Cleveland Asian Festival a Huge Success

By Ron Calhoun Photo by Yugan Sakthi The event was well planned and very well attended after a two year in-person hiatus. The Cleveland Asian...

New Street Lace to Beautify the Streets of Slavic Village

By Ron Calhoun   Slavic Village is comprised of several unique neighborhoods with amazing block clubs. These clubs were formed out of a passion for...

Angie’s Soul Cafe Feeds the Soul and Cleveland

By Lisa O'Brien Angie’s Soul Cafe, located at 7815 Carnegie Avenue, has been filled with warm people and good food for over thirty years. The...

Mayor Bibb’s ‘15-Minute City Model’ – What it Could Mean For Cleveland’s Marginalized Neighborhoods

By Gennifer Harding-Gosnell Cleveland Mayor Justin Bibb gave his first State of the City address last month, reporting on his Administration’s accomplishments, needs for improvement,...

The Cleveland Observer Resource Blog

By Lexy Jensen At times, seeking help can feel overwhelming. We at The Cleveland Observer are dedicated to informing our community, which is why we...

Getting a Fresh Start: Sealing a Criminal Record and CQE’s

By Tonya Sams Many people who have been incarcerated have a difficult time obtaining employment after their release from prison. This can hinder them from fulfilling...

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The Money Picture

By Bruce Checefsky Community Development Corporations (CDC) are nonprofit, community-focused entities whose mission is to support affordable housing, economic development, safety, and social services. CDCs...

Public Meetings vs. Private Interest

By Bruce Checefsky In May 2021, the Cleveland Planning Commission held a special meeting without taking steps to notify the public and reporters. The Commission...

Hough On The Rise

By Bruce Checefsky The City of Cleveland Land Reutilization Program (Land Bank) is one of five legacy land banks in the United States. It was...

City Planning Commission Agenda

August 6 2021 The following Planning Commission meeting will be conducted as a virtual meeting in accordance with Ohio's Open Meetings Laws as amended by...

Christmas in July: Cleveland City Council Reviews More Than 80 Pieces of Legislation – What You Need to Know

By Gennifer Harding-Gosnell Cleveland City Council met on July 14 for an all-day session to hear, review, and vote on 89 different resolutions and ordinances...

Cleveland City Planning Commission Approves New Projects

By Ron Calhoun The Cleveland City Planning Commission recently approved several new projects. Bio Repository Public Art Inspired by the solace found in the fantasy...