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Monthly Archives: July 2011

Blackrock Real Estate Brokerage changes their name, but not their vision.

Blackrock Real Estate Brokerage has changed their name to CitiRoc Real Estate Company. With the new name comes a new website (, while an expansive commercial website is currently being developed. CitiRoc’s new website allows users to drill down to properties in specific neighborhoods throughout downtown, Ohio City, Tremont and University Circle – to name [...]

Hard Rock Cafe Cleveland Hosts Walking Trail and Scavenger Hunt with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

Hard Rock Cafe Cleveland has partnered with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum to host a rockin’ walking trail and scavenger hunt. From now until September 5th guests can take an adventure through the “Rock this Way” walking trail from Hard Rock Cafe Cleveland to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. Kiosks [...]

Great Lakes Science Center Celebrates 15th Birthday, Plus Senator John Glenn’s 90th

Come to the Science Center on July 19 for exploding watermelon experiment, mini cupcakes, membership discounts and a chance to win free admission to our upcoming special exhibition! Great Lakes Science Center will celebrate 15 years of leading informal science education on Tuesday, July 19, as well as another special occasion—Astronaut and Senator John Glenn’s [...]

Pura Vida by Brandt Evans opens on Public Square

Last month, a new restaurant opened on Public Square called Pura Vida by Brandt Evans. Located in the May Company Building, the 4,000 square foot restaurant is neighbors with Tri-C’s new Hospitality Management Center which opened this past fall. Pura Vida, which means beautiful life, focuses on presenting “familiar food, done great,” said head chef [...]

Obama Administration Launches Strong Cities, Strong Communities to Support Development in Cleveland

Earlier this week the Obama Administration launched Strong Cities, Strong Communities (SC2), a new and customized pilot initiative to strengthen local capacity and spark economic growth in local communities, while ensuring taxpayer dollars are used wisely and efficiently. To accomplish this, federal agencies will provide experienced staff to work directly with six cities: Cleveland, Ohio; [...]

Zack Bruell to open Cowell and Hubbard: French-American Restaurant in PlayhouseSquare

Restaurateur will reinvent historic Euclid Avenue jewelry store with new “Cuisine Vanguard” In a recent press release PlayhouseSquare announced the opening of a new Zack Bruell restaurant… Zack Bruell, chef and restaurateur of four celebrated Cleveland restaurants, and Art Falco, President and CEO of PlayhouseSquare, announced plans for Cowell & Hubbard, a modern French-American restaurant [...]

NEO Food Tours Spotlights New Restaurant Pura Vida in Tour of E 4th and Historic Gateway District

Walking Restaurant Tour of Downtown Cleveland includes additional stops at House of Blues Foundation Room, La Strada and Zinc NEO Food Tours “goes Fourth!” on July 20 when Northeast Ohio’s premier walking restaurant tour travels to the E 4th/Historic Gateway District. NEO Food Tours’ debut Downtown Cleveland tour will meet at 6:20 pm at the newly [...]

Free Downtown Yoga – 10am Saturday Mornings

The studio, East 4th and Yoga, will have complimentary classes every Saturday morning at 10am, taught by a variety of instructors from all over the city. The address is 224 Euclid Avenue (in the former Bang and Clatter Theater space).

Zack Bruell to open restaurant in PlayhouseSquare

In a PD article today,  it was announced that Zack Bruell will open his fifth restaurant in Cleveland, in the Cowell & Hubbard Co in PlayhouseSquare. The new restaurant will be called Cowell and Hubbard to honor the legacy of the building. An excerpt from the article reads… For the entrepreneurial Bruell, this step is [...]

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