Cleveland

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The Wrong Way to Grow a City

A lesson from Cleveland: To avoid deepening inequality, prepare for economic growth before it starts.

Scott Pease

In Cleveland, a Historic Hospital Is Again a Point of Pride

When St. Luke’s Hospital closed its doors in 1998, it left a hole in its neighborhood. Today, after a massive restoration, it hosts affordable housing, a school, and space for local nonprofits.

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Leave the Liberal City Alone

America’s biggest, wealthiest cities aren’t succeeding at the expense of others, and breaking them up just doesn’t make sense.

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The Great Lakes Should Be on the Lookout for Waterspouts

There’s a decent chance these ghostly spinners will pop up Thursday on Lake Erie.

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Rethinking the Bus Shelter

In a handful of cities, citizen urbanists are crowdfunding projects to make these overlooked stops much more engaging.

AP Photo/Matt Rourke

Mega-Events Are Warming Up Conversations on Food Waste

Hunger and trashed food are commanding attention at this summer's biggest events, from the political conventions to the Olympic Games.

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Is Hosting a Political Convention Worth It for a Mayor?

City leaders looking to boost their political profiles may want to think twice.

Planting Peace

The Republican Convention Gets a Billboard of Donald Trump Kissing Ted Cruz

Here’s hoping attendees brought their eye bleach.

REUTERS/Aaron Josefczyk

The Cavaliers' Victory Is the Cleveland Transit Authority's Nightmare

Maybe too much of a good thing?

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Will a $6 Million Tamir Rice Settlement Help Reform Cleveland Cops?

The city agreed to the payout in the 2014 death of the 12-year-old boy, but civil lawsuits are a blunt tool to bring about departmental changes.

NOAA

The Great Lakes Could See a 'Waterspout Outbreak'

Ghostly, seaborne twisters are in the forecast into the weekend.

Humanitas

The Nursing Home That's Also a Dorm

More retirement and nursing homes are asking college students to move in, an arrangement that benefits everyone.

NASA/USGS

The Great Lakes Are Alive With Toxic Ooze

Predictions of a “severe” algae outbreak in 2015 look to be on track.

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Cleveland's Weather Radar Picks Up a Giant Ball of Bugs

Close your mouths, everyone.

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How Millennials Are Reviving Cleveland

The downtown population is at an all-time high, and young workers are leading the way.

DuClaw Brewing

Cleveland Can't Handle a Beer Called 'Sweet Baby Jesus'

A grocery chain pulled the messianic brew after customer complaints.

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7 Design Lessons From the World's Most Gorgeous BRT Stations

Ideas that help distinguish the service from a regular old bus.

NASA

Expect Plenty More Toxic Algae in Lake Erie This Summer

It's already too late to ward off this year's sliming.