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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 ...

January 18, 2019

What to do this Weekend – 1/18/2019  The Observer

Friday, Jan. 18 What: 44th Annual Sci-Fi Marathon Where: Strosacker Auditorium When: Friday 8 p.m.- 11:59 p.m. Saturday midnight- 11:20 p.m. The Case ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

May 23, 2018

AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days to Feature ‘Ran When Parked’ Raffle Bike Challenge

The "Ran When Parked" raffle – a good way to raise money and teach people how to keep their motorcycle running.

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 ...

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 ...

August 8, 2018

Show Info: August 8, 2018  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

David's Gazpacho David's *fresh* recipe perfect for summer! Plum City Designs It's a great way to get your Cleveland pride on! Marnie Fletcher from Plum City ...

August 8, 2018

Gather in the Garage  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

Skidmark Garage There's a unique place in the city where you can go to work on your motorcycle…and it doesn't matter how much or how little you know!

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 ...

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 ...

July 30, 2017

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

June 28, 2018

AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days: Pit Bike Racing And More Happening At 2018 Event

Exhibition competition events add to fun, excitement at 2018 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, featuring Royal Enfield. Biltwell sponsors Pit bike racing, Holeshot ...

April 30, 2018

Cleveland art show puts women motorcyclists in the spotlight (photos)

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Rock-N-Roll City Harley-Davidson is revving up for a weekend event that shines a light on women in the motorcycle world. The Women's ...

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 ...

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!

May 3, 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 ...

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 ...

July 25, 2017

Fuel Cleveland show brings gritty motorcycle art, design and culture to Cleveland (photos)

Annual motorcycle event Fuel Cleveland brings artists, photographers, builders and more from around the globe for a one-day celebration of motorcycle culture.

January 3, 2017

It's been a 'Long Way to the Top' for Cleveland filmmaker Rob Montague and Late Morning Films

CLEVELAND, Ohio - This summer, Rob Montague was invited to screen his first film, 2015's "Long Way to the Top," to every band getting ready to embark on the ...

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.

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 ...

August 9, 2015

Startups, artists invade former meat plant  Crain's Cleveland Business

Between the walls of what once was a meat processing plant in Cleveland now resides an eclectic mix of entrepreneurs and artists, a number of whom just ...

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 4, 2017

CLEANLIFE® Energy announced today that CEO Justin Miller will be featured as one of five investors on the new television series, "Cleveland Chain Reaction."  PR Newswire

CLEVELAND, April 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- "My excitement for this opportunity has so many layers to it," said CLEANLIFE Energy CEO Justin S. Miller. "Being a ...