EDWINS founder Brandon Chrostowski recently returned from Poland, near the Ukrainian border, working with World Central Kitchen to feed hundreds of refugees. He shared his emotional experience with FreshWater's Evan Gallagher.
The Arctaris Cuyahoga Impact Program—a partnership among county leaders, the Cleveland Foundation and Boston-based Arctaris Impact Investors—has raised $10 million to grow businesses in low-to-moderate income communities. Last week the group made its first investment.
Cleveland Masterworks: In the 1890s, aging Civil War veterans began to reflect on the sacrifices they made as young soldiers and wanted to honor the memory of their fallen comrades. The Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument was built in 1894 on Public Square to honor the more than 9,000 Cuyahoga County soldiers who served in the Civil War.
LAND studio is launching a new app for self-guided tours of Cleveland neighborhoods. The City is our Museum was created to shine a light on the range of artworks and public spaces that exist throughout the city. Tours can be experienced on a bike, on foot, or even through a car window.
Tom Matowitz and Karin Connelly RiceThursday, April 07, 2022
Cleveland Masterworks: Robert P. Madison has created his own legacy—from his designs for buildings like Park Place Apartments or Fatima Family Center in Hough, to his work on the Rock Hall and Browns stadium—but he has also accomplished a lot of firsts in his almost 99 years on this planet.
As part of a 10-year capital campaign, the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo on Tuesday announced the start of the transformation of the RainForest into the Primate Forest—a renovated new home for the Zoo's gorillas and orangutans.
Cleveland Masterworks: Cleveland native Frances Payne Bolton dedicated her life to nursing, education, and advocating for others. The first Ohio Congresswoman lived on a Lyndhurst estate that today makes up the grounds of Legacy Village, the former TRW headquarters, and her historic 1917 mansion.
Beck Center for the Arts last week celebrated two years of fundraising and renovation work to its creative arts complex as it embarks on the final phase of its Creating Our Future campaign and renovations.
Cleveland Masterworks: After President James A. Garfield was assassinated in 1881, plans to build a grand mausoleum at Lake View Cemetery soon got underway. In the meantime, the president's body lay for 10 years in the mausoleum Cleveland architect Levi Scofield had designed for this own family.
Cleveland Masterworks: Northeast Ohio began to draw a large Ukrainian population in the 1880s, and World War I prompted them to settle here. The history of the Ukraine and its people is well documented in the Ukraine Garden at the Cleveland Cultural Gardens.