Cleveland Browns' Week 15 home game vs. Baltimore Ravens scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 17

CLEVELAND — Deshaun Watson made his long-awaited official debut with the Browns this past Sunday, looking rusty after two years sitting out despite a 27-14 Cleveland win over the Houston Texans. His first game in front of the home fans at FirstEnergy Stadium won't take place for another couple of Weeks, but now a bit of intrigue has been added to the occasion.
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Reading Room: December Children and Tween Book Picks

Join the Cleveland Public Library’s Cleveland READS! The goal of the city-wide reading campaign is to get Clevelanders to read 1 million books and/or minutes in 2023. The kickoff event will be held Saturday, Dec. 17 at 12 p.m. at Public Auditorium, 500 W. Lakeside Avenue in downtown Cleveland.
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#StreetsofCLE: Snapshot on Euclid Avenue in MidTown

FreshWater managing photographer Bob Perkoski has traveled the streets of Cleveland for the past decade—shooting for FreshWater and keeping his eyes peeled and camera ready at a high speed shutter for interesting people and places along the way. In this series, #StreetsofCLE compiles some frozen moments that capture everyday...
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Policy Matters applauds Cleveland City Council for Passing Wage Theft Ordinance

Cleveland City Council voted tonight to approve the Wage Theft and Payroll Fraud Prevention Ordinance, a move that will hold dishonest employers accountable, help working Clevelanders make ends meet, and make sure our city budget is not rewarding companies who steal from their workers. Over the past year, the Guardians for Fair Work coalition, which includes Policy Matters Ohio, has advocated for municipal wage theft protections with support from Cleveland City Council President Blaine Griffin, Councilmember Rebecca Maurer and the Bibb administration. Policy Matters Ohio Executive Director Hannah Halbert released the following statement about the ordinance:

Cleveland takes first step towards EV equity

The city of Cleveland is working to improve electric vehicle access and use in marginalized communities with the installation of charging stations, free for resident use. The first in the series, unveiled Wednesday, is located in the Lee-Miles neighborhood at the Frederick Douglass Neighborhood Resource and Recreation Center. The goal, Mayor Justin Bibb said, is to ensure Clevelanders feel supported when investing in climate-friendly, green vehicles.

How Deshaun Watson’s return affects sexual assault survivors and how Clevelanders can support them

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Quarterback Deshaun Watson preferred not to discuss his numerous assault allegations this week. Browns fans preferred not to think about them. Sexual assault victims don’t get to compartmentalize the topic, though. And according Laura Palumbo, communications director for the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, you probably know one.

Justin Bibb announces his candidacy for mayor of Cleveland

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Justin Bibb, a regional not-for-profit creator and CEO, revealed Tuesday that he will look for to prosper four-year Cleveland mayor Frank Jackson in this year’s election. Bibb will be among numerous prominent Democrats anticipated to formally state his opportunity to prosper Jackson, who was very...
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Clevelanders reflect on JNF-USA National Conference

The JNF-USA National Conference returned in person Nov. 4 through Nov. 6 in Boston as 24 Clevelanders joined the other 1,400 conference-goers to learn about the projects of the Jewish National Fund. Ari Milgrom, JNF-USA Northern Ohio director, Chuck Whitehill, incoming board president of JNF-USA Cleveland chapter, and Sophie Geduld,...

Take A Trip Around The World At This 254 Acre Garden-Filled Park In Cleveland

Rockefeller Park is a massive historic park in Cleveland, and it’s one of the city’s largest stretches of greenspace. It is also a window into cultures across the globe, as the 254-acre park hosts more than 30 unique gardens with elements from various countries. The Cleveland Cultural Gardens in Rockefeller Park are a magnet for Clevelanders looking for a quiet place to reconnect with their community. During each and every season, visitors are welcomed by long, winding paths, small fountains, brick pathways, and many unique statues. Check it out:

Cleveland getting new men’s soccer team

Cleveland will be home to a professional men’s soccer team beginning in 2025, Charles Altchek, president of MLS NEXT Pro announced Nov. 21 at a news conference. It will be the third independent club of the MLS NEXT Pro League, joining Rochester New York FC and the Carolina Core FC, contingent upon U.S. Soccer Federation sanctioning.