Executive assistants topped the list of most in-demand job titles for remote and freelance work in 2022. So John McKenna tapped into that need and started Peachtree VA—offering virtual assistants who can work remotely for businesses located anywhere.
Cleveland Masterworks: Early 20th Century Cleveland boasted about half a dozen amusement parks, including Puritas Springs Park on the city's west side., which was home The Cyclone roller coaster—the highest and fastest coaster in Cleveland.
Area students presented projects in the Region 3 Ohio History Day at the Cleveland History Center to share their thoughts, research, and interpretations around the 2023 theme “Frontiers in History: People, Places, Ideas."
Cleveland Masterworks: Designed by Henry Ives Cobb and constructed in 1893, the Garfield Building on Euclid Avenue and Bond Street was designed with banking facilities in the basement level. Today, the building hosts apartments and the Marble Room restaurant.
Cleveland Leadership Center's ninth annual Accelerate: Citizens Make Change took place last week, with Anycia Grady’s plan to increase the number of licensed mental health professionals serving Black communities taking home the grand price and the Technovation award. Additionally, 21 high school students on 12 teams showcased their ideas at the new Accelerate: Teen Citizens Make Change competition.
Commissioned in 1943, the U.S.S. Cod was fired upon in the Caribbean, traveled the Panama Canal crossed the Pacific Ocean to bases in Fremantle and Brisbane, Australia, and Apra Harbor, and Guam, completed seven war patrols in the South Pacific before becoming a staple in downtown Cleveland in 1976.
Cleveland Masterworks: Although architect Alfred Hoyt Granger only was in Cleveland and in partnership with Frank B. Meade for a short time, he made an impression in the late 1800s and early 1900s with his designs on Overlook Road in Cleveland Heights and on Lake Shore Boulevard in Bratenahl.
Local artist Loren Naji created his time capsule sculpture "They Have Landed" in 2011, and invited community members to place their mementos inside. The capsule has been at the W. 25th Street Rapid Stop, awaiting its 2050 opening, when construction crews tossed it in a dumpster.
Salt+ owners Jill Vedaa and Jessica Parkison always knew they wanted to open at least two additional restaurants. The right opportunities came back-to-back. In March they will open Poppy in Larchmere and in September open Evelyn in the Detroit Shoreway.
Entrepreneurs next week will pitch their business ideas at Cleveland Leadership Center's ninth annual Accelerate: Citizens Make Change, and this year teams of high school students with the Young Entrepreneurs Institute will also make their elevator pitches at the event.
Since last fall, Northwest Neighborhoods CDC has been talking to area residents and businesses. The information will help form a strategic master plan to make the near west side an equitable, affordable, and attractive place to live, work, and play.
Cleveland Masterworks: Ned Jordan, the founder of Collinwood's Jordan Motor Car Company, is remembered for his innovative advertising campaigns and large color selection for the Jordan Playboy roadsters that hit the roads in the 1920s.
Cleveland Masterworks: Rufus and Jane Pratt Dunham arrived in Cleveland in 1819 and built a tavern to hold social events and accommodate stagecoach drivers. The oldest building in Cleveland standing in its original location, Dunham Tavern is a slice of history in the modern landscape.
EDWINS Leadership & Restaurant Institute founder Brandon Chrostowski celebrated his birthday this week by traveling to Ukraine, where he cooked and served food, delivered seeds, produce, and supplies, and learned he's been nominated for a James Beard Award.