Thursday, February 26, 2015

Brite Winter

I love living in Cleveland, especially in the Ohio City neighborhood. What I don't love, is the winter, of course as Clevelanders we tough it out and do our best to make the most of it. That's why every year they have Brite Winter, art and music festival in Ohio City. Eight stages, games, art, food trucks, bonfires, and tons of people. Now, Ohio City gets pretty packed every weekend, but during Brite it's an absolute mad house, but in a good way. A quick walk from my house and I'm in the middle of a festival with all of my friends.

Kaylah and I started at Town Hall where we met up with Brandon and Rachel as well as Rachel's parents. Also, let me just say that if you haven't eaten at Town Hall go there tonight and order the prosciutto wrapped dates, you're welcome. 

After Jason met up with us we headed over to Mitchell's to say high to everyone from CLE Clothing. CLE had these awesome hats and I regret not buying one. From there we walked ever to the main festival area where they had games, more stages, and ice sculpture with a bonfire inside, and loads of people.

Jason about to pick up a spare.

Food truck food is the best!

Live painting at Great Lakes Brewing Company.

The ice sculpture melting away.

I look forward to this event every year. It's the not music, or the art, or any one thing in particular that makes me enjoy this so much, instead it's the camaraderie. It's putting up with freezing temperatures with all of my neighbors. It's getting outside despite the cold to enjoy all of the great things that this wonderful neighborhood has to offer.

Photos taken with a Canon 60D, using a Canon 10-22mm f/3.5, and Canon 35mm f/1.4 lens. 


  1. I'm glad my camera wasn't the only one that fogged up for the shots of the live painting lol. Awesome write-up!

    1. Yeah it would fog up as quickly as I could wipe it back off.

  2. Don't let us miss this next year!!