Tag Archives: Lakewood
By Nicole Hennessy Lakewood For more than 30 years, church historian Tim Barrett has studied the Catholic churches of Cleveland, trying to distinguish which of them are the finest in terms of art and architecture. His criteria included the use of real marble; whether or not the original structure had been preserved; and whether the building reflected the architectural trends of its time. One other [...]
By Nicole Hennessy Lakewood Unable to afford a downtown Lakewood location for his restaurant, Barroco Grill, Juan Vergara rented an old house on the eastern stretch of Madison, the main stretch of a neighborhood known as Birdtown. He figured he might be able to spark more businesses moving into this quiet part of town, full [...]
By Nicole Hennessy Westshore On the edge of the Westshore lies Lakewood’s Birdtown neighborhood, named for its bird-related street names like Thrush, and Plover. The neighborhood, long overdue for reinvestment, welcomed its first Habitat for Humanity house, completed in March. The area has a reputation for higher rates of crime and more dilapidated properties than the [...]
Sponsored by area chapters of the League of Women Voters, the forum will take place at 7 p.m. April 16 at the Dwyer Senior Center, 300 Bryson Lane.