Dreaming of affordable home ownership in Central, and figuring out where to begin

Community journalist La Queta Worley wants to own a home in the Central neighborhood, but is facing both neighborhood and personal barriers.

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New West Side Market vendor Greenleaf Floral Co. plans to sell locally grown flowers year-round 

Bouquets at Greenleaf Floral Co. currently feature flowers like dahlias, marigolds, and zinnias from Ohio flower farms. In the winter, the flower stand, which opened at the market this month, will have locally grown dried flowers and Christmas greens.

Op-Ed: Supporting Ukraine boosts Ohio’s economy 

Former ambassador and Northeast Ohio resident Jennifer Brush argues that supporting Ukraine in its war against Russia isn’t just the right thing to do, but also that it benefits Ohio.

Ohio City Farm plans to expand with a ‘global farmers market’ building

The new building will enable the farm to operate year-round by adding indoor processing and selling space for the food grown outside and in greenhouses.

Yellowcake Shop finds permanent home in Gordon Square, will host Barbie-themed grand opening

Owner Valerie Mayen founded her sustainable handmade clothing store in 2009. The new location will also house El Corazon, a marketplace of select small businesses.

Cleveland’s Iranian community comes together one year after the death of Mahsa Amini 

One year ago, Iranian police killed Mahsa Amini for not wearing her hijab correctly, sparking the Woman Life Freedom movement.

‘Hidden gem’: Greater Cleveland Community Credit Union helps people access banking services from basement of City Hall 

There’s a credit union in the basement of City Hall, and it focuses on providing financial services with affordable rates and terms to people who lack access to banking, credit, and loans. 

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