By: Jackie Baraona, President of the Young Professionals of Parma Many people know that I’m one of Parma’s biggest cheerleaders, but a lot might not know that wasn’t always the case. I actually used to have a bad impression of Parma. I grew up in Independence, and when it came time to get my own … Continue reading YPoP celebrates one year
Though you may not realize it, Parma actually has a number of murals showcasing the city's iconic places and cultural heritage. Take the tour using the map below. Also consider stopping for lunch along the way to discover a new restaurant like Little Polish Diner, Sittoos, India's Cafe and Kitchen, Das Schnitzel Haus, Mely’s Kainan, Seoul Garden, Pappou’s and … Continue reading Take the Parma Murals tour
What comes to your mind when you think of Parma? There are many answers depending on who you ask. You have iconic locations such as Stearns Farm, or recent developments like West Creek or the Shoppes. And Polish Village and Ukrainian Village celebrate our ethnic heritage. The first thing that comes to mind for many, … Continue reading What’s with the Flamingo?
Photographer Jim Szudy was born and raised in Parma and has noted the gradual and impressive changes not only in Cleveland, but the surrounding cities and towns. He enjoys taking spontaneous photography as he walks, bikes and skates around the city. "Parma is much more than cathedrals, bakeries, pizza parlors, bars and bowling alleys," Szudy says. … Continue reading Parma native shares city photos
Parma may be known for its pierogies and other Eastern European menu items, but the city and surrounding area also serve up delicious fare from a number of other nationalities. Here are some you have to check out. Sushi Blue Ginger Blue Ginger serves up great sushi and other Japanese, Chinese and Thai food. Monday … Continue reading Delicious Parma restaurants that don’t serve pierogies