Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines is adding Charleston, South Carolina, to its roster of destinations from Cleveland starting in early May, and will resume flying to San Francisco. At the same time, the airline is ending service to Portland, Oregon. The carrier will also fly year-round from Cleveland Hopkins to Sarasota, Florida, and Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, two destinations that recently debuted as winter-only routes. In a recent phone call, Frontier’s Daniel Shurz, senior vice president of commercial, outlined a series of network additions in Cleveland, which he called “amongst our most successful cities.” Frontier, known for its low base fares and fee-for-service pricing, has grown rapidly in Cleveland since United Airlines pulled its hub here in 2014.
The Mid-America Restaurant Expo is wrapping up its annual two-day run in Columbus. The industry trade show is a chance for restaurant owners, cooks and other foodies to check out new products, hear chefs speak and, of course, try a few samples.This year's show had a strong Cleveland presence: Sunday, Michael Symon delivered his usual entertaining keynote address while Chef Jonathon Sawyer engaged with the audience later.
Geraldo Rivera is sending his best wishes to Freddie Kitchens, recently announced as new Head Football Coach of the Cleveland Browns.The Fox News correspondent and the Browns new head coach are neighbors in Shaker Heights. Responding to a tweet by cleveland.comlast week, Rivera wrote, “Congratulations to my friend and neighbor Freddie Kitchens. Just named head coach of the #Browns Freddie helped @bakermayfield turn the franchise around. Now let’s crush the NFL. #GoBrowns.”
Adult film actress Stormy Daniels filed suit against four Columbus vice officers who arrested her at a strip club at the capital city in July, claiming the officers violated her constitutional rights when bringing trumped-up charges that were later dropped.Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, said in a lawsuit filed Monday that her arrest was “politically motivated.” She has gained notoriety after speaking publicly about an affair she said she carried out with Donald Trump, and a payment she said she received to keep quiet about the affair in the months leading up to the 2016 presidential election.
We’ve got six months to wait until the Tall Ships arrive in Cleveland’s North Coast Harbor. But tickets for the July 11-14 Tall Ships Cleveland go on sale Thursday.To see the boats, you need a daily admission ticket, which allows you to board and tour visiting ships. Buy them at TallShipsCLE.com before the festival for $15 a day ($13 for seniors, veterans and military members; $10 for kids 5-14). Once the event begins July 11, it’s $20 admission.Want a 90-minute cruise on Lake Erie? Sail Away tickets start at $65.Exact schedules have yet to be set. But ten replica and restored ships will be docked near FirstEnergy Stadium:
Today is Monday, Jan. 14, the 14th day of 2019. There are 351 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Jan. 14, 1963, George C. Wallace was sworn in as governor of Alabama with the pledge, "Segregation forever!" — a view Wallace later repudiated.In 1784, the United States ratified the Treaty of Paris ending the Revolutionary War; Britain followed suit in April 1784.In 1898, author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson — better known as "Alice in Wonderland" creator Lewis Carroll — died in Guildford, Surrey, England, less than two weeks before his 66th birthday.In 1943, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and French General Charles de Gaulle opened a wartime conference in Casablanca.
Celebrities with birthdays today Blues singer Clarence Carter is 83. Singer Jack Jones is 81. Actress Holland Taylor is 76. Singer-producer T-Bone Burnett is 71. Movie writer-director Lawrence Kasdan is 70. Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Maureen Dowd is 67. Rock singer Geoff Tate (Queensryche) is 60. Actor Mark Addy is 55. Fox News Channel anchorman Shepard Smith is 55. Rapper Slick Rick is 54. Actor Dan Schneider is 53. Actor-comedian Tom Rhodes is 52. Rock musician Zakk Wylde is 52. Actor Kevin Durand is 45. Actor Ward Horton is 43. Actress Emayatzy Corinealdi is 39. Retro-soul singer-songwriter Marc Broussard is 37. Rock singer-musician Caleb Followill (Kings of Leon) is 37. Actor Zach Gilford is 37. Rock musician Joe Guese (The Click Five) is 37. Actor Jonathan Osser is 30. Actor-singer Grant Gustin is 29.
Winter is coming on April 14.HBO announced the premiere date for the eighth and final season of “Game of Thrones” on Sunday. The first of six movie-sized episodes arrive in 13 weeks. Fans got a glimpse of what’s to come in a new teaser which sees Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) and Arya Stark (Maisie Williams) reunite with their adopted brother Jon Snow (Kit Harington) in the family crypt at Winterfell. As they walk past a statue of Lyanna Stark -- Sansa and Arya’s aunt and, unbeknownst to Jon, his mother -- they come across statues of themselves just before the apparent arrival of the Army of the Dead.
'The Wizard of Oz' returning to theaters for 80th anniversary “The Wizard of Oz” is turning 80. To celebrate, the greatest movie of all time is making a return trip to the theater. For three days only this month, the 1939 classic will play at theaters across the country: Sunday, Jan. 27 at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.; and 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan 29 and Wednesday, Jan 30.
Keystone Tailored Manufacturing, at the site of the former Hugo Boss plant, will close by March. About 140 employees will lose jobs.“Ultimately, the most compelling reason for why we made the decision to move to close was that the overall production volume that we had been experiencing and enjoying and planning for just changed,” said Kenneth Ragland, president of the men’s suit manufacturing company, of the facility at 4600 Tiedeman Road. “We don’t have the same volume we did four years ago. As a result, we had to make a tough decision.
Today is Tuesday, Jan. 8, the eighth day of 2019. There are 357 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 8, 2011, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., was shot and critically wounded when a gunman opened fire as the congresswoman met with constituents in Tucson; six people were killed, 12 others also injured. (Gunman Jared Lee Loughner was sentenced in November 2012 to seven consecutive life sentences, plus 140 years.)On this date: In 1815, the last major engagement of the War of 1812 came to an end as U.S. forces defeated the British in the Battle of New O
Celebrities with birthdays today Actor-comedian Larry Storch is 96. Broadcast journalist Sander Vanocur is 91. CBS newsman Charles Osgood is 86. Singer Shirley Bassey is 82. Country-gospel singer Cristy Lane is 79. Rhythm-and-blues singer Anthony Gourdine (Little Anthony and the Imperials) is 78. Actress Yvette Mimieux is 77. Singer Juanita Cowart Motley (The Marvelettes) is 75. Actress Kathleen Noone is 74. Rock musician Robby Krieger (The Doors) is 73. Movie director John McTiernan is 68. Actress Harriet Sansom Harris is 64. Singer-songwriter Ron Sexsmith is 55. Actress Maria Pitillo is 53. Singer R. Kelly is 52. Rock musician Jeff Abercrombie (Fuel) is 50. Actress Ami Dolenz is 50. Reggae singer Sean Paul is 46. Actor Donnell Turner is 46. Country singer Tift Merritt is 44. Actress-rock singer Jenny Lewis is 43. Actor Scott Whyte is 41. Singer-songwriter Erin McCarley is 40. Rock musician Disashi Lumumbo-Kasongo (Gym Class Heroes) is 36. Actor Freddie Stroma is 32.
Ritzman Pharmacies, Inc., has agreed to sell its retail business to CVS, which will close most of the stores amid a nationwide wave of pharmacy-industry consolidation. Family-owned Ritzman, based in Medina, didn’t disclose deal terms in a Monday announcement. The 20-store sale is scheduled to occur by the end of February.
Apple's presence is hanging over CES 2019, the annual consumer technology confab - even though the tech giant isn't attending. In a not-so-subtle shot at Google, Apple touted its commitment to privacy on a giant billboard in Las Vegas as tech companies and tech enthusiasts gathered there. "What happens on your iPhone stays on your iPhone," the massive letters read, spanning the height of an entire building. The ad plays off the Sin City slogan "What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas" and works as an apparent jab against Apple's Silicon Valley competitor.
Today is Monday, Jan. 7, the seventh day of 2019. There are 358 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 7, 1999, for the second time in history, an impeached American president went on trial before the Senate. President Bill Clinton faced charges of perjury and obstruction of justice; he was acquitted.On this date: In 1789, America held its first presidential election as voters chose electors who, a month later, selected George Washington to be the nation's first chief executive.In 1904, the Marconi International Marine Communication Company of London announced that the telegraphed letters "CQD" would serve as a maritime distress call (it was later replaced with "SOS").
Celebrities with birthdays today Magazine publisher Jann Wenner is 73. Singer-songwriter Marshall Chapman is 70. Actor Sammo Hung is 67. Country singer David Lee Murphy is 60. Rock musician Kathy Valentine is 60. Actor David Marciano is 59. Actress Hallie Todd is 57. Singer-songwriter John Ondrasik (Five for Fighting) is 54. Actor Rex Lee is 50. Actor Doug E. Doug is 49. Actor Kevin Rahm is 48. Actor Reggie Austin is 40. Singer-rapper Aloe Blacc is 40. Actor Brett Dalton is 36. Actor Robert Ri'chard is 36. Actor Liam Aiken is 29. Actor Max Morrow is 28. Actor Marcus Scribner is 19. Other popular or historical birthdays on January 7thPope Gregory XIII: Introduced Gregorian Calendar
Rumor has it some investors are in panic mode when it comes to Apple and diminished iPhone X sales, which means the company’s next phone has to be a game changer. A new leak of the iPhone XI suggests that’s a definite possibility. Industry insider Steve Hemmerstoffer, widely known for accurate leaks of Apple products, has shared an engineering image of the iPhone X that comes with a triple rear camera.
The cleveland.com database of recent Cuyahoga County home sales and other property transfers has been updated with November transactions. Search the database at this link to find home sales in your neighborhood and across the county. The database includes transfers on record from the Cuyahoga County Fiscal Officer since 2007. You can search by seller, buyer, city, street, month or year.
If you've been missing Dunkin's Donut Fries since the sweet treat was taken off the menu at the end of 2018, McDonald's is coming to the rescue. According to Business Insider, the Golden Arches is introducing a similar snack to its stores in February. Like Dunkin’s version, the Donut Sticks, according to an internal document obtained by Business Insider, is comparable in texture and taste to a churro, and made from deep-fried sweetened dough and sprinkled with cinnamon sugar. The report says Donut Sticks will be available for a limited time starting at $1.29 for an order of six or $2.39 for a 12-pack. McDonald’s hasn’t confirmed on the launch of Donut Sticks, but the Wall Street Journal recently reported the fast-food giant is planning a renewed focus on breakfast to combat sluggish sales by adding bigger sandwiches and morning-only items such as coffee cakes and muffin tops. Donut Sticks, it appears, is the play.
The Goodyear blimp is to be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as an honorary member.The announcement was made Monday by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame .t. The blimp will be the first time a non-player or coach is inducted. The blimp's legacy of college football coverage will be commemorated later this year with an exhibit at the Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta. The exhibit will feature blimp artifacts, video footage, pictures and more. Since 1955, the blimp has provided aerial coverage of more than 2,000 college football games.
MEGA MILLIONS WINNING NUMBERS FOR 01/01/2019Mega Millions selected winning numbers Tuesday night for a $425 million jackpot.The numbers are 34-44-57-62-70 Mega Ball 14 Megaplier 4x.Powerball holds its drawing Wednesday night for a top prize of $53 million.
Today is Sunday, Dec. 30, the 364th day of 2018. There is one day left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Dec. 30, 1853, the United States and Mexico signed a treaty under which the U.S. agreed to buy some 45,000 square miles of land from Mexico for $10 million in a deal known as the Gadsden Purchase.On this date:In 1813, British troops burned Buffalo, New York, during the War of 1812.In 1860, 10 days after South Carolina seceded from the Union, the state militia seized the United States Arsenal in Charleston.In 1916, Grigory Rasputin, the so-called "Mad Monk" who wielded considerable influence with Czar Nicholas II, was killed by a group of Russian noblemen in St. Petersburg.In 1922, Vladimir Lenin proclaimed the establishment of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, which lasted nearly seven decades before dissolving in December 1991.In 1936, the United Auto Workers union staged its first "sit-down" strike at the General Motors Fisher Body Plant No. 1 in Flint, Michigan. (The strike lasted until Feb. 11, 1937.)In 1940, California's first freeway, the Arroyo Seco Parkway connecting Los Angeles and Pasadena, was officially opened by Gov. Culbert L. Olson.In 1942, a near-riot of bobbysoxers greeted the opening of Frank Sinatra's singing engagement at the Paramount Theater in New York's Times Square.
Celebrities with birthdays today Actor Russ Tamblyn is 84. Folk singer Noel Paul Stookey is 81. TV director James Burrows is 78. Actress Concetta Tomei is 73. Singer Patti Smith is 72. Rock singer-musician Jeff Lynne is 71. Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph is 63. Actress Patricia Kalember is 62. Country singer Suzy Bogguss is 62. Former "Today" show co-host Matt Lauer is 61. Rock musician Rob Hotchkiss is 58. Radio-TV commentator Sean Hannity is 57. Sprinter Ben Johnson is 57. Actor George Newbern is 55. Movie director Bennett Miller is 52. Singer Jay Kay (Jamiroquai) is 49. Rock musician Byron McMackin (Pennywise) is 49. Actress Meredith Monroe is 49. Actor Daniel Sunjata is 47. Actress Maureen Flannigan is 46. Actor Jason Behr is 45. TV personality-boxer Laila Ali is 41. Actress Lucy Punch is 41. Rock musician Tim Lopez (Plain White T's) is 38. Folk-rock singer-musician Wesley Schultz (The Lumineers) is 36. Rhythm-and-blues singer Andra Day is 34. Actress Anna Wood is 33. Country musician Eric Steedly is 28. Pop-rock musician Jamie Follese (Hot Chelle Rae) is 27.
In the final weekend of 2018, “Aquaman” still led the pack at the box office, but other films like “Mary Poppins Returns,” ''The Mule" and “Second Act” enjoyed post-holiday bumps too, even amid an onslaught of new Christmas offerings like “Vice,” ''Holmes and Watson," ''On the Basis of Sex" and the Netflix phenomenon “Bird Box.”Warner Bros. said Sunday that "Aquaman" added an estimated $51.6 million in North American ticket sales over the weekend to take first place again. Down just 24 percent from its domestic debut, the DC Comics pic, which has been No. 1 internationally for four weeks, has now grossed nearly $748.8 million worldwide.
There’s a possibility the New Year could get off to a spectacular start for someone. The Mega Millions jackpot has increased to an estimated $415 million, with its next drawing on Tuesday night ... New Year’s Day. It’s the eighth-largest jackpot in Mega Millions history. And there has been a New Year’s Day jackpot winner in the past ... on Jan. 1, 2008. The record Mega Millions jackpot is $1.537 billion, won back in October.