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Scenic Ohio awards

David Beach  |  07/28/06 @ 5:43pm

Scenic Ohio, the organization dedicated to protecting and enhancing the visual quality and scenic character of Ohio’s towns and countrysides, presented its first annual awards today to Beachwood, Bath, Worthington, and the Ohio Department of Transportation. Winning projects included: Beachwood's new city park in the median of Shaker Boulevard, which features trails, wetlands, and ecological restoration.Bath Township's conservation planning, heritage...more

Clinic wants to create a public square on Euclid

Marc Lefkowitz  |  07/27/06 @ 9:58am

The Cleveland Clinic wants to divert car traffic off of Euclid Avenue and create a public square between E. 86th and E. 105th streets.“Removing cars would create a pedestrian-friendly ‘campus center’ along Euclid, as the nonprofit behemoth seeks to green up and soften its institutional look,” The Plain Dealer’s Tom Breckenridge reports today.A city official familiar with the proposal says, “It...more

Clinic's public square stirs interest

Marc Lefkowitz  |  07/27/06 @ 9:24am

When a giant like the Cleveland Clinic proposes to shut down Euclid Avenue to car traffic and create a pedestrian mall between E. 86th to E. 105th streets, it’s going to generate a response. And not only with RTA — which is in the middle of the Euclid Corridor Project and is pulling its hair out over the timing of the...more

Warmer lake might not be so pleasing

David Beach  |  07/24/06 @ 5:55pm

Yesterday's PD story about global warming and Lake Erie painted a rosy picture of a shrunken lake surrounded by rejuvenated wetlands. "Aesthetically, Ohio might come out ahead, with a lot more natural charm on its North Coast," the story said. The trouble with this don't-worry-about-climate-change scenario is that the lake might also turn into an oxygen-depleted cesspool because of warmer temperatures, more...more

Bike to work day this Friday

Marc Lefkowitz  |  07/24/06 @ 11:33am

Have you always wanted to bike to work, but didn't want to go alone? Here's your chance to bicycle to work in the company of others: This Friday, July 28th, is the next ClevelandBikes' organized Bike to Work Day.Once again we'll be meeting all over the region and riding to AJ Rocco's in downtown Cleveland for breakfast and coffee. Shower and changing facilities available. Start a...more

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