Cleveland

Eugene “Hot Sauce” Williams

Jun 17, 2016 By Daniel Vaughn

The contributions of African Americans to our country’s barbecue culture are often overlooked. The influences can be hard to trace, which make it tempting to ignore them. Throughout Texas and the rest of the country, records of black barbecue culture are either gone or never existed in the first place. Most newspapers and magazines were…

Cleveland Smokes

Jun 9, 2016 By Daniel Vaughn

When I was growing up in Ohio, land of my birth, it was a barren wasteland when it came to barbecue. If you were looking for ribs, you better have liked them baked, sauced, and grilled. The pitmasters of my youth specialized in chicken on a backyard grill, and I didn’t…

The Worst Hard Time

Jun 30, 2011 By Jan Jarboe Russell

My hometown of Cleveland has become the most disgraced community in America because of a brutal, unspeakable crime that has set everyone against one another.

What a Hall!

Jan 1, 1997 By Jason Cohen

Rock, don’t run, to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, where Texas greats from T-Bone Walker to Sly Stone get their due.