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Food Truck Friday at the FREE Stamp

TGIFTF (Thank Goodness It’s Food Truck Friday!) Food Truck Friday is a weekly lunchtime event that celebrates the diversity of Cleveland through food and music. Food Truck Friday showcases different food trucks each week with a local band. Friday, October 23rd will be the last Food Truck Friday of the season.

Animals and Pets: Dog licenses and parks, pet adoption and reclaiming, spay- neuter referalls, animal complaints, volunteer opportunities, zoo


Career Center: City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, and Ohio jobs and employment assistance and training


Education and Learning: CMSD information, fine arts and other recreation center classes, safety classes for all ages incuding CPR training, lead-safe living


Environment: Environmental health, energy conservation clinics, trash pick-up schedules, recycling in Cleveland, sustainability


Getting Around: Airports, traffic cameras, public transportation, public parking and parking meters, street repairs, potholes


Health & Human Services: Local services and resources including employment assistance, health screening, housing, cemeteries


Housing and Home Improvement: Tenant information, mortgage and home remodeling/repair loans, paint refund program, sidewalk programs, historic preservation, landbank, permit information, housing discrimination, taxes


Residents Information Center:  Hiring contractors, buying cars, housing discrimination complaints, damage from potholes, paying for tickets, courts and laws, taxes, downtown parking


Safety and Emergency: Safety education, safety volunteers, senior safety, emergency preparedness


Seniors: Home maintenance programs, utility assistance, eviction, activities, volunteer opportunities, health and social services


Things To Do: Visual and performance arts, recreation centers, golf, swimming


  • Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s 9th Annual Youth Summit & the Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s Back to School Fair

    The event will be held on Saturday, August 1. Registration is from 8-9am, with the event running until 1pm. This event will be held at Public Auditorium at 500 Lakeside.  Information is available at 216.420.8087 or 216.838.FACE (3223). The event will include workshops, school supplies and more. Flyer with Details

  • Selection Panel Issues Community Police Commission Application Form

    Applications will be used by the panel to determine recommendations for appointing ten individuals to serve on the inaugural Community Police Commission, as provided in the City's Charter. Applications are available online. Completed applications must be received or postmarked by August 6, 2015. Appointments to the Commission will be announced in early September.

  • City of Cleveland and Department of Justice Settlement Agreement

    The agreement marks a new way of policing, one built on a strong foundation of progressive change, sustained trust, and accountability. It is a reflection of ideas from people and groups across the community – including residents, civil rights organizations, activists, clergy, student groups, business and philanthropic organizations and elected officials, as well as the police unions and the Division of Police.

  • Cleveland Bike Plan to Add 70+ Miles of Bikeway by 2017

    A new Bikeway Implementation Plan has been designed to increase the number of bikeway miles by 250% by the end of 2017. The goal of the Citys plan is to provide cycling amenities in every neighborhood, whether for transportation or recreational use.

  • Free Yoga Series Runs Through October

    All are invited to join area yoga studios at North Coast Harbor for the second season of North Coast Namasté. Sessions will be every Tuesday from 6 to 7 pm until October 27th. These events are free and open to the public. Namaste!

  • Food Truck Friday at the FREE Stamp

    TGIFTF (Thank Goodness It’s Food Truck Friday!) Food Truck Friday is a weekly lunchtime event that celebrates the diversity of Cleveland through food and music. Food Truck Friday showcases different food trucks each week with a local band. Friday, October 23rd will be the last Food Truck Friday of the season.

     

  • Changes in Bulk Pick-Up for Cleveland Residents

    Bulk pick-up is now available on the second week of the month only. During bulk week the new guidelines allow residents to dispose of three items in addition to yard waste and up to 4 tires.

  • Lunch by the Lake Runs through September 24th

    Every Thursday afternoon until September 24, there will be an exciting lunchtime event at North Coast Harbor featuring food trucks and live music. 

  • 9/23: 11th Annual Senior Walk- Rain or Shine!

    This two mile fun walk begins at Mall C and includes health screenings, health information, and more. Free shuttles will take walkers from the Municipal Lot to Mall C. Free T-shirts for the first 1000 registered!

  • West 25th Street Resurfacing Phase II

    Resurfacing operations are underway on West 25th Street from Meyer Ave to Columbus Rd. One northbound and one southbound traffic lane will be maintained on the west side of the roadway for the duration of this phase and no detour is expected.

  • Summer 2015 Recreation Newsletter Published!

    This issue includes information about free summer meals; spray basin and pool locations; youth golfing baseball and tennis; the history of League Park and much more.

  • Dynamic Speakers planned for 2015 Sustainability Summit

    A key component of Mayor Frank G. Jackson's Sustainable Cleveland initiative is Cleveland's annual Sustainability Summit. The event brings together a diverse group of people invested in and dedicated to Cleveland to create an action plan for building a green economy for Cleveland’s future.

  • Many Playgrounds Now Staffed for the Summer

    Staffing is on weekdays from 9am to 5:30pm until August 7th. Spray basins are open when temps reach 80 degrees. Lunch is available at all recreation centers and playgrounds. 

  • Free Tennis Lessons for Boys and Girls

    The Division of Recreation is offereng free tennis lessons for boys and girls ages 8 to 17 weekdays from June 15th to August 6th. There is no fee for the lessons which are being taught at a number of locations.

  • St. Clair Avenue Resurfacing Project: Ontario to West 9th

    Asphalt resurfacing operations have commenced on St. Clair from Ontario to West 9th. One eastbound and one westbound traffic lane on St. Clair will be maintained on the south side of the roadway for the duration of this phase and no detour is expected.

  • Waste Collection and Curbside Recycling Program Changes

    As Cleveland completes the final phase of a five-year expansion of the Automated Waste Collection and Curbside Recycling Program, adjustments in the way residential waste is set out will maximize the benefit of the program, drive efficiency, and ensure high quality service to residents.

  • Lost and Found Pet Listings

     Current lost and found pet listings for the City of Cleveland can be found on Petango.

  • Plankton Fund Gives Dogs Second Chances

    The Plankton Fund was created in response to the heartworm positive dogs that come into the Cleveland Animal Care and Control (CACC) that have limited options due to the cost of heartworm treatment

  • Senior's Economic Security Project (ESP)

    ESP helps older adults and adults with disabilities in need of benefits, housing, legal services, health assistance, finances, employment and more!

  • Financial Exploitation Seminar Available Online

    The City of Cleveland Departments of Finance, Aging and Public Safety presented a workshop in the Rotunda about methods of criminal operations and preventative measures for financial crimes targeting the elderly. A recording of the seminar is now available online.

  • Several GIS Maps Display Local Information

    These maps give a better understanding of issues and trends and support awareness and better decision making. They include capital improvements, crime data, EPA regulated facilities, routing, and more.

  • Bike Rack Service Available Downtown on East 4th

    The service comes complete with parking spaces, personal lockers, and changing/shower facilities at 2148 East 4th. Those needing more information may call 216.771.7120.

  • Complaint for Preliminary and Permanent Injunction

    The City of Cleveland filed a lawsuit in federal court to address the gap in trauma care created by the closure of Huron Hospital. The goal is to ensure that the east side of Cleveland has access to a trauma center and to support EMS services citywide.

  • Stray Cat Sterilization Available

    Help is available for Cleveland residents concerned about the stray cat population.  The City recently granted $10,000 to the Animal Protective League to help defray the cost of sterilization for feral cats.

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