President Obama pays a visit to the West Side Market.


There's a lot going on in Ohio City. Check back often for the latest news and press pieces from local and national media outlets.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

CLEVELAND (Sept. 23, 2016) – By the end of 2016, the Hingetown area in Cleveland’s Ohio City neighborhood will be home to several public-scale visual art pieces, a legacy of a unique collaboration of international and local artists who are spending the next three months living and working together through the Cleveland Foundation’s Creative Fusion program. View the full press release here.

Saturday, May 16, 2015


May 15, 2015

City of Cleveland Preparing for Peaceful Protests  

CLEVELAND – The City of Cleveland continues to prepare for peaceful protests leading up to and following the trial of Cleveland Police Officer Michael Brelo. Mayor Frank G. Jackson stated that the city is working with citizens and leaders across the community to foster understanding and ensure order and public safety. The verdict may be reached as early as next week and subsequent protests may be spontaneous or unpredictable.

Friday, February 6, 2015


Grant will support Near West Rec sports programs for youth on Cleveland’s Near West Side

Cleveland, OH – Ohio City Incorporated today announced it has been awarded a $15,250 grant from the U.S. Soccer Foundation, the major charitable arm of soccer in the United States, to support the Near West Recreation League and its remarkable efforts to build community and support neighborhood youth and families in Ohio City and neighboring communities.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

CLEVELAND, OH– Ohio City Incorporated announced today that it was recently awarded a grant in the amount of $29,195 from the Baseball Tomorrow Fund (BTF).  The grant will support the expansion of the Near West Recreation League’s youth coed baseball program and provide funding for equipment and uniforms for the 550 players expected to participate in the 2014 season. 

Tuesday, March 18, 2014


The West Side Market included in State of Ohio Capital Bill  
$500,000 is committed for improvements to the West Side Market 

CLEVELAND - At the request of Ohio City Incorporated, a $500,000 grant to benefit the West Side Market was announced on Tuesday as part of the State Capital Bill. The funds will be dedicated to a larger effort to make improvements to the City of Cleveland facility.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Cleveland Scene

By Sam Allard

Tuesday morning, the Board of Zoning Appeals voted unanimously to uphold the Cleveland Planning Commission’s decision to deny McDonald’s a conditional use permit in Ohio City which would have allowed the mega-corporation to build a restaurant on the corner of Lorain Ave. and W. 38th St.

Friday, December 13, 2013
The Plain Dealer

By Leila Atassi

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Residents in Cleveland’s Ohio City neighborhood interested in improving the security of their homes with new doors, windows or lighting now will have a little help in making those upgrades.

Ohio City Incorporated, the neighborhood’s community development corporation, is offering a dollar-for-dollar match, up to $250, on safety improvements identified during a safety audit by a Cleveland police officer.

Tuesday, January 7, 2014
The Plain Dealer

By Steven Litt

The Music Settlement of Cleveland ended 2013 with the spectacular gift of real estate that will broaden its reach to the city's West Side.

Jazz aficionados Ron Busch and Anita Nonneman closed a deal Dec. 31 to donate their distinctive Bop Stop building at 2920 Detroit Ave. to the 101-year-old music institution in University Circle.

The property includes a 4,000-square-foot one-story building, a third of an acre of land and 18 parking spaces. It’s adjacent to a curving sliver of city-owned land that overlooks the Shoreway and Lake Erie.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013
The Plain Dealer

By Steven Litt

Lorain Avenue on Cleveland’s West Side is becoming a key battleground over clashing visions of the city’s future.

Does rebooting a shrinking city mean allowing it to cater to automobile-oriented businesses such as a new McDonald’s? Or should Cleveland encourage dense and lively growth around re-emergent retail corridors that once carried streetcars, such as Lorain Avenue?

On the suburban side of the question, developers are fighting for city approval of a controversial and highly unpopular plan to install a McDonald’s on Lorain Avenue at Fulton Road.

Thursday, November 14, 2013
The Plain Dealer

Piccadilly Artisan Yogurt opens second location in Ohio City with a twist - warm, creamy rice pudding.