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HARD TIME IN THE RACK

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Wed, 11/07/2007 - 11:35.
Tower City and the Downtown Alliance Corporations around Public Square are moving the Cleveland  bedroom up Superior.   Downtown Cleveland is saying "NO" loud and clear.

What's the future of the old Cleveland Psychiatric Institute?

Submitted by lmcshane on Wed, 10/31/2007 - 12:39.


What's the story with the old Cleveland Psychiatric Institute?  When I worked at Metro and cruised the underground tunnels in the 1980s, one tunnel was always fenced off and guarded like some Victorian-era fortress. 

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IMPROVE YOUR SOIL THIS FALL

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Mon, 10/29/2007 - 12:05.

 

This Fall, rather than raking and blowing those autumn leaves off your lawn and garden  why don’t you just mow them into your lawn and leave them in your garden.

 

TAX ABATEMENT /PUBLIC INVESTMENT IN NEW HOUSING WHILE DEMOLISHING TAXPAYER’S HOMES

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Sat, 10/27/2007 - 12:37.

“Battery Park” is a multi square block development on West 72 south of  the CSX tracks just on the bluff above Edgewater park and the Shoreway.

 

Right next to Battery Park is the old Detroit neighborhood where there are numerous vacant houses.

 

HEDGE FUND MANAGERS & ED'S FUNGIBLE METALS (for J. Murray)

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Wed, 10/24/2007 - 21:30.

 

 

 

 I am responding here on RealNeo to J. Murray who is a frequent and steady contributor to Brewed Fresh Daily.  Here is the link on BFD that is relevant. 

 

BANKS ARE YOUR NEW NEIGHBORS - BUT THEY DON'T LIVE THERE - CALLAHAN'S CLEVELAND DIARY

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Mon, 10/15/2007 - 17:25.

Bill Callahan, a private concerned citizen (where’s the County in this expose?), has taken a keen, focused interest in minding the "sub-prime" statistics.  

TUSKEGEE AIRMEN FLY KIDS AT BURKE LAKEFRONT AIRPORT, CLEVELAND

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Sun, 10/14/2007 - 14:15.

Roy Richardson (left lower photo signing “Young Eagles” certificates), one of the original   Tuskegee Airmen, hosted a group of 35 parents and kids at Burke Lakefront Airport on Saturday, October 13, 2007. 

 

No swimming

Submitted by lmcshane on Sun, 10/07/2007 - 12:18.

Water, water, everywhere and not a drop to float in.  Yesterday, I attended a wedding shower for two people who represent everything hopeful about this region.  Smart, smart people.  My smart friend's smart mom arranged the party at the Henn House in Sims Park along the lake.  Henn House has been renovated by volunteers who see the value of fixing and restoring.  After the party, I found myself in the same position as another woman, who wandered down to the beach to admire the sun

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CLEVELAND'S GROWTH INDUSTRY - HOME REMOVAL

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Sat, 09/22/2007 - 14:30.
Tim Ferris wrote recently that his home on the West Side had appreciated about 2% per year over the 25 years he's been in it. 

ScenariosUSA--Make a film

Submitted by lmcshane on Fri, 09/21/2007 - 08:13.
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Scenarios USA is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that that uses writing and filmmaking to foster youth leadership, advocacy and self-expression in under-served teens. Scenarios USA asks teens to write about the issues that shape their lives for the annual "What's the REAL DEAL?" writing contest, and thousands have responded with their raw and revealing insights.

Location

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TRASH CAN DEMOCRACY

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Sun, 08/12/2007 - 00:30.

I spent the afternoon at the Burning River Fest on Whiskey Island.

Did Mayor Jackson Really Say That? If So, What Does He Mean?

Submitted by Kevin Cronin on Fri, 08/10/2007 - 15:10.

When the Cleveland population dipped below 500,000, the population basis for many federal grant formula, the ability of the federal partner to help on our urban problems was constrained, as the City became one of only many cities across the country, rather than one of the larger, most impactful cities on its own. So strategies to increase the city population deserve special consideration, yes? Well, perhaps not.

 

My bank?

Submitted by lmcshane on Mon, 07/23/2007 - 17:35.

Third Federal will close it's downtown branch due to the decline in traffic.  Has any one on the Third Federal payroll noticed the orange barrels on Euclid?

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TEAR DOWN THE UGLY ONE - MARCEL BREUER

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Sun, 07/08/2007 - 23:38.
 

 

Beauty inside the mind of the beholder? sure, but education from our peers who know the difference helps get us up the ladder of appreciation.  Here's a shot from the plebian street...GOT UGLY?  Marcel Breuer – do you get it?

TUCKER COULD SMELL CANCERS

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Sat, 04/14/2007 - 16:20.

 

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PULL OUT ALL THE STOPS

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Fri, 04/06/2007 - 10:15.
 

Seems like a simple idea, but I've never seen it elsewhere.   Will Alsop

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Six Simple Sentences to Save the World : Cryptic Cryptographers and Codebreakers Creatively Collaborate and Cohesively Coalesce!

Submitted by Sudhir Kade on Thu, 04/05/2007 - 19:27.

 Many of the world's brightest cryptographers are codebreaking as we speak, in dark labs all over.  The DaVinci Code is the perplexing puzzle puzzling people like the Pope.  I have some hardcore thoughts around which we All need to postulate and ponder.  World's intellectuals Unite! 

My idea to Crack that Code is to simply state the following Six Sentences.  Listen up Y'all!

 

Cleveland's Two-Tier Reality

Submitted by lmcshane on Sun, 04/01/2007 - 11:30.

I was struck by Sam Miller's comment in today's Plain Dealer editorial Come Together:

"If you people out in Gates Mills and Pepper Pike and Beachwood and Westlake and Bay Village want to turn your back on this problem, then figure out how you are going to maintain good school systems and get a good price for your house. You are not. You will get caught in the same decline that is overtaking Cleveland now."

- Sam Miller

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Wana see my 45?

Submitted by Lee Batdorff on Sun, 03/25/2007 - 22:26.

At about 5:30 p.m. this evening I walked south bound on the Coventry Road sidewalk in front of City Buddha and two young teenage boys walked by me headed north. The shorter of the two stopped and pulled what looked like a pistol handle from his pocket and said, "wana see my 45?" The taller boy laughed.

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Be Leav'in Cleveland? Read today's "Journal" of record PD

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Sat, 03/24/2007 - 08:33.

It has always bothered me to see full page ads in the Cleveland Plain Dealer for the traveling "Collectibles Buyers" who come into town for a few days to prey upon the most desperate citizens of our region, setting up shop in some seedy motel to buy jewelry, coins, watches, etc... the family treasures... from anyone they can scam. Recently, a local TV investigator did a segment on this sad practice, showing that the brokers offer their victims low values only the most pathetic fools would accept.