Karin Connelly Rice

Karin Connelly Rice enjoys telling people's stories, whether it's a promising startup or a life's passion. Over the past 20 years she has reported on the local business community for publications such as Inside Business and Cleveland Magazine. She was editor of the Rocky River/Lakewood edition of In the Neighborhood and was a reporter and photographer for the Amherst News-Times. At Fresh Water she enjoys telling the stories of Clevelanders who are shaping and embracing the business and research climate in Cleveland.

Breaking Ground Monica Grays has ambitious plans to renovate the front of her Collinwood resale shop.

Teachers will give top marks to this Collinwood resale shop


Street Level The now-faded mural gets new life this week by artist Wyland.
Breaking Ground This rendering shows the plan for 6401 Bonna Ave. in Cleveland's St. Clair-Superior neighborhood.

LMM steps up to create affordable housing in St. Clair-Superior


Breaking Ground Sandwiched between the hard sandstone and softer shale of Doan Brook's bluestone gorge in Ambler Park are hidden treasures, including small waterfalls.

Rocks & Waters events travel back to a prehistoric Cleveland Heights


Breaking Ground Berkshire Hathaway’s Gordon Square offices, designed by Borrow Curated Furniture + Design.

Borrow design firm banks on interest in custom decorating


Feature Story Cuyahoga Arts & Culture gave a $5,000 grant this year to Djapo Cultural Arts Institute’s African drum and dance festival.

Small grants can make a big difference, Cuyahoga Arts & Culture finds


Special Report PRE4CLE

PRE4CLE makes preschool a priority in Cleveland


Breaking Ground The new Lotus Club at Severance Hall is designed for the Cleveland Orchestra's top supporters.

Cleveland Orchestra debuts members-only Lotus Club


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

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


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


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?


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


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


Feature Story Food Strong brings food programs to schools and communities to educate residents on the importance and joy of healthy eating.

CAC, ioby collaboration raises money for grassroots artistic endeavors


Breaking Ground Huletts at night

Hulett display at North Coast Harbor gains steam


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