Cleveland. I think of cold, windy winter days. I think of great baseball, grilled kielbasa, and being somewhere between the Windy City and Western Pennsylvania. But, what do I know? I’ve never been there. Until now.
Truth be told, Cleveland surprised me. I saw beautiful homes, manicured lawns, rose gardens and cutting edge architecture. My family and I felt like trespassers in a public park that was practically empty at lunch time. It was as if heaven had come down to earth, if for just a brief moment.
We also found a welcoming coffee shop that was enchanting, and so very local. Although a local chain, Phoenix Coffee connected to our deep need to commune with our communities through food and drink.
For some reason, good coffee compliments great architecture. Here are some of the cool buildings at Case Western.