PHOTO BY JOHN CARTWRIGHT Tuesday, May 24, 2011; Cavaliers Learn and Play Center, West Side Ecumenical Ministry, 5209 Detroit Avenue: Ms. Terrie Cochran prepares to read a book to (L-R) Treazure, Aubrey and Mariana.
PHOTO BY JOHN CARTWRIGHT Saturday, June 11, 2011; Memorial to Officer John Michael Kick, Monroe Street Cemetery, 3207 Monroe Avenue: Bugler George Kirby, a police officer in the Second District helps to honor the memory of Officer John Michael Kick, the first Cleveland Police officer to be killed in the line of duty. Officer Kick was laid to rest in Monroe Cemetery in May of 1875.
PHOTO BY NORA RODRIQUEZ Thursday, June 16, 2011; Steve’s Lunch, 5004 Lorain Ave: Steve’s Lunch, an eight-seat lunch counter, has been serving food since 1956.
PHOTO BY NORA RODRIQUEZ Saturday, June 18, 2011; Clifton Arts and Musicfest, Clifton Blvd & W. 117th: Artist Carl Jara creates an abstract sand sculpture at the event. Jara said his inspiration for the piece comes from the floral forms in his garden.
PHOTO BY NORA RODRIQUEZ Saturday, June 11, 2011; Plant Swap, St. Stephen Church, 1930 W. 54th: At the event, anyone from the community can bring garden plants that they don’t want in exchange for other plants or gardening equipment.
PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Saturday, June 11, 2011; Gordon Square Arts District Day, W. 67th and Detroit (future home of Near West Theatre): Near West Theatre performer Hayden Heidhardt sings a duet with Christian Falherty.
PHOTO BY NORA RODRIQUEZ Saturday, June 18, 2011; Festival of Light, Nueva Luz, 2226 W. 89th: Jaci Torres and Andre Roman promote Neighborhood Family Practice, a medical center, at the event. The event was Nueva Luz’s way of giving back to the community.
PHOTO BY JOHN CARTWRIGHT Tuesday, May 24, 2011; Global Cleveland Launch Party, Cleveland City Hall, 601 Lakeside: Juggler Dylan Waickman of the St. Ignatius Circus Club helps to entertain the crowd.
PHOTO BY NORA RODRIQUEZ Sunday, May 29, 2011; Tremont Greek Fest, Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation, 2187 W. 14th: Angie Tsigas, church member, serves a variety of Greek food at the festival.
PHOTO BY NORA RODRIQUEZ Saturday, June 11, 2011; Gordon Square Arts District Day, Collective Upcycle, 6710 Detroit Avenue: Artist Nicole McGee displays table center pieces made using vinyl floor samples. Collective Upcycle is a pop up boutique of handmade arts and good from local reuse artists and innovators. The group of 30 artists will be displaying their work at 6710 Detroit until Sunday July 3rd.
PHOTO BY NORA RODRIQUEZ Friday, June 17, 2011; Triggers Café, 10323 Madison Ave: This newly opened coffee shop is one of the many businesses along Madison Avenue that has installed security cameras inside and facing the street.