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Monthly Archives: June 2009

Cleveland Orchestra’s Concert on Public Square + Sparx Concerts at E.4th & PlayhouseSquare

The Cleveland Orchestra, under the direction of guest conductor Loras John Schissel, will perform its 20th annual free Star-Spangled Spectacular community concert on Thursday, July 2, on Public Square in downtown Cleveland. At 9:00 p.m., The Cleveland Orchestra and Loras John Schissel will perform a program of popular favorites by composers George Gershwin, Elmer Bernstein, [...]

Rock Hall to Honor Michael Jackson this Sunday

On Sunday, June 28, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will honor Michael Jackson during its annual Rock and Soul festival with video presentations in the 4th Floor Theater, including footage from his induction with the Jackson 5 in 1997 and his induction as a solo artist in 2001. Music from throughout Jackson’s career [...]

Downtown Bike Rental Starts tomorrow!

Starting tomorrow, June 26th, Downtown Cleveland Allaince will launch a new bike rental program in Downtown called City Bikes. The new rental program will operate 7 days a week from 10am – 8pm on E.4th Street across from Flannery’s. Fifteen bikes will be part of the rental station when it launches.For the first time, Downtown Cleveland will have an easy to use and convenient bike rental program.

Celebrating the progress of the Cuyahoga

On Monday, June 22nd, the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District celebrated the 40 year anniversary of the Cuyahoga River catching fire. While this might not seem like the type of event you’d normally celebrate, this watershed event helped to launch the modern environmental movement and helped establish the Clean Water Act.

Ingenuity 2009 Schedule Announced

Ingenuity, one of Cleveland’s most unique and entertaining festivals is set for another weekend celebration of art and technology this summer, July 10th – the 12th.

Friday Sparx Concerts start this Friday!

While the Sparx Concert Series kicked off it’s Thursday Night concerts on June 4th, the summer concert series will start its Friday lunch concerts this week (June 19th) with a concert on Star Plaza at 11:30 am with the Dave Sterner Quintet.

New Airport to Downtown Taxi Service

Last Friday, Cleveland Hopkins Airport (CLE) launched its new taxicab service program. This long-awaited program involves three local companies who have been awarded contracts to pick up passengers from CLE.

Future of Downtown Cleveland Survey

Downtown Cleveland’s SID is set to be renewed in 2010 and as a part of the renewal process, the Alliance is seeking feedback on how it can continue to provide services that are of value to ratepayers.

Hard Rock Cafe Founders Day Festival

This Sunday, June 14th, in celebration of the opening of the very first Hard Rock Cafe, The Cleveland Café will feature an outdoor music festival in support of the Cleveland Police Athletic League.

Euclid Avenue Planters are In

Over the last weekend, workers installed 100 planters along Euclid Avenue. The beautification project is a collaboration between Downtown Cleveland Alliance, ParkWorks, Cleveland Public Art and the City of Cleveland. Funding for the program came from the generous support of AmTrust Bank and several other sponsors. The planters represent a wrap of flowers and are [...]

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