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Cycling as real transportation

GCBL staff  |  05/01/08 @ 3:30pm

Superhighways built for bikes, a whopping 30 percent pedal to work and the corner store instead of driving, $110 million invested annually in bike infrastructure and education-they're not only happy in Holland because of the coffeeshops, folks. Thousands of tourists, like the authors of Bicycling magazine's glowing June feature, flock to the tiny country for bike tours. This picture, of...more

4.29.08

GCBL staff  |  04/29/08 @ 2:55pm

Cleveland Botanical Garden and Kent State University will unveil a collaborative partnership exploring the potential of liquid crystal technology for creating more sustainable, energy-efficient greenhouses tomorrow at 10 am. Two greenhouses located in front of the Garden on Wade Oval will be used to begin the experiment.  From Cleveland Restoration Society: Robert C. Gaede, FAIA, November 6,...more

4.25.08

GCBL staff  |  04/25/08 @ 10:34am

Twenty marketing education students at Beachwood, Mayfield and Richmond Heights high schools are hosting a "Green Dream" showcase today that features green ideas in art, music, home makeovers, a light bulb exchange, organic food and exhibitor displays ranging from geothermal technology to environmentally friendly weddings. Proceeds from the event will be used to build the "Ultimate Green Classroom" at Beachwood...more

Celebrate Earth Day

GCBL staff  |  04/22/08 @ 2:12pm

In honor of Earth Day, the Pew Environment Group is collecting signatures here to support a clean energy future in Ohio. "By tackling global warming, we can both help our environment and create high tech new jobs in Ohio." Governor Ted Strickland recently announced the formation of the Ohio 21st Century Transportation Taskforce. The taskforce is charged with gathering...more

4.2.08

GCBL staff  |  04/03/08 @ 9:55am

Cuyahoga County invests $4 million to restore vitality to E. 9th and Euclid as K&D Group bids $35 million (again) on a plan to adaptively reuse the Breuer Tower complex. "The Mind of Cleveland", an exhibit by conceptual artist Carl Pope at CIA that consists of posters with statements about Cleveland that Pope collected from regular folks, is "viral...more

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