Cleveland Documenters examine opportunities for members of the public to speak at Cleveland City Council meetings by Doug Breehl-Pitorak (Plain Press, April 2021) The lack of a public comment period – a space for residents to speak – at Cleveland City Council meetings is once again on the civic radar. A group called Clevelanders for City … 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.
by Jack Barnes Plain Press, March 2021 On January 26th the Cuyahoga Democratic Women’s Caucus organized a “Conversation with Cleveland City Councilwomen” via Zoom hosted by its Chair, Cynthia Demsey. The hour-long event featured all three of the women on the 17-person Cleveland City Council reflecting on their paths to public service; on being women in … Continue reading
by Alana Whelan (Plain Press, February 2021) Madison Avenue has largely been a hub for industry and residential housing, both dating back to the 1890s, when the National Carbon Co. office was built at W. 117th Street. Madison Avenue stretches all the way from W. 58th Street in Cleveland, into Lakewood, and ends perpendicular with Rocky … Continue reading
Slavic Village effort takes HIV prevention to the neighborhood level in hopes of reversing trend by Rachel Dissell (Plain Press, February 2021) On a crisp fall day, a small group of masked community researchers fanned out on the streets of Slavic Village to ask residents a few questions about their sex lives. The effort was one … Continue reading
Adam Stalder is appointed as the new executive director of Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization by DSCDO’s Board of Directors Open Letter to the Community: (Plain Press, December 2020) The Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization (DSCDO) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that, following a robust search process, we have appointed Adam Stalder as our … Continue reading