Wednesday, February 27, 2008

My 43 things

Since Christine, the boyfriend pursuer, and others have already done it, I figured I'd take a crack, too. I am nothing if not a bandwagon, um, jumper-oner.

Sorry for the fugly formatting -- this stuff happens when you are a nerd and compose your 43 things list in Microsoft Excel.

1
Watch a Browns game in the Dawg Pound
2
Become friends with LeBron
3
Join the Great Lakes Brewing Company Mug Club (and actually get my money's worth)
4
Spend a Monday at the zoo
5
Explore the abandoned subway tunnels
6
Go to the top of Tower City
7
Give a lecture at The City Club
8
Outfit my living room with furniture from Suite Lorain and Flower Child
9
Explore the Emerald Necklace
10
Take a class at Art House
11
Enjoy a flight at the Market Avenue Wine Bar
12
Be invited to dinner at Michael Ruhlman's home
13
Bump into Harvey Pekar in an otherwise empty bookstore
14
See a show at Blossom
15
Kick it in the VIP room at House of Blues
16
Do a downtown bar crawl
17
Dine at Lola
18
Get the recipe of the freaking awesome cookies at the Phoenix in Lakewood
19
Get my fortune told by the lady on West 25th
20
Become a lunch-time regular somewhere in Ohio City
21
Get involved with the Ohio City Bicycle Co-op (and get my bike fixed!)
22
Walk down to those awesome pillars on the Carnegie bridge and take a picture
23
Visit the Rock Hall
24
Get a low-responsibility job as bar-back or something at somewhere cool
25
Organize a fundraiser featuring edgy and fun local artists and bands
26
Fully understand this whole Davenport Collective thing
27
Master the West Side Market
28
Buy a City Fresh share
29
Finally start up my Cleveland-centric venture
30
Get VIP seats for a Gladiators game
31
Watch an Indians game from the front row, over the first base dugout
32
Host a show on WCSB
33
Take a glass blowing lesson at The Glass Bubble Project
34
Watch a Burning River Roller Derby match
35
Spend a weekend in Little Italy
36
Find the Asian market
37
Read at least a few of the books in Les Roberts' Cleveland detective series
38
Read an article about how Mayor Jackson and other civic leaders finally get their priorities right
39
Visit the Greek festival in Tremont
40
Bargain hunt at half-price Monday nights at the vintage store on Lorain
41
Win a prize at one of Shoparooni's awesome semi-frequent events
42
Buy pierogies in Parma
43
Become a singer for the next great Cleveland pop/rock/soul band

3 comments:

Christine said...

Have you been to Suite Lorain? We like that place.

You should try Villa y Zapata for lunch, esp. on Saturdays- 2 for 1 lunch combo (I actually saw a guy order 2 for himself and eat them both). Or, bring a friend, is probably the better approach.

thatgirl said...

i just filled out an application for wcsb. if you go up to the 9th floor, they'll give you one.

Alexa said...

great list!!!