November 13, 2019

International mural arts festival, POW! WOW!, comes to Cleveland in June 2020! Local nonprofits are seeking Cleveland artists for participation.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CLEVELAND, Ohio – Next June, MidTown Cleveland, together with LAND studio, will host what is recognized as one of the most important and well-curated mural festivals in the world. The name, POW! WOW!, is inspired by the color-filled pages of comic books, with “POW” being the impact that...

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November 09, 2019

Dedication held for new public park to remember fallen Cleveland police officer Derek Owens

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Family, friends and others dedicated to the memory of fallen Cleveland police officer Derek Owens gathered Saturday morning to dedicate an 18,000-square-foot park in his memory. Owens died in the line of duty in 2008. The public park, which will open in May next year, will sit in...

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October 17, 2019

Metroparks awards $6M to build Wendy Park Bridge connecting lakefront to Towpath, Lake Link trails

CLEVELAND, Ohio — In a milestone move, Cleveland Metroparks commissioners voted today to approve a $6 million project to build a new pedestrian and bicycle bridge connecting Ohio City to Wendy Park at Whiskey Island within two years. The new bridge will provide a critical connection linking the city’s lakefront to...

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August 14, 2019

Part of Inter/Urban: Art & Culture Connector public art partnership

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Riders are on the rapid transit line zooming past Case Western Reserve University will see a new flash of color. People visiting, working or living in Little Italy may notice a drab wall on an industrial building by the tracks has suddenly come to life. A new public...

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July 22, 2019

U.S. awards $9 million for Irishtown Bend stabilization; NOACA commits another $3.5 million

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The U.S. Department of Transportation announced on Monday it had awarded $9 million for stabilization of Irishtown Bend, a hillside that threatens to slide into the Cuyahoga River and disrupt shipping. The grant came through the department’s INFRA program, or Infrastructure For Rebuilding America, and will go to...

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