Some of the Best of 2017

Some of the Best of 2017: Long Form Essays of Note (plus other content)

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What’s really behind GCRTA’s falling ridership levels (12/17/2017) Tim Kovach

The Cosgrove era comes to a close (12/11/2017) Crain’s Cleveland Business

How a Cleveland City Council Campaign Fund Rewards Allies and Stifles Dissent (12/6/2017) Cleveland Scene

In Today’s Ohio, ‘Home Rule’ Is Not About Cities Being Self-Governed; It’s Cover For State Officials Moving Economic Growth To The Exurbs by Tom Bier (12/5/2017) Belt

Ohio is watching a “transit death spiral” unfold (12/4/2017) Mark Lefkowitz Green City Blue Lake

A historic look at Cleveland’s settlement houses (11/16/2017)

From Desegregation to School Choice: How the Civil Rights Era Influenced the Cleveland Schools of Today (11/15/2017) Ideastream

43 photos honoring the 50th anniversary of Carl Stokes election as Mayor of Cleveland (11/9/2017)

Why a Cleveland Church Group Challenged Big Stadium Money by Daniel J. McGraw (9/26/2017) Next City

How to Save a Dying Suburb (9/19/2017) CityLab

How the Group Plan of 1903 molded Cleveland (9/7/2017) Plain Dealer

There’s Something the Matter With Ohio Too (8/29/2017) Bloomberg

Burning river reborn: How Cleveland saved the Cuyahoga – and itself (8/8/2017) Christian Science Monitor

105th and Euclid: The Winston Willis Story (8/3/2017) Medium

What the History of One Cleveland Neighborhood Can Teach Us About Race and Housing Inequality (8/2/2017) Cleveland Scene

What the Cuyahoga River means to Cleveland (8/1/2017) Cleveland Magazine

The history of Cleveland Day

Meet William Stinchcomb, the visionary behind creating the Cleveland Metroparks-Video (7/20/2017)

The unforgettable Judge Jean Murrell Capers: editorial (7/20/2017)

How the Cleveland Clinic grows healthier while its neighbors stay sick (7/17/2017) Politico

Carl Stokes-Promises Now Sadly Faded (July 10, 2017) Roldo Bartimole

The Time Cleveland Released 1.5 Million Balloons to Disastrous Effects (7/3/2017) Cleveland Scene

Dan Egan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter and author of The Death and Life of the Great Lakes, delivers the annual State of the Great Lakes address. (6/9/2017) City Club of Cleveland

Cleveland’s maritime muscle: Vintage photos of the city’s docks and port (6/6/2017)

Nor Any Drop to Drink?: Why the Great Lakes Face a Murky Future (5/23/2017) New York Times

Why is Cleveland different than Cincinnati? It all comes down to history (5/17/2017)

From Outhwaite to Advocate – Public Housing & the Stokes Legacy (video) May 2017 Ideastream

In Cleveland, co-op model finds hope in employers rooted in the city (4/27/2017) Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Our costly addiction to healthcare jobs (4/22/2017) New York Times

When Larry Doby broke the American League color barrier in Cleveland: Nicolaus Mills (4/12/2017)

Thousands of Ohio soldiers fought and died ‘over there’ in World War I -part two of series (4/3/2017) Plain Dealer

100 years ago, U.S. entry into bloody World War I changed everything (4/2/2017) Plain Dealer

Building the bridges of Cuyahoga County (vintage photos) (3/30/2017)

The History of Irish Town Bend-Video (3/15/2017)

Reissuing a special 1961 magazine celebrating Cleveland’s first 165 years (3/7/2017)

Transit alone cannot solve the systemic problems behind job inaccessibility (3/7/2017) a two part essay by Tim Kovach  Part 2 is here

Women’s History Month: Cleveland suffragettes, protests and parades since 1869 (3/2/2017)

John D. Rockefeller Was the Richest Person To Ever Live. Period (January 2017) Smithsonian

The Symbol of the City – The Cleveland Flag (1/9/17) Tom Horsman

175 years of telling Cleveland’s story-special anniversary issue (1/8/17) Plain Dealer

A Year That Can Never Be Taken From Cleveland (1/1/2017) New York Times


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