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Dennis “Boy Mayor” Kucinich seeks to regain job at 75
Dennis Kucinich, once the youngest mayor ever of a big U.S. city, is bidding to become Cleveland’s oldest. “Time is an illusion to me,” the former mayor, state senator, and congressman said in a recent interview. “I don’t give it any thought at all.”
City of Cleveland to help lease-purchase tenants who were defrauded by their landlord
It’s a happy ending to a sad, sordid chapter in the city’s history: Cleveland City Council last week voted to use $750,000-800,000 from its Neighborhood Transformation Initiative to help low-income tenants in the city’s Buckeye neighborhood stay in their homes. About 40 lease-purchase renters were defrauded by their former landlord, the Buckeye Shaker Square Development Corporation (BSSDC). The city will provide them with low-dollar mortgages and forgivable down payment assistance so they can become homeowners.
As NFL Draft gets underway, the city finally releases its game plan for large summer events
The NFL Draft is set to bring thousands of people downtown from April 29-May 1, drawing crowds despite the rainy, cold spring weather. Yet at the same time, right now it’s impossible to organize a simple block party in the city of Cleveland. That will soon change, as the city announced Thursday, April 29th that it will begin permitting large outdoor events.