To learn more about Cleveland, Ohio and the region, please consult the following links:
- Cleveland.com: This site has all the information about what’s happening in Cleveland.
- City of University Heights: This will allow one to learn more about the city of University Heights, the home of John Carroll University.
- City of Cleveland: This will allow one to learn more about the city of Cleveland, e.g. history, statistics and services.
- State of Ohio: This website allows one to learn all about the beautiful State of Ohio. It offers tips on destinations, the history of Ohio, and all other information about Ohio.
- The Cleveland Metropolitan Parks: The Metroparks is an extensive park system surrounding the city of Cleveland. The Metroparks also administers the Cleveland Zoo.
- Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority: They operate the public transportation, e.g. bus and light rail service, for the Greater Cleveland area. Students have convenient connections to Cleveland and Cleveland Hopkins International Airport via RTA.
- The Office of Admissions has compiled additional information about Cleveland.
Television and Radio
- WKYC, the NBC affiliate broadcasts local, national, and international news.
- WEWS, the ABC affiliate broadcasts local, national, and international news.
- WOIO, the CBS affiliate broadcasts local, national, and international news.
- WJCU 88.7, is John Carroll University’s radio station.
- WCPN 90.3, Public Radio broadcasts programming from NPR (National Public Radio) as well as PRI (Public Radio International)
- WQAL 104.1, Pop Music. 104.1 broadcasts top 40 and adult contemporary music.
- WCLV 104.9, Classical. WCLV is Cleveland’s only classical radio station. WCLV has unique programming, such as the “Symphony at 7″ and “Karl Haas’ Adventures in Good Music.”
- Beachwood Place offers a wide range of shopping and dining.
- Legacy Village offers a variety of shopping and dining possibilities.
- University Square offers students a great selection of stores such as Target and Macy’s. Additionally, the area boasts a great organic, natural foods grocery store called Whole Foods Market.
- Kohl’s Department Store is a good choice for clothing and housewares.
- Cedar Lee Theater features a variety of films, including independent films, foreign language films, and a few Hollywood films.
- The Cleveland Museum of Art is a world class art museum featuring an excellent collection of Asian, European, and American art.
- The Cleveland Natural History Museum has an excellent collection of dinosaur bones, as well as a planetarium and live animal programs.
- The Cleveland Orchestra is one of the world’s foremost orchestras. The Cleveland Orchestra is housed at Severance Hall in the heart of the University Circle district. Student tickets are available.
- The Cleveland Zoo is one of the oldest zoos in the United States. The Cleveland Zoo has a large primate house, as well as a beautiful replica of the rain forest.
- Coventry Village is located in Cleveland Heights and offers an eclectic choice of restaurants and shops.
- The Great Lakes Science Center is one of America’s largest interactive science museums. The museum offers many “hands-on” exhibitions as well as an entire exhibition dedicated to the Great Lakes Region. Additionally, The Great Lakes Science Center has an OMNIMAX theatre, which boasts a six-story high domed theatre.
- PlayhouseSquare is located in downtown Cleveland and offers 5 well appointed theaters. PlayhouseSquare hosts Broadway shows, musicals, and a wide range of live theatre preformances.
- The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is located next door to the Great Lakes Science Center. The Rock Hall was designed by I.M.Pei and features unique permenant exhibitions as well as feature exhibitions. Three Trabants from U2 Zoopora tour hang in the lobby of the Rock and Roll Museum.
- The West Side Market offers a large variety of fresh fruits, vegetables, meat, dairy, and bread products for low prices. The West Side Market has operated since 1912 at the edge of the Cleveland’s trendy Ohio City neighborhood. Eclectic restaurants and shops surround the market as well.
- The Greater Cleveland Aquarium, which just opened in January 2012, features more than 40 tanks of all sizes, which are home to thousands of living creatures. From the Ohio-native brook trout, to the ferocious piranhas, as well as the sand tiger sharks that reach more than seven feet long.