Did you miss anything around town during the past week? Here’s your opportunity to get caught up.
Lakewood Voters Overwhelmingly Approve School Levy: It was a night of good news for a school district that saw much of its 6.9-mill levy — passed in 2009 — “wiped out” by sweeping cuts to education from the state of Ohio.
: Public meeting slated to discuss the proposal, which includes an overhaul to the skatehouse.
Angelo's Pizza Hosting Fundraiser for Freed Kidnapping Victims: One of the first meals Amanda Berry wanted after nearly 10 years in captivity was a pizza from Angelo's Pizza in Lakewood.
McKinley Elementary School Headed to Auction: The district first offered the property to charter schools, a required step in the process. When no bids came in, the Lakewood Board of Education approved moving the vacant property to the market.
Barrio Opens Its Doors on Madison Avenue: The bar/restaurant — located in the space of the former Screaming Rooster — specializes in tacos, tequila and whiskey.
'Bike to School Day' is Off the Chain in Lakewood: Garfield and Harding middle school students — about 200 of 'em — participated in the event as part of National Bike Month.
Pier W Getting New Patio... On The Roof: The Lakewood restaurant expects to open its new addition in June.
Ceramics Classroom Opens in the Screw Factory: Artist Gina DeSantis expanded her studio in the Screw Factory to include a classroom focusing on clay.
PizzaBOGO Opens in Lakewood: The gourmet pizza chain based out of Hudson opened in the 2,000-square-foot space most-recently occupied by the Four Seasons Tanning salon in the newly renovated Lakewood Plaza.
Council Considers ‘Phase 2’ of Clifton Pointe Development: As construction of the first phase is under way — and all 17 units are sold —developers are hoping to build a few more townhomes on the former Irish Cottage property across the street.
: The filming of the super hero film may cause some headaches on Lakewood roads.
Burmese Asian Market to Cater to Refugees Living in Lakewood: With the recent settlement of Burmese residents in Lakewood, the store’s owner said a new market for them makes perfect sense.
Ohio Ranked No. 32 Nationwide in 'Bike Friendliness': Local advocates say we can do better.