Cleveland unveils new GIS application

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The Cleveland Department of Public Works & the Mayor’s Office of Capital Projects have just launched a new web-based application, allowing you to check the progress on any current road work in Cleveland.

This covers all 17 wards of the City, and is capable of being broken down into subsections. There, users will be able to see if repairs are complete, or in progress, with estimated completion times also being provided. Any street that has been or will be repaired will be view-able through the application.

To use the application, go to

Or go to
Under the “Most Requested” click “Cleveland GIS Maps”
Click “RoadRx” map

For any emergency road repair, please call 216-664-2510

2015 Fiesta of Hope

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By: Gary Galbreath Jr.

Cleveland- On June 19th, Esperanza celebrated 25 years of excellence with its annual scholarship program “Fiesta of Hope”. Esperanza in Spanish language means “hope” and is a magnificent program to help improve educational opportunities for Hispanics in Greater Cleveland. It’s a program that highly supports high school graduation and promotes higher learning by offering scholarships, mentoring, academic, youth leadership and family engagement programs.

This year’s event was an extremely extraordinary success. Fiesta of Hope honored 106 scholarship recipients. As a part of Esperanza’s mission to improve the academic achievement of Hispanics in Greater Cleveland, Esperanza grants scholarships to a plethora of students entering or enduring their college education.  In addition, there were two Esperanza special scholarships awarded. Arelis Latimer is a 2015 recipient of the $5,000 Pablo & Denisse Cruz Scholarship and Jacob Rivera, 2015 recipient of the $10,000 Esperanza Cleveland State University Scholarship sponsored by William Roberts.

Esperanza embodies a great structured model for overcoming any barriers and guaranteeing quality education through action.  For more information to become a mentor, volunteer, get involved or even donate visit, call 216-651-7178 or stop by 3104 W 25th St 4th floor Cleveland, Ohio 44109 Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Produce, Parking, and People: Cleveland’s West Side Market

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By Alex Pikturna

Hold onto your grocery bags, changes are coming to Cleveland’s West Side Market.

With the recent opening of large supermarkets in the downtown Cleveland area, the city is planning to expand parking & update schedules of the 100 year old West Side Market to keep up with the competition. Continue reading

Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Perkins Wildlife Center & Wood Garden

By Alex Pikturna

Cleveland, Ohio- This past Monday, June 15, the Cleveland Museum of Natural History hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for its brand new Perkins Wildlife Center & Wood Garden.  The ceremony also acted as a meet-and-greet for the soon to be animal residents of the Perkins Wildlife Center. Mayor Frank Jackson also made an appearance, sharing his remarks on the future of the Museum and the newest addition.

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