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The fate of historic Watterson Lake School hangs in limbo

school's out forever: the challenge and opportunity of surplus schools

Cleveland and other cities have struggled for years with vacant schools. As empty buildings hang in limbo, they deteriorate, increasing the likelihood that they'll be torn down. Is there a better way?

CityBreaks Studio

on the rise: four young hispanic entrepreneurs making their mark

Entrepreneurial growth in Cleveland has drawn aspiring business owners to the city. Hispanic business owners face added challenges in an already grueling marketplace, yet efforts are underway to bolster their success.

Uptown, University Circle in Cleveland

fire, ice, dogs and dancing this weekend in cleveland

It's an eclectic weekend in Cleveland: check out ice carving at Uptown, learn about sustainability at city hall, dance to the music in your head at the Grog Shop and celebrate the life of Balto.

Todd Kennedy's tumbling class at Franklin Circle Christian Church

igniting the fire: social innovators spark cleveland's neighborhoods, kids

From a team of cyclists turning trash into earthen gold, to one man who helps kids tumble into a brighter future, Cleveland's social innovators kindle projects that are illuminating people and places across the city.

Dwellworks Interns

start of something: internships can give both students and employers an edge

Today's internships are about more than making coffee and copies. They connect employers with a pipeline of talent, help students obtain real-world skills and attract talent to Cleveland.

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Waterloo + Collinwood

This former blue-collar and ethnic neighborhood is emerging as one of Cleveland's latest comeback stories. Anchored by one of the country's top live-music venues, the Beachland Ballroom, and one of the city's most robust arts organizations, Arts Collinwood, this lakeside community is experiencing a resurgence. The combination of affordable housing, a burgeoning arts community, and easy access to downtown Cleveland has been attracting out-of-state artists hungry for a higher quality of life. A flush of new businesses are expected to open en masse in late 2014 and early 2015. 





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