For many Clevelanders, the accolades the city has finally begun to collect are a celebration of what residents have already known for years. One need look no further than the bartenders at Cleveland's regular haunts, the burgeoning comedians the city laughs along with, the musicians gaining national recognition, and the owners of the restaurants making Cleveland a foodie destination. For all the recognition the city has recently been earning, there are key residents that keep the gears in motion. Cleveland photographer Laura Wimbels has spent the last two years capturing their portraits. The final product is Faces of Cleveland.
"Best of Cleveland" – The Cleveland Plain Dealer
"A must for your holiday list!" – Cleveland Scene Magazine