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Buzz Lorain Ave. in the Detroit Shoreway Neighborhood

#StreetsofCLE: Snapshot on Lorain Avenue

FreshWater managing photographer Bob Perkoski provides a peek into the everyday lives of Clevelanders going about their business in the neighborhoods and on the streets of Cleveland.

Breaking Ground Northwest corner of Champlain St. and Ontario St. showing May's Drug Store, a soda grill, Clothing on Credit, Square Baking Co., Bake Rite Donut Co., office of John Radice, DDS. and a lunchonette on the corner - 1922

The ghosts of Champlain Street: The downtown sites lost to make way for the Terminal Tower

Cleveland Masterworks: The 1920s construction of the Terminal Tower meant the demise of several downtown streets and buildings—like the Cleveland Telephone Company building and the Champlain Street Cleveland Police Station complex.

Street Level Emory-White is now also fulfilling his acting dream taking the stage in the role of Jamari at Cleveland Public Theatre in the Y-Haven Theatre Project’s production of “In Our Wake”

Acting it out: Y-Haven Theatre Project launches 24th production with Cleveland Public Theatre

A group with the YMCA of Greater Cleveland's Y-Haven Theatre Project will take the Cleveland Public Theatre stage this weekend to present "In Our Wake"—a play based on the actors' own true stories of recovery. 

Street Level This photo is the approximate location where Tarzan met his demise on East 55th Street.

Rascals and Rogues: Tarzan, neighborhood badass

Writer Ralph Horner, who grew up in inner city Cleveland and spent much of his career selling men's shoes on Euclid Avenue, shares his memories of some of the characters he met on Short Vincent in the 1950s and 1960s in his FreshWater series, "Rascals and Rogues."

Street Level Orchids Forever at Cleveland Botanical Garden

Tropical escape: Botanical Garden transforms into colorful paradise with Orchids Forever show

The Cleveland Botanical Garden will be in full bloom soon with its annual "Orchids Forever" flower show—with more than 3,000 flowers from around the world, classes, and events.

Breaking Ground who's hiring

Who’s Hiring in the #CLE: BlueBridge Networks, Canalway, Mandel Foundation, and more

Need a job? Check out the latest edition of FreshWater Cleveland's “Who’s Hiring” series, where we feature growing companies with open positions, what they’re looking for, and how to apply.    

Buzz St. Clair Ave Downtown Cleveland

#StreetsofCLE: Snapshot on St. Clair Avenue

FreshWater managing photographer Bob Perkoski provides a peek into the everyday lives of Clevelanders going about their business in the neighborhoods and on the streets of Cleveland.

Buzz Kwan Lion Dance at Li Wah

Celebrate the Lunar New Year at Asia Plaza this weekend

The Lunar New Year is about to begin with the Year of the Rabbit. Come celebrate in AsiaTown this weekend!

Breaking Ground Morse House interior

Moyenage: a grand lakefront home to many prominent Cleveland business founders throughout history

One of the grandest houses on Lakeshore Boulevard in Bratenahl is Moyenage—a 1904 Elizabethan Tudor that has been home to several of Cleveland's most notable business families.

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Expert advice: SCORE Cleveland now offers business advice with the click of a button

SCORE Cleveland's experienced business professionals are offering expert advice with a simple click of a button on the group's newly-designed website.  

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Test Flight: Cleveland Public Theatre shines the spotlight on artists’ works in progress

In the next five weeks, six plays will go on trial runs in front of live audiences at Cleveland Public Theatre, starting tomorrow, Thursday, Jan. 19, during CPT's Test Flight 2023.

Street Level Seed Bank delivery at Holden Arboretum

Holden Arboretum receives federal earmark to fund local urban reforestation efforts

The Holden Arboretum will receive $335,000 in Congressionally directed spending to help preserve and expand Northeast Ohio's tree canopy, thanks to Senator Sherrod Brown.

Buzz Buckeye Rd in the Kinsman Neighborhoor

#StreetsofCLE: Snapshot on Buckeye Road

FreshWater managing photographer Bob Perkoski provides a peek into the everyday lives of Clevelanders going about their business in the neighborhoods and on the streets of Cleveland.

Breaking Ground The steamer Onoko, the first Great Lakes freighter built of iron, launched in 1882

A tale of two steamers: The tragic stories of The Western Reserve and the W.H. Gilcher

Cleveland Masterworks: The Great Lakes became of highway of commerce in the late 19th Century, with innovative leaps in steamship construction. Two of the most advanced ships of the time were the Western Reserve and the W.H. Gilcher—yet both steamers met with tragic demise.

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University Circle museums observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with events, free admission

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is this Monday, and several University Circle cultural institutions will be offering free admission, free activities, and free seminars to celebrate the life and achievements of the great Civil Rights leader.

Street Level Local artists Alicia Vasquez and Nathalie Bermudez with their mural reflecting Playhouse Square’s 100th anniversary theme “Together We Shine”

Together We Shine: Colorful mural celebrates Playhouse Square’s 100th anniversary theme

A vibrant 106-foot mural now brightens the KeyBank Concourse between the Playhouse Square parking garages and the theaters—celebrating 100 years of the theater district and representing the light we all shine on our community.

Street Level The five-course dinner will feature  a ribeye fourth course with whipped potato, winter vegetable ragout, charred leek, local mushrooms and a veal demi

Welcome to The Chefs Table: Local chef brings a nomadic flare to her inspired dishes

Chef Bri Welk sees good meals as a way to bring people together. After battling debilitating back injuries, the private chef now focuses on bringing small groups together for a gourmet dinner with the launch of The Chefs Table.

Breaking Ground West Park Campus of Cleveland Public Library

New life given to Cleveland Public Library’s 95-year-old West Park branch

Cleveland Public Library officials and the community celebrated the renovated and restored historical West Park Branch this past Saturday when the 95-year-old building, designed by Walker and Weeks, reopened to patrons after nearly 10 months of work.

Buzz West 25th Street in Ohio City

#StreetsofCLE: Snapshot on West 25th Street in Ohio City

FreshWater managing photographer Bob Perkoski provides a peek into the everyday lives of Clevelanders going about their business in the neighborhoods and on the streets of Cleveland.

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FreshWater Cleveland and the Northeast Ohio Solutions Journalism Collaborative (NEO SoJo) have created this helpful How to Apply for Utility Assistance guide and made it available to the public. Click here to download the free guide.
 

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