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Spring cleaning

Marc Lefkowitz  |  03/28/07 @ 11:58am

April means its time to spring clean, so it follows that Cuyahoga County’s “Recycle your computer” month is gearing up to collect hundreds of used CPUs, monitors and printers. From April 1-30, residents can recycle unwanted computers by dropping them off at participating city service departments throughout the county. All computers will be recycled by RET3 job corp.,...more

Innovation key to economic health

Marc Lefkowitz  |  03/26/07 @ 2:20pm

David Morganthaler, founder of venture capital firm Morganthaler Ventures, spoke last Thursday at the Levin College Forum, which is focused this year on the theme Our Place in the Urban Age. More than coffee shops and arts districts, innovation is what Northeast Ohio needs to revitalize its economic health, Morganthaler stated. “The bottom line is we must create...more

Ready to get big & hairy?

Marc Lefkowitz  |  03/20/07 @ 11:12am

Entrepreneurs for Sustainability (E4S) has thrown down the gauntlet to Cleveland businesses to set a Big Hairy Audacious Energy Goal (aka BHAG). Last June, E4S and Green Energy Ohio led the way by launching a 1 Megawatt Solar Challenge.  “It's time for businesses, institutions and local governments to get big and hairy and to articulate long-term...more

RE:new Cleveland

Marc Lefkowitz  |  01/29/07 @ 10:26pm

Angela Mazzi, chair of American Institute of Architects Cleveland Government Affairs committee, hopes to repeat the success she had while living in Phoenix engaging architects and designers with communities in need. While there four years ago, Mazzi orchestrated an effort to get professionals and residents in the same room to lay out a vision for turning around their distressed neighborhood....more

Innerbelt might enhance if it doesn't choke off city

Marc Lefkowitz  |  01/22/07 @ 10:13am

As Ohio Department of Transportation's Innerbelt Project Manager Craig Hebebrand presented updates to the Cleveland Planning Commission today, he was peppered with questions about the $1.5 billion plan’s impact on the city. Questions moved beyond improving highway safety, merging into economic development – another goal of the plan. Questions centered around the impact of closing highway access ramps...more

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