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Waterloo Arts, a nonprofit organization that provides arts programming and education in the Collinwood neighborhood, is installing a green roof on its building thanks to a green infrastructure grant from the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD). The project will not only fix the organization’s leaky roof, but it will also divert tens of thousands of gallons of rainwater from the storm sewers every year.
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.
The coronavirus pandemic drastically altered life over the last year and a half. Amidst fear and uncertainty, events were put on hold, meetings were halted, and interactions diminished. Now, as the weather warms and vaccines bring hope back to the communities, plans are being put into action. One example of this can be seen at 15517 Waterloo Road in Cleveland with The Blue Windmill project, a garden and performance area that will bring more life into the community.
Get ready, get set, go! From June 11 to July 8, fifteen uniquely repurposed pianos will decorate Cleveland neighborhoods as part of The Grand Piano Pursuit, a musical scavenger hunt organized by Piano Cleveland where participants can win prizes in the lead up to the Cleveland International Piano Competition.