(Plain Press, August 2020) At its July 9th meeting, the Cleveland Landmarks Commission unanimously approved the design for a Tamir Rice Memorial on the grounds of Cudell Recreation Center, 1910 West Boulevard. Tamir Rice was a 12-year-old student at Marion Seltzer School at the time when he was shot and killed by a Cleveland … Continue reading
Clark Fulton neighborhood plan seeks input from target area residents and stakeholders by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, July 2020) MetroWest Community Development Organization has joined in partnership with Ward 14 Councilwoman Jasmin Santana, the City of Cleveland, MetroHealth Medical Center, and the Cleveland Foundation to develop a master plan for a target area that includes all … Continue reading
Tremont’s Art + History Museum expands its outdoor art display (Plain Press, June 2020) Tremont’s first outdoor Art + History Museum was expanded in late April to include an additional one dozen prints. The new display—entitled “Contemporary Views of Tremont”—includes digitally‐reproduced renderings of Tremont street scenes (e.g., Lincoln Park, Christmas Story House, area churches) … Continue reading
Local economy faces uncertain future during COVID-19 pandemic by Bruce Checefsky Sean Watterson is doing everything possible to keep his business from going under. As co-owner of the Happy Dog on Detroit Avenue in the Gordon Square arts district, he’s responsible for 30-40 full and part-time employees all of which have been laid off since … Continue reading
March 2020 Community Board The Plain Press Community Board is a listing of a variety of free activities and resources for neighborhoods served by the Plain Press. Printing for it is sponsored by Organize! Ohio through donations from readers and supporters. ARTS/MUSIC/THEATRE RACIAL EQUITY & INCLUSION FILM SERIES AT CAPITOL THEATRE: Series begins with Queen … Continue reading
PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Saturday, December 14th; Wintertide at Gordon Square, W. 67th and Detroit Avenue: Chennelle Bryant-Harris and Jailyn Sherell Harris of Talespinner Children’s Theatre offer a sampling of musical parody as part of the Wintertide festivities. PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Saturday, December 14th; Wintertide at Gordon Square, W. 67th and Detroit Avenue: … Continue reading
PHOTO BY LIAM KYLE Boys and Girls Club at Walton School, 3409 Walton Avenue: Children engage in an art project at the Walton Boys and Girls Club. The club will be relocating to Joseph Gallagher Elementary School at W. 65th and Franklin Boulevard in January of 2020. Boys & Girls Clubs coming to Gallagher … Continue reading
PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Saturday, December 7, 2019; W. 47th Street Block Club’s Miracle on 47th Street Holiday Event, W. 47th Street between Bridge and Franklin: Youths try to stay warm by the fire while visiting with Santa and enjoying the holiday cheer.