Feature Story Russell Underwood, Burten, Bell, Carr Development’s new real estate development manager

An impactful return: Burten, Bell, Carr’s new real estate development manager has big plans

Russell Underwood's real estate expertise and personable nature make the Cleveland native a perfect choice to lead new development projects in the Buckeye, Central, and Kinsman neighborhoods as Burten, Bell, Carr's new real estate development manager. 

Feature Story Painesville-based OmegaSea is elevating its game by using Alaskan herring and salmon in place of fishmeal.

The cool kids do it: From fish food to electronics, manufacturing offers unique jobs aplenty

When people think of manufacturing jobs, they usually think of working on the plant floor. But the truth is, manufacturing is about cutting edge technologies, weird science, and even artificial intelligence—on some unique and interesting job paths. 

Breaking Ground On the exterior, The Drury house boasts a red brick façade with recessed arches, bay windows, orange slate roof, dark chimney, and a brick tower.

Frank B. Meade: Architect of Cleveland's iconic Tudor homes

A strong contender for Cleveland's greatest architect is Frank B. Meade, renowned for his mastery of the Tudor style. Known for designing the Hermit Club and the Drury mansion, Meade and partner Montgomery Hamilton designed more than 800 unique homes in the Cleveland area. 

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High School principal’s Black literacy initiative wins Accelerate civic pitch competition

John Marshall principal Sara Kidner wants to improve literacy and promote teaching as a future career field among young Black males with paid internships for Black high school students to read to younger students.

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Thinking outside of the (cookie) box: Girl Scouts get innovative during pandemic

Cleveland-area Girl Scout troops are getting creative in making socially distanced cookie sales this yearsetting up drive-through booths, printing door hangers with online QR codes, and even selling online.

Breaking Ground Negotiated payment plans are unrealistic; customers have to wait too long to get assistance on the telephone and the utilities’ websites aren’t helpful.

Local advocacy groups band together to keep residents’ power, water on

Utilities for All and other advocacy groups are asking for fairness and transparency in how Cleveland handles utilities shutoffs during the pandemic.

Buzz Beachwood-based Your Teen Media, is an organization offering advice, nonjudgmental support, and resources for parents of teenagers.

Destination College: Your Teen Media helps students, parents find their way

Going though the college admissions process is a difficult time for every student and parent. Your Teen Media shines a light on the path, making it easier to navigate.

Breaking Ground 25Connects is a community planning process that aims to provide the design recommendations and tools to support a future West 25th Street that will support the investment of the RTA’s MetroHealth Line bus rapid transit (BRT) line.

A major transportation makeover for West 25th Street is taking shape

RTA is leading the final stage of 25 Connects—a plan to redevelop West 25th Street between the West Side Market and the MetroHealth campus for a more transit-oriented district.

Breaking Ground Jill and Courtney in the Conifer Collection with the newest addition, a ‘Forest Sky’ Hybrid Pine - Pinus strobus x ayacahuite.

People for Trees: Holden Forests & Gardens launches plan to save Cleveland's tree canopy

Holden Forests & Gardens urges everyone to pledge to plant a tree in its People for Trees initiative—with the goal of planting 15,000 new trees in the Forest City by 2025.

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#PeopleofCLE: Nicole, photographer

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#StreetsofCLE: Snapshot in Buckeye

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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Free Stamp: All things free in the #CLE for March 2021

The best things in life are free, indeed, and our monthly "Free Stamp" feature rounds up all the free #CLE events that get our "stamp" of approval.

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First three historical marker sites chosen for the African American Civil Rights Trail

The location of the first three markers on the 10-stop African American Civil Rights Trail have been decided. Find out where they will be and why these sites were chosen. 

Breaking Ground Charles Schweinfurth designed 18 homes on Euclid Avenue with the 1910 Mather Mansion being the final one on Euclid Avenue for industrialist and philanthropist Samuel L. Mather.

Charles Schweinfurth: Architect to Cleveland’s ‘carriage trade’

Architect Charles Schweinfurth made a name for himself in the late 1800s by designing homes for the wealthy on Millionaires Row and other Cleveland neighborhoods, as well as iconic landmarks like Trinity Cathedral. Historian Tom Matowitz explores Schweinfurth's life and contributions to Cleveland architecture.

Partner Content Julia de Burgos Cultural Arts Center’s Unidos por el Arte supports local Latino artists.

Cuyahoga Arts & Culture Support for Artists grants help creatives shine their brightest

Cuyahoga Arts & Culture implemented its Support for Artists grants in 2019 to ensure it supported more underrepresented and historically marginalized artists. Julia de Burgos Cultural Arts Center is one organization that uses the grants to ensure Latinx creatives are funded, celebrated, and supported.

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The history of the Electoral College: What is it and why do we use it?

Neither the U.S. Constitution nor federal law requires electors to vote for the presidential candidate in their own political parties. Those who vote against their party’s candidate are known as “faithless electors.”

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The Creative Cafe prepares to open its doors in Old Brooklyn

Will Sanchez hasn’t been able to reopen the doors to his vibrant Clark-Fulton art gallery, La Cosecha Galeria, in nearly a year— but that’s not stopping this long-time local artist. Instead, Sanchez is doubling down and opening a new gallery space in Old Brooklyn, replete with a café and retail component.

Buzz Andreoli Restoration recently won an award from Citizens Bank as a Community Champion

Applications open for Citizens Bank annual $10K Small Business Community Champion Awards

The deadline is Monday, March 1 to apply for the Citizens Bank Small Business Community Champion Awards, where small business can win $10,000 for their positive contributions  to their communities.

Breaking Ground Throughout 2021 LAND is partnering with some of Cleveland's most talented artists to create unique gift items to commemorate 10 years starting with this scarf designed by local textile artist Molly Fitzpatrick of DittoHouse.

Made in the CLE: LAND studio celebrates 10th birthday with locally-made gifts to donors

LAND studio is 10 years old this year, and the organization is celebrating with a premium program that offers creations by local artists as thank you gifts for donations.

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#PeopleofCLE: Rebecca, adoption consultant

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Next Generation: Young professionals to learn from mentors at Engage! Cleveland event

Some of Cleveland's most successful businesswomen will come together next week to guide and mentor young professionals at the annual Engage! Cleveland Next Generation of Women event. 

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Indrah makes three: Malayan tiger cub joins Amur cubs at Metroparks Zoo

A two-month old Malayan tiger, Indrah, joins the two Amur tiger cubs at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo to hone their social and behavioral skills. 

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#StreetsofCLE: Snapshot in Gordon Square

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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Who’s Hiring in CLE: NLDP, NASA, moCa, Botanical Garden, 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.

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Breaking New Ground: LMM continues its mission to end homelessness

With its Breaking New Ground campaign in full gear, Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry plans to place seven families in permanent homes this year—well on its way to the goal of securing 20 units by 2024.

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I Live Here (Now): Dr. Caitlin Colleary digs her new role at Cleveland Museum of Natural History

No bones about it: it’s been a long and winding road that led Dr. Caitlin Colleary to The Land. A Los Angeles native, the 36-year-old paleontologist arrived in Cleveland last year after a decade spent in South Dakota, England, Panama, and Washington, D.C.

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Civic visionaries to pitch ideas at seventh annual Accelerate: Citizens Make Change

The Cleveland Leadership Center's seventh annual Accelerate civic pitch competition begins next week, with ideas from 31 presenters.

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Eat up: Downtown Cleveland Restaurant Week starts Friday

Downtown Cleveland Restaurant Week brings you 10 days of dine-in or carry-out food specials from some of your favorite local eateries. 

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On tour: Cleveland City Council president Kevin Kelley launches neighborhood listening sessions

Cleveland City Council president Kevin Kelley will start making the rounds in the city's wards, hosting virtual meetings to hear residents' concerns and needs.

Street Level Willa Brown, the first black woman to earn both a commercial license and pilot license in the years 1938 and 1939.

Leading from Behind: Seven students honor seven leaders through art projects

The Van Aken District is celebrating Black History Month with a unique student exhibit featuring some prominent, yet seldom recognized, Black women in history.

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Brite Winter continues with live and streaming programming

Brite Winter kicks it into high gear tonight and this weekend with live performances at Platform Beer's Phunkenship and The Lot, and virutal streaming of "TwiBrite Zone: Episode 2."

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#PeopleofCLE: Erich, urban farmer

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