Polish Constitution Weekend 2019

Once again, the Ohio Division of the Polish American Congress (PAC) continues a 71-year tradition during the weekend of May 3 through May 5, with much of it taking place in Parma’s Polish Village! Since its founding in 1948, the Ohio Division of the PAC has annually sponsored Ohio’s ­official celebration of the signing of Poland’s Constitution…

Review: Barabicu Smokehouse Is Smokin’ Good

By Debbi Snook, The Plain Dealer PARMA, Ohio — I’ve never given three stars to a restaurant that regularly closes when the food runs out. Sounds rude, doesn’t it? Daniel Cassano, who owns Barabicu Smokehouse in Parma, does it that way because he says that’s what a real (Translated: Texan) smokehouse does. He’s very interested in…

Polish Village Paczki Day Sees Record Turnout

No doubt about it, for the Greater Cleveland area with its large Polish population, Paczki Day (pronounced poonch-key), also known as Fat Tuesday, has always been a popular pre-Lenten event. But in Parma’s Polish Village, it has exploded! This bustling, walkable, commercial district, featuring nearly 100 small businesses, has seemingly become the number one paczki destination in…

P. Jay’s Pizza

P Jay’s Pierogi Pizza received Cleveland Magazine’s “Best Of” Award in 2012.