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Gloria Ferris
Cleveland, Ohio, where everything that rises must converge
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In Boston, they know that May is Historic Preservation Month. There's nary a peep out of our own Cleveland Restoration Society, though, and we can say the same for the National Trust for Historic Preservation -- Please, somebody, tell me I'm wrong. May is Historic Preservation Month - The Emerald... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Brooklyn Centre
More on Preservation Week as conceived by the ALA. April 26-May 2, 2015. Promotes the role of libraries & other institutions in preserving personal and public collections and treasures. http://www.ala.org/preservationweek (13) Preservation Week Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Brooklyn Centre
Everybody’s getting into the act, April 26-May 2, 2015. Event Toolkit The American Library Association has created this Event Toolkit to help libraries and other institutions celebrate Preservation Week. The press kit, event planning ideas, and event promotion tips will help lay the groundwork for a successful event. Information on... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Brooklyn Centre
Two Case Western Reserve students joined five Brooklyn Centre Naturalists today to pick up trash, cut down Japanese Knotweed, prune plants, rake leaves and much, much more. I have a friend who says that the people who show up are... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2015 at Brooklyn Centre
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Everybody’s invited. http://riversidecemeterycleveland.org/EasterService_2015Invitation.pdf Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2015 at Brooklyn Centre
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Pulled in the driveway stopped to see five robins happily tossing leaves feasting on the worms beneath It’s Spring, beautiful Spring. ©2015 Gloria Ferris digital.library.pitt.edu/a/audubon The University of Pittsburgh owns the physical material presented on this website. We provide access... Continue reading
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We're not really aware of who's sponsoring this. Any clues? Anonymity's no way to drive a dialogue. Download Attachment.pdf Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2015 at Brooklyn Centre
In researching The Aragon Ballroom, we came across this before-and-after picture set of the odd design changes to the building now occupied by the Elk & Elk Metro branch office. We must have missed the “extensive design and review process in October 2012”, just as we missed this posting in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2015 at Brooklyn Centre
This past Thursday evening, January 22nd, we attended a presentation at Lincoln West concerning renovation and reuse of The Aragon by a new owner, Ali Faraj. Main presenters were CARLETON MOORE!, owner’s project representative, and Kent R. Minshall, owner’s liquor-license attorney. Imagine our surprise and delight coming across this recent... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2015 at Brooklyn Centre
Good link with maps and tables. 2014′s Most & Least Fair State Tax Systems | WalletHub® Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2014 at G. Ferris
Good link with maps and tables. 2014′s Most & Least Fair State Tax Systems | WalletHub® Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2014 at ACT III
If people are to move into cities again, it’s important that the cities not use them as sources of revenue. Here are a couple of local groups of residents who have said “no” to hosting parasites. Cleveland voters overwhelmingly approved... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2014 at ACT III
This MyScore is an incredible scam. There is no disclosure. There are no terms. I kept on waiting for the disclosures and terms of the relationship to come to me by email, and they never did. These people needs to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2014 at ACT III
This MyScore is an incredible scam. There is no disclosure. There are no terms. I kept on waiting for the disclosures and terms of the relationship to come to me by email, and they never did. These people needs to be driven off the internet. Why is there a charge on my card? Answer: It's a monthly charge for myscore.com. If you're here you have a few questions. And we have answers. Who are we? MyScore is a US-based financial services company. Why are you charging me? These are charges for the credit montioring program you signed up for online.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2014 at G. Ferris
I think I would have used the tag “Transformation Tsar” MetroHealth System hires administrator to oversee the overhaul of its main campus By TIMOTHY MAGAW October 07, 2014 9:25 AM The MetroHealth System announced it has hired Walter Jones, an experienced health care administrator who most recently worked in Texas, to oversee the health system’s ambitious plans to overhaul its aging main campus on West 25th Street in Cleveland. Jones, who will carry the title of senior vice president of campus transformation, most recently served as senior vice president of facilities development at the Dallas County Hospital District’s Parkland Health... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2014 at G. Ferris
Note this article on our friend Dennis, 3 days ago. Dennis is brilliant and has been cranking out useful and timely inventions since the ‘80s. Some of them have been very, as some say, “lucrative propositions.” We think this one is about due. Building a sound business By SHARON SCHNALL September 20, 2014 4:30 AM SHARON SCHNALL Dennis Althar demonstrates the speaker’s capabilities inside the Slavic Village headquarters of ATS Sounds. Along Broadway Avenue, in Cleveland's Slavic Village, James Taylor's Carolina twang can be clearly heard. Not the real James Taylor, but a downloaded James Taylor, played through an All-Tronics... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2014 at G. Ferris
Note this article on our friend Dennis, 3 days ago. Dennis is brilliant and has been cranking out useful and timely inventions since the ‘80s. Some of them have been very, as some say, “lucrative propositions.” We think this one... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2014 at ACT III
Yesterday, we got this information in an email from Darren Hamm: Dear Friends and Family: As many of you may know, I’ve been working for the past few years with a small group of very dedicated friends to save Brookside Stadium, a Cleveland landmark that lies in slumber in our... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2014 at Brooklyn Centre
This points up why governance is best left to the mature. Often, members of the Obama administration speak and, worse, think and act, like a bunch of teenagers. When officials roll their eyes at Vladimir Putin's seizure of Crimea with... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2014 at ACT III
Happy Birthday, , and many more. ~ You’ll find a listing of other famous people born on April 22nd at this link: http:/www.born-today.com/Today/04-22.htm Timothy A. Ferris Investment Advisor Representative of H. Beck, Inc. 4022 Denison Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44109-2648 timferris@evolutionary-wealth.net 216.255.6640 direct 216.916.4417 fax www.evolutionary-wealth.net Securities and Investment Advisory Services offered through H. Beck, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC and an SEC Registered Investment Advisor Orders are not accepted by fax or email, by messages left with answering services or with unlicensed office personnel. The licensed representative reserves the right to decline any order. Orders are not accepted by the representative until... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2014 at G. Ferris
Hello All- Here are the locations for BIRD WALKS throughout our area SUNDAYS, April 13 through May 18 begin bright and early at 7:30 am. Cosponsored by Cleveland MetroParks, The Audubon Society of Greater Cleveland, The Cleveland Museum of Natural... Continue reading
Hello Everyone- I have compiled a list of things happening that I am pretty sure that many of us will want to attend, be part of the planning effort or just be “in the know”. Saturday, March 8th 1. BCN... Continue reading
Here’s a piece that reminds me of the conversations swirling around the property on Mapledale that soon after its new paint job became known at “The Barbie House.” The creation of local historic districts, and the subsequent enforcement of historic preservation laws, creates a special set of challenges for preservation... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2014 at Brooklyn Centre
Color plays a critical role in restoration and preservation. Our own Sherwin Williams has played a major role in promoting the use of appropriate colors with older properties. See their work with Charleston, SC, in this article. Also, recall their work with Roger Moss and the color card from his... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2014 at Brooklyn Centre