Walkabout Tremont showcases the classic Cleveland neighborhood

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Professor Avenue has again been transformed into an arts, music and food fair. There were local artists, dancers and pop-up shops.

CLEVELAND – The second Friday in June means it’s time for Walkabout Tremont. Professor Avenue has again been transformed into an arts, music and food fair. There were local artists, dancers and pop-up shops.

You don’t have to be a college professor (or even live on College Ave. or Professor Ave.) to have fun in Tremont. Especially at the Walkabout Tremont.

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Lisa Nemeth is with Northcoast Promotions. It’s the 27th year for Walkabout and man, it’s grown!

“The first few times we did it, we had like 4 tents popping up,” recalls Nemeth. “Tonight (Friday) we have 32, so that’s probably the biggest pop-up we’ve had.”

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And business was booming. Grace Shoenberger picked up a present for her cousin. “I wanted to come here and I knew I would find something unique, like something she couldn’t reach like the mall,” Grace tells us.

In the shadow of St John Cantius Church was a rainbow of scented candles from Wonderful Escape, watercolors from Rhonda and Cleveland clothes from Everarbor. But the biggest pop-up of all was Dr. UR Awesome, AKA Dr. Bubbles. Next to the bubbles were bellies. Like belly dancers.

The boardwalk allows people to have fun and explore Tremont, while supporting local businesses.

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