(Plain Press, August 2020) At its July 1st meeting, Cleveland City Council authorized the City of Cleveland to enter into a $1.2 million contract over three years with consultants for the purpose of managing and operating the West Side Market parking lot.
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
City of Cleveland needs to address concerns of West Side Market tenants by Chuck Hoven The corona virus COVID-19 pandemic has a way of highlighting injustices and disparities in our society. One area of injustice is something the City of Cleveland has responsibility for, the treatment of its tenants – the merchants at the West … Continue reading
PHOTO BY MICHAEL OAKAR Thursday, October 24, 2019; The Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland’s fundraiser Market After Dark, West Side Market, W. 25th & Lorain Avenue: Ann LoParo of Annie’s Signature Sweets talks to a customer who is trying one of her pastries. PHOTO BY MICHAEL OAKAR Thursday, October 24, 2019; The Hunger Network of … Continue reading
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
(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
(Plain Press, May 2017) At an April 19th meeting with representatives from the City of Cleveland Department of Public Works, West Side Market Tenants received an update on the City of Cleveland’s plans for the West Side Market Parking Lot. City officials said that when they start charging for parking, there will be 1 … Continue reading
by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, April 2017) “The West Side Market is one of the most amazing places you are ever going to find,” said Ohio City Executive Director Tom McNair at the Ohio City Incorporated annual meeting on March 21, 2017. Former President of the West Side Market Tenants’ Association Vince Bertonaschi said … Continue reading