Just a quick walk from the hostel, @hansabrewery on Lorain Ave serves up good beer and food in the restaurant with a shop full of specialty meats, cheeses, bread, and more! Their patio is one to take advantage of before the cold weather hits! ⠀ (📷: @jakesmithokc)
The final installment for LGBT History Month deals with Cleveland's Hingetown neighborhood in Ohio City. Located at W. 29th St and Detroit Ave, this was the center of gay culture in Cleveland for many years. The neighborhood was the home of many gay bars and nightclubs, the first Lesbian-Gay Community Center and groups like ACT UP that helped lead the fight advocating for those living with HIV/AIDS. The first Gay Pride Parade in Cleveland took place here as well in 1990.
Today Hingetown is the home of ArtSpace Cleveland (an artist community), Saucy Brew Works (a great local craft brewery), coffee shops, local retail stores and music venues like the BOP STOP at The Music Settlement. On W. 29th St, just south of Detroit, you can see the Ohio Historical Marker honoring the neighborhood and the LGBT Civil Rights Movement. Today the LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland is located just down Detroit Ave, near W. 65th St.
A year today we were in Cleveland, Ohio when we drove around in a truck playing country music, went to a corn maze and pumpkin patch, drank sweet tea and when the city stole a pizza my heart 🍕 Can time stop going by so fast please ?!