Cleveland Magazine Best Restaurants: Barabicu Smokehouse

By Jason Brill | Edited by Kim Scheider Barabicu Smokehouse Jon Ashton and Danny Cassano wanted to get sweet on Cleveland’s barbecue resurgence. But they’ve made a name for themselves by doing the opposite. Instead of putting sugar in their rubs, Ashton and Cassano cook their meats ultra slowly. Brisket ($11 for a half-pound) is…

Free Comic Book Day 2017

This year, Free Comic Book Day is celebrating its 16th year introducing readers to the wonders of comics and falls on Saturday, May 6. There will be up to 50 titles that may be available at each participating location. DC Entertainment, Image Comics, Bongo Comics, and Marvel Comics will be among the many publishers offering titles that include Betty &…

Polish Constitution Weekend 2017

PAC Ohio Division Carries on a 69-year Tradition Once again, the Ohio Division of the Polish American Congress (PAC) continues a 69-year tradition during the weekend of May 5 through May 7, with much of it taking place in Parma’s Polish Village! Since its founding in 1948, the Ohio Division of the PAC has annually…

P Jay’s Pizza Is Business Of The Month

This month’s Business of the Month is P Jay’s Pizza located in the heart of Polish Village at 5859 Ridge Road. Mayor DeGeeter is honoring this business, not only for the food, but for the sense of community pride in this clean and well-run establishment. P. Jay’s opened in April, 1993 and has given back…

Cheap Eats: Little Polish Diner

By Tricia McCune | Edited by Kim Schneider Just as tiny as grandma’s kitchen and with as much heart, the 22-seat Parma restaurant serves up a menu of family recipes co-owner Sophie Hart carried with her from her native Poland. She even imports spices from Europe to make dishes such as the Tour of Poland…

3rd Annual Polish Village Garage Sale – June 9-11

Get ready for the THIRD ANNUAL POLISH VILLAGE GARAGE SALE on June 9-11 from 9 AM to 4 PM! This is an ongoing annual event that was very successful last year! We are again planning to have maps of sale locations, a street directory, visible street signs for participants, newspaper ads, email blasts, and more…

Flamingo Fever Call to Artists

What is Flamingo Fever? The Old World Parma organization, to promote a sense of community and celebrate Parma’s cultural diversity, is once again sponsoring a public art exhibition. Artists as well as local citizens have applied their talent and creativity to a simple flamingo sculpture to create an assortment of unique pieces of public art….

Polish Village in Parma posts the most Parma April Fool’s prank ever

By Joe Noga, cleveland.com PARMA, Ohio — Folks over in Parma’s Polish Village neighborhood have come up with the most Parma idea ever for the vacant space formerly occupied by the historic Parma Theater. Moderators of Parma’s Polish Village page on Facebook today announced plans to build a plastic flamingo petting zoo at the site…

Shop Small in Parma, Ohio

Small Business Saturday is November 28, 2015! This is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses across the country. Founded by American Express in 2010, this day is celebrated on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. To help you get in the Small Business Saturday spirit here in Parma, Ohio, for the first time this year we…

Rudy’s Strudel Mural Competition 2015

ATTENTION ARTISTS! Rudy’s Strudel & Bakery Mural Competition is underway! No residency requirements. Cash stipend for winner! Rudy’s Strudel & Bakery, located in the business district of Polish Village at 5580 Ridge Road, is having a mural design competition which is open to the public, with no residency restrictions. The completed mural will be 15×15…

2nd Polish Village Garage Sale – June 18-20

Get ready for the SECOND POLISH VILLAGE GARAGE SALE on June 18-20 from 9 AM to 4 PM! This is an ongoing annual event that was very successful last year! We are again planning to have maps of sale locations, visible street markings for participants, newspaper ads, email blasts, and more in order to direct…