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Who's Hiring in CLE: West Side Community House, CareSource, and FreshWater Cleveland

Looking for 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.

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Hulett display at North Coast Harbor gains steam

For years, history lovers have hoped Cleveland would recognize the influence of the massive ore unloading Huletts that dotted the shores of Great Lakes industrial ports. Now a planned display at North Coast Harbor is picking up speed.

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La Villa Hispana's newly formed Colectivo network is helping local Latinx artists shine

With the help of a $50,000 Cuyahoga Arts & Culture grant, the Hispanic Business Center is helping Latinx artists get more exposure, increase their reach, and receive business development support via the new Artist Colectivo network.

Feature Story Monica Grays of 2nd Semester knows what teachers need.

Collinwood catalyst: Meet the semifinalists vying for $250,000 in Cleveland Chain Reaction

In the third season of Cleveland Chain Reaction, 18 local businesses are competing for a share of $250,000 in investment dollars along East 185th Street. But even if they aren't one of the five or more companies chosen, all of them should benefit from the economic boost heading to the Collinwood neighborhood.

Feature Story Student workers at the Fairfax Learning Farm show off the results of their hard work.

Fresh food takes root in Fairfax

Access to healthy food options is growing in Cleveland's Fairfax neighborhood, thanks to the efforts of learning farms and cooking classes.

Feature Story Dick Clough, executive board chairman of Green Ribbon Coalition, and Bob Gardin, the Green Ribbon's Land Bridge project director.

Bridging the gap: How to connect downtown and the lakefront

Should Cleveland build a landbridge to connect downtown to the lakefront? Or is a a pedestrian cable-stayed footbridge the way to go? The Green Ribbon Coalition is hosting a panel discussion Aug. 27 to debate the merits of each approach.

Buzz Neoreoly's Comida Criolla - La Placita 2019

VIDEO: A Taste of La Villa Hispana

As La Villa Hispana continues to crystallize as a cultural hub, the neighborhood is amplifying the sounds, sights, and smells that make it so special—and events like La Placita and new spots like Las Tienditas are enticing all of Greater Cleveland to experience them.

Breaking Ground Butcher and the Brewer’s restrooms recently were named one of 10 finalists in Cintas Corp.’s 18th annual Best Restroom Contest.

Come for the food at Butcher and the Brewer, stay for the bathrooms

Its food and drink come first, but Butcher and the Brewer on Cleveland's East Fourth Street is a contender in a national contest because of its distinctive restrooms.

Street Level The beekeeping project at St. Herman House – FOCUS Cleveland

Now that's buzzworthy: This beekeeping program is helping homeless men & vets with PTSD in Ohio City

Life is sweeter with honey for the residents of St. Herman House, who are exploring beekeeping.

Feature Story Fresh Innovators Award Winners Jacqueline Gillon, Shelly Gracon, Stephanie Buda and Tom Gill

Meet the #Fresh4, innovative thinkers making a difference

Tom Gill, Jacqueline Gillon, Stephanie Buda and Shelly Gracon are thinking outside the box to make their communities stronger. They are this year's #Fresh4, recognized by the Cleveland Leadership Center and FreshWater Cleveland as innovators who are making a difference.

Feature Story MetroHealth Food As Medicine Clinic

Clark-Fulton is a known food desert. Can new health initiatives change the way a neighborhood eats?

Hispanic Americans are almost twice as likely to be diagnosed with diabetes than non-Hispanic whites, a fact that doesn't escape residents of Clark-Fulton—home to Cleveland's largest Hispanic/Latino population. Meet the changemakers working toward prevention and healthier eating options for the neighborhood.

Breaking Ground Rendering of what the two-and-a-half story school building will possibly look like after the renovations

St. Ignatius opens doors for more learning with Welsh Academy

Class is in session for the first students at Welsh Academy, housed inside St. Ignatius High School on Cleveland's Near West Side. The 21 sixth graders, from Cleveland and its inner-ring suburbs, will receive a top-notch education, with donors covering their tuition.

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Red Hot Summer HeatMap

Let us be your GPS for finding epic adventures and fun times, Cleveland-style. Find out what's on tap with our second annual Red Hot Summer HeatMap of fun local festivals and events, produced in tandem with Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.
 
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