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Gandalf’s Pub & Restaurant rocks its third anniversary and plays host to one of Cleveland’s favorite holidays—St. Patrick’s Day

“There is nothing better than St. Patrick’s Day in Cleveland on a Saturday,” says Sean Lackey, who, along with his wife, Michelle, owns Gandalf’s Pub & Restaurant. “We practice here all year long.” This cozy neighborhood eatery serves Irish favorites such as Vienna Corned Beef Boxtys, Shepherd’s Pie and Irish Nachos year-round, and...

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Apex Dermatology: This is Marlise

It can be said that behind every successful doctor is a terrific nurse. At Apex Dermatology, that especially holds true. Dr. Jorge Garcia-Zuazaga has surrounded himself with certified nurse practitioners who boast impressive credentials as well as the compassionate demeanor that is the hallmark of all five of his skincare offices. “All of...

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At the Fitness Center at University Hospitals Avon Health Center, the focus is on teaching members how to live, look and love life—better

It may be a little more ambitious than most New Year’s resolutions, but Brad Calabrese is resolute to try all of the 120 group exercise classes this year at the Fitness Center at University Hospitals Avon Health Center. As general manager of the fitness center, he already knows the classes can help people stay fit, but he wants to experience...

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A free leg screening from Medina Vein Center can change your life

When Strongsville resident Tom was suffering from leg pain, he thought it was just a part of aging. It proved to be much more. “I was aware of the pain in my leg and just thought it came with age,” he says. “But my wife called a doctor for a screening and we found out that I had blockage. Now I feel 10 years younger.” Thanks to an...

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Here’s how Dr. Jennifer Bryk Hechko makes going to the dentist a fun experience for kids

If your child loves to go camping, spend time in the great outdoors or play with dogs, then Brecksville Kids Dentistry is sure to make going to the dentist a fun adventure. Although there are no wolves or bears here (except etched in the window décor and on a statue next to the toy chest), a real-life Bichon Maltese dog greets patients and does...

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