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2014 Gay Games (GG9) Highlights in Cleveland

With more than 35 sports from rowing to flag football, the GG9 has been full of exciting moments and fun for all attendees and participants. The Games wrapped up with a Closing Ceremony on Saturday, August 16, 2014.  More >>

  
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+ Large Crowds Expected Downtown Saturday, August 23

1097 - Large Crowds Expected Downtown Saturday, August 23The City of Cleveland and Division of Police are expecting large crowds downtown Saturday with 3 scheduled sporting events: Browns hosting the Rams, the Indians hosting the Astros, and the Gladiators hosting the Rattlers for the ArenaBowl championship. More >>

+ 8/30: Donor's Reward: Free Skating and Birthday Cake!

1096 - 8/30: Donor's Reward: Free Skating and Birthday Cake!A special "Walk a Mile in My Shoes" SHOEDrive will be held at the Zelma Watson George Roller Skating Center. Gently loved shoes collected at the center will be shared locally. More >>

+ Division of Recreation Offering Fall Softball for Adults!

1095 - Division of Recreation Offering Fall Softball for Adults!Registration now open for Adult Fall Softball. Space is limited and is on a first come-first served basis. More >>

+ 9/6: Free Workshop on Extending Growing Season

1094 - 9/6: Free Workshop on Extending Growing SeasonThe USDA is presenting a free workshop about seasonal high tunnels, or hoop houses, used to extend the growing season. The classroom-style workshop will cover a number of topics for those considering or who already have high tunnels. More >>

+ City of Cleveland Encourages Game Day Safety

1093 - City of Cleveland Encourages Game Day Safety As football season returns, the City of Cleveland would like for all fans and visitors to have a safe, enjoyable experience at every Cleveland Browns home game; this includes traveling to and from FirstEnergy Stadium, tailgating, and parking in downtown Cleveland. More >>

+ East 6th Street and St. Clair Avenue Resurfacing Project

1090 - East 6th Street and St. Clair Avenue Resurfacing Project Resurfacing of East 6th Street and St. Clair Avenue will be conducted in two phases and is scheduled to be completed on October 24, 2014. More >>

+ Phase III: Cedar Avenue Rehabilitation Project

1089 - Phase III: Cedar Avenue Rehabilitation Project The south side intersection of East 79th street and Cedar Ave is closed until Friday, August 22 for construction of a new concrete intersection. Access to businesses, residences and side streets will be maintained. More >>

+ 9/13: MomsFirst Happy Healthy Baby Buggy Walk

1087 - 9/13: MomsFirst Happy Healthy Baby Buggy WalkAs part of National Infant Mortality Awareness Month, MomsFirst, the Department of Public Health and other community partners are holding the Baby Buggy Walk at Zelma Watson George Recreation Center on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. More >>

+ Portable Traffic Camera Unit Locations for 8/14/2014 – 9/04/2014

1065 - Portable Traffic Camera Unit Locations for 8/14/2014 – 9/04/2014Legislation passed in May, 2013 increased the number of fixed camera sites from 24 to 49 and increased portable sites from 6 to 15. The following will be active locations for the City’s Portable Camera Units until September 4, 2014. More >>

+ Additional Recycling Bins in Downtown Cleveland

1085 - Additional Recycling Bins in Downtown ClevelandThe City of Cleveland is installing an additional 30 recycling bins as part of the City’s Downtown Recycling Project and ongoing efforts to increase recycling rates and materials diverted from landfills. More >>

+ Summer Issue of Senior News Published!

1082 - Summer Issue of Senior News Published!This issue includes information on the Economic Security Project, bed bugs, elder abuse, the 10th Annual Senior Walk and more! More >>

+ 9/11: Save the Date and Wear Comfortable Shoes!

1076 - 9/11: Save the Date and Wear Comfortable Shoes!Cleveland’s 10th Annual Senior Walk is on Thursday, September 11, 2014! The City of Cleveland Departments of Aging and Public Health will host this year’s Senior Walk at Mall C on Lakeside Avenue downtown. Registration and more info at 216.664.2833. More >>

+ Chester/East 13th Street Development- Request for Proposals

1075 - Chester/East 13th Street Development- Request for ProposalsCleveland is soliciting proposals (due 5pm 9/12) from firms interested in purchasing/redeveloping 1.22 acres at 1325 Chester Avenue, as a mixed-use development to include at least 250 parking spaces. Related Documents: RFP W9 File Design Article Site Analysis

+ Sidewalk Repair Program Requests Being Taken

1074 - Sidewalk Repair Program Requests Being TakenThose interested in signing up for the sidewalk repair program may call 216.664.2232 or email Sidewalks@city.cleveland.oh.us to request an estimate. The City will then send an inspector who will leave the estimate on a door hanger at the residence. More >>

+ Fire “Open House” Every Saturday Through Labor Day

1066 - Fire “Open House” Every Saturday Through Labor Day Clevelanders can meet their neighborhood Firefighters and see what a day in the life of a Firefighter entails. The Cleveland Division of Fire is hosting a series of Open Houses from 1 – 2:30pm every Saturday at all Cleveland Fire stations. The Open Houses will run through September 1, 2014. More >>

+ Downtown: Lunch by the Lake Every Thursday

1057 - Downtown: Lunch by the Lake Every Thursday This weekly food truck and entertainment lunchtime event is held every Thursday from June 5th – September 25th on the East 9th Street Pier from 12 – 2 pm. More >>

+ Downtown: Free Yoga at Voinovich Park

1056 - Downtown: Free Yoga at Voinovich ParkThrough September 30th free yoga is offered courtesy of Namaste Yoga every Tuesday at Voinovich Park at North Coast Harbor from 6 – 7 pm. More >>

+ SENIOR HOMEOWNERS BEWARE- Scam Home Remodelers

1053 - SENIOR HOMEOWNERS BEWARE- Scam Home RemodelersIndividuals are convincing seniors their homes can be repaired/remodeled for free with no loan or mortgage. This is a scam! There is no FHA program for FREE home repair- this is a Reverse Mortgage product. The Office of Fair Housing & Consumer Affairs advises seniors to avoid Reverse Mortgages through or on the advice of contractors. More >>

+ Registration Now Open for Free Swimming Lessons

1048 - Registration Now Open for  Free Swimming Lessons The Cleveland Division of Recreation and Cleveland Metroparks announced open registration for the 2014 Water Safety Initiative, a collaborative effort between the City and Metroparks that encourages all Cleveland-area residents to learn how to swim at local recreation centers. More >>

+ LGBT Business Registry Applications Available

1032 - LGBT Business Registry Applications AvailableThe Mayor’s Office of Equal Opportunity in collaboration with Plexus, the Cleveland LGBT Chambers of Commerce, has developed a business registry to acknowledge Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Business Enterprises (LGBTBE). Online Registration>> Press Release>>

+ Cleveland Kennel Seeks Happy Homes for Adoptable Dogs

1027 - Cleveland Kennel Seeks Happy Homes for Adoptable DogsThe Kennel has many adoptable dogs waiting to find good homes and families. Some have been waiting over a month to be adopted or transferred to an animal rescue group. The Kennel is at 2690 West 7th St. and open for adoptions Monday - Saturday from 10am to 3pm. More >>

+ Construction Management Program Accepting Applications

1021 - Construction Management Program Accepting ApplicationsContractors and related firms can apply for the ten week James Walker Constuction Management Course which is taught by experienced construction professionals. Participants learn how to be certified with the City of Cleveland, how to bid on city contracts and more. More >>

+ Reduce Contamination With Loose Recyclables

1001 - Reduce Contamination With Loose RecyclablesThe City of Cleveland no longer accepts plastic bags in curbside recycling carts and recycling dumpsters. Recyclables are to be placed LOOSE in these containers. More >>

+ International Piano Competition sponsored by CCCCA

1080 - International Piano Competition sponsored by CCCCA Application deadline is August 29, 2014. This competition is for people ages 4 and up and even has a category for the professional. More >>

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