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Joe Cimperman

Q & A with Joe Cimperman, new president of Global Cleveland

As he transitions from 18 years on city council to president of Global Cleveland, Fresh Water asks Joe Cimperman about his tenure, his vision and his love of Cleveland..



Mohammad Noormal

Afghan refugee leads game-changing urban farm

Mohammad Noormal, who resettled in Cleveland in 2014, now leads the Learning Garden and Production Farm at Urban Community School.

One World Festival at the Curtural Gardens

This weekend in Cleveland: World Festival, Inkubator and more

This weekend, celebrate the cultures that make up Northeast Ohio at Cleveland World Festival, experience a fusion of Asian food and culture at Night Market, embrace the power of writing at Cleveland Inkubator and more.

The Asian Town Center

Asian-born developer promotes cuisine, culture and entrepreneurship

Eric Duong, an entrepreneur born in Vietnam, opened the Asian Town Center with just three tenants in the midst of the recession. Yet today, the development houses 20 businesses with more on the way.

La Placita

La Placita offers testing ground for Hispanic entrepreneurs

The monthly open-air market, which is set for this weekend, brings together over 30 eclectic local makers and food purveyors.



Gadi Zamir of Negative Space Gallery

Israeli-born artist provokes and inspires through Negative Space Studio and Gallery

Wood burning artist Gadi Zamir uses the space as his own studio as well as a place to host events and display many prominent artists.

South Asian Grocery  on W. 127th Street and Lorain Ave

Refugees build new lives and businesses in Cleveland

While it is not easy to move to a new country and a new city full of different cultures, languages and traditions, refugees not only make it work, they become some of Cleveland’s most successful entrepreneurs.

cultural gardens

The Cleveland Cultural Gardens: Hidden in plain sight

You've likely driven by the Cultural Gardens many times, but have you stopped and experienced them? Here's the story of one person's discovery of what the Gardens mean, to him and possibly the rest of us too. 

Volunteer Group Photo CIFF 2014

Movies, movies, everywhere: A guide to surviving and thriving at the film fest

Cracking open this year's film fest guide can feel like a commitment on par with starting a particularly complex novel. How do you manage the abundance without giving up? Never fear! We've got tips. 

Welcome Hub at Heights Libraries Noble Branch

Welcome hubs provide foreign-born with a Cleveland connection

An alliance of local groups are creating one-stop meeting points for refugees and immigrants new to the city.

Teatro Publico de Cleveland's "A Recipe Para La Vida"  CPT production

this weekend in cleveland: teatro publico and much more

This weekend, check out Teatro Publico at CPT, view films by a Swedish master at the Cinematheque, ruminate on Cleveland “then” and “now” at Heights Arts and join the community in brainstorming ways to enhance the Jim Mahon Green in Ohio City. 
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