West Side Market

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Market After Dark

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

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

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

West Side Market Parking Lot

City officials present plan for West Side Market parking

(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

Former President of West Side Market Tenants Association shares thoughts after closing his stand

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

Vince’s Meats at the West Side Market


Brothers Produce at the West Side Market

Long time West Side Market merchant Terry Leu of Rolston Poultry heads into retirement

(Plain Press, January 2017)          Regular West Side Market shoppers and market stand workers will surely miss the smiling face, ready conversation, and quick wit of Terry Leu. After 24 years of running the Rolston Poultry stand at the West Side Market, Terry Leu has decided to retire. Leu says he has done well as a … Continue reading

West Side Market tenants petition for rent reduction

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, December 2016) In a November 17th letter to Cleveland City Council, West Side Market Tenants Association President Vince Bertonaschi requested a 25% rent reduction for tenants at the West Side Market and a two-year moratorium on any additional rent increases. In the letter, Bertonaschi notes the considerable loss of business … Continue reading