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This new foundation is giving $1,000 grants to help make Cleveland even more awesome

Earlier in June, Cleveland’s newly minted chapter of the Awesome Foundation selected its first two grantees: BigHearted Blooms and Building Furniture to Build Futures. Both initiatives were awarded $1,000 by the recently formed group of 25 Awesome Foundation–Cleveland Chapter trustees—helping to turn two impactful ideas into reality.

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Cleveland Heights moves ahead with ‘living street’ Cedar-Lee-Meadowbrook plan

A 1.07-acre plot of land at the corner of Lee and Meadowbrook Roads is about to be developed to comprise a total of 4.8 acres in the heart of the city's commercial district.

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Happy trails: Final stage of Towpath Trail extension to get underway in July

A joint effort to connect 101 miles of biking and hiking paths from New Philadelphia to Cleveland's Lake Erie shoreline via the Towpath Trail Extension Project is preparing to cross the finish line. 

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A river runs through it: In honor of #Cuyahoga50, our 50 reasons the Cuyahoga River rocks

Fifty looks good on you, Cuyahoga River. As Cleveland celebrates the momentous 50-year milestone of the Cuyahoga River Fire—and the remarkable progress made—with #Cuyahoga50, we're answering all of your burning questions about the river with these 50 fun facts.

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An early adapter of women’s voting rights, Ohio lags behind nation in women’s political leadership

Since the ratification of the 19th Amendment 100 years ago, women have made great strides in the political arena. But there's still a long way to go. 

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Hey, parents: A safety-minded rideshare app for transporting kids is coming to Cleveland

Undoubtedly every parent has wished for it: a safe, reliable Uber-like solution for transporting kids from point A to point B. South Euclid resident Charisma Curry is launching Parents in Motion to make that wish a reality.

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FreshWater editor to offer women's retreat at The Henn Mansion on June 29

Seeking to make a positive shift in your life, or just looking to connect with other creative women in a supportive and inspiring setting? Come join FreshWater editor Jen Jones Donatelli lakeside at the Henn Mansion for the Remix Your Life retreat on June 29!

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Startup Scaleup is set to take over the Flats tomorrow with 1,500+ Northeast Ohio entrepreneurs

The Cuyahoga River will be alive this week with a bevy of #Cuyahoga50 celebrations, but that’s not the only thing rolling on the river. Tomorrow JumpStart will host its fifth annual Startup Scaleup event in the Flats East Bank—with more than 150 speakers and 1,500 entrepreneurs attending from all over Northeast Ohio.

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Secret passages and childhood fantasies: Historic 1910 Harcourt Manor restored to its original glory

When Anya Rudd was a child living in University Heights, she imagined what it would be like to live in the majestic house at 2178 Harcourt Drive in Cleveland Heights. In 2016, Anya and her husband John made her dreams come true when they bought the 1910 Elizabethan Revival, 7,422-square-foot mansion known as Harcourt Manor.

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Let the fiesta begin! La Placita mixes food and fun to kick off festival season in La Villa Hispana

When work began on the five-year action plan for La Villa Hispana in 2015, there was a lot of energy and electricity behind the scenes around transforming the neighborhood into a vibrant “intersection of culture and commerce,” but within the residential community, it barely made a ripple.

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Lakewood celebrates a new and improved Cove Park

Ever since Cove Park unofficially reopened last fall, Lakewood councilman Dan O’Malley has been watching to see how residents are enjoying the revamped recreation area. “I’ve been riding my bike to the park a couple of times a week to see how people are using it, and it’s really popular,” the Ward 4 councilman says. “It’s great to see it already being used.”

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