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July 2, 2019

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The Baseball Fan’s Guide to the MLB All-Star Week Events in Cleveland

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click to enlarge Photo by Erik Drost/flickr Even if you don’t have a ticket to the 90th MLB All-Star Game, there’s still plenty to do in Cleveland Friday through Tuesday. Whether you want to learn about baseball history, meet some ball players or just listen to live music, there’s almost...
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Cleveland Installing Cameras and LED Streetlights to Illuminate Crime in City ‘Hotspots’

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click to enlarge Photo via WikimediaCommons On Monday, Mayor Frank Jackson announced that Cleveland would begin the process of installing 61,000 energy-efficient LED lights and 1,000 high-definition cameras throughout the city. Part of the city’s ‘Safe Smart CLE’ program, this $35 million project aims to reduce crime across the board while improving...
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Laureate Power! | From the Catbird Seat: Poetry & Literature at the Library of Congress

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22nd U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith celebrates the conclusion of her laureateship in a conversation with state, city and county poets laureate Jeanetta Calhoun Mish (Oklahoma), Kealoha (Hawaii), Adrian Matejka (Indiana), Tina Chang (Brooklyn, NY) and Vogue Robinson (Clark County, NV), in a conversation moderated by Jennifer Benka, president...
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One Clevelander Spreads Kindness Across the Country, With the Help of a Bus, a Dog and a Bunch of Signs

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click to enlarge Alexandra Sobczak Bob Votruba and his dog, Bogart, stand in front of the Kindness Bus. The Kindness Tour Bus is hard to miss. Wishes for peace, happiness and kindness cover nearly every inch of its blue exterior, interspersed with hearts, flowers and birds. Bob Votruba, a 64-year-old...
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The Chef at Michael’s Genuine is Leaving after Only Three Months

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click to enlarge Photo by Douglas Trattner After less than three months on the job, chef de cuisine Vinnie Cimino is parting ways with his employer, Michael’s Genuine (3427 Tuttle Rd., 216-230-8022). Since opening in April, the buzzy bistro at Van Aken District in Shaker Heights has been awash in...
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Midsommar Lovin,’ Had Me a Blast

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click to enlarge A24 Florence Pugh digs deep. Of all the extravagant, ritualistic horrors that ultimately befall the five grad-student protagonists in Midsommar, very few occur under cover of darkness. Writer-director Ari Aster, whose debut Hereditary was among the best films of 2018, likes to explore sharp divisions between brightness...
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Holland, Gyllenhaal Keep the Marvel Magic Alive in ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’

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click to enlarge Marvel Studios Tom Holland and Jake Gyllenhaal in Spider-Man: Far From Home Even if you’re tired of seeing Spider-Man remakes, you should stick around for Spider-Man: Far From Home, which features Tom Holland’s (Peter Parker) endearingly quirky lead performance. The film captures the offbeat humor and charming...
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Singer-Songwriter Eilen Jewell To Play the Beachland Next Week as Part of Independent Venue Week

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Singer-songwriter Eilen Jewel says she didn’t see many concerts while growing up in Boise, but her dad’s record collection that was hidden away in the garage attic helped expose her to a variety of musical acts. “It was a lot of ’60s folk and blues revival stuff,” she says during...
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Here’s What You’re Legally Allowed to Light Up in Cleveland This Fourth of July

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click to enlarge Photo via Creative Commons Sparklers are legal for personal use. There are not a whole hell of a lot of fireworks you can legally light off in Cleveland this Fourth of July. Although state legislators have attempted to pass laws legalizing amateur firework displays for decades, nothing has...
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Two Kinds of Algal Blooms Already Detected on Lake Erie, Expected to Worsen

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The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration said early this week that two kinds of algae are already present and in bloom in western Lake Erie, with winds expected to push them eastward as they grow throughout the summer. Forecasts had predicted one of the worst summer blooms in recent history on...
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New Help for Ohioans Caring for ‘Wounded Warriors’

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click to enlarge (Viacheslav lakobchuk/Adobe Stock) COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio’s 1.5 million caregivers face daily challenges, and it’s a role that’s even more complicated for the families of military members. There are an estimated 5.5 million military and veteran caregivers in the U.S., and their loved ones often are suffering...
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Ohio Health Centers Use New Screening Tool to Improve Patient Health

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click to enlarge COLUMBUS, Ohio – Where a person lives, works and plays can shape their overall health outcomes. And in Ohio, Community Health Centers are working to identify how social determinants may be affecting their patients. Medical staff at the centers are using a screening tool called “PRAPARE” during...
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Art Exhibit Featuring Fender Stratocasters and Louisville Slugger Bats Coming to Public Square

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click to enlarge Courtesy of Doe-Anderson, Inc. Fender Musical Instruments Corp. and Louisville Slugger have just announced a collaboration to celebrate the 2019 Major League Baseball All-Star Game. The two companies have partnered to create a public exhibit featuring 31 pairs of artist-painted Fender Stratocasters and Louisville Slugger baseball bats,...

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