Cleveland is a lot of things, both good and bad. But the Forest City is extremely affordable.
While Cleveland searches for an identity and a jobs savior, this is a great time for freelancers and other independent workers to take advantage of an affordable city with a lot to offer.
Despite constant (and annoying) pressure to upgrade to the luxury/designer level, I’ve managed to avoid it and get along just fine.
We covet luxury goods for a reason: because luxury brands are just better at selling a desirable aesthetic.