Annual Puerto Rican Parade and Festival

The Annual Puerto Rican Parade and Festival celebrated the rich cultural heritage and traditions of one of Cleveland’s many diverse communities and showcased Puerto Rican music, dance and delicious cuisine. This fun-filled community event was enjoyed by hundreds of excited spectators.

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

  • 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.

  • 2015 Mayor's Holiday Basket Give-Away

    Clevelanders are invited to help make a difference by volunteering time with the Holiday Basket program. Assistance is needed at the Cleveland Foodbank as well as Zelma George and Michael Zone recreation centers. Volunteers can help pack and deliver baskets. 

  • 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!

  • Department of Aging Hosting 11th Annual Disability Awareness Day Luncheon

    The theme this year is “Arts for All” celebrating all artistic ability. This year is especially important because it also marks the 25th Anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The free event is Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at Cleveland Public Hall. Seating is limited. Registration is requested by 10/21 via email or by calling Tanesha Hunter at 216.664.6130.

  • 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.


  • September and October: Senior & Caregiver Wellness Expos

    The Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging and City of Cleveland Department of Aging are sponsoring free Senior & Caregiver Wellness Expos at Collinwood, Zelma George and Gunning Recreation Centers. Events include lunch, bingo, health screenings, exercise, medicare and benefits info and more.

  • 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.