Photo Bob Perkoski
Cleveland has been in the news a lot lately about people wanting to visit and move back to the area at an unprecedented pace. (We all knew it was a matter of time before LeBron came back!) But this resurgence has been happening throughout the last decade, with the Cleveland metro-region attracting more educated young professionals and growing families. We are known nationally for our entrepreneurship through organizations like JumpStart and NorTech and new technologies and businesses are growing again. Global Cleveland was started several years ago to help attract newcomers to the city to enjoy the good quality of life, but to also help attract talent for our growing businesses.
Parade of Sail: Tall Ships arrive in Cleveland
The 2022 Cleveland Tall Ships Festival, presented by Downtown Cleveland Alliance (DCA), hit the shores of Lake Erie in Cleveland last week, and FreshWater managing photographer Bob Perkoski caught the entire fleet on parade as they made their grand entrance.
Photos: The 2021 NFL Draft in Cleveland
The 2021 NFL Draft came to Cleveland this past weekend, and FreshWater managing photographer Bob Perkoski captured some of the highlights in this photo essay.
Cleveland makes way for the 2021 NFL Draft on the lakefront
With the NFL Draft touching down in Cleveland from April 29 through May 1, 2021, the city is doing everything it can to make way for gridiron glory. On Wednesday, Dec. 9, Cleveland City Council approved an ordinance for the demolition of two warehouses located at Docks 30 and 32 near FirstEnergy Stadium in anticipation of the NFL's final site selection.
I live here (now): Dane Vannatter
Dane Vannatter, 60, describes his relationship with Cleveland as like a hug. “From day one, it's been an embracing city,” says the Indiana native, who found his way to Cleveland three years ago. And the hug is not just figurative.
I Live Here (now): Jason Thompson and Scott O’Con
Some might call it divine intervention that brought Jason Thompson and Scott O’Con to Cleveland. They came to the city from northern Virginia in 2017 when Thompson joined West Park United Church of Christ as senior pastor—his first pastoral role—and the couple have never looked back.