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February 5, 2019

Skidmark Garage Revives Shop Class

A group of high school students clad in grease-smeared coveralls wield wrenches and screwdrivers as they tinker on a motorcycle engine. Others remove ...

December 5, 2017

3VLOG: Skidmark Garage provides DIY community concept for bikers  WKYC-TV

Skidmark is a community DIY garage where members get all the tools needed to work on their own bikes.

April 18, 2018

SX1 Entertainment Revs Up the Comedy Scene with 'Couch Gags' at Skidmark Garage  Cleveland Scene

To say the bars on Cleveland's west side are over saturated with comedy shows is an understatement. Bar patrons frequently arrive to their watering hole of ...

October 19, 2017

Brian Schaffran revs up Skidmark Garage and Newburgh Heights council: My Cleveland (photos, video)

Brian Schaffran is a Newburgh Heights councilman and the proprietor of Cleveland's Skidmark Garage, a community repair shop for motorcyclists.

October 26, 2017

Skidmark Garage opening doors for bikers, introducing visitors to Cleveland

Skidmark Garage in Cleveland is a community motorcycle garage that's giving people access to space and tools to keep their bikes in tip-top shape.

March 17, 2015

Skidmark Garage set to burn rubber with May grand opening  freshwatercleveland

Skidmark Garage to provide Cleveland motorcycle enthusiasts with tools, storage space and a community of like-minded riders.

April 24, 2019

Nonprofit Motogo is bringing shop class back to schools in Cleveland  News 5 Cleveland

Motogo Mobile Shop class is helping students in the Cleveland area find news skills that are not available in the classroom.

July 7, 2019

Motogo hopes to bring the basics of shop class back to academia

CLEVELAND, Ohio — We live in a world full of technology, where just by pushing a button, you can make extraordinary things happen. Brian Schaffran ...

June 7, 2016

Motorcycle garage owner gets real with upcoming TV show for Esquire Network  freshwatercleveland

Motorcycle aficionado Brian Schaffran has been running his Cleveland-based hotrodding fix-it clubhouse Skidmark Garage for over a year. While bringing in ...

April 6, 2019

Ohio Mead Festival, Larry the Cable Guy and 13 more things to do in Cleveland Saturday, April 6

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Finally, a nice spring Saturday is in store with some sunshine and temps in the 50s. That means you have no excuse not to get out of the ...

May 26, 2016

Cleveland motorcycle shop owner to host show on Esquire Network  WKYC-TV

A Cleveland motorcycle shop owner is hosting a show on Esquire Network. Dani Pajak will host, "Wrench Against the Machine," which features a competition ...

March 7, 2019

50 of the coolest motorcycles seen at Fuel Cleveland (photos)

The annual Fuel Cleveland show brings together a mix of motorcycle art, culture and design to the Midwest.

April 13, 2017

Custom Culture Pavilion at AIMExpo Presented by Nationwide Celebrates The Motorcycle Customizer  Cycle World Daily

The American International Motorcycle Expo presented by Nationwide (AIMExpo) announced the return of the highly popular Custom Culture Pavilion to the ...

September 18, 2017

IngenuityFest Brings Three Days of Art and More to Cleveland This Weekend  Cleveland Scene Weekly

After a successful relaunch last year in its new home at the former Osborn Manufacturing Company, IngenuityFest returns to the Saint Clair-Superior ...

October 15, 2015

New life for old haunts: How historic buildings are adapting to modern concepts  freshwatercleveland

For small business owners reclaiming historic space, the path is different but the goal is the same: to use the foundation of antiquity as building blocks for ...

April 17, 2017

Custom Culture Show Returns to AIMExpo  RideApart

The 2017 AIMExpo welcomes back the Custom Culture pavillion to the upcoming show in Columbus, Ohio.

August 12, 2019

Choppers, Vintage, and Custom Motorcycles at Fuel Cleveland 2019  Motorcycle Cruiser Magazine

Choppers, vintage, and custom motorcycles from Fuel Cleveland, put on by Gasbox, Forever The Chaos Life, and Lowbrow Customs.

March 26, 2019

Tourist in her hometown: Destination Cleveland event encourages writer, others to explore the city

CLEVELAND, Ohio – It was beer combined with doughnuts that lured Kevin and Julie Cantrell back to the city. The couple grew up in Cleveland, now live in ...

April 14, 2017

Custom Motorcycles Are Welcomed At AIMExpo 2017  autoevolution

If you love custom motorcycles, then this year's American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) is the place you might want to put on the list. The organizers ...

April 1, 2019

Beer calendar: Brewery specials for Indians' home opener, National Beer Day events, more

Area breweries are holding specials for the Cleveland Indians' home opener, National Beer Day is coming up, Masthead Brewing Co. is part of a collaboration ...

March 20, 2017

AIMExpo Offers BO-GO Free Tickets  RideApart

AIMExpo tickets are on sale now. AIM is offering Buy One-Get One Free Tickets!

March 18, 2019

Beer calendar: Goldhorn Brewery release, Ohio Mead Festival, more

Goldhorn Brewery is releasing pint cans of Secret Identity Red IPA, three local breweries are participating in Pro Football Hall of Fame's first maker expo, and ...

March 25, 2019

Beer calendar: Hoppin' Frog releases, Collision Bend anniversary, more

Our beer calendar is updated weekly with news, tastings, dinners and more. Coming up: Hoppin' Frog releases, Collision Bend's anniversary and many others.

November 18, 2018

Small Business Saturday in NE Ohio gains momentum despite Black Friday, Cyber Monday promotions

Lodged between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday has become a boon for local shops the past eight years.

December 6, 2016

RISING | Fixing a drinking problem through fixing bikes  WKYC-TV

Dani Pajak brings old motorcycles back to life. He's the owner of Disowned Customs on Cleveland's west side and the host of Esquire Network's new ...

January 30, 2018

Cleveland Kurentovanje: Slovenian Mardi Gras offers week of food, fun and scary monsters (schedule, photos)

In just six years, the Kurentovanje winter Slovenian festival has gone from a one-day grass-roots parade that attracted about 2000 people to a week of activities ...

August 26, 2016

Abandoned Cleveland industrial landmark gets new lease on life with Ingenuity: See inside the amazing building (photos)

The 350000-square-foot Osborn Industrial Complex opened on Hamilton Ave. in 1902 and once made industrial brushes. Empty since 2004, it is the new home ...

January 31, 2018

2018 J&P Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show Cleveland Winners  American Iron Magazine

Courtesy Jeff Najar/Custom Bike The last few years Cleveland, Ohio has greeted the hardy motorcycle enthusiast with snow, slush and sub-zero ...

August 9, 2015

A closer look at some of the Hildebrandt bulding's tenants  Crain's Cleveland Business

Learn more about Skidmark Garage, Wake Robin Fermented Foods and the Hildebrandt Artist Collective.

January 12, 2017

25 things to do in Cleveland the weekend of January 12-16

With the unseasonal warming spell this week, roads are in much better shape than usual for mid-January in Cleveland. All the more reason to take advantage of ...

June 22, 2016

Whiskey Grade  Motorcycle & Powersports News

Located in the bustling neighborhood of Ohio City just outside of downtown Cleveland, Ohio is home base for Whiskey Grade, a moto fashion and fuel-inspired ...

April 19, 2018

21 things to do in Cleveland the weekend of April 19-22

Film, food, live music, art and more fill this busy weekend in Northeast Ohio.

May 4, 2018

25 things to do in Cleveland this May 2018: Festivals, foodie events, film and more

Spring is in full swing, which means Northeast Ohio is full of festivals and outdoor fun. You'll also find plenty of foodie events, concerts, art shows and more every ...