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Gloria Ferris
Cleveland, Ohio, where everything that rises must converge
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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:/ Timothy A. Ferris Investment Advisor Representative of H. Beck, Inc. 4022 Denison Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44109-2648 216.255.6640 direct 216.916.4417 fax 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
Friend and neighbor Tom Romito is speaking to the Kirtland Bird Club. When: Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 7:30 pm Where: Cleveland Museum of Natural History 1 Wade Oval, University Circle, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 View Map · Get Directions FREE to... Continue reading
The February 2014 issue of Old Brooklyn News published this article announcing the rolling launch of Wildlife Nation by the National Wildlife Federation. Brooklyn Centre Naturalists now part of Wildlife Nation by Gloria Ferris Brooklyn Centre Naturalist The National Wildlife... Continue reading
Good breakout on the generational delineations, by Marie Swift. This is just a snippet. 3 DISTINCT GENERATIONS Today, there are three very distinct generations in the market for financial products and services. Marston highlights some of the major differences: 1. Baby Boomers: Born between 1946 and 1964, boomers get their name from the remarkable "boom" in the birthrate following World War II. This exceptionally large generation has reshaped ideas about youth, education, work and aging. They maintain a lifelong connection to their youth in the 1960s, which was a time of momentous cultural and political change. According to Marston, boomers... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2014 at G. Ferris
Thanks all of you for attending the 2014 Annual Strategic Panning Meeting for Brooklyn Centre Naturalists yesterday. We had an energized group of people who brought new ideas, solutions, and plans for BCN. I m so pleased that we are... Continue reading
SUBJECT: Saturday, January 18th BCN meeting at the Carnegie Library across from Riverside Cemetery Dear reader, Happy New Year to all our Neighbors! Usually, Brooklyn Centre Naturalists (BCN) end each year with our strategic planning meeting. Since this is a VERY important planning meeting for us this year, we... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2014 at Brooklyn Centre
BCNWC: Brooklyn Centre National Wildlife Community 4020 Denison Avenue Cleveland, OH 44109 SUBJECT: Saturday, January 18th BCN meeting at the Carnegie Library across from Riverside Cemetery Dear NWC, Happy New Year to all our Neighbors! Usually, Brooklyn Centre Naturalists (BCN)... Continue reading
Our meeting tonight, January 9, 2014, about the proposed utility work on Denison needs to address things that have been discussed here and legislated here for over 100 years. See this piece from 2007: Saturday, June 23, 2007 putting wiring and cabling underground FindLaw for Legal Professionals - Case Law,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2014 at Brooklyn Centre
TIMFERRIS. NET 4022 Denison Avenue Cleveland, OH 44109 SENT VIA EMAIL TO: SUBJECT: Thursday, January 9th, Denison Avenue Utility Upgrade & Repaving Project Meeting Dear , We received this info as a flyer at our door. We believe that all of us will be affected by this major undertaking on Denison Avenue, not just those of us who live there or who have businesses there. Please attend this important meeting, if possible. Here are the details, from the flyer itself: Gloria Ferris 216-351-0254 Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2014 at G. Ferris
Interesting set of facts—brings to mind the struggle with the Broadview Theatre up in Old Brooklyn a few years back that left us with a lovely Family Dollar Store. In Brooklyn Centre, on the north side of the zoo valley, I understand that there is still one commercial building that... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2013 at Brooklyn Centre
Lots of common sense in this article—stands out from among all the rest. Author is Cliff Wachtel. 16 TOP PRODUCTIVITY TIPS FOR INVESTORS AND TRADERS | The Sensible Guide To Forex Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2013 at G. Ferris
This Brooklyn Centre asset has been wasting away for as long as we can remember, and our memory and experience in this locale go back to the 1970s. The ballfield is adjacent to Brookside Park, which the City of Cleveland and then-councilman Jim Rokakis gave away to the zoo in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2013 at Brooklyn Centre
Interesting notes on the concept of the “electronic cottage,” drawn from Alvin and Heidi Toffler’s work: Development of the "electronic cottage" Mass production, like mass media, is nearly obsolete and on the way out. "..while 'the less highly developed countries-- [those] with a GNP of between U.S. $1000-2000 per capita... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2013 at the electronic cottage
Here’s a picture of The Electronic Cottage. It is located in the Brooklyn Centre neighborhood of the City of Cleveland, Ohio. It was built in 1912, so it is just barely over 100 years old. We moved in 30 years ago, in the fall. We’ve raised two daughters here, carting... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2013 at the electronic cottage
We don’t want no stinkin’ CPAP. An Effective Anti-Snoring Solution | My Snoring Solution Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2013 at G. Ferris
Here is a bit longer commentary by Larry Cornett, posted to Facebook late this afternoon, Friday, September 27th. Larry Cornett At last report US EPA plans to cap Reed Park and remove most of the trees. Reasons given at the... Continue reading
Here is an interesting sign I first saw on Facebook. There will be much quibbling over the numbers, but one thing remains clear: Mature trees have great value for many reasons. There is a sign, at the Eden Nature Park... Continue reading
Here is some ancillary material Larry Cornett posted to this coming Saturday’s Facebook event. I present it here so that it will be available on the internet for a long, long time. I think the reasoning here is incredible. Whenever... Continue reading
On Facebook, Larry Cornett has publicized an event that deserves the participation of everyone who believes in the preservation of our commonly held assets, such as mature trees. And while I’m at it, here is an intelligent article for your... Continue reading