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Out of the (in)box: This Clevelander wants to cure your email woes
Chances are you’ve felt a wave of panic after hitting “send” on an email. Ian Charnas has felt it too, and that’s precisely why he came up with Email Strategy Cards—a deck of cards with suggestions on how to navigate the tricky waters of effective email communication.
New Glenville creative arts learning center aims to inspire youth
FRONT International may have concluded its colorful run, but the former FRONT Porch space in Glenville will continue its arts and culture legacy with the opening of the new Center for Arts-Inspired Learning—a creative arts center for children and teens set to open this Sunday, October 21.
Free Stamp: All things free in the #CLE for October 2018
Fresh Water's monthly "Free Stamp" feature rounds up the freshest free events in Cleveland.
Patient-centered design will set apart the new Centers for Dialysis Care in University Circle
It’s been a year since Panzica Construction started building a new two-story, 48,000-square-foot flagship treatment facility for the Centers for Dialysis Care (CDC) at Stokes Boulevard and Carnegie Avenue in University Circle—and the project will soon be rounding the bend toward completion.
Hidden trails around Doan Brook Gorge revealed with a new series of October hikes
Tucked away amid the urban hustle and bustle of commuters driving through Cleveland Heights and Shaker Heights is one of Cleveland’s little-known natural wonders: Doan Brook. Now bordered by Coventry Road, Fairhill Road, and North Park Boulevard, the 15,000-year-old bluestone tributary to Lake Erie originated as the glaciers retreated from the region. Today, there are hiking trails that meander around the 8.4-mile brook, showing off a bit of Northeast Ohio’s natural state—yet most people don’t even know these trails exist.
Meet your maker(s): Cleveland's makerspace scene continues to evolve
Meet the new wave of makerspaces, where communal workshops for tinkerers of all backgrounds foster ideas and turn dream projects into reality. While the usual suspects of California and New York lead the way, Ohio is no slouch—hosting the world’s largest makerspace in Columbus, as well as a growing ecosystem right here in Cleveland championing innovation and entrepreneurship. 
The future is freelance, but Lakewood-based Impel Creative already knew that.
Ten years from now, employment industry experts estimate that 50 percent of Millennials will be earning their livings as freelancers. That's no surprise to Impel Creative founders Stacie Ross and Doug Crouch—who've been helping to set the trend by hiring freelancers for the past 10 years.
Will it be tourists or new residents that take CLE to the next level? The answer is both.
With downtown Cleveland projected to hit 20,000 residents by 2020 and the advent of Destination Cleveland's #VisitMeinCLE campaign, all eyes are on Cleveland as both a short-term and long-term destination.
Cleveland embraces its rich tapestry of immigrants, with a little help from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture
The Land has been a welcoming place for immigrants since the dawn of the 20th century—when Cleveland was the nation’s fifth most important immigrant gateway city. Over 100 years later, immigrants continue to be a vital part of Cleveland’s population. Their significant impact is felt not only in Cleveland’s economy and vibrancy, but also celebrated in the city’s cultural offerings.

Take a visual journey through the great work of five organizations highlighting Cleveland’s immigrants with grants from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.
Ahoy! It’s Cleveland Navy Week
Ahead of the Cleveland National Air Show with the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, sailors from the guided missile nuclear submarine the U.S.S. Ohio have descended on Cleveland this week. They join 125 Navy sailors and personnel from around the country in visiting Cleveland, the 11th stop on the 14-city tour.
Who's Hiring in CLE: United Cerebral Palsy, Martinet Recchia, Cleveland Museum of Art, CVNP....
Welcome to 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. This installment includes jobs from United Cerebral Palsy, Martinet Recchia, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Union Miles Development Corporation, Earnest Machine, and Slavic Village Development. Click here for the freshest job opportunities fit to print.
PRE4CLE's annual report shows kindergarten readiness on the rise
If PRE4CLE’s annual report is any indication, the road to kindergarten readiness for Cleveland youth is getting a lot smoother. Released yesterday, the report touted a 110 percent increase in the number of high-quality preschool programs in Cleveland since July 2016—a big jump from the organization’s original goal of a 30 percent increase during that time period.
Seven shades of green: An inside look at seven of Cleveland's most sustainable buildings
This week, 2,300 energy professionals flocked to Cleveland’s convention center for the Department of Energy's Better Buildings Summit. In honor of the Summit setting up shop in Cleveland, FreshWater has compiled a list highlighting some of our city’s most compelling eco-friendly buildings. From a green-minded school to a sustainable brewery to an energy-efficient steel mill, these seven projects are shining examples of Cleveland’s commitment to going green.
PHOTOS: From here to 'Infinity," the unmistakable imagery of Yayoi Kusama at CMA
The "Polka Dot Princess" has inspired artists from Andy Warhol to Damien Hirst, and now her "Infinity Mirrors" exhibit is set to leave its indelible mark on The Land (running at CMA through September 30). Each infinity room allows visitors just 30 seconds to take in, but Bob Perkoski's photos will let you linger a bit longer.
CIA's new Great Lakes Research exhibition puts the region's art culture FRONT and center
Certain images may come to mind when considering the art culture in different parts of the United States—the East and West Coasts, or the Desert Southwest. But what stands out about artistic culture in the Great Lakes region? That's exactly what Michelle Grabner set out to explore when she launched a yearlong tour of artists’ studios around the Great Lakes last year, investigating the heart of the Rust Belt and its influence on the art created in major cities.
Free Stamp: All things free in the #CLE for July 2018
Fresh Water's monthly "Free Stamp" feature rounds up the freshest free events in Cleveland.
New UH medical center on the leading edge of community healthcare in Midtown
University Hospitals has opened the doors to its new 40,000-square-foot, three-story community healthcare facility: the UH Rainbow Center for Women and Children. Located at the corner of Euclid Avenue and E. 59th Street, the center will follow a unique healthcare model that will not only offer complete medical care to patients, but also serve as a community resource to meet the demands of the neighborhood.
Days to remember: Canalway Partners celebrates our city's rich past with Cleveland History Days
In 1969, Cleveland became the butt of jokes when an infamous burning river attracted national attention. Beyond the punchline, the incident on the Cuyahoga became the precipice of the country’s environmental movement—inspiring Earth Day, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the passage of the Clean Water Act. This is just one example of how Cleveland has impacted the nation, and the first Cleveland History Days celebrates that legacy (and so much more).
Beyond the campfire: 6 unique summer camps for Cleveland youth
Ahhh, to be a kid again—if only to experience the ridiculously cool summer camps available around Cleveland. From golf games to wizardly fun, these six camps go well beyond the traditional to offer unique and unforgettable experiences for local youth.
Free Stamp: All things free in the #CLE for June 2018
Fresh Water's monthly "Free Stamp" feature rounds up the freshest free events in Cleveland.