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Moving toward regionalism

GCBL staff  |  05/12/08 @ 12:00pm

The costs of sprawl and redundant infrastructure are too high to ignore, says Chris Warren, Cleveland's Chief of Regional Development. Trends over the last decade show our region consumed 50% more land while population and wealth flattened out. Regional leaders are taking an historic step to address these costs, but also boost regional competitiveness. The Northeast Ohio Mayors...more

Becoming a Bicycle Friendly Community

GCBL staff  |  05/08/08 @ 5:14pm

Recognizing the city's efforts to improve conditions for cyclists, Cleveland has been selected as a recipient of a Bicycle Friendly Community Honorable Mention from the League of American Bicyclists. Andy Clarke, the head of the League, will be in Cleveland next week to participate in Cleveland's first Bicycle Week. Clarke will present Mayor Jackson with the Honorable Mention Award at...more


GCBL staff  |  05/07/08 @ 4:43pm

The "Toad-ily Frogs" exhibit opening this Friday at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History is part of the "Year of the Frog" initiative devoted to helping save amphibians from extinction. The success of the Towpath Trail will be determined by how many tendrils it sends into Cleveland neighborhoods. Four Near West neighborhoods-Tremont, Ohio City, Clark-Metro and Stockyards-look to repeat...more

May is the right time for biking

GCBL staff  |  05/05/08 @ 11:03am

May is a big bicycling month in Greater Cleveland. With plenty of rides, events and a big conference at the Cleveland Public Library on May 16, many expect an outcome of a stronger bike community that's energized to help Cleveland accomplish its goal of becoming a Bicycle Friendly Community. Here are some of the highlights: ...more

Serving the locavore market

GCBL staff  |  05/02/08 @ 4:01pm

Finally, a case when a business plan competition led to an sustainable business. Two years after five Case students took top honors with their virtual farmer's market, Fresh Fork has 60 Northeast Ohio farmers and 40 Cleveland-area restaurants ready to buy and sell fresh, locally grown produce on its web site. This active trend toward local foods-with scads of people...more

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