MidTown

Urban décor: Cleveland’s many sculptures reflect city’s history, humor, unity, and divisions
Cleveland's growing database of more than 500 sculptures represents periods of time gone by, our sense of humor, and sometimes even artists' strong statements.
Level up: JumpStart’s Small Business Impact Program has the tools to grow your business
JumpStart's Small Business Impact Program provide entrepreneurs with the tools they need to grow, thrive, and take their businesses to the next level.
Once-living history: Ode to a great Elm Tree
Brittney Hooper recently took a walk down Prospect Avenue during her lunch break and discovered the 150-year old elm tree she always admired had been removed. This is her tribute to that tree.
Charles Schweinfurth: Architect to Cleveland’s ‘carriage trade’
Architect Charles Schweinfurth made a name for himself in the late 1800s by designing homes for the wealthy on Millionaires Row and other Cleveland neighborhoods, as well as iconic landmarks like Trinity Cathedral. Historian Tom Matowitz explores Schweinfurth's life and contributions to Cleveland architecture.
MAGNET move to Midtown could be a step toward job creation, industry connections
When MAGNET moves into its new headquarters in a former CMSD Midtown school, CEO Ethan Karp envisions a new era of manufacturing—an era when the field shakes its old image as a dirty and dangerous industry and emerges as the symbol of innovation.
Saturday’s alright for shopping: CLE neighborhoods gear up for big impact on Small Business Saturday
Community Development Corporations around Cleveland are thinking outside of the box as they gear up for Small Business Saturday amid the coronavirus pandemic.
How COVID-19 is changing the future of Cleveland’s office space in a remote working world
More Americans are working from home these days—with the trend expected to grow in the next year. Find out how Cleveland's downtown office landscape is changing and what the experts see happening in commercial real estate and coworking space as the home office takes the lead.
Finding opportunity in the pandemic: How CDCs use programs to champion Cleveland’s youth
Cleveland's Community Development Corporations are finding new ways to engage young people with unique, exciting, and accessible programming, even during the coronavirus pandemic.  
Cleveland is the nation's least connected city. This Bolivian transplant wants to change that.
Rolando Alvarez is kicking down doors to the knowledge of the world—the Internet. After working to bring high-speed Internet to rural villages in his native Bolivia, Alvarez's mission now is to connect more than 27,000 households around Cleveland in tandem with DigitalC.
Going mobile: Vegan comfort food caterer Squash the Beef raises funds to buy a food trailer
After a year of delighting a growing customer base with its vegan comfort food, Squash the Beef is raising funds to buy a food trailer and take their catering business to the streets of Cleveland.
Covid-19 Rapid Response Fund divvies up nearly $493,000 among 12 groups this week
A fourth round of weekly grants totaling $492,713 for 12 Cleveland-area nonprofit groups was announced Friday, April 17, by the Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund coalition.
#PeopleofCLE: Isaiah, trying a new career path
"And I was mentioning how I had this sort of dilemma where I was pursuing voice performance but also really interested in this other thing and thinking I might want to pursue that, but not sure what to do. And they were like you should just do it."
Reducing infant mortality in Cleveland by ‘centering’ on prenatal careBeauty for Ashes
Increasingly popular CenteringPregnancy programs expand on the traditional prenatal check-ups by letting expecting mothers share their learning experiences in a group setting.
Who's Hiring in #CLE: Cleveland Public Theater, Judson Senior Living, Jones Day, and more
Need a job? Check out the latest edition of FreshWater Cleveland's “Who’s Hiring” series, where we feature growing companies with open positions, what they’re looking for, and how to apply.
Ch-ch-ch-changes: Photos of Cleveland, then and now
It's here today, gone tomorrow in ever-changing Cleveland. Bob Perkoski captures the shifting landscape of our town in his role as managing photographer for FreshWater Cleveland. Take a good look around when you can, because what you see now won't be here forever.
Central Kitchen sets the table for minority-owned craft food startups to flourish
Central Kitchen's two locations put it at the center of Cleveland's thriving craft food scene.
Cuyahoga Arts & Culture to grant $11.8 million to 277 local arts organizations in 2020
Cuyahoga Arts & Culture awarded grants to 277 nonprofit groups in November, including four profiled here: Dunham Tavern and Museum; Ensemble Theatre; Hasani Management; and Food Strong.
Colorful signs of life are popping up in Cleveland's AsiaTown
AsiaTown's new project manager, Karis Tzeng, is making a difference in the Cleveland neighborhood with a variety of projects, including new street signs proclaiming Stanley Eng Way.
LISTEN --> FreshFaces Podcast: Steph Buda of The Kids of 216
Check out our very first episode of the FreshFaces podcast featuring Kids of 216 founder Steph Buda.
Food for thought: Slow Food CLE teams up with Dave's Supermarket in Midtown for learning series
One year after launching a new chapter, Slow Food Cleveland is joining forces with Dave's Supermarket in Midtown for a new Slow Food Cafe series.