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Moon Cleveland

Moon Cleveland

First Edition
ISBN-10: 1598802062
ISBN-13: 9781598802061
Size: 5 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches
250 pages
$17.95 US
Published: June 2009

About the Book

Award-winning journalist and Cleveland native Douglas Trattner uncovers every nook and cranny of his favorite city, sharing his love of this often overlooked mecca, from the 20,000 acres of Cleveland's Metroparks, to the famous Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Douglas provides unique trip strategies including the Three-Day Best of Cleveland, Foodie Fun in Ohio City, and Take the Kids: Baseball, Hot Dogs and Foul Tips. Moon Cleveland is packed with insider's information on dining, transportation and accommodations. Complete with details on hot-air ballooning over Amish Country, angling for Walleye on Lake Erie, and zipping through town on a segway, ,Moon Cleveland gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
Douglas Trattner
About Douglas Trattner
As with every great relationship, it takes time apart to truly appreciate what one’s got. Born and raised in a suburb of Cleveland, Douglas Trattner never had a choice about where he would spend his youth. Years away–in college, law school, and a “starter career”–not only opened his eyes to the good life back home, they made him downright homesick. After 15 years outside its borders, Douglas returned to live in the city of his youth, this time by choice.

Buying a house just seven miles from Public Square has allowed Douglas to appreciate the city in ways his family never could as far-flung suburbanites. Near-daily excursions downtown–to concerts, sporting events, museums, bars, and restaurants–convinced him that Cleveland Rocks was way more than a civic slogan.

When he began writing–for the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Cleveland Free Times, and Cleveland Magazine—he began to explore every single nook and cranny of this great town. As a weekly contributor to Cleveland's major daily’s weekend guide, Friday!, Douglas covered bars, comedy clubs, cultural events, outdoor activities, seasonal attractions and neighborhood festivals. Thanks to that glorious gig, he's gone hot-air ballooning over Amish Country, cross-country skiing through the Metroparks, angling for walleye on Lake Erie, and zipping through town on a Segway. If there is a bar, club or event in town that he hasn't covered, it probably isn’t worth knowing about.

As food editor and restaurant critic for the Free Times, Cleveland’s largest alternative weekly, Douglas has followed the local dining scene with a fine-tooth comb. In six-plus years as weekly columnist, he's reviewed over 250 restaurants and witnessed firsthand the culinary renaissance that has taken place. His familiarity with the topic has earned him a weekly guest spot on a local drive-time radio show. If folks want to know where to find the best corned beef sandwich, Douglas can point them in the right direction. When diners seek a five-star chef’s tasting menu, he'll gladly show them the way. Cheapest beer in town? Yup. Last year, Douglas's work at the Free Times earned him the award of “Best Critic in Ohio” by the Society of Professional Journalists.

Douglas has written specifically about Cleveland for Wine & Spirits, Fine Living, and Time Out. The Cleveland Convention and Visitors Bureau, now called Positively Cleveland, entrusts him to write for their various visitor guides.

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Moon Alaska
Moon Alberta
Moon Anchorage, Denali & the Kenai Peninsula
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Moon Arches & Canyonlands National Parks
Moon Argentina
Moon Arizona
Moon Atlanta
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Moon Blue Ridge & Smoky Mountains
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Moon California Road Trip
Moon California Wine Country
Moon Cambodia
Moon Canadian Rockies
Moon Cancún & Cozumel
Moon Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard & Nantucket
Moon Charleston & Savannah
Moon Charlotte
Moon Chesapeake Bay
Moon Chiapas
Moon Chile
Moon Coastal California
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Moon Coastal Maine
Moon Coastal Oregon
Moon Colorado
Moon Costa Rica
Moon Croatia & Slovenia
Moon Cuba
Moon Cusco & Machu Picchu
Moon Dallas & Fort Worth
Moon Denver
Moon Dominican Republic
Moon Ecuador & the Galápagos Islands
Moon Fiji
Moon Florida
Moon Florida Gulf Coast
Moon Florida Keys
Moon Four Corners
Moon Galápagos Islands
Moon Georgia
Moon Glacier National Park
Moon Grand Canyon
Moon Guadalajara
Moon Guatemala
Moon Handbooks
Moon Honduras & the Bay Islands
Moon Hudson River Valley
Moon Idaho
Moon Illinois
Moon Ireland
Moon Istanbul & the Turkish Coast
Moon Italy
Moon Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo
Moon Jamaica
Moon Kansas City
Moon Kaua‘i
Moon Kentucky
Moon Las Vegas
Moon Maine
Moon Maryland & Delaware
Moon Maui
Moon Mexico City
Moon Michigan
Moon Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
Moon Milwaukee & Madison
Moon Minneapolis & St. Paul
Moon Minnesota
Moon Montana
Moon Montana & Wyoming
Moon Monterey & Carmel
Moon Montréal & Québec City
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Moon Mount Rushmore & the Black Hills
Moon Mumbai & Goa
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Moon Nashville & Memphis
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Moon North Carolina
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Moon Oahu
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Moon Olympic Peninsula
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Moon Pacific Mexico
Moon Panama
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Moon Peru
Moon Philadelphia
Moon Phoenix, Scottsdale & Sedona
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Moon Prague & Budapest
Moon Puerto Rico
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Moon Rhode Island
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Moon Tennessee
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Moon Thailand
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Moon USA Travel Planner
Moon Utah
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Moon Vermont
Moon Virgin Islands
Moon Virginia
Moon Walking and Eating in Provence
Moon Walt Disney World & Orlando
Moon Washington
Moon Western Canada
Moon Wisconsin
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Moon Yosemite
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