Did you miss anything around town during the past week? Here’s your opportunity to get caught up.
STEM Handmade Soaps Opening in Birdtown: The company boasts that the artesian soaps are hand-crafted, made with all natural ingredients. The store is expected to open by July 4.
Road Construction Projects Begin in Lakewood: City finalizes list of streets; construction begins around town. Have a look at the attached map to see if your street is getting some new pavement.
Babies Spotted on the Roof of Lakewood Home: Police responded to a report of two babies on the roof of a Newman Avenue home, but the kiddos were safe and sound — and inside — when officers arrived.
Legal Disputes 'Tearing Apart' Lakefront Neighborhood: Neighbors on Kenneth Drive file “adverse possession” property claims after a couple of fences went up last year. Other neighbors and the city have been included in the pending lawsuits.
Man Found Guilty in Airborne Metroparks Crash: Thomas C. Smith of Fairview Park fled from the Lakewood police and drove a Porsche off of a cliff last year.
Taco Bell Eyes Major Facelift on Detroit Avenue: The initial plans still “need a lot of work,” said one city official.
No Lakewood Criterium This Year: The idea is to “rebuild” the high-speed bike race for 2014.
28 Lakewood Properties in Foreclosure Sent to Sheriff’s Sale in April: Twenty of them were sold. Check out our interactive map of the foreclosures around Lakewood. Click on each marker to see the details.
‘Zombies’ Frighten a Few Lakewood Residents: Check out our interactive map of police incidents around Lakewood. Click on each marker to see the details.
City Rolling Out ‘Bike Racks for Businesses’ Initiative: Those interested in planting a bike rack in front of their business are encouraged to apply with the city’s department of planning and development by May 3.