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Monthly Archives: October 2009

Downtown Cleveland Alliance Endorses Issue 3

Today, the Downtown Cleveland Alliance (DCA) formally announced its support for State Issue 3. The Alliance joins the Greater Cleveland Partnership in its backing of the constitutional amendment that would legalize casino gambling in Cleveland, Toledo, Cincinnati and Columbus.

Storefront Window Display Makovers

In an earlier blog, I wrote about creating better atmosphere with the empty downtown storefront scene with art. Well, currently, I would like to announce that there are several spots already finished and more in the works! This is such a great thing to do during the interim time a space sets vacant as it [...]

Video posted from last week’s City Club forum

The City Club of Cleveland recently posted video from last week’s forum titled: “The Urban Core as a Talent Attractor”the recent”. The forum was the third of the four part Downtown Quarterly Series, whose mission is to encourage an open dialogue about the issues and trends facing our downtown and highlight the important role that our downtown plays in the health of our region.

Bring Soccer’s World Cup to Cleveland!

Currently, the United States is in the running to host the 2018 or 2022 Fifa World Cup. The World Cup is the biggest sporting event in the world-even larger than the Olympics! Additionally, Cleveland is in the running to be a host city and has made it through the first round of cuts, if you [...]

Cleveland Beer Week is Here

A week-long celebration of craft brews, is finally here! From October 16th through the 24th, the first annual Cleveland Beer Week will take place. The event was established as a not-for-profit, collaborative celebration to raise awareness of and education for the strong American and imported craft brew industry, while promoting patronage at local establishments and energizing the region. Quite a lot for just one week.

Clean Up Cleveland a success!

On Sunday, September 20th, more than 10 community members spent several hours cleaning up multiple stretches of downtown city road. The task force was able to accumulate 23 bags of trash totaling 759 gallons of waste in the area of Scranton road between University and Carter roads as well as Commercial Road under the bridge.

Downtown as a Talent Attractor-part of the Downtown Quarterly Series

On Thursday, October 15th, the Downtown Cleveland Alliance and City Club New Leaders will host the 3rd of their 4 part Downtown Quarterly Series. The upcoming panel discussion will focus on Downtown’s role in helping Cleveland companies attract top talent.

Unique New Monthly Event For Downtown Coming Soon!

I am working to promote a new event downtown that will be free to guests. The event described after this notice may soon be offered at the very underrated Baseball Heritage Museum’s “Radio Museum” in the lower level of the museum in the Colonial Arcade. Hopefully this will bring more people to this valuable downtown [...]

Pictures Are Worth A Thousand Words! — Efforts to Foster a Cleaner Lake Erie

On Saturday, October third, it was a call to arms again as I recruited a handful of caring people to take a bit of time to help do a litter sweep at Edgewater Park. Since it takes only 5 to 7 minutes to reach the park on the West Shoreway, I consider it to be [...]

Historic Warehouse District Community Forum on Issue 3

In response to inquiries from District stakeholders, the Historic Warehouse District Development Corporation is pleased to host a special presentation and Q&A session with Dan Gilbert.

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