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West Side Market Included in State Capital Bill

Released: 
Tuesday, March 18, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The West Side Market included in State of Ohio Capital Bill  
$500,000 is committed for improvements to the West Side Market 

CLEVELAND - At the request of Ohio City Incorporated, a $500,000 grant to benefit the West Side Market was announced on Tuesday as part of the State Capital Bill. The funds will be dedicated to a larger effort to make improvements to the City of Cleveland facility.

Board of Zoning Appeals Rules in Favor of Ohio City, Denies Permit to McDonald's

Released: 
Tuesday, January 21, 2014

By Sam Allard

Tuesday morning, the Board of Zoning Appeals voted unanimously to uphold the Cleveland Planning Commission’s decision to deny McDonald’s a conditional use permit in Ohio City which would have allowed the mega-corporation to build a restaurant on the corner of Lorain Ave. and W. 38th St.

Publication: 
Cleveland Scene

Ohio City Incorporated to offer matching funds for neighborhood residents' home safety upgrades

Released: 
Friday, December 13, 2013

By Leila Atassi

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Residents in Cleveland’s Ohio City neighborhood interested in improving the security of their homes with new doors, windows or lighting now will have a little help in making those upgrades.

Ohio City Incorporated, the neighborhood’s community development corporation, is offering a dollar-for-dollar match, up to $250, on safety improvements identified during a safety audit by a Cleveland police officer.

Publication: 
The Plain Dealer

The Music Settlement of Cleveland will establish an Ohio City presence at the Bop Stop

Released: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2014

By Steven Litt

The Music Settlement of Cleveland ended 2013 with the spectacular gift of real estate that will broaden its reach to the city's West Side.

Jazz aficionados Ron Busch and Anita Nonneman closed a deal Dec. 31 to donate their distinctive Bop Stop building at 2920 Detroit Ave. to the 101-year-old music institution in University Circle.

The property includes a 4,000-square-foot one-story building, a third of an acre of land and 18 parking spaces. It’s adjacent to a curving sliver of city-owned land that overlooks the Shoreway and Lake Erie.

Publication: 
The Plain Dealer

A new bike-friendly plan for Lorain Avenue is the conceptual opposite of a bitterly disliked plan for a new McDonald's

Released: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

By Steven Litt

Lorain Avenue on Cleveland’s West Side is becoming a key battleground over clashing visions of the city’s future.

Does rebooting a shrinking city mean allowing it to cater to automobile-oriented businesses such as a new McDonald’s? Or should Cleveland encourage dense and lively growth around re-emergent retail corridors that once carried streetcars, such as Lorain Avenue?

On the suburban side of the question, developers are fighting for city approval of a controversial and highly unpopular plan to install a McDonald’s on Lorain Avenue at Fulton Road.

Publication: 
The Plain Dealer

When Piccadilly Artisan Yogurt opens in Ohio City, expect a surprise: Restaurant Row

Released: 
Thursday, November 14, 2013

Piccadilly Artisan Yogurt opens second location in Ohio City with a twist - warm, creamy rice pudding.

Publication: 
The Plain Dealer

Ohio City Holiday Festival

Released: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

CLEVELAND – The Ohio City Holiday Festival, presented by Great Lakes Brewing Company and sponsored by Third Federal will take place in Market Square Park and on Market Avenue, across from the West Side Market at West 25th and Lorain, on December 7st from 11am-4pm.