Cleveland neighborhoods like Bellaire-Puritas, Old Brooklyn and Lee-Harvard may not attract as much attention as Ohio City, Tremont or University Circle…
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There’s good news for tenants who have applied to the rental assistance programs set up by the city of Cleveland and Cuyahoga County—and for those who haven’t.
Families enrolled in Cleveland schools are on the edge of their seats waiting to know how they’ll return to school in the fall. Following a letter from CEO Eric Gordon this morning, they at least now know that the first day of school will be pushed back to Monday, September 8th. They’ll have to wait until July 24th to learn what school will look like, but the district’s website offers some hints.
When COVID-19 hit Cleveland earlier this year, government officials and advocates scrambled to find safe housing alternatives to the streets and shelters. The temporary answer just may lead to some long term goals and solutions.
The city of Cleveland recently released its new outdoor dining guidelines and regulations for allowing restaurants to take over streets, parking spaces and parking lots to expand outdoor dining while keeping people safe during Covid-19.
The Black Lives Matter mural on East 93rd Street in Cleveland’s Woodland Hills neighborhood has drawn thousands of people and played host to gospel choirs and prayer services since it was painted June 20th. Now, city leaders say they’ll keep the street closed until after July 4th to accommodate the wave of visitors they anticipate over the holiday weekend.
On May 12, staff at AsiaTown restaurant Emperor’s Palace spent hours preparing, boxing and sorting 100 free meals for neighborhood residents. The project was sponsored by the Medworks Unconditional Care COVID-19 Relief Fund, which purchases food and gift cards from local restaurants and grocery stores and distributes them to greater Cleveland community members in need.
When Angelo Trivisonno, an attorney with the US Patent and Trademark Office who lives in Ohio City and is on the board of Ohio City Incorporated (OCI), learned that anyone who organizes a block party event in Cleveland is required to hire two armed off-duty police officers, he was at first puzzled, then incensed.
Waverly Willis recently took out a tape measure at his home. The black entrepreneur, who owns two Urban Kutz barbershop locations in Cudell and Old Brooklyn, wasn’t trying to measure his mangy hair or beard which he let grow during the Covid-19 shutdown; rather, he was trying to size up the stack of unpaid bills on his desk.
By Lee Chilcote
When a Fox 8 I-Team story revealed last month that the city of Cleveland had been dumping all of its recyclables into the landfill for several weeks without telling anyone, many residents and city leaders were deeply angry and frustrated.