Mayor Edward J. Kelley of Cleveland Hights described some of the plans submitted by the city for the coming Economic Stimulis funds granted to the State of Ohi0. Among those are, envriromental and neighborhood stabilization for the city.
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Keeping historic homes well maintained and historically accurate may not always be easy, but it makes sense, and potentially dollars when its time to sell. For over 15 years, the Cleveland Restoration Society has offered technical assistance to owners of heritage homes built “the way they just don’t build ‘em anymore.” They allso give advice [...]
Opera Cleveland is presenting three performances of Barber of Seville at the State Theater in Playhouse square. Now it’s easier than ever to go to the opera. There are also large projectors with text that translates what is being sung. With it’s light and melodic music, Barber of Seville has many peices that you may [...]
Uncle Fred and Aunt Jill recently attened a performance of the Spoon River Anthology at the Actors Summit in Hudson. Based on the free verse poem of Edgar Lee Masters where the deceased of Spoon River deliver their own epitaphs. They are able to speek freely of their lives and sacrifices with in them. Spoon [...]
Uncle Fred and Aunt Jill recently attended a performance of The Farnsworth Invention at the Beck Center. Written by the famous Aaron Sorkin (A Few Good Men, The West Wing, Charlie Wilson’s War) The Farnsworth Invention is based on events that lead to the invention of the television. The play has Sorkin’s well known intelligent [...]
Do you know what to do with techno trash? The problem with what to do with outdated electronics is something that often goes mishandled, especially that which holds personal information. The city has a contract with RET3, a local Cleveland company that handles disposal of electronics that would be bound for the landfill.
Uncle Fred recently viewed the musical Spring Awakening recently at the Playhouse Square. While it may be written for the younger crowd with all its teenage angst, the production is still first rate. The music is a nice mix of ballads and a few numbers that rock out. Spring Awakening runs at the Palace Theater [...]
Uncle Fred and Jill recently saw the adaptation of Crime and Punishment. The adaptation strips the classic novel down to its core and is compressed to 90 minutes with no intermission. The mood is bleak and somber, the music is something out of Hitchcock. Whether you’ve read the novel or not it’s a fascinating look [...]
Even in modern times, housing discrimination still exists and the Heights Community Congress,the oldest fair housing group in North East Ohio, is doing it’s part to ensure there is fair housing for all. In ever changing times there are wider varieties of discrimination which they are working to alleviate. The HCC also hosts community forums [...]
With the new year and new administration, optimism seems to have returned to the market. A local Realtor actually had a better January 2009 than January 2008. The last few years have served a lesson to everyone and while we not be at the bottom of the housing mess, there is hope for a busy [...]