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TRASH CAN DEMOCRACY

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Sun, 08/12/2007 - 00:30.

I spent the afternoon at the Burning River Fest on Whiskey Island.

Did Mayor Jackson Really Say That? If So, What Does He Mean?

Submitted by Kevin Cronin on Fri, 08/10/2007 - 15:10.

When the Cleveland population dipped below 500,000, the population basis for many federal grant formula, the ability of the federal partner to help on our urban problems was constrained, as the City became one of only many cities across the country, rather than one of the larger, most impactful cities on its own. So strategies to increase the city population deserve special consideration, yes? Well, perhaps not.

 

My bank?

Submitted by lmcshane on Mon, 07/23/2007 - 17:35.

Third Federal will close it's downtown branch due to the decline in traffic.  Has any one on the Third Federal payroll noticed the orange barrels on Euclid?

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TEAR DOWN THE UGLY ONE - MARCEL BREUER

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Sun, 07/08/2007 - 23:38.
 

 

Beauty inside the mind of the beholder? sure, but education from our peers who know the difference helps get us up the ladder of appreciation.  Here's a shot from the plebian street...GOT UGLY?  Marcel Breuer – do you get it?

TUCKER COULD SMELL CANCERS

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Sat, 04/14/2007 - 16:20.

 

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PULL OUT ALL THE STOPS

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Fri, 04/06/2007 - 10:15.
 

Seems like a simple idea, but I've never seen it elsewhere.   Will Alsop

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Six Simple Sentences to Save the World : Cryptic Cryptographers and Codebreakers Creatively Collaborate and Cohesively Coalesce!

Submitted by Sudhir Kade on Thu, 04/05/2007 - 19:27.

 Many of the world's brightest cryptographers are codebreaking as we speak, in dark labs all over.  The DaVinci Code is the perplexing puzzle puzzling people like the Pope.  I have some hardcore thoughts around which we All need to postulate and ponder.  World's intellectuals Unite! 

My idea to Crack that Code is to simply state the following Six Sentences.  Listen up Y'all!

 

Cleveland's Two-Tier Reality

Submitted by lmcshane on Sun, 04/01/2007 - 11:30.

I was struck by Sam Miller's comment in today's Plain Dealer editorial Come Together:

"If you people out in Gates Mills and Pepper Pike and Beachwood and Westlake and Bay Village want to turn your back on this problem, then figure out how you are going to maintain good school systems and get a good price for your house. You are not. You will get caught in the same decline that is overtaking Cleveland now."

- Sam Miller

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Wana see my 45?

Submitted by Lee Batdorff on Sun, 03/25/2007 - 22:26.

At about 5:30 p.m. this evening I walked south bound on the Coventry Road sidewalk in front of City Buddha and two young teenage boys walked by me headed north. The shorter of the two stopped and pulled what looked like a pistol handle from his pocket and said, "wana see my 45?" The taller boy laughed.

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Be Leav'in Cleveland? Read today's "Journal" of record PD

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Sat, 03/24/2007 - 08:33.

It has always bothered me to see full page ads in the Cleveland Plain Dealer for the traveling "Collectibles Buyers" who come into town for a few days to prey upon the most desperate citizens of our region, setting up shop in some seedy motel to buy jewelry, coins, watches, etc... the family treasures... from anyone they can scam. Recently, a local TV investigator did a segment on this sad practice, showing that the brokers offer their victims low values only the most pathetic fools would accept.

CLEVELAND CLINIC ADDS 5,000 CARS - NOT TRANSIT ORIENTED DESIGN

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Wed, 03/14/2007 - 23:10.

 

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MEET THE BLOGGERS (MTB) WITH ED AND HUNTER MORRISON FRESH FROM MUMBAI

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Mon, 03/12/2007 - 20:12.
 
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LAWN THERMOGRAPH - CRITICAL TO FLOOD CONTROL

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Tue, 03/06/2007 - 21:33.

 

 

What's going on - this lawn looks like it has measles – how come there are some areas where the snow has melted, and other areas where the snow hasn’t melted?   I took this shot yesterday AM.   Salt has nothing to do with the melted areas...

 

GE REP ON CLEVE WIND "T-FORCE" - WHILE GE WIND MANUF. $ GO 2 CHINA

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Mon, 03/05/2007 - 19:49.
 
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Congratulations Citizen Hauser: Whiskey Island Land Uses Resolved After Nine Years!

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Sat, 03/03/2007 - 01:54.

Whiskey Island Land Uses - Resolved After Nine Years!

TROJAN TRAIN? IS U.S. ASLEEP?

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Sun, 02/11/2007 - 16:15.

Until I stood by the trackside to take the photo above, it really hadn’t dawned on me what was going on…what was going on in the big picture

 

Project Genesis : Garden of Eden II

Submitted by Sudhir Kade on Mon, 02/05/2007 - 09:57.

The Genesis Project   :  Creating a New Garden of Eden Inside the Earth

Sudhir Kade Raghupathy

Creator and Futurist

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GE WIND TURBINES - SAN DIEGO PORT CAN HANDLE THEM - NOT CLEVELAND - Vote NO ISSUE 108! With Passion!

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Wed, 01/31/2007 - 20:33.

 

 

San Diego Port, GE wind Turbines, Gottwald crane

 

WIND TURBINE TRAVELS:
Cleveland Foundation and Cuyahoga Port Authority  - take a Road Trip to San Diego

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PALM SPRINGS' WIND FARMS

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Sat, 01/27/2007 - 12:26.

 

Palm Springs Wind Farms

 

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"HIGH RISK" PERFORMANCE @ PORT AUTHORITY

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Sun, 01/21/2007 - 13:23.

 

winter sleeping on the street in cleveland, ohio

Corruption and self-dealing continues the demise of NEO -  and these people sleeping on the street are direct victims of our civic malfeasance.

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Ed Hauser's Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority Public Records Request - one man for the citizens

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Mon, 12/18/2006 - 02:25.

 There is lots of major news related to the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority and their plans for the region, these days.

A story where individuals are making differences, for good and bad: The Historic Coast Guard Station

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Sun, 12/17/2006 - 18:30.

 

I met a few days ago with Ed Hauser - the "Citizen Hauser" who single-handedly saved Whiskey Island for the public - to see what he's been up to for the past few months. In brief, besides helping save Northeast Ohio from ODOT and their foolish pursuit of their ill-conceived Innerbelt Bridge and Trench plans, and continuing to single-handedly challenge the Port Authority's ongoing attempts to destroy Whiskey Island, Ed is taking next steps in his one man, multi-year battle to save the remarkable National Historic Landmark Coast Guard Station, at the tip of Whiskey Island, at the mouth of the Cuyahoga, designed by J. Milton Dyer, also architect of Cleveland City Hall. Ed mentioned to me he in the process of pressuring the city of Cleveland Law Director Robert Triozzi to seek a court order to force the city to comply with its own landmarks-preservation law, which requires owners of city landmarks to keep the properties secure and water tight, and, if the city fails to act responsibly and lawfully, Ed intends to file a citizens lawsuit against the city. Today, the Plain Dealer picked up the scent of the story, and shared some of the sad commentary of some of those related to the sorry state of this landmark, and the declining historic integrity of this city.