“What a long, strange trip it’s been”: Beachland reopens tavern, sets sights on future arts campus

After surviving the last 15 months of the Covid-19 pandemic through grit, hustle and grassroots community support, the Beachland Ballroom and Tavern has finally completely reopened and is selling individual tickets for shows. Now, longtime owners Cindy Barber and Mark Leddy are hoping to use federal relief funding to stabilize their business and begin to realize their newly-congealing dream of creating an arts campus on Waterloo Road in North Collinwood.