Dirty Bird ghost kitchen takes flight during opening weekend in Van Aken District

When Hunter Harlor opened Dirty Bird ghost kitchen out of the Michael’s Genuine kitchen in Shaker Heights’ Van Aken District last Wednesday, Dec. 9, his plan was to take things slow and use the first few weeks as a period of…

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Dirty Bird, a New Virtual Eatery from Michael’s Genuine at Van Aken District, Stars Spicy Fried Chicken and Sides

We can add Dirty Bird to the long and growing list of fried chicken-themed concepts popping up across Northeast Ohio. This new “Southern comfort food” eatery might be new to diners, but it’s being prepared by the…

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Pamper Yourself and Loved Ones by Shopping in the District

Fox 8’s New Day Cleveland popped by the District to talk with Jamie Spaid of Manifest and Kait Turshen of SLFMKER. Watch the show here.

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Van Aken is aglow for the holidays with former Nela Park displays

The Van Aken District in Shaker Heights is set to shine brightly for the holiday season and is being supported with a generous donation of vintage lighting displays from GE Lighting. At sunset on Friday, Nov. 27 more than 30…

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Van Aken District holiday lighting Nov 27

The Van Aken District will have its holiday lighting at sunset Nov. 27, with more than 30 whimsical displays placed around the district, according to a news release. Read the rest of the article here.

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