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GreenCityBlueLake featured on Tech Futures

David Beach  |  06/05/06 @ 3:58pm

Tech Futures, the website and blog sponsored by NorTech to promote thinking about alternate scenarios for the future of Northeast Ohio, is collecting action plans of organizations participating in discussions about regional economic development. We're pleased that GreenCityBlueLake was added recently. Also see the Tech Futures blog for an interview with me about my hopes for GreenCityBlueLake — and for the region. more

RTA seeks public artists

Marc Lefkowitz  |  06/05/06 @ 10:09am

The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority is looking for artists to design and install art pieces for two of its rapid transit station renovation projects. RTA needs artists for both the Puritas and for the E. 55 Rapid Transit Station Reconstruction projects. Both stations are currently being designed. RTA sets aside 1 percent of the construction cost for public art...more

Are we a Taurus or a Prius?

David Beach  |  06/03/06 @ 6:46pm

A new Greater Cleveland Marketing Alliance has been launched to develop an umbrella marketing campaign for Northeast Ohio. To understand how people perceive us now, the alliance did a national survey. One question was: "If you were to compare Cleveland or Northeast Ohio to a car, which car would you say would best represent the region?" The answer was a...more

Ingenuity Festival calls for volunteers

David Beach  |  06/03/06 @ 8:45am

The 2006 Ingenuity Festival of Art & Technology has put out a call for volunteers to help put on the show. If you have an interest in art, technology, music, theater, dance, economic development, or the future or Cleveland, then this is an opportunity for you! There is a great need for volunteers during all four festival days, July 13-16, in...more

Healing the social contract between physician and public

David Beach  |  05/24/06 @ 3:38pm

Sweeping reforms at the Case School of Medicine this year could make the school a more effective supporter of healthy, sustainable communities — both in Cleveland and around the world. See excerpts here from medical school dean Ralph Horwitz's visionary white paper calling for radical reform of medical education and new emphasis on public health. Horwitz writes, "The failure of physicians to learn the fundamental concepts...more

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