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When the revival and renaissance of Cleveland is mentioned in media, Glenville often is singled out. It’s an area that has recently gotten the attention of developers and neighborhood organizers. You can’t help but look at the streets of Glenville and see the building blocks of the next Ohio City or Detroit Shoreway. The Famicos Foundation and other groups have been leading the charge to boost the area's economy. The historic Rockefeller Park on the neighborhood’s western edge is a regional treasure. 

The World on Stage: Summer concert series will celebrate cultures in the Cultural Gardens
Music and dance from around the world takes the stage at Cleveland Cultural Gardens this summer, with World on Stage concert and event series, including African Day, Hispanic Cultural Day, Middle East Day, and the 77th annual One World Day.
Fourth Civil Rights Trail marker to be unveiled at Glenville High this weekend
The fourth marker on Cleveland Restoration Society's Cleveland Civil Rights Trail will be unveiled this Saturday, April 29, at Glenville High School’s 10th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Program.
Filling a need: Resource closets provide basic supplies and food to struggling Clevelanders
Too many Clevelanders, especially those living in the city's predominantly Black and underserved neighborhoods, struggle to make ends meet as a result of unemployment and underemployment. Many area organizations are working hard to meet the needs of people. Three Cleveland organizations are taking grassroots, creative approaches to supplying basic resources.
For the love of literacy: Groups work together to overhaul, restock Little Free Libraries
The National Council of Jewish Women Cleveland last week celebrated the official transition to its role in caring for and stocking Little Free Libraries in Cuyahoga County. The organization kicked off the celebration with partners Krylon and CleveHome with a new library at Franklin D. Roosevelt in Glenville. 
Cleveland Municipal Airport: Before it was Hopkins, this airport was leading the way in aviation
Cleveland Masterworks: In the early 1900s, transcontinental airmail flights would stop in Cleveland at an airport in Glenville. By 1925, concern over resident safety lead officials to build Cleveland Municipal Airport on farmland on Broopark Road—the site for the National Air Races and today's Hopkins International Airport.
Preserving our cultural heritage: Cleveland Restoration Society gets $50,000 planning grant
The Cleveland Restoration Society just received $50,000 for a planning study to create a brick-and-mortar fund to preserve Cleveland's Black churches.
Making connections: DigitalC rolls out high-speed connections in seven neighborhoods
DigitalC, the local nonprofit that is focused on connecting the unconnected, has expanded its high-speed internet connections in seven different Cleveland neighborhoods—including about 1,000 residents in four CMHA properties.  
Marching on: Newest Civil Rights Trail marker honors Carl B. Stokes, Cleveland’s first Black mayor
Cleveland Restoration Society on June 8 will place at City Hall the second historical marker on the Cleveland Civil Rights Trail, honoring late Cleveland Mayor Carl B. Stokes.
Richman Brothers: Known for its quality clothing, stellar treatment of employees
Cleveland Masterworks: A now-derelict factory on the shores of Lake Erie once housed one of Cleveland’s most successful businesses. For more than 100 years, Richman Brothers produced quality suits that were a rites of passage for many young men graduating or getting married, while also going above and beyond in caring for its 2,000 employees. 
Growing roots: Gateway 105 Farmers’ Market returns to Glenville, in a new home and location
After 10 years of operating out of tents on a lot on East 105th Street and Ashbury Avenue, The Famicos Foundation is now running The Gateway 105 Farmers' Market in a new enclosed building down the street in Glenville.
Ashbury Community Center celebrates new AT&T Learning Center with block party, free computers
In March, AT&T opened its second Cleveland Connected Leaning Center at the Ashbury Senior Computer Community Center. In April, a block party in the Glenville center celebrated the opening, new high-speed fiber internet in the neighborhood, and affordable connectivity. 
Robert P. Madison, man of many architectural, personal triumphs
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.
AT&T continues to close CLE's digital divide with investment in Glenville
On its quest to narrow the digital divide, AT&T opened its second Connected Leaning Center earlier this month at Ashbury Senior Computer Community Center in Glenville, and announced the availability of AT&T Fiber to hundreds of homes in the neighborhood.
Narrowing the gap: AT&T unveils its second Connected Learning Center, expanded internet in Glenville
Today, AT&T opens its second Cleveland Connected Learning Center and will announce the expansion of its fiber network in Glenville.
Cleveland Restoration Society reveals next three African American Civil Rights Trail markers
The Cleveland Restoration Society has announced the next three markers on the African American Civil Rights Trail. Eventually, 10 historical markers will memorialize locations associated with Cleveland’s struggle for Civil Rights between 1954 and 1976.
St. Agnes Church: Weathered the Depression, racial tensions in Hough before its demise
Cleveland Masterworks: The only remnant of St. Agnes Church in the Hough neighborhood is the bell tower on a grassy plot of land, but the church's history is remarkable 100 years later.
Spiritual teachings: Northern Wind Martial Arts continues to blow across Cleveland
Glenville native and marital arts grand master Greg Mayo has been teaching martial arts for more than 50 years—showing youth, seniors, and women how to exercise and strengthen the body while learning self-defense.
Deeply engaged: How CDCs are knocking down barriers to voting on Tuesday
With less than one week until election day, Community Development Corporations  are pulling out all the stops to get voters to the polls—from translating voting guides and hosting candidates forums, to voter registration and education drives and even free rides to the polls.
Original grassroots: How Buckeye Woodland activists agitated for affordable utilities in the 1970s
More than 40 years ago, the Buckeye Woodland Community Congress shut down the East Ohio Gas building, crashed an energy company board meeting, and disrupted a fancy lunch to get the executives of major utility companies to reduce heating costs for seniors and more. What can we learn from this history of activism?
Still We Rise: Exhibit will showcase resilience, strength in 'forgotten' Black neighborhoods
The Sculpture Center's upcoming augmented reality exhibit, "Crossroads: Still We Rise" will demonstrate how six Cleveland communities that were lost in the racial divide can be rediscovered and resurrected through the works of 12 Black artists.