CPT opens live, in person summer season to take on racial equity by Lee Chilcote Cleveland Public Theatre, which normally does not run a summer season, made an exception this year in response to an exceptional year of theaters left dark because of a global pandemic. CPT’s Outdoor Stage performances will run July 1 through August 7, … Continue reading
Music venues make a cautious return to in-person performances by Daniel Polleta After being closed for more than a year due to COVID 19 restrictions, the Happy Dog at W. 58th and Detroit Avenue reopened on June 25, much to the delight of both hot dog lovers, and the patrons who come to hear music and attend other … Continue reading
Hingetown continues to grow as new apartment complexes attract new residents by Brian Love Plain Press, June 2021 Construction sites seem to be a permanent fixture of Hingetown, a booming area of Ohio City seeing not only a growing supply of apartments but also businesses, a brewery, and soon a public park linking the neighborhood to … Continue reading
Call to action: Cleveland needs to address lack of low-income housing options To the Editor: (Plain Press, May 2021) My name is Paul Sherlock and last Friday (April 9th) my friend Jim Schlecht and I staged a protest of four apartment development sites currently underway on the Near West Side of Cleveland. We were protesting the lack … Continue reading
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 cleveland.com, Eric Heisig reported on activists hopes of saving this building which for many years hosted celebrations and served as … Continue reading
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.
Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization and Cudell Improvement team up to aid local businesses providing free meals to residents by Colin Murnan (Plain Press, July 2020) The Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization and Cudell Improvement Inc. have teamed up to help their local neighborhoods in a time when it is needed. The organizations started compensating small … Continue reading
Area businesses respond to pandemic in a variety of ways by Bruce Checefsky (Plain Press, June 2020) Several days after Governor Mike DeWine announced that restaurants and bars in Ohio could reopen, the West Side Market parking lot was fuller than it had been in weeks. Missing were the Cleveland Street Chronicle vendors selling … Continue reading