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MetroHealth holds Campus Transformation Plan community meetings

MetroHealth holds Campus Transformation Plan community meetings by Bruce Checefsky (Plain Press, August 2019) A pharmacy, day care center, affordable restaurant, coffee shop, medical marijuana dispensary, recycling center, and a community makers space were just a few suggestions residents of the Clark-Fulton neighborhood made during several community meetings with officials from MetroHealth. The residents were responding … Continue reading

Cuyahoga River — 50 years after the last fire

Abbey Avenue makes connections

Abbey Avenue makes connections by Gwendolyn Kochur (Plain Press, July 2019)                Ohio City, with its versatile dining options, entertainment and the West Side Market, lies just west of Tremont, a hub of Victorian homes and of trendy eateries and festivals. Acting as a direct connection between the two is Abbey Avenue.    The Abbey Avenue Bridge also … Continue reading

Optometrist, Dr. Daniel Freson, is being forced out of MRN Ltd owned United Bank Building

Optometrist, Dr. Daniel Freson, is being forced out of MRN Ltd owned United Bank Building by Bruce Checefsky        (Plain Press, July 2019)    Dr. Daniel Freson wants to help people.      His optometrist practice has been at the same location on the first floor of the United Bank Building at 2012 W. 25thStreet for more than thirty-seven years. … Continue reading

West Side Market losing vendors, leaving many market stands empty

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, February 2019)          A shopper visiting the West Side Market on Saturday, January 19thwould have found many empty stands. Just a few short years ago, it would have been unheard of for there to be empty stands on a Saturday. Many of the empty stands are a result of merchants … Continue reading

Market Plaza slated for demolition to make way for new development

The Queer Tailor is not just for anybody, she’s for every “body”

by Silk Allen What do you do when you have the most amazing dress or suit hanging in the back of your closet that just needs a few tweaks to fit you perfectly? You call a tailor who will hook your garment up with a quick nip and a tuck here, replace a button, hem … Continue reading

J. Spang Bakery building and Terminal Tower awarded Historic Preservation Tax Credits

(Plain Press, July 2018)      The Ohio Development Services Agency announced on June 20th the awarding of over $30 million in Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credits for the rehabilitation of 31 historic buildings in the State of Ohio.    Two projects in the city of Cleveland received funding. One of those two projects, the J. Spang … Continue reading

Paid parking begins at West Side Market lot

(Plain Press, March 2018)     Paid parking at the West Side Market parking lot began on February 27th. The City of Cleveland announced that the first 90 minutes of parking will be free during the hours of 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. The parking lot will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a … Continue reading

Greater Cleveland Food Bank receives $7,500 donation

DIETZ & WATSON MAKES DONATION ON BEHALF OF GIANT EAGLE (Plain Press, February 2018)        Giant Eagle Supermarket shoppers, who purchased Dietz & Watson premium deli meats and cheeses from November 2 to December 6th of last year, participated in Families Helping Families, a national Dietz & Watson charitable purchase program run with partner supermarkets. Giant … Continue reading