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MetroHealth Community Day

PHOTO BY ERIK AULT Saturday, October 8, 2022; MetroHealth Community Day in the new park in front of the MetroHealth Glick Center, 2500 MetroHealth Drive: A young artist, Jae Marie Spraggins, age one, draws on the sidewalk. PHOTO BY ERIK AULT Saturday, October 8, 2022; MetroHealth Community Day in the new park in front of … Continue reading

Immanual Lutheran celebrates Arts & Culture

by Erik Ault             (Plain Press, November 2022) On October 9, Immanuel Lutheran Church at 2928 Scranton Road celebrated an afternoon of arts and culture presented by Immanuel Arts and Music.    The church building, standing on the corner of Scranton and Seymour since 1879, has weathered many cultural and physical changes in the … Continue reading

Friends of Frank Giglio

PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Thursday, September 29, 2022: Frank Giglio’s yard on W. 14th Street, Friends of Frank Giglio send some messages to him and to the community with their artwork. The messages read: “Frank We Love & Support You.” and “The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of … Continue reading

New owner of the Variety Theater shares her vision for its future

PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Saturday, September 10, 2022; Variety Theater, W. 118th & Lorain Avenue: Westown Executive Director Rose Zitello says the Variety Theater has new ownership. The new owner, Kelly Flamos, former co-owner of Mahall’s in Lakewood, is working on the restoration of the entire building with hopes of opening the theater as a … Continue reading

Ray Petro, owner of Ray’s Indoor Bike Park, hosts “The Great Reveal”

PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Friday, September 9, 2022; The Big Reveal, Ray’s Indoor Bike Park, 9801 Walford: Artist Eileen Dorsey joined with Ray Petro, owner of Ray’s Indoor Bike Park, to design a mural for the entrance to the bike park. A scene of an outdoor mountain bike path now greets guests to Ray’s Indoor … Continue reading

1963 Coupe wins Best of Show at Max Hayes Car Show

PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Saturday, September 10, 2022; Max Hayes Car Show, Max Hayes High School, W. 65th and Clark Avenue: Rick Warner won Best of Show for his work on this 1963 Coupe.

The senior appreciation project, ONE LOVE, brings senior citizens together to strengthen sense of community

PHOTO BY BETTY SPRINGER Sunday, August 28, 2022; ONE LOVE, Senior Appreciation Project’s Enchanted Evening with Joy, A Place for Us, W. 117th and Madison Avenue: Joy is ready to provide an evening of entertainment. She brought joy to senior citizens attending the event singing a wide variety of songs and engaging those in attendance … Continue reading

The Concert Truck

PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Saturday, August 6, 2022; Piano Days CLE event at Cleveland Public Library’s Carnegie Branch, Fulton Road at Bridge Avenue: Pianists Nick Luby and Susan Zhang provide a free piano concert to area residents from The Concert Truck. The Concert Truck is a 16-foot box truck converted to a mobile concert hall … Continue reading

Puerto Rican Cultural Festival

PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Sunday, August 7, 2022; Puerto Rican Cultural Festival, Roberto Clemente Park, 3690 Seymour Avenue: The band, Grupo Fuego, entertains the crowd.

American Institute of Architects Cleveland hosts 2022 Sandfest at Edgewater Beach – raises funds for scholarships

PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Saturday, August 6, 2022, American Institute of Architects (AIA) Cleveland Sandfest, Edgewater Beach: Ten teams competed in a sandcastle and sand sculpture contest. This Route 66 sign was a part of Vocon’s entry in the contest titled “Get Your Kicks on Route 66” which won the prize for Best Sculpture. The … Continue reading

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