lmcshane's blog

Bike Sharing Programs - CLE, CIN, COL - who has the BEST?

Submitted by lmcshane on Sun, 10/12/2014 - 19:17.

Cleveland recently added a bike sharing program - almost entirely for Ohio City residents.  It's called Zagster.com  (Zagster.com/Cleveland)

Restoring HOPE

Submitted by lmcshane on Wed, 10/01/2014 - 08:07.

Joan Southgate is an amazing woman and Cleveland is lucky to have her.  Thanks to the efforts of Restore Hope - Cozad House in University Circle has been saved as a reminder of our pre-Civil War history.  A touchstone for generations, preserved to help us see life as it was in 1800s Cleveland.

TY Chris Warren, Brian Cummins, Aldis USA, First Interstate and Mitch Schneider -Reimagined W. 25th Pearl Metrohealth Corridor

Submitted by lmcshane on Wed, 09/10/2014 - 09:31.


Former Economic Director for City of Cleveland Chris Warren deserves the accolades for our lovely reimagined parking lot in historic Brooklyn Centre.


#OPCuyahoga - the great REVEAL

Submitted by lmcshane on Sun, 08/31/2014 - 11:51.
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Frostburg 2014

Submitted by lmcshane on Tue, 08/12/2014 - 08:43.

view from top of GAP trail at Frostburg


More UNPAID Taxes Intrigue - 3816 Riverside and more-Lenl Properties

Submitted by lmcshane on Thu, 08/07/2014 - 08:31.

 Lenl Properties, LLC aka LUSZCZYNSKI, LEONARD & SUE 

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Historic Bank Building in Old Brooklyn being stripped for Marble

Submitted by lmcshane on Mon, 07/14/2014 - 09:32.


I walked by the historic bank building at corner of Pearl and Broadview today - looking in the window - it appears that the building is being systematically stripped of the marble wall trim.  The interior is very reminescent of the United Bank Building - which was renovated to house Crop restaurant.   The building is listed with CBRE commercial real estate.  http://www.cbre.com/EN/findproperty/Pages/default.aspx

End of the Suburbs (? )

Submitted by lmcshane on Fri, 07/11/2014 - 18:11.

 Today, I received a happy surprise, as a neighbor gave me flowers.  Sometimes, it doesn't suck to live in the City of Cleveland.  

From Heaven to Hell

Submitted by lmcshane on Mon, 06/16/2014 - 08:56.

Reflections on Father's Day in CLE - after HEAVEN of pool in Frostburg - went to Lincoln Park yesterday - did NOT go in the cloudy, cold water. 

Lake Erie Living

Submitted by lmcshane on Sun, 06/08/2014 - 13:59.

With the Metroparks takeover of our lakefront parks - more and more of us are awakening to the fact that we have been deprived access to this resource for years.  

Hey Republican National Convention organizers - we are so rolling out the red carpet for you ! We're LOOKING GOOD!

Submitted by lmcshane on Fri, 05/30/2014 - 07:53.

Here's the gateway to the ZOO ! You know, the number one tourist destination in Northeast Ohio!!! We made sure to keep everything "green" - the way our councilman prefers it! And, tell your friends: we bend over ass backward to accommodate for developers like Peter Rubin-Coral Group, the Ratners at Forest City, and Mitch Schneider. ENJOY the scenery :)

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Inspiring Civic Engagement - Alonzo Mitchell turns 33

Submitted by lmcshane on Tue, 05/20/2014 - 12:53.

 Alonzo Mitchell III is an amazing young-ish man.  He looks younger than his 33 years and he is the catalyst for a ground swell of positive energy in CLE.  Without foundations, without powerful connections - Alonzo Mitchell III returned to Cleveland with enthusiasm and pride in his hometown.  He translated this energy into the marketing juggernaut Ohio Homecoming.


Good Enough - Repair Mentality in CLE

Submitted by lmcshane on Sun, 04/27/2014 - 16:21.

Theoretically - City of Cleveland has ordinance on books that would put electric wires underground - but that is too much work and when old poles rot, well then, CPP will replace, but has issues w/other stuff attached to their poles and this is the result -  GOOD ENOUGH!!

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Cozad House -University Circle

Submitted by lmcshane on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 02:09.

MOCA Cleveland recently hosted a Kevin Beasley performance at the Cozad House in University Circle.  

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District 9 County Council Forum at Stephanie Tubbs Jones Community Center Shaker Heights

Submitted by lmcshane on Sat, 03/22/2014 - 13:00.

 Kimberly F. Brown opens the forum

Lively and informative community forum for District 9 County Council - special thanks to all of the candidates and to Kimberly Brown and Eric J. Brewer for making this happen.

Eric J Brewer moderates the forum

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How CDCs work (or don't work) for your Neighborhood

Submitted by lmcshane on Fri, 02/28/2014 - 08:35.

From Henry Senyak:

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East CLE and the great land grab

Submitted by lmcshane on Mon, 02/17/2014 - 13:09.

 I suggest that everyone in Northeast Ohio - join Facebook and friend Eric Jonathon Brewer for an understanding of the land grab machine- and how Gary Norton played into their game: 


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Massive Cri­­­minal Enterprise - CDCs are inherently corrupt -pass through Fed monies to Developers

Submitted by lmcshane on Sun, 01/26/2014 - 00:30.
Somewhere­­­­­ along the way, many of us at REALNEO, became aware of a real estate scheme that was hatched many years ago-using OPM-other people's money. For anyone, who might tune into REALNEO and write-off or marginalize the content here, please take a minute to review my personal history, which has led me to the conclusion that there is a massive criminal enterprise at work here.
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Fortune Magazine gives CLE backhanded compliment

Submitted by lmcshane on Sun, 12/29/2013 - 02:44.

Fortune Magazine recently predicted that the market in NEO - will make Cleveland the "next" Brooklyn - break out real estate.  

Don't get too excited - the editors apparently don't know the difference between Columbus and Cleveland - their feature photo shows Columbus:

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This is NOT Trayvon Martin

Submitted by lmcshane on Sun, 11/17/2013 - 12:31.