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Monthly Archives: March 2011

Celebrating a resurgence in Cleveland?

In a recent RE Journal’s article online, author Dan Rafter writes about the resurgence of Cleveland. Below is an excerpt from the beginning of the piece “Its reputation is as shaky as ever. But the commercial real estate brokers who do business in Cleveland say that there are plenty of reasons to be optimistic about [...]

Take A Hike Tours are back!

The popular Take-A-Hike tours return next month. Beginning May 12  through September 18, 2011 the free, guided walking tours of four unique neighborhoods in Downtown will  feature actors and actresses portraying historic Clevelanders. Tours are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 6:00pm and Saturday and Sunday mornings at 10:00am. To see the schedule of [...]

Public Meeting on Offshore Wind Energy in Lake Erie

Date: Tuesday, April 5th Location: WSEM (West Side Ecumenical Ministries/Reinberg Auditorium) 5209 Detroit Avenue, Cleveland OH 44102 Time: 6:00-8:00pm. Join Cleveland City Councilman Matt Zone and Councilman Joe Cimperman for this informational meeting on the wind turbine pilot project in Lake Erie. A special presentation will be given by LEEDCo President, Dr. Lorry Wagner with [...]

Coming down with a case of Indians fever? Downtown Bars and Restaurants Prepared for Friday

Afternoon Outbreak with Baseball-themed Specials and Giveaways The boys of summer return to Downtown Cleveland April 1st to take on their Central Division foes, the Chicago White Sox.  In accordance with this time-honored tradition, Downtown Cleveland bars and restaurants will be treating the winter blues along with various strains of baseball fever all day and [...]

Dr. David Perse named President of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

The Board of Directors of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, President and CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System, have named David Perse, M.D., President of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, effective April 15, 2011. Dr. Perse is the current President of Lutheran Hospital, a Cleveland Clinic Hospital. [...]

Register today for the 3rd Annual Hidden Cleveland Tours

Cleveland is full of hidden gems…especially in the heart of the city. The neighborhoods of Down & Aroundtown Cleveland are full of amazingly beautiful buildings and stories, some of which go unnoticed by the hustle and bustle of the passing city. The Hidden Cleveland Tours are an annual set of Spring tours that were created [...]

Cleveland’s Signs of Renewal

In a recent article from the Smithsonian Magazine, author Charles Michener returns to his native Ohio and marvels at the city’s ability to reinvent itself. He writes, “On Saturday mornings when I was 11 or 12, my mother would drop me off at the Rapid Transit stop nearest our home in Pepper Pike, an outlying [...]

DCA receives grant from The George Gund Foundation

In a recent article of The Phlianthropy News Digest, the Cleveland-based George Gund Foundation announced fifty-nine grants totaling nearly $3.5 million to Ohio nonprofits working in the areas of the arts, human services, education, economic development, and the environment. Among those first quarter grants included up to $250,000 to the Downtown Cleveland Alliance for its ongoing [...]

Brian Casey named General Manager of the Cleveland Medical Mart & Convention Center

In a recent press release MMPI announced  Brian Casey has been named General Manager of the Cleveland Medical Mart and Convention Center, effective May 2, 2011. As General Manager, Casey will be responsible for attracting trade show business to the facility, as well as potential clients and events for the Cleveland Medical Mart. He will [...]

New Student Housing at CSU: Euclid Common Dorms

Last August, Phase 1 of Euclid Commons, a $40million complex, opened just in time for the Fall 2010 classes. The complex, located on the south side of Euclid Avenue across from Fenn Tower, is comprised of three connected four-story buildings arranged in an L-Shape and has 332 beds. Phase II, now underway is expected to [...]

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