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 Sides to Go BBQ
Feature Story Flower Child on Clifton Boulevard is full to the ceiling with the best Christmas kitsch.
Breaking Ground The utility box wrap titled “Happy Koi,” by Mitzi Lai, at East 33rd Street and Payne Avenue.

Colorful signs of life are popping up in Cleveland's AsiaTown


Feature Story Nikole Davis of Baba Yaga’s Greenhouse Café

More Clevelanders have no beef with growing vegan options


Breaking Ground Stylist Kelley Shaffer designed the look of the space, using potter Billy Ritter’s jugs, bowls, and pots for the shelves.
Breaking Ground Rising Star
Feature Story Cuyahoga Community College’s Manufacturing Technology Center of Excellence is taking a proactive approach with workshops, training, certifications, and even associate degrees in manufacturing and operations engineering technology.
Breaking Ground The ceremonial groundbreaking for downtown Cleveland’s first public playground Oct. 28 at North Coast Harbor.

Kids eager for first downtown playground to open at North Coast Harbor


Feature Story Cuyahoga Arts & Culture’s Learning Lab session.

Cuyahoga Arts & Culture’s Learning Lab launches into second session


Breaking Ground The Boston Mill Visitor Center

New visitor center gives Cuyahoga Valley National Park its front door