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Little Italy - photo Bob Perkoski
Mention Little Italy to a Clevelander and you are likely to be regaled with stories of Neapolitan-style pizza, veal parm and creamy gelato. That's expected as this historic neighborhood has been home to Italian immigrants for generations. But dig a little deeper and you'll discover a lively borough where students, artists, families and visitors peaceably coexist. Second only to the restaurants in popularity are the area's art galleries and studios. Nearly two dozen galleries can be found along the charming brick lanes, with the highest concentration taking up residence in a converted brick schoolhouse. Close to University Circle and its medical, cultural and educational institutions, Little Italy is a natural choice for students and staffers of those institutions to live, eat and play.
PHOTOS: 21 Cleveland hot spots born after Fresh Water
Thursday, September 29, 2016
This week marks Fresh Water's sixth birthday and to celebrate, managing photographer Bob Perkoski visually catalogs a few things that came along after our humble inception.
Meet Oluremi Ann Oliver
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Oluremi Ann Oliver is an early childhood consultant, storyteller and member of the committee that awards grants through Neighborhood Connections.
From Jocko Homo to Pee-wee's Playhouse: it's a beautiful world
Thursday, June 09, 2016
This summer, Mark Mothersbaugh's
will enchant Clevelanders and Akronites alike with a host of surreal characters, giant graphics and all things DEVO.
Thursday, May 05, 2016
Dropping that plastic water bottle into a recycling bin is just the beginning of the story. And far too often, we're all making big recycling mistakes.
A little video that's big on Cleveland
Thursday, April 07, 2016
A whirlwind tour of Cleveland with zip lines, sailboats, and bicycles; uptown, downtown and midtown - all packed into a wee two and a half minutes!
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Murray Hill Bolt & Spool
2026 Murray Hill Road, Room 106A
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
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American gastropub aims to shake up tradition in Little Italy
For decades, Cleveland’s Little Italy has been the city’s mecca for Italian cuisine, with dining venues in business across generations. Classic eateries such as Guarino’s, La Dolce Vita and Primo Vino feature authentic dishes cooked...
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Luxury high rise in University Circle set to break ground in January
PRE4CLE issues grants for four new classrooms
Art, history, design define new Little Italy-University Circle Rapid Station
Every Cleveland property to be photographed and rated
Thirty-two luxury apartments coming to University Circle
Small scale projects can be a big deal for downtown, says neighborhood group
First residents jump into Solarize Cleveland
Odeon Concert Club to reopen in May after nine year hiatus
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Mark Oprea's social media reporting of the RNC
A roundup of Mark Oprea's observations during the RNC, from Little Italy to the Q.
University Circle to showcase transportation with new shuttle, walkability, public transit
Cleveland Education Compact aims to improve relations between charter and district schools
NOIA celebrates 20 years of Italian heritage, community giving
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who's hiring in cle: ganeden biotech, youth opportunities unlimited, opusone...
bad girl ventures readies launch of fall business plan competition
techpint event touches on lessons learned from business failures
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'courage fund' created to help cleveland kidnap survivors
The brave escape of three women held captive in a Cleveland home has garnered a philanthropic response from local political and business entities. The
Cleveland Courage Fund
was established by Cleveland City Council members Brian Cummins, Matt Zone...
program connects students with opportunities in own backyard
county vote-off secures grants for two large-scale arts projects
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attorney general holder touts united way help line during cleveland high school event
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saint luke's foundation eyes greater impact with narrower but deeper grantmaking strategy
roots of american music brings music education into low-income schools
innovative program helps neighborhoods fight foreclosure and blight
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Serving tea, Islam and understanding in Cleveland
Angelo Merendino of Aljazeera
tells the fascinating tale
of Ayman Alkayali, the man behind Algebra Tea House in Little Italy. From the feature:
In the early days of Algebra's existence, Ayman faced great opposition. "Many neighbourhood
Calabrese advocates for transit funding at Statehouse
Source: Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority
Travel + Leisure readers rank Cleveland one of America's best food cities
city club ceo asks: can cleveland overcome its race problem?
mayor jackson announces plans to introduce $100m bond to city council
Source: The City of Cleveland
discover cleveland's neighborhoods through cle city life tours
Source: Cleveland Neighborhood Progress
university study ranks cities' walkability; cleveland in top 10
Source: CBS News
#thisiscle promo video goes viral in 3- 2- 1...
Source: Positively Cleveland
cleveland, the next brooklyn, says forbes
new study on regionalism comes at ideal time, says next city
Source: Next City
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