Lakewood OH


Bomba opening event to benefit Rocky River Campus Foundation

By Sue Botos Rocky River Even before Bomba Tacos and Rum opens its doors to the public, the newest addition to Rocky River’s restaurant scene will be giving back to the community. Prior to its scheduled April 17 grand opening, the Latin-themed eatery will be fundraising for the Rocky River Campus Foundation. Over the past [...]

Program is a good ‘FIT’ for all kids

Rocky River By Sue Botos The group of about five preteen boys sat attentively on the floor of the gym in the Fairview Hospital Wellness Center, listening to “Coach Laurie” Demchak explain that day’s activities for this session of FIT (Friendship In Teams). Then, graduate assistant Alyssa Gouge began to tap her pen on the [...]

‘Bridge’ connects local film maker with his roots at Cleveland International Film Festival

Rocky River By Sue Botos Bridges may be a popular theme of books and movies. But when former Rocky River resident Danny Dwyer focuses his camera lens on this subject matter, the result is unique. “I like the human connection and surrealism,” said Dwyer, 31, in a phone interview as he headed to his next [...]

Ancestor’s life as brothel madam subject of library program

Westlake resident Debra Lape writes about the business acumen demonstrated by her ancestor, who rode the new network of trains between various Ohio cities to run several brothels at once.