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Artur Fulan, Gustavo Nogueira, Carla Batista and Matt Quinn of Ipanema Market

Ipanema Market to offer up imports, a taste of Brazil on Larchmere

With the help of local Brazilian community members, the owners of Batuqui are set to open Ipanema Market, featuring Brazilian and Portuguese imports amid seasonal products from area farmers, butchers, and cheese makers.

Executive Director Rick Kemm of The May Dugan Center

Q & A: Rick Kemm

The executive director of the May Dugan Center chats about his passion for health and human services and what ignited his decades of work in the nonprofit sector.

Grand Opening of El Barrio

How affordable artist housing can help cultural communities "celebrate themselves"

Artspace enjoys a long history of working with culturally distinct groups in the development of affordable artist live/work housing and community spaces. From El Barrio in NY to Honolulu, HI, these projects allow artists to celebrate themselves.

Erika Woodrum, FES Center Staff (CIA Biomedical Art 2014) discusses with Liz Heald (Case BME Graduate Student) the illustration developed for a novel FES Center neuroprosthetic system

Cleveland Institute of Art: quiet champion of biomedical arts

Cleveland Institute of Art's Biomedical Arts program provides a unique and critically important component to healthcare institutes both local and national.

Leena Allure from Detroit, Michigan

PHOTOS: 6th Annual Ohio Burlesque Festival

For those who missed the 6th Annual Ohio Burlesque Festival last weekend at the Beachland Ballroom, Fresh Water's managing photographer Bob Perkoski offers this photo recap.  

RTA & Van Aken Center

Placemaking puts Shaker residents in the mix of Van Aken District plans

The City of Shaker Heights turned to its residents for input on how the forthcoming Van Aken District development will take shape and appropriately reflect the rest of the iconic city.

Welcome to Glenville

VIDEO: From Superman to Superfly & Beyond!

From fascinating historical details to today's green shoots, this delightful short from Neighborhood Connections and the Famicos Foundation trains the spotlight on a classic Cleveland neighborhood – Glenville.

RNC Protesters

Five takeaways from the RNC protests

Fresh Water managing editor Erin O'Brien was downtown most every day from July 14 until the RNC concluded on July 21. In this roundup, she gives a street-level view of the protests, large and small.  

An Indiana officer runs with a local child through the fountain in Public Square

PHOTOS: Capturing the essence of the RNC

From patriots in Daniel Boone hats to police in prayer circles, Fresh Water's managing photographer Bob Perkoski caught all the myriad sights amid the RNC.

Gilligan the Magician: Let's Make America Magical Again

First person: the greatest sleight of hand

In this riveting essay, Fresh Water contributor Mark Oprea offers up a sweeping insider's view of the RNC.

"Unafraid and Unashamed" mural by Julian Raven

First Person: a thin glass line between Chris Christie and Alex Jones

During last week's Republican National Convention, Downtown Cleveland was a veritable flea market of ideologies and beliefs, with Public Square serving as the epicenter.  

A tight security plan in Public Square

First Person: reflecting on a successful RNC in Cleveland

There was a lot to take in during the RNC last week, from unique participants to a party-like atmosphere. Senior Fresh Water contributor Karin Connelly Rice shares her impressions of the event and how it played out in the 216.

Republican National Convention 2016

Five strategies the Cleveland Police used to win the RNC

These straightforward tactics contributed to a stunningly successful policing story for the Cleveland Police Department and its extended team during the Republican National Convention.

Sun sets as the end of the RNC draws near

A quiet ending to the 2016 RNC

Social media roundup: the final day of the RNC in Cleveland brought soaring temperatures yet a mellower crowd to Public Square and East 4th Street.

Protesters light a flag on fire, causing chaos on E. 4th

Chaos on the street, cat calls in the crowd at Q on night three

Social media roundup: after tensions escalated, then fell, last night at the Q provided its own kind of controlled chaos. The Fresh Water team witnessed it all.
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