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Cleveland Bar and Restaurant Hours During RNC

In Bar, Club, Restaurant, Review by Queenie6 Comments

The RNC is just a few weeks away from taking place in downtown Cleveland. If you’re like me and you didn’t rent your place out you’re probably wondering if there’s anywhere you can go for dinner/drinks that isn’t booked for private events. If you’re coming in from out of town and don’t have any set plans, you may also be wondering where …

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Alley Cat Oyster Bar- East Bank- Cleveland

In Restaurant, Review by Queenie0 Comments

  If you need to find me this summer I’ll be at Alley Cat Oyster Bar. It’s definitely my favorite spot on the East Bank, if not one of my favorite spots in Cleveland. I’ve spent A LOT of time here, along with an ass load of money- I actually have no idea how I’m not part owner or how …

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Alpha Female Seeking True Alpha Male

In Dating, Love, Relationships by Queenie2 Comments

About two years ago a guy friend was lecturing me about my dating life and asked what I really wanted and needed in a guy. I paused and I thought about it, but I already knew. “Dude. I need an alpha male.” He was not happy with my answer and actually laughed in my face. He laughed for a few …

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A Letter To My Ex-husband

In Dating, Divorced, Love, Relationships by Queenie0 Comments

When it comes to you everyone waits for my reaction. It’s been 3 ½ years and they still wait for my reaction. If you’re around I get stares, if your name is mentioned everyone looks at me to make sure it’s ok that they keep talking. I don’t know if people want me to fly into a fit of rage …

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Why Guys Are Afraid Of Confident Women

In Dating, Love, Relationships by Queenie2 Comments

Since I started dating, guys (and a recent Buzzfeed quiz) have only consistently said one thing about me- I’m intimidating. At first this really bothered me because I didn’t feel intimidating. I make my roommates kill spiders, I cried like an asshole while watching UP, I can’t watch scary movies or even the trailers on TV, and when it comes …

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Review: Vault- Metropolitan At The 9

In Club, Review, The 9, Vault by Queenie1 Comment

I always dreamed of going to a club in Cleveland where I could dance with a guy that had a job and didn’t still live with his parents.  Clearly, someone understood my need for such a place and decided to open Vault. It’s fresh, it’s modern and it definitely has a certain vibe that Cleveland was missing. The space itself …

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Why LeBron Didn’t Need Forgiveness

In Love, Relationships by Queenie0 Comments

He’s the King, I’m the Queen (my dad called me Queenie). He was a student at St. Vincent St. Mary and at the age of 25 he left for Miami. I was a teacher at St. Vincent St. Mary and at the age of 25 I left for the Carolinas. At 29 he wrapped up his career in Miami and …