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Breaking Ground Leonard Bernstein: The Power of Music exhibition introduction wall.

A genius composer's life distilled into rare artifacts at Maltz

A new exhibit about Leonard Bernstein at the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage goes deeper than ever before.

Breaking Ground who's hiring

Who's Hiring in CLE: Girl Scouts of North East Ohio, Cleveland Botanical Garden, and more

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.

Street Level Cleveland law firm Benesch took home the trophy at the Literacy Cooperative’s fourth annual CLE-BEE Corporate Spelling Bee.

Benesch spells CLE-BEE4 ‘winner’ P-R-O-S-O-P-O-G-R-A-P-H-Y

The CLE-BEE Corporate Spelling Bee was a lot of fun for the 27 teams competing for a trophy Sept.12, but more importantly, it helped raise awareness of the ongoing struggle to support adult literacy in Cleveland.

Feature Story This view from the Jeptha Wade monument overlooking Lake View Cemetery, with a view of Lake Erie, is popular.

150 years of solitude at Lake View Cemetery

Lake View Cemetery is turning 150 years old. Time for a party or two at one of Cleveland's most beautiful final resting spots.

Breaking Ground An estimated 7,279 properties in the Cleveland area required demolition in 2015, according to a study by Western Reserve Land Conservancy Senior Policy Advisor Frank Ford.

Is housing market recovery leaving Cleveland’s East Side behind?

Money and time are running out to renovate or demolish blighted homes in Cleveland and its inner suburbs, but thousands remain.

Buzz CLE-ative Groove: A 12-Week Artist's Way Journey

FreshWater editor to teach 12-week Artist's Way course at The Green House this fall

Often, when I talk to people I meet in Cleveland about The Artist's Way, they haven't heard of it, but they're intrigued and want to learn more. That's why I'm so excited to once again offer "CLE-ative Groove," a dedicated 12-week course based on Julia Cameron's best-selling book.

Street Level The innovative incubator BoxSpot will house seven businesses inside shipping containers in Kinsman.

Shipping containers mark the spot: BoxSpot ready to debut in Kinsman

When a lack of affordable retail space was preventing small businesses and startups from getting off the ground in Cleveland's Kinsman neighborhood, Burten, Bell, Carr decided to think out of the box.

Breaking Ground Cletus Jeckering Learning Center is open for students at St. Adalbert Catholic School in Cleveland's Fairfax neighborhood.

While other schools are shrinking, St. Adalbert expands

The opening of Cletus Jeckering Learning Center is a big boost for St. Adalbert Catholic School in Cleveland's Fairfax neighborhood.

Street Level One of Kat Willihnganz's published titles.

Rewriting romance: CLE's newest publishing company wants readers to fall in love with inclusion

BeLonging Books, a new publishing company based in Cleveland's Collinwood neighborhood, wants to modernize the romance novel genre by focusing on inclusive and feminist works.

Breaking Ground Robert “Bunk” McMahon shows off the Full Swing golf simulator at Proximity Golf Lounge.

Play like Tiger Woods: Try simulation at Proximity Golf Lounge

Golf is coming to Cleveland Heights with the help of high-tech simulators at Proximity Golf Lounge in the historic Heights Rockefeller Building.

Street Level The 2018 version of the Centennial Trail 5K run/walk winds along the Cleveland Foundation Centennial Lake Link Trail in the Flats.

Centennial Trail 5K showcases stunning downtown views

There's no better way to experience the stunning downtown views along the Cleveland Foundation Centennial Lake Link Trail than during a 5K walk/run sponsored by the Cleveland Metroparks. This year's event takes place Saturday, Sept. 14, in the Flats.

Street Level Village Family Farms displayed a bounty of vegetables at Fresh Fest on Sept. 7.

Fresh Fest shows just how charming is urban farming

Urban farming is enjoying a revival worth celebrating, and they did just that at Fresh Fest at Otter Park in Cleveland's Kinsman neighborhood on Sept. 7.

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