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 Shannon Okey at her booth at Cleveland Bazaar Valentine 2018

For Midwest makers, there's no place like Cleveland Bazaar

Fourteen years in, the Cleveland Bazaar has evolved from a one-day holiday sale at Derek Hess' studio into Cleveland’s longest-running independent craft show.

Coventry P.E.A.C.E. Campus

Heights Libraries decides to give Coventry P.E.A.C.E. Campus a chance

The Coventry P.E.A.C.E. Campus and the nonprofit groups working out of the building will remain in the former Coventry School building after Heights Libraries opts to buy the property from the Cleveland Heights-University Heights School District for $1, saving the grounds from possible commercial development.

West Creek Conservancy volunteer event

Back to nature: Cuyahoga Arts & Culture has diverse programming down to a science

Nearly a dozen nature and science organizations receive support from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, and they provide an integral foundation for exploring the county’s rich variety of resources—from the Great Lakes Science Center on Lake Erie’s coast to suburban nature centers, downtown community gardens, and grassroots nonprofits.

White Flower digital print mural by Bruce Checefsky

In living color: YARDS Projects kicks off an exciting year for the Cleveland art scene

It’s Liz Maugans’ first official day as Director of YARDS Projects at Worthington Yards—a bold new space in the Warehouse District that combines four apartment buildings with public art and an art gallery. Her to-do list is long, and it ends with making Cleveland the global arts destination.

Women's March Anniversary: Power To The Polls NE Ohio

PHOTOS: Scenes from the Women's March 2018 in downtown Cleveland

An estimated 7,000 participants made their voices heard in Public Square on Saturday for the second annual Women's March—marching for issues including women's rights, racial equality, reproductive rights, healthcare reform, and more. Fresh Water's Bob Perkoski was on the scene to capture the resistance in action. Inspired? #UsToo.

EDWINS Leadership & Restaurant Institute

With Oscar buzz for 'Knife Skills' and a James Beard guest stint, EDWINS is really cooking

When EDWINS founder Brandon Chrostowski told documentarian Thomas Lennon that he was "opening the greatest French restaurant in the country, in Cleveland,’” that alone was enough to pique Lennon’s interest—but then Chrostowski told him the restaurant would be staffed entirely by people just out of prison. “I knew in 10 seconds there was a film,” says Lennon.

The Cleveland Orchestra

Celebrate! 2018 marks major milestones for beloved CLE institutions

As anyone who attended the Cavs championship parade knows, the Land knows how to throw a party—and with multiple centennial celebrations over the past few years, there has certainly been a lot to celebrate. The party continues into 2018 as a number of Cleveland institutions, organizations, and businesses mark major milestones.

Cleveland Public Square

PHOTOS: Get spirited away with Cleveland's festive holiday light displays

From Nela Park to Public Square, Cleveland is full-on festive when it comes to the holidays. Fresh Water managing photographer Bob Perkoski set out to capture our city in all of its glittery glory this holiday season.  

Members of the SfAPT talking to the group at the Jerry Sue Thornton Building at Tri-C

Artists take center stage as CAC implements equity and diversity initiatives

A 10-member team of artists and community leaders is helping to shape the next wave of individual support from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center

How a $3.2 million grant is helping Cleveland Rape Crisis Center expand its services on campus

Recently, the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center received a $3.2 million VOCA payment, the largest grant in its 40-year history. Part of that funding is helping to expand advocacy and outreach services on college campuses around Cleveland.

The swimming pool which will look cosmetically similar when finished

After cleanup and demolition, development group is ready to start Cleveland Athletic Club conversion

When Joe DiGeronimo first walked into the former Cleveland Athletic Club, he was shocked by the state of the historic property. The club was a shell of its once-thriving self, ravaged by water damage and years of severe neglect. Now he's at the helm of a $62 million renovation project to restore the building to its historic grandeur and turn it into apartments, retail, and office space.

Literacy Through the Arts

Small grants, big impact: How Cuyahoga Arts & Culture's 2018 project support is affecting change

With 2018 in sight, Cuyahoga Arts & Culture (CAC) is again poised to make a significant impact on local non-profit arts organizations with $12 million in grant funding. While many associate Cuyahoga County's arts and cultural scene with the well-known institutions that receive general operating support, the smaller organizations that receive project support are often unsung heroes making a difference in their communities.

Old Havana traditional clothing

Passport to Cuba: The surprising connection between Cleveland and Cuba, and why it matters

In early October, Cleveland became the first northern port city to sign a memo of understanding with Cuba’s maritime administration—effectively paving the way for future trade possibilities. The agreement makes a fitting cap for what has been a year of rich synergy between Cleveland and Cuba across the spectrum, from art to entrepreneurship to architecture to dance.

Heights Arts Holiday Preview

Made in CLE: Six ways to shop local this holiday season

If your idea of the perfect gift is a locally made one, Cleveland doesn't disappoint. From a Black Friday event at 78th Street Studios to a CIA student art sale, these six shows offer the best of locally made products and art.

Ohio City Farmís workers from The Refugee Empowerment Agricultural Program

Innovations from Cleveland's urban farms are taking root around the world

One wouldn't guess by its industrial past, but Cleveland has surprising ties to the roots of urban farming in America—and they're on full display at these local farms, which were spotlighted recently at the global Meeting of the Minds conference. See why Chateau Hough, Green City Growers, Rid-All Green Partnership, and Ohio City Farm are now serving as a blueprint for MOTM experts to apply in their own cities.
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