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Lakewood

Lakewood - Photo by Bob Perkoski
Lakewood - Photo by Bob Perkoski

Often billed as The Heights of the West Side, Lakewood does share much in common with its inner-ring sibling to the east. A sprawling mix of residential and commercial activity, interspersed with serene green spaces and bordered by Lake Erie, Lakewood offers its residents pretty much everything.

Travel & Leisure agreed, including Lakewood among its top ten "Coolest Suburbs Worth a Visit." The great combination of dining and nightlife certainly gets a nod, but the city also boasts charming homes, access to downtown, safe neighborhoods, and quality education.


Lakewood Features

inside out: global cle's talent attraction campaign aimed at filling jobs, repopulating city core

On Thursday, May 1, Global Cleveland will officially launch its talent attraction campaign at a major event at the Cleveland Convention Center. The event -- like the organization hosting it -- is focused on increasing the population while strengthening the local economy.

follow you, follow me: the social media mavens we can't get enough of

In Cleveland’s ever-evolving social media community, there is a wide variety of contributors to the civic dialogue. We've complied a list of some of our favorite voices -- a mix of up-and-comers and seasoned vets from different corners of the web who are using their blogs, podcasts and Twitter feeds to give the city a voice.

what cities like cleveland can learn from memphis

The City of Memphis is on the rise thanks to a growing startup community, investments in bike lanes, a burgeoning arts district and people moving back to the city. Through it all, the city has listened to its residents and embraced "lean urbanism." Cleveland should take heed.

if you build it: area advocates work to get cameras rolling on cleveland film industry

Watching Cleveland getting rocked for two hours in Captain America is great, but when the rush fades and reality creeps in, we're left with no guarantee Hollywood is ever going to return. A group of area stakeholders is advocating for changes that would attract more film projects, or even a prestige TV drama, to the North Coast.

no 'mistake' about it: cleveland launches new rebranding effort

Northeast Ohio's convention and visitors bureau wants to change the conversation about Cleveland. The multifaceted branding enterprise is designed to bridge a communications gap that ideally will be crossed by millions of business and leisure visitors over the next few years.
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Lakewood Founders

jillian neimeister

jillian neimeister

City: Lakewood

Meet Jillian Neimeister, co-founder of Birdtown CrossFit in Lakewood.

joe pulizzi

joe pulizzi

City: Lakewood

Meet Joe Pulizzi, founder of the Content Marketing Institute.

steve presser

steve presser

Meet Steve Presser, founder of Big Fun Toy Store in Cleveland Heights and Cleveland.

gordon daily

gordon daily

City: Lakewood

Meet Gordon Daily, founder of BoxCast.

Charity D'Amato

Charity D'Amato

City: Lakewood

Meet Charity D’Amato, founder of Chartreuse, a design studio.
 


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