO COVER CHARGES, and a 🏆 $1000 Grand Prize Costume Contest! 🏆

👻 Check-in between 4PM - 6PM at FLANNERY'S PUB or HARRY BUFFALO EAST 4TH

🍻 Drink Away (Responsibly, of course) from 4PM - 10PM at participating pubs:
• 𝗖𝗔𝗣𝗧𝗜𝗩𝟴 • @captiv8cleveland
• 𝗙𝗟𝗔𝗡𝗡𝗘𝗥𝗬'𝗦 𝗣𝗨𝗕 • @flanneryscle
• 𝗛𝗔𝗥𝗥𝗬 𝗕𝗨𝗙𝗙𝗔𝗟𝗢 𝗘𝗔𝗦𝗧 𝟰𝗧𝗛 • @harrybuffalo
• 𝗛𝗢𝗙𝗕𝗥𝗔𝗨𝗛𝗔𝗨𝗦 𝗖𝗟𝗘𝗩𝗘𝗟𝗔𝗡𝗗 • @hbcle
• 𝗧𝗛𝗜𝗥𝗦𝗧𝗬 𝗣𝗔𝗥𝗥𝗢𝗧 • @thirstyparrot
• 𝗪𝗛𝗜𝗦𝗧𝗟𝗘 𝗔𝗡𝗗 𝗞𝗘𝗚 • @whistleandkegcle
• 𝗪𝗜𝗟𝗗 𝗘𝗔𝗚𝗟𝗘 𝗦𝗔𝗟𝗢𝗢𝗡 • @wildeagle_cle
• 𝗪𝗢𝗡𝗗𝗘𝗥 𝗕𝗔𝗥 𝗖𝗟𝗘𝗩𝗘𝗟𝗔𝗡𝗗 • @wonderbarcle

Presented by @crawlwithus 🎃 *For contest instructions visit crawlwith.us/costumecontest

📸: @digital504 

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If you're new to Cleveland's west side and looking for a private school for your child(ren) - or a current resident doing the same - please see below for information on St. Edward HS open houses and admission testing. They've been a long term partner of BeLocal and one of the best private school options in all of NE Ohio!

At St. Edward High School, you'll grow in your faith, achieve personal excellence, make lifelong friends, and commit to the virtues of servant leadership. Most importantly, no matter who you are, you'll always be encouraged to tell your story at St. Edward High School. 

Interested in Applying for the Class of 2026? We look forward to welcoming you at our upcoming Admission Tests, Open Houses, and Edsman for a Day Program. 

Fall Open Houses for 8th Grade Families 
Sunday, October 3 - 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Monday, October 18 - 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Monday, October 25 - 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Monday, November 8 - 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Pre-registration is required at sehs.net/openhouse

8th Grade Admission Tests
Saturday, October 9 at 9:00 a.m.
Saturday, October 23 at 9:00 a.m.
Wednesday, November 3 at 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 6 at 9:00 a.m. 
Pre-registration is required at sehs.net/admissiontest

Edsman for a Day Program 
Schedule your visit today at sehs.net/visit

For more information, please contact St. Ed's Office of Admission at admission@sehs.net or 216-521-2204.
🏠 Do you have projects in mind for your new home, but need help to bring your vision to life? Then we highly recommend - 𝚊𝚗𝚍 𝚝𝚛𝚞𝚜𝚝! - the locally-owned 𝗡𝗥 𝗣𝗮𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗦𝗲𝗿𝘃𝗶𝗰𝗲𝘀 to help revamp your dream home!

🔨 𝗡𝗥 𝗣𝗮𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗦𝗲𝗿𝘃𝗶𝗰𝗲𝘀 thrives at providing high-quality interior and exterior painting, drywall repair, carpentry, bathroom, and kitchen remodeling in a prompt, detail-oriented, and professional manner.

𝐿𝑒𝑡’𝑠 𝑔𝑒𝑡 𝑠𝑡𝑎𝑟𝑡𝑒𝑑 𝑚𝑎𝑘𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑦𝑜𝑢𝑟 ℎ𝑜𝑚𝑒 𝑌𝑂𝑈𝑅𝑆! Tap 👉 @nrpaintingservicesllc for call 📲 (216) 856-3854 to schedule your free estimate!

📸: 𝗡𝗥 𝗣𝗮𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗦𝗲𝗿𝘃𝗶𝗰𝗲𝘀

#BeLocalWestCleveland #belocalwestcle #Cleveland #ClevelandOH #westsidecleveland #thisiscle #WeLoveOurSponsors #NRPaintingServices #ClevelandPainting #BeLocal #BeLocalPub #NewMovers #LocalsKnow #avonlakecity #avonlake #avonlakeohio #avonlakeoh #LakewoodOH #RockyRiver #fairviewparkohio  #BayVillageOH #WestlakeOH #WestlakeOhio #NorthOlmsted #NorthRidgeville #northridgevilleoh #celebratelocal #clevelandbusiness #ohiobusiness #HousePainting
💥 𝔹𝕖𝕃𝕠𝕔𝕒𝕝 𝕋𝕚𝕡: “Two of my favorite ethnic restaurants are Istanbul Mediterranean Grill in Avon and Taki’s in Avon Lake.” – Cheryl D.

💬 𝑾𝒉𝒂𝒕 𝒊𝒔 𝒚𝒐𝒖𝒓 𝒇𝒂𝒗𝒐𝒓𝒊𝒕𝒆 𝒎𝒖𝒔𝒕-𝒉𝒂𝒗𝒆 𝒎𝒆𝒏𝒖 𝒊𝒕𝒆𝒎 𝒇𝒓𝒐𝒎 @takisgreekkitchen or @istanbul_mediterraneangrill 🤤

📸: The Ekmek from @takisgreekkitchen // Photo by David Petkiewicz for @clevelanddotcom 

#BeLocalWestCleveland #belocalwestcle #Cleveland #ClevelandOH #westsidecleveland #thisiscle #thisiscleveland #inthecle #BeLocal #BeLocalPub #NewMovers #intheknow #thelocalperspective #belocaltip #avonlake #AvonOh #LakewoodOhio #BayVillageOH #WestlakeOhio #NorthOlmsted #NorthRidgeville #clevelandfoodie #ohiofoodie #bestrestaurantscle #cleeats #celebratelocal
🎃 𝙷𝚊𝚕𝚕𝚘𝚆𝚎𝚎𝚔𝚎𝚗𝚍𝚜 𝚊𝚝 𝙲𝚎𝚍𝚊𝚛 𝙿𝚘𝚒𝚗𝚝 𝚊𝚛𝚎 𝚑𝚎𝚛𝚎! Thursday thru Sundays, now through Halloween Night!

🦇 Enjoy fun for the whole family including a daytime 𝙏𝙧𝙞𝙘𝙠𝙨 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙏𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙩𝙨 𝙁𝙖𝙡𝙡 𝙁𝙚𝙨𝙩 for the little ones. In the evening, 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙃𝙖𝙪𝙣𝙩 takes over select areas of the park with scare mazes, haunted attractions, and a creepy nighttime atmos-fear!

Tap 👉 @cedarpoint for more info on these 𝒔𝒑𝒐𝒐𝒌-𝒕𝒂𝒄𝒖𝒍𝒂𝒓 events! Hours vary, so be sure to check out the schedule soon.

📸: @chrissie.takes.pics -- thanks for sharing!

#BeLocalWestCleveland #belocalwestcle #Cleveland #ClevelandOH #westsidecleveland #thisiscle #thisiscleveland #inthecle #BeLocal #BeLocalPub #NewMovers #thelocalperspective #intheknow #localsknow #avonlakecity #avonlakeohio #Lakewood #fairviewparkohio  #BayVillageOH #WestlakeOH #WestlakeOhio #NorthOlmsted #LorainOH #NorthRidgeville #CedarPoint #LakeErie #Halloweekends
🧟 Raise your hands if you love the flea market! Don’t miss the 🎃 𝟳𝘁𝗵 𝗔𝗻𝗻𝘂𝗮𝗹 𝗛𝗮𝗹𝗹𝗼𝘄𝗲𝗲𝗻 𝗙𝗹𝗲𝗮 𝗠𝗮𝗿𝗸𝗲𝘁!

→ 𝚂𝚊𝚝𝚞𝚛𝚍𝚊𝚢, 𝙾𝚌𝚝𝚘𝚋𝚎𝚛 𝟷𝟼𝚝𝚑 𝚏𝚛𝚘𝚖 𝙽𝚘𝚘𝚗 𝚝𝚘 𝟼 𝙿𝙼 ←

Find spooky arts & crafts, home decor, props, toys, oddities, DVD+VHS, makeup, clothing, jewelry, snacks, and all things Halloween! 𝐴𝑙𝑙 𝑎𝑔𝑒𝑠 𝑎𝑟𝑒 𝑤𝑒𝑙𝑐𝑜𝑚𝑒 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑘𝑖𝑑𝑠 𝑐𝑎𝑛 𝑡𝑟𝑖𝑐𝑘 𝑜𝑟 𝑡𝑟𝑒𝑎𝑡 𝑎𝑡 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑡𝑎𝑏𝑙𝑒𝑠! 

🦇 𝙑𝙚𝙣𝙙𝙤𝙧𝙨 𝙬𝙞𝙡𝙡 𝙗𝙚 𝙡𝙤𝙘𝙖𝙩𝙚𝙙 𝙖𝙘𝙧𝙤𝙨𝙨 𝙩𝙝𝙧𝙚𝙚 𝙡𝙤𝙘𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣𝙨 𝙞𝙣 𝙇𝙖𝙠𝙚𝙬𝙤𝙤𝙙:
@5oclocklounge → 11904 Detroit Ave
@foundrylakewood → 11729 Detroit Ave
@nowthatsclass → 11213 Detroit Ave
The Symposium Niteclub → 11794 Detroit Ave

👻 𝘼𝙣𝙙 𝙝𝙚𝙧𝙚 𝙞𝙨 𝙖 𝙩𝙖𝙨𝙩𝙚 𝙤𝙛 𝙬𝙝𝙤 𝙬𝙞𝙡𝙡 𝙗𝙚 𝙝𝙖𝙪𝙣𝙩𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙨𝙩𝙧𝙚𝙚𝙩𝙨:
Far Out Designs @far.out.designs 
Haus Of Sin Cosmetics @hausofsin_ 
Sick, Sad Soap @sicksadsoap 
The Cuddle Cult @thecuddlecult 
The Hallowed Crumb @thehallowedcrumb 
WickedEyeWoodworking @wickedeyewoodworking 
As Above So Below Bakery @asabovesobelowbakery 

Tap the link in bio @halloweenflea for more! Presented by @blackmarketcle  and The Buckland Museum. Suggested donation of $1 for entry. 

📸: @asabovesobelowbakery 

#BeLocalWestCleveland #belocalwestcle #ClevelandOH #Cleveland #westsidecleveland #thisiscle #inthecle #BeLocal #BeLocalPub #LakewoodOH #LakewoodOhio #Lakewood #northridgevilleoh #WestlakeOH #N2 #n2publishing #lifeatn2 #newmovers #localsknow #beintheknow #knowlocal #HalloweenFlea

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