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Artwork on the Cheerio Bldg in the Detroit Shoreway 2011

PHOTOS: Eighteen images of places around town that are gone but not forgotten

Fresh Water managing photographer Bob Perkoski rarely lets a Cleveland icon go unrecorded no matter how humble it may be.

Pre-Kindergarten at Riverside School

Tethering Cleveland's charter and district schools to bring quality education to all

Cross-pollinating Cleveland's charter and CMSD schools by transferring educators between them - along with their experience and ideas - helps advance the Cleveland Plan's goal of ensuring quality education for all students.

Liz Ferro - Girls With Sole

Girls With Sole on a marathon to wellness

Liz Ferro, founder of Girls With Sole, is on a mission to help girls turn to fitness for healing in the long run.

Birchwood School

Diversity, curriculum set West Park's Birchwood School apart

The Birchwood School offers area families a unique educational opportunity for the Pre-K through middle school set, with an energized curriculum and a keen focus on character and hard work.

Filmmaker Darryl Dickenson

Motion Picture Tax Credit translates into box office hit for local economy

The Ohio Motion Picture Tax Credit has created the equivalent of 1,729 full-time jobs since 2011 and generated more than $400 million in economic impact - and Northeast Ohio has had a starring role in all of it.

Cleveland highway Rt 2

New images reveal true impact of freeways on Cleveland's neighborhoods

While Interstate highways connected Cleveland proper with points across the county and beyond, the street-level impact on dense urban neighborhoods was profound and enduring. Guest contributor Tim Kovach reveals this topic with a sobering bird's eye view.

Fresh Water editor Erin O'Brien

Fresh Water taps Erin O'Brien as new managing editor

Long-time Fresh Water contributor Erin O'Brien will now helm the publication.

Valdivieso - acrylic on canvas

An artistic journey from Ecuador to Cleveland Heights

Growing up in Ecuador, Rafael Valdivieso went against his family's tradition of embarking on a career in politics to pursue his love of the arts.

Entrance To Glenveagh by Eileen Dorsey

March to come in like a lion - at least culturally speaking

It may still be February, but March is set to come in like a lion, with a bevy of short alt films, a celebration of Leonard Bernstein and a glittering green art opening.

Darrell Branch of Heights Music Shop

Cleveland insiders: the secrets to keeping it local

From lumber to antique books and vintage guitars, local businesses share their secrets to success amid big box competition, financial pressures and changing times.

Food's up at The Rib Cage

Dive into Cleveland's culinary consciousness with five ethnic hot spots

Fresh Water toured some of Cleveland's lesser-known places for authentic ethnic eats at an affordable price and found bibimbap, tandoori chicken and smoked brisket, just to name a few.

L to R: Sam Vaughn, Neighborhood Change Agent; Rohnell Robinson, Peacemaker Ambassador; and Devone Boggan

Devone Boggan

Devone Boggan is the Director of the Office of Neighborhood Safety in Richmond, California, a non-law enforcement government agency with a specific focus to reduce firearm assaults and associated death by engaging the very people most at-risk. 

We Can Code IT holds coding boot camps aimed at getting women and minorities careers in high-paying IT fields

Coding boot camps are helping to fill open computer jobs in Cleveland

Boot-camp style computer coding courses are rapidly growing alongside Northeast Ohio's tech sector. 

Case Manager Shelly Bishop workis with Erik Wells, trainee in the Vocational Training Center program in Cornucopia's state-of-the-art commercial kitchen

In the Interest of good: Social enterprises that make an impact, inspire community change

Social enterprises strive to not only raise money, but to also make a change in the communities and the people's lives they serve.

Itís Time to Talk Forum on Race 2014

Enter YWCA's It's Time to Talk Forum on Race essay contest

Deadline extended! Write an essay about why an open and honest discussion about race is important for the YMCA Greater Cleveland's Time to Talk Forum on Race.
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