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Cleveland’s ‘Light Up the Lake’ Fourth of July fireworks show postponed till September

As many communities across the state continue to navigate safety procedures and best practices for mass gatherings, Light Up the Lake, Cleveland’s official Fourth of July fireworks show, is being rescheduled for Sept. 19.

  Livestreaming this weekend: Memorial Day, Harry Potter and Gibson guitars

Broadway star Cordero suffers setback in coronavirus recovery, wife says

Cedar Point honoring everyday heroes of coronavirus crisis with ‘Ticket of a Lifetime’

  Ohio State Fair canceled ‘to help prevent spread of COVID-19 and protect the Fair for future generations’

Michael Bublé reschedules Cleveland concert cancelled due to coronavirus

‘Prince and the Revolution: Live’ streams this weekend

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Put-in-Bay launches gradual reopening plan amid covid-19 pandemic

Cedar Point postpones 150th anniversary celebration until 2021

Livestreaming with Rolling Stones, Sarah Brightman, Motörhead

Cedar Point discusses potential changes to reopen park for 2020 season

Kraftwerk co-founder Florian Schneider-Esleben dies aged 73

NASA is working with Tom Cruise to shoot a film in space

St. Patrick’s Easter de Mayo of July Party scheduled in Cleveland for celebrations canceled by coronavirus crisis

If you feel like you’ll be missing out on celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, Easter, Cinco de Mayo, and the Fourth of July as you traditionally would, you’ll have the chance to make it up at the St. Patrick’s Easter de Mayo of July Party later this summer!

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad cancels all train rides through Sept. 30 due to coronavirus crisis

CVSR said it will issue refunds to all passengers who purchased advanced tickets, and will automatically extend all active memberships with appropriate benefits by the number of months the railroad will be closed.

Berea officials cancel all summer activities and announce pool closure

The city of Berea, which draws in thousands of people each year with a robust lineup of outdoor festivities, announced Wednesday that it has cancelled all summer events in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  Northeast Ohio radio personality back on the air after battle with coronavirus

WNIR radio talk show host Jim Isabella battled coronavirus for five weeks, catching it early and able to return to the air

2020 Cedar Point season passes will also be valid for 2021 season

  Former zoo employee from Ohio doesn’t believe ‘Tiger King’ was guilty of murder-for-hire plot

Cedar Point halts payments on passes due to uncertainty of park’s opening during coronavirus restrictions

Dyngus Day Cleveland going virtual, but organizers promise upcoming celebration

Grammy-winning singer Lizzo thanks health care workers with food at Ohio hospital

Dylan puts out 17-minute ode to Kennedy

2-legged dog from Ohio named Lt. Dan chosen as new Cadbury Bunny

The two-legged Treeing Walker Coonhound from Ohio named Lt. Dan was already known for his large social media following celebrating his differences that don’t stop him, but now this precious pup will be known as the new Cadbury Bunny.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will host induction ceremony on Nov. 7 in Cleveland

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony will now take place on Nov. 7, after officials canceled the May 2 date amid coronavirus concerns.

Cedar Point monitoring coronavirus situation but still plans mid-May park opening

Cedar Point tweeted out on Friday that it hopes to open the park in mid-May, or as soon as possible thereafter, as it continues to monitor the regional and national health directives related to COVID-19.

  Ohio Gov. DeWine: ‘I have literally no idea’ how celebrities are getting tested for COVID-19 before symptomatic individuals

Many celebrities, athletes, and politicians are facing backlash for revealing that they were tested for COVID-19 for seemingly precautionary purposes.

  Coronavirus can’t stop them; Artists perform for fans online

From country to rock to opera, livestream shows are popping up everywhere.

  Willoughby coffee shops, restaurants hope to stay afloat with carry-out business during coronavirus pandemic

The hope is that there will be enough carry-out business to keep some of the employees on the job and to ensure that the business can make it through what may be a long stretch.

I-X Indoor Amusement Park canceled due to mass gatherings ban over coronavirus concerns

The I-X Indoor Amusement Park was canceled after Governor Mike DeWine and the Ohio Department of Health signed an executive order to cancel all mass gatherings of more than 100 people due to COVID-19.

Sesame Street Live among multiple events canceled or postponed at Wolstein Center due to coronavirus concerns

Cleveland State University has canceled or postponed multiple events scheduled for the Wolstein Center per “Governor DeWine’s Mass Gathering Order” as they monitor the impact of the coronavirus.

Kenny Chesney Chillaxification Tour postponed due to coronavirus pandemic, including Blossom Music Center stop

Country music star Kenny Chesney’s 2020 Chillaxification Tour is now on the list of events postponed due to coronavirus concerns.

Cleveland’s Dyngus Day postponed amid coronavirus concerns

The annual Polish holiday, which takes places the Monday after Easter, was scheduled for April 13.

Cleveland Playhouse Square postpones performances after Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine bans mass gatherings

Cleveland Playhouse Square has postponed all performances, after Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced a ban on all mass gatherings that exceed 100 people.

Michael Bublé postpones Cleveland tour stop amid coronavirus concerns

Michael Buble cancels Cleveland show over coronavirus concerns

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame postpones induction ceremony in Cleveland because of coronavirus

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s annual induction ceremony in Cleveland this year is postponed, according to Rolling Stone.

Lady Antebellum coming to Blossom Music Center

Popular country music group Lady Antebellum is making a stop at the Blossom Music Center this summer.

Justin Bieber concert at FirstEnergy Stadium canceled and rescheduled for Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse

Justin Bieber has canceled and moved his concert at FirstEnergy Stadium to Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse for Friday, August 14 due to unforeseen circumstances the Cleveland Browns said in a letter sent to suite season ticket holders.

Cleveland Playhouse Square unveils 2020-21 Broadway season

Gina Vernaci, Playhouse Square’s President and CEO, unveiled the new Broadway season from the stage of the Connor Palace in front of a live audience on Tuesday.

Comedian Jim Gaffigan looking for ‘healthy’ Polish Boy, best ER ahead of visit to Cleveland

Can anyone help Jim Gaffigan find a Polish Boy sandwich while he visits Cleveland?

Part of the Woodstock stage donated to the Rock Hall

The “Woodstock at 50” exhibit is currently on display at the Rock Hall for several more weeks.

Akron Zoo offering free admission if you wear orange for Inclusion Day on Mar. 2

Akron Zoo partnered with Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board for the offer to celebrate people of all abilities and kick off National Developmental Disabilities Month, according to zoo officials.

Parma bakery’s famous paczki are headed to Kelly Clarkson Show

Rudy’s Strudel and Bakery, Parma’s go-to sweet spot, just got a special order from The Kelly Clarkson Show.

Lifestyle programming, DABL, launches on WOIO

The network focuses on topical lifestyle programming including cooking, home renovation, home and interior design, do-it-yourself, pet care and travel series.

Your chance to win a ‘Ticket of a Lifetime’ to Cedar Point begins on Monday

The sweepstakes for parkgoers to win free admission into Cedar Point for the rest of their lives begins on Monday.

The Weeknd coming to Cleveland on August 28 for ‘The After Hours Tour’

The Weeknd will be coming to Cleveland on August 28 for his “The After Hours Tour” and will feature Sabrina Claudio and Don Toliver.

Backstreet Boys reunite for 2020 world tour concert stop at Blossom Music Center

The Backstreet Boys are back!

  The Greenhouse Tavern confirms it is closing Saturday night

The Greenhouse Tavern has confirmed it is closing Saturday night after posting a notice on their front door. 19 News still does not know exactly why the Greenhouse Tavern is closing.

  The Greenhouse Tavern is closing on East Fourth Street in downtown Cleveland

The Greenhouse Tavern on East Fourth Street in downtown Cleveland is closing this month.

Hollywood icon Kirk Douglas dies at 103

TMZ is reporting that movie star Kirk Douglas has died at the age of 103.

  Canton city leaders to vote on proposed downtown entertainment district

Nearly 300 acres of land could be the home of a new entertainment district, but it’s all in the hands of city leaders to reach an agreement.

Are the Rolling Stones headed to Cleveland? Logo on Terminal Tower has the city buzzing

Dust off your air guitar, because it appears The Rolling Stones are headed for Cleveland in 2020.

‘The Young and the Restless’, delayed by impeachment, will air early Tuesday morning

Be sure to set your DVR--or your alarm clock--to catch the latest episode.

  Ohio hip hop artist records song honoring his cousin, Dayton mass shooting victim

Hip hop artist and Ohio native, Jevin Lamar, recorded a song he wrote honoring his cousin who was gunned down in the Dayton mass shooting.

  ‘Still Holding On’: Cousin of Dayton shooting victim writes song for the city

On 19 News: Hip Hop Artist Jevin Lamar wrote a song in honor of his cousin, Tee Jay McNichols, who was killed in this summer's mass shooting in Dayton.

Great Lakes Brewing Co. brewpub closing until mid-February for renovations

Big changes are brewing at the Great Lakes Brewing Co. brewpub!

Cleveland International Film Festival to move permanently to Playhouse Square beginning in 2021

After the 2020 annual event, the Cleveland International Film Festival will have a new home venue.

Tickets for Picasso exhibit at Cleveland Museum of Art go on sale in April

The Cleveland Museum of Art announced ticketing information for the upcoming Pablo Picasso exhibit.

Cleveland, Toledo, Machine Gun Kelly get mentions in Eminem’s new surprise album ‘Music to Be Murdered By’

Eminem surprise-released his 11th album Jan. 17 and despite his Detroit roots and in spite of his rivalry with Cleveland’s Machine Gun Kelly, the Land, Toledo and Richard Colson Baker all got a mentions.

Whitney Houston, Biggie, Doobie Brothers among inductees for 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class

CEO Greg Harris revealed the list of inductees via Twitter at 8 a.m.

Rapper Mac Miller’s posthumous album ‘Circles’ to be released

Mac Miller’s posthumous album ‘Circles” will be released on Jan. 17.

BYOB floating Tiki bar to launch in Cleveland for summer 2020

Cleveland’s first-ever floating Tiki bar is set to take sail in June 2020.

Legendary composer John Williams to lead Cleveland Orchestra for one-night-only performance

John Williams, the composer known for his acclaimed musical score in films that include the “Star Wars” saga and “Indiana Jones” series, is coming to Northeast Ohio to conduct the Cleveland Orchestra.

New Year, new channel to watch on 19 News

If you have an antenna you must rescan to watch Circle, the new country music lifestyle channel.

Ohio State School for the Blind’s marching band to perform at halftime in NCAA New Year’s Day bowl game

A marching band from an Ohio school for the blind is getting national attention on New Year’s Day.

Watch the OSU Marching Band’s final performance of the 2019 college football season

The Ohio State University Marching Band took the field one last time during the 2019 NCAA football season.

Pop star Justin Bieber headed for Cleveland in summer 2020

Justin Bieber just announced a 5-month, 45-show tour, and Cleveland made the cut.

Northfield baker wins Food Network’s ‘Christmas Cookie Challenge’

A baker proved she had what it takes to be crowned champion of Food Network’s “Christmas Cookie Challenge.”

CBS holiday specials 2019🎄 Don’t miss your favorite Christmas movies (TV schedule)

Here’s a look at what’s airing on CBS (WOIO Channel 19) this season.

Jim Nantz, Tony Romo to call Sunday’s Week 16 matchup between Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens

CBS announced that its best announcers will call Sunday’s matchup between the Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens.

‘Seinfeld’ episode from 29 years ago predicted the score of the Cavaliers, Spurs game (video)

The Cleveland Cavaliers prevailed over the San Antonio Spurs in a 117-109 overtime game, but a character from “Seinfeld” already knew that.

LeBron James sends students from I Promise School on Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad’s ‘The Polar Express’ ride

LeBron James is keeping a hometown tradition going for the seventh year in a row.

  Cedar Point reveals new ride, other exciting changes for park’s 150th anniversary

“America’s Roller Coast” will celebrate its 150th anniversary in the 2020 season.

  Country music network Circle to launch with 16 shows, including ‘Opry Live’

Circle is also bringing back Hee Haw, a venerable music and comedy sketch show that aired from 1971 to 1993 and from 1996 to 1997.

Cedar Point to unveil 150th anniversary plans on Wednesday

“America’s Roller Coast” will celebrate its 150th anniversary in the 2020 season.

MA police cruisers get into holiday spirit with Trans-Siberian Orchestra choreographed video

Police in Stow, Mass. are spreading Christmas cheer with a video featuring the department’s cruisers and a Trans-Siberian Orchestra song.

Ryan Reynolds’ gin brand claps back at Peloton in ad spoof featuring wife with drink instead of bike

Riding on the coattails of the viral commercial’s popularity, Ryan Reynolds decided to make an ad spoof for Aviation gin featuring none other than the “Peloton wife” actress.

Winter Wonder Cleveland picturesque pop-up is coming to town to serve your Instagram-worthy selfie needs

Based on similar concepts in New York City in Los Angeles, this pop-up houses ten “larger than life” installations designed as visual photo backdrops that will fill your Instagram page with enviable and enchanting photos.

Hammer time: Cleveland Cavaliers remake MC Hammer’s ‘U Can’t Touch This’ (video)

The youthful Cleveland Cavaliers are trying to have as much fun together both on and off the court.

OSU Marching Band cuts Michigan flag in half during performance ahead of Buckeyes, Wolverines game (video)

The last time the Wolverines topped the Buckeyes was in 2011.

  Cleveland filmmaker puts an interactive twist on the classic murder mystery film

The director will show the film up to a point then let the audience figure out who the killer is.