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Cleveland Public Theatre’s Fellows

Superelectric Pinball Parlor contributes to continuing history of Gordon Square Arcade

by Zhane Isom (Plain Press, February 2017)        Have you ever looked at art while playing a game of pinball at the same time? It does sound a little crazy and different, but that’s what you can do when you visit Gordon Square Arcade’s Superelectric Pinball Parlor. The Superelectric Pinball Parlor opened a year ago, in … Continue reading

Wintertide at Gordon Square

Cheerio Building rehab adds retail space and apartments to Gordon Square area

by Adam Scraga (Plain Press, January 2017) The building was in disarray, layers of trash covered the floors, and homeless people came and went. It was more than 100 years old and most people would have torn the building down, but Howard Grandon is not most people. Grandon is the owner of the building at … Continue reading

Ward 15 Councilman Matt Zone elected president of National League of Cities: CARRIES ON ZONE FAMILY LEGACY OF PUBLIC SERVICE

  : by Jack Craciun III (Plain Press, December 2016) On November 19th, 2016, Cleveland Ward 15 Councilman Matt Zone was elected president of the National League of Cities (NLC) at the organization’s 2016 City Summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Zone, who served as NLC’s first vice president in 2016, will lead the nation’s largest membership … Continue reading

December 2016 Plain Press – PDF

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Hawken School to establish a West Side presence

(Plain Press, November 2016)    Hawken School, which has facilities in Gates Mills, Lyndhurst and University Circle on the East Side of Cleveland, recently announced plans to expand its presence on the West Side of Cleveland. In an October 10th letter addressed to the Hawken Community, Hawken School Board of Trustees Chair Charles Cooley and … Continue reading

November 2016 Issue of the Plain Press – PDF

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Board of Zoning Appeals allows Detroit & W. 65th business plans to go forward on condition that owners sign parking agreements

(Plain Press, September 2016)   At the City of Cleveland Board of Zoning Appeals hearing on August 22, Board members had some reservations about allowing variances for two businesses at W. 65th and Detroit asking relief from parking requirements. Board Member Carol Johnson said Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization needs to get a copy of its … Continue reading

September 2016 Plain Press – PDF

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