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Old Brooklyn earned its name honestly as the earliest settlers of the neighborhood date back to fur traders from the 1790s, but nothing about Old Brooklyn today shows signs of aging. Cleveland is a short five miles away, but you feel transported by a number of neighborhood attractions. From the deeply authentic Sausage Shoppe, founded in 1938, to Dee’s Diner, where serving up forgotten dishes is their specialty, Old Brooklyn is a cultural collage of “mom and pops” handed down for generations. The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is the neighborhood’s pride and joy, but so too are the Brookside Reservation, Benjamin Franklin garden, and Jeremiah Gates home.
Northeast Ohio agencies prepare for booming 'silver tsunami'
Thursday, February 09, 2017
As some 76 million baby boomers retire, they are stirring a “silver tsunami” across the country, testing public and nonprofit agencies as well as the housing market. Fresh Water checks in to see how Northeast Ohio is preparing for the trend.
100 miles of the Towpath Trail - one step at a time
Thursday, December 01, 2016
Walking the Ohio & Erie Canalway Towpath Trail reveals the details of fascinating sights, from stunning infrastructure and industry to magical cities and even a ghostly wetland.
Quiet Land Conservancy tackles blight, spreads green throughout Northern Ohio
Thursday, November 03, 2016
From the reclamation of the Henninger Landfill to saving a Russell Township farm, the Western Reserve Land Conservancy fosters thriving urban centers, green space and more by preserving some 5,000 acres annually.
How big is Cleveland's heart?
Thursday, October 06, 2016
In this special op-ed for Fresh Water, Brandon Chrostowski, founder of EDWINS Leadership & Restaurant Institute, gives Clevelanders powerful and sobering reminders on the heels of the city's remarkable summer of 2016.
Cleveland insider: Sarah Allison Steffee Center for Zoological Medicine
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Tigers, flamingos and elephants aside, the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is also home to the world-class Sarah Allison Steffee Center for Zoological Medicine – a mecca of animal care, science, conservation, education and research.
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High-end tea, local nibbles coming to vintage Slavic Village building
There’s something about that
that Ryan Florio uses in his
blends. After being inspired by a tea brewed by his Sherpa while hiking in Peru with college buddies, he started the company out of his parents’ North Royalton...
$12 million makeover for West Side hotel
MetroHealth transforms the medical arts with cultural arts
Historic century building in Old Brooklyn soon to house artisanal cheese shop
Tiger Passage aims to inspire, connect people with animals
Sabor Miami offers up authentic homestyle cuisine, warm atmosphere
Collaboration brings home sweet home to disabled Cleveland veteran
State allocates $6.1 million to Cuyahoga County for residential demolition
Roomy new home for zoo's tigers will bring visitors closer to animals
Former landfill to become restored green space in Old Brooklyn
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Old Brooklyn business competition winners aim for steady growth and progress
It's been more than a year since the Old Brooklyn Community Development Corporation (
held a unique business plan contest that worked one-on-one with participants to determine how their ideas fit into the neighborhood. The three winners...
Bakery with Latin flair set to open in Brooklyn Centre
2016 Vibrant City Award winners announced
Tri-C instructor wins award for drawing students into unheralded profession
Cleveland Neighborhood Progress announces finalists for Vibrant City Awards
Cleveland Education Compact aims to improve relations between charter and district schools
Cleveland Coffee and Dellavedova create a buzz with a new blend
PRE4CLE makes strides toward goal, looks at the work ahead
Urban Kutz welcomes all, already benefitting from the upcoming RNC
County approves $10 million for quality preschools
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Sabor Miami tops Cleveland Hot List
Fresh Water editor Erin O'Brien has extolled the virtues of Sabor Miami's rich, creamy and downright decadent Cafe con Leche (Cuban latte) as "the best cup of coffee she's ever had" both publicly and privately. It seems...
Source: Cleveland Hot List
#whatsyouroldbrooklyn campaign kicks off with free Cinco de Mayo bowling party
Source: Cleveland Neighborhood Progress
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
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