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Project 29 and the future of Hingetown

by Bruce Grossman (Plain Press, March 2017)             In the end, it was just about a building. I am talking about the December 12 meeting at Franklin Circle Church where I heard about Project 29 and the future of “Hingetown”, the area around Detroit and 28th and 29th Streets. But it was also about dreams and desires, … Continue reading

Reader recommends Citizen Police Academy as means to bridge gap between police and community

To the Editor, (Plain Press, March 2017) Regarding the photo exhibition put together by Al Wasco and featured in the February issue of the Plain Press– in 1999, I had an idea similar to Mr. Wasco’s so I enrolled in Cleveland’s Citizen Police Academy, hoping to encourage communication between police and minorities, outcasts, the psychiatrically-labeled … Continue reading

Offended by Black and Blue Side By Side

To the  Editor: (Plain Press, March 2017)             I attended the discussion at the Black and Blue Side By Side exhibit which you pictured in the February 2017 Volume 44 edition of the Plain Press. Portraying black male subjects with police officers seems to be an attempt to gloss over the many instances of the crimes … Continue reading

Black and Blue Side by Side

Many Clevelanders share memories of gatherings at Kiefer’s Tavern

by Dominick Ferlito (Plain Press, January 2017)          An old sign, from a bygone era, still hangs on the pre-WWI red-brick building on the corner of W. 26th Street and Detroit Avenue.  The sign, advertising Kiefer’s Tavern, is a survivor in the Ohio City district that has experienced a brilliant renaissance in the past 10 years. … Continue reading

Creative Fusion Fall 2016 Edition

  PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Saturday, November 19, 2016; 2501 to 2799 Washington Avenue,, a community engagement artist residency, linked international artists with local artists to create a series of public scale visual art pieces in Hinge Town and along the Detroit Avenue corridor from W. 25th to W. 32nd. Brazilian artist Ananda Nahú collaborated … Continue reading

December 2016 Plain Press – PDF

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The Hingetown Hoedown

October 2016 Plain Press – PDF

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