Cleveland Information and Schedule
Cleveland is the second most populated city in Ohio behind Columbus, the capital city. It is located in the Northeastern part of the state and according to the 2010 census is the 45th largest city in the United States. Cleveland was founded in 1796 was originally a large manufacturing city due to its strategic location near railroads and canals.
Cleveland is the home of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame which annually brings in thousands of tourists from around the world. Cleveland is often referred to as the "Rock ‘n’ Roll Capital of the World" and "The Best Location in the Nation."
One of the largest venues in Cleveland is the Quicken Loans Arena, which is also fondly called the "Q" by locals. It is located downtown on the site of the original Cleveland Central Market. This venue is the home of the Cleveland Cavaliers, Lingerie Football League’s Cleveland Crush, NCAA Mid-American Conference Basketball Tournaments, Arena Football League’s Cleveland Gladiators and the American Hockey League’s Lake Erie Monsters. Quicken Loans Arena also hosts a plethora of different events every year such as the Ringling Bros. Circus, Disney on Ice and concerts featuring top-notch national talent.
Another popular venue in the city of Cleveland is the Palace Theatre which is located on Euclid Avenue in downtown Cleveland. This historic theatre hosted live vaudeville shows decades ago. In 1978, the Palace Theatre was honored to be included in the list of National Register of Historic Places in the United States.
Progressive Field in Cleveland (originally known as Jacobs Field) is part of the Gateway Sports and Entertainment Complex and it is the home field for the Cleveland Indians. This MLB park is also known as “The Jake” and it is considered to be one of the league’s best ballparks and Cleveland fans are the most loyal one will find.