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Like many historic neighborhoods, this once-thriving community hemorrhaged residents over the past few decades. But thanks in no small part to Gordon Square Arts District and Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization, the neighborhood is one of the fastest-growing neighborhoods in Cleveland. Long-standing anchors like Cleveland Public Theatre and the recently restored Capitol Theatre are now joined by a bevy of new shops, bars, restaurants and entertainment outlets -- all of which are linked by bike lanes. The Cleveland EcoVillage is a national demonstration project for ecologically responsible urban living, with eco-friendly construction and transit-oriented living.
east meets west: a new generation of businesses bridging the old divide
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Ask a millennial about the east-west divide and their eyebrows usually rise and knit over their black frame glasses. These days, west side shops are popping up on the east side, while east side institutions are making inroads west.
the art of ordinary life: why storytelling nights are suddenly everywhere
Thursday, October 30, 2014
In our hyperconnected, digital age, people hunger for real stories. In Cleveland and across the country, storytelling nights are growing thanks to the popularity of
The Moth, This American Life
and other programs that elevate life into art.
what it will take to bring millennials like me back home
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Young people born in Cleveland in the 90s don't feel a sense of nostalgia for the city's heyday. Instead, they see an increasingly vibrant city as a place of opportunity, provided we stay on our current path.
7 craft food startups that are making it in the 216
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Using the local food scene as a launch pad, craft food startups are growing quickly. We caught up with a fresh batch to learn the recipes behind their success.
cpt's pandemonium, a visual recap
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Pandemonium, Cleveland Public Theatre’s annual benefit and art party, is known as one of the wildest, most spectacular events in the city. That description certainly captured the spirit and tone of this year’s festivities. Here is a visual recap courtesy of Fresh Water photographer Bob Perkoski.
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78th street studios welcomes four tenants on new ramp level, anticipates arrival of artneo
Third Friday at
is always a unique event, but this month's installment will include the grand opening of the new 20,000-square-foot "ramp level." Four galleries have already moved into the new space and will be...
storefront renovation fills bruno casiano gallery with new light
growth of battery park continues with new apartments, townhomes and pizza kitchen
craft sandwich and beer bistro planned for gordon square will offer delivery service
urban community school opens new $6.3m middle school, increases enrollment
navy pr pop-up vintage clothing shop to open in gordon square
reimagining cle tour highlights benefits of citywide grant program
daily press juice bar to open this summer in gordon square arts district
landmark detroit shoreway building will be reborn as 30-unit apartment building
community group rolls out clean and green trailer to help with neighborhood beautification projects
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rust belt riders' waste-to-compost business on a roll with new customers, funding
When Daniel Brown and his partners, Michael Robinson, John Stone and Mikey Ericsson, formed Rust Belt Riders last year, the purpose was to nourish their community garden. The soil needed to be enriched, and compost was the way to create a rich,...
engage! cleveland launches weeklong series of yp-friendly events
cleveland can grow alongside robust fiber optic network, says panel
who went where? a roundup of recently filled positions
who's hiring in cle: ganeden biotech, youth opportunities unlimited, opusone...
yates apothecary breaks into gluten-free sweets market
bad girl ventures readies launch of fall business plan competition
techpint event touches on lessons learned from business failures
bad girl venture grad makes a splash with toast in gordon square
camp gets max hayes students thinking about manufacturing early
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local creatives awarded for outstanding community arts work
A trio of local creatives, whose work in the arts ranges from entrepreneurship to philanthropy, have been acknowledged for the impact they make on the community.
Young Audiences of Northeast Ohio
, a nonprofit that promotes creative learning through...
'courage fund' created to help cleveland kidnap survivors
retro gaming fun the aim of coin-op cleveland crowdfunding campaign
cle orchestra to bring its talents to gordon square for inaugural neighborhood residency
program connects students with opportunities in own backyard
county vote-off secures grants for two large-scale arts projects
ohio city rec league adds bowling to growing roster of youth sports
time bank gives access to services some normally can't afford
county residents have a vote in how cac will award $300k in arts funding
cpac roundtable asks how arts can foster sustained economic prosperity for cleveland
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discover cleveland's neighborhoods through cle city life tours
Cleveland Neighborhood Progress has announced that it will be hosting two CLE City Life tours on Saturday, November 29th and Saturday, December 27th. "Cleveland Neighborhood Progress is pleased to offer citywide bus tours to introduce (or...
Source: Cleveland Neighborhood Progress
the cleveland foundation's latest centennial gift is a free day of theater
Source: The Cleveland Foundation
new york times touts detroit shoreway revitalization
Source: New York Times
travel writer discovers 'the quirky side of cleveland'
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch
university study ranks cities' walkability; cleveland in top 10
Source: CBS News
toledo blade previews cleveland international film festival
Source: Toledo Blade
#thisiscle promo video goes viral in 3- 2- 1...
Source: Positively Cleveland
ceo of breakthrough schools testified to u.s. house on education reform
Source: U.S. House
'best things in cle' called out in atlantic cities
Source: Atlantic Cities
cleveland, the next brooklyn, says forbes
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