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Monthly Archives: December 2010

$1.2 Million in Funding approved by NOACA for RTA

The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) will receive $1.2 million in funding from the Northeast Ohio Area-wide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) for two Transportation Enhancement Programs.

Two grants of $600,000 each will support the Clifton Transit Enhancement Project in Cleveland and Lakewood and the University Circle Rapid Transit Station Reconstruction project in Cleveland.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve on December 30th at Great Lakes Science Center

Celebrate the New Year one night early at the Science Center  from 7:00p.m. until 11:30p.m.! Great Lakes Science Center’s 6th annual New Year’s Eve Eve is a unique and exhilarating way to celebrate the New Year with your family! You’ll get to skate on carpet, create a hovercraft snowman, marvel at their one-of-a-kind Big Science [...]

Flats East Bank financing is in place

The Flats East Bank development, a $275 million development along the banks of the Cuyahoga River, finally has its financing in place and will begin construction almost immediately. This exciting new development will include a dramatic new 18-story home for Ernst & Young as well as a new hotel situated next to all the night life and residential neighborhoods of the Warehouse District.

RTA Adds New Bus Routes

The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) will begin using the $5.4 million it received from the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) Next Generation Transit Partnership Program this month.

According to state guidelines, the money must be used to preserve existing service or add new critically needed transit services, specifically with an emphasis on connecting Ohioans to jobs opportunities and education centers. The bulk of the funds, about $4 million, will be used to preserve existing transit routes and transit jobs in 2011. The remaining approximately $1 million, will fund strategic improvements and enhancements.

Downtown Cleveland New Year’s Eve Specials

NYE Special Dinner & Party Packages Fat Fish Blue New Year’s Eve Masquerade Party Conveniently located in downtown Cleveland, Fat Fish Blue’s Creole-inspired food and atmosphere makes it an ideal place for New Year’s Eve fun. Bring a Bourbon Street-inspired mask and dance the night away with live doo-wop, swing and R&B music from The [...]

New Year’s Eve at Pickwick & Frolic

NYE Party Package Available for only $50 Enjoy Pickwick, Frolic Cabaret and Kevin’s Martini Bar after 9:00p.m. Live music & dancing with Rick and the Cutting Edge Numerous hors d’oeuvres stations starting at 10:00pm Party favors and balloon drop “Champagne” toast at Midnight Live countdown from NYC Our Fabulous Martini Show Special Event starring Greg [...]

New Year’s Eve Special at the Terrace Club

Terrace Club at Progressive Be part of the coolest New Year’s Eve party in town!  The Terrace Club at Progressive Field is offering two all-inclusive packages.  Both options feature a champagne toast, fireworks and breakfast buffet. Visit to purchase your tickets.  Space is limited. Dinner & Party Package ($99 Per Person)      7:30pm [...]

City Receives nearly $2 million to fund the demolition at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

The City of Cleveland will receive a $1,950,909 Clean Ohio Revitalization Fund (CORF) grant to complete remediation and demolition activities at the St. Vincent Charity Medical Center Campus. The Ohio Department of Development announced the award as part of its Clean Ohio Council Round 9 meeting on November 19. The grant will be used to [...]

Crowne Plaza Cleveland Holiday Specials

SNOW RATE at Crowne Plaza Cleveland City Centre Hotel When the snow falls, Crowne Plaza Cleveland City Centre Hotel has a special offer for people who work downtown. The hotel, located at 777 St. Clair Avenue in downtown Cleveland, is offering the special rate any night the city gets snowed in or when the Greater [...]

Historic Warehouse District Receives Federal Grant for Public Realm Enhancements

Historic Warehouse District Development Corporation (HWD) received a federal transportation enhancement grant of $600,000 for streetscape and public realm improvements in the Warehouse District. The Board of the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) formally approved the grant this past Friday.

The “Transportation Enhancement” projects are designed to improve the aesthetic or environmental aspects of transportation systems and are mandated by the federal government, said Michelle Johnson, a team leader for the NOACA. “It’s an improvement of quality of life, as it relates to transportation,” she said.

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