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What can Cleveland do to be a more welcoming city to low-income families with children?

What can Cleveland do to be a more welcoming city to low-income families with children? by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, April 2021)         Cleveland has an opportunity to create a more just society within our borders. A unique time has come when we, with proper planning, can take advantage of federal dollars and address the needs of … Continue reading

Forum examines protections for tenants

Forum examines protections for tenants by Jack Barnes On March 17th Organize! Ohio hosted a zoom forum event called “Expanding Tenant Protections: Pay to Stay and Source of Income” as part of the Ohio Fair Lending & Vital Communities Brown Bag Forum series. Moderated by Cuyahoga Affordable Housing Alliance (CAHA) Chair Phil Star, meeting attendees heard from … Continue reading

Cleveland City Wide Citizens Committee is supports legislation to repeal and replace the City of Cleveland’s 2018 townhouse legislation

Tremont Oaks: Micro apartments come to W. 14th Street

PHOTO BY DEBBIE SADLON Wednesday, March 17, 2021; Tremont Oaks micro apartments, 2270 W. 14th Street: Developers Rick Maron and Russell Berusch have plans to build these micro apartments in multiple locations in Cleveland. This building being constructed on W. 14th will have eight (roughly) 440 square foot apartments. The developers hope to be able to rent … Continue reading

Taps & Tails: Cleveland’s first Dog Park Bar

PHOTO BY DEBBIE SADLON Wednesday, March 17, 2021; Taps & Tails, 1901 Train Avenue: Janice Galehouse of Brooklyn, Ohio and her dog Romeo are the first customers at Cleveland’s first Dog Park Bar. Taps & Tails features a bar and an indoor/outdoor dog park. Dog owners are required to bring vaccination records for their dogs … Continue reading

Club Azteca: activists to meet with developers from the Bond Street Group to work out a way to honor the building’s legacy

PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Friday, March 19, 2021; Club Azteca, 5602 Detroit Avenue: In a February 25th article titled “Advocates want to save Detroit-Shoreway club with historic ties to Cleveland’s Hispanic community from wrecking ball” in, Eric Heisig reported on activists hopes of saving this building which for many years hosted celebrations and served as … Continue reading

A bagpipe player celebrates St. Patrick’s Day in the Detroit Shoreway neighborhood

PHOTO BY DEBBIE SADLON Wednesday, March 17, 2021; W. 65th and Detroit Avenue: A bagpipe player celebrates St. Patrick’s Day in the Detroit Shoreway neighborhood on a day when the traditional St. Patrick’s Day Parade was cancelled for the second year in a row due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

A sign of Spring

PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Monday March 22, 2021: Crocuses in bloom – a sign that spring has arrived in Cleveland.

April 2021 Plain Press Community Board

April 2021 Community Board AFTER SCHOOL AFTER SCHOOL MEAL PROGRAMS: Youth, ages 18 and under, can visit any of the Neighborhood Resource and Recreation centers for free meals after 3:30 p.m.  Monday through Friday. Call for serving times: Clark, 664-4657; Cudell, 664-4183; Estabrook, 664-4149; Gunning, 420-7900; and Michael Zone, 664-3373. ARTS/THEATRE STATION HOPE: A virtual celebration of … Continue reading

April 2021 Issue of the Plain Press – PDF