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Seedlings of hope: Locals try to replenish the Forest City’s trees
After decades of decline, many government agencies and nonprofits are trying to replenish the Forest City’s trees, especially in the barest neighborhoods, and especially this month, when the 150th anniversary of Arbor Day falls on Friday.
Cementing the history of Jesse Owens for future generations
What do a cloned oak tree, Jesse Owens, and Rockefeller Park have in common? They are all part of the new Jesse Owens Olympic Oak Plaza. The city wants to properly honor Owens, his legacy, and his family as well as inspire future Cleveland athletes.
Historic Old Brooklyn church could be torn down to make way for apartments, retail
Once a masterpiece of red masonry, St. Luke’s Church in Old Brooklyn quickly fell into disrepair. Developers suggest tearing it down, but longtime residents wonder: What will we lose if St. Luke’s goes away completely?
Can Cleveland finally close its digital divide? A local nonprofit says it has a plan.
DigitalC says its infrastructure improvements will bring affordable, reliable internet to the nation’s most disconnected city. But can the organization go from serving 1,100 to 40,000 customers in three years?
Healthier neighborhoods is the goal of upcoming surveys in Kinsman, Central, Buckeye
The surveys, called community health needs assessments, aim to identify social and environmental factors that impact health outcomes.
Artist set to open La Cosecha gallery in Old Brooklyn
Will Sanchez hopes to open his new gallery March 1 and keep growing there as a painter, proprietor, poet, and neighborhood activist.
Sticks and Stones cigar lounge adds to Old Brooklyn’s development
Soon after they retired from the military, Anthony Duvall and his business partner Lenny Carnegie began looking for a real estate investment opportunity. They were quickly drawn to Cleveland’s Old Brooklyn neighborhood, which has added a number of new businesses in recent years.
Middle Neighborhoods Initiative targets edge communities for redevelopment
Cleveland neighborhoods like Bellaire-Puritas, Old Brooklyn and Lee-Harvard may not attract as much attention as Ohio City, Tremont or University Circle…