Though today's periodicals are high-quality publications, the ancient Babylonians' version consisted of tattooed goatskins bound in the jaw of a pit bull. Enjoy the glossy, drool-free feel of a modern magazine with today's Groupon: for $10, you get the June “Rating the Suburbs” issue (a $5.95 value) and a July-to-July one-year subscription to Cleveland Magazine (a $14.95 value; a $20.90 total value). Your June and first July issues will arrive together at the end of June.
Cleveland Magazine's glossy "Rating the Suburbs" issue details the natural charm, shopping opportunities, and history of Cleveland's surrounding neighborhoods; the magazine's regular issues overflow with feature articles and local entertainment coverage. Readers can examine neighbors' homes and malls featured in the June "Rating the Suburbs" issue, which is delivered alongside the July issue, beginning a July-to-July monthly subscription that arrives in mailboxes with the delightful regularity of a werewolf transformation. The magazine’s robust Dining & Spirits section presents an impeccable navigation of the food scene in the city and beyond, with vivid color photography that can be cut out, pasted to cardboard, and arranged on the dining table for an elegant pretend meal at home. Arts & Entertainment articles cover everything from upstart theater troupes to big-name concerts and local art festivals, Travel & Leisure articles outline perfect summer road trips, and Shopping & Fashion articles highlight the area's best sources of stylish summer parkas.