Thursday, May 16, 2013
Every week, Lakewood Patch will feature a different local directory listing. We encourage readers to submit reviews or comments about the business or organization. If you are the owner or manager, we invite you to claim the listing as your own.
Many of you may not know this, but there are descriptions and photos of nearly 1,000 businesses and organizations on Lakewood Patch. Under the Directory heading at the top of our home page, you will find everything you need to know about restaurants, stores, civic organizations, churches and numerous other locations around Lakewood. Lakewood Patch will feature a different listing every week. We encourage readers to submit reviews or comments; if you are the owner or manager of the business or group, we invite you to claim the listing as your own. In the Spotlight today: Cottage of Flowers
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Thursday's event includes happy hour, a fashion show and live music — and proceeds will benefit the Lakewood Community Services Center.
See the attached PDF above to find out more about Thursday's event.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Share your best tips and tricks for living the green life here in Lakewood.
We're looking for all the great ways Lakewood natives are working to preserve and protect the Earth. From composting to creative recycling, we want to hear what you do to minimize your carbon footprint, reduce waste, and just live a greener lifestyle. Please tell us in the comments below or upload a picture!
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Want to make a real difference in the world? Consider one of these seven "green" careers that help protect -- and improve -- our planet. Provided by Jobs at AOL.
The following story was provided by AOLJobs.com By Debra Auerbach for CareerBuilder Have you ever had an itch to quit your job and instead do work that makes a real difference in the world? In honor of Earth Day on April 22, we've compiled a list of seven jobs that help people live a better life – from the buildings they work and live in, to the energy that fuels their homes, to the air they breathe. 1. Conservation scientist: Conservation scientists are hired to help preserve and protect natural habitats. They usually work with landowners and federal, state and local governments to find the best ways to use and improve the land while conserving the environment.* If you’re looking for a green job in Lakewood, check out our jobs page…
The Lakewood restaurant expects to open its new addition in June.
Lakewood's Pier W restaurant is hoping to capitalize on its lakefront view even more. The restaurant is expected to open its new outdoor patio, on the roof, in June, The Plain Dealer reports. While seating will be limited, the anticipated date for its debut is June 3. "It will be located on the part of the restaurant's roof that perches out over the lake," Amber Gallihar, a spokeswoman for Pier W, told The Plain Dealer. She said it should be a popular place for pictures and terrific views. READ THE FULL STORY
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The event showcases 2014 Olympic figure skating hopefuls.
A dance and figure skating show spectacular is coming to Lakewood. Skate Dance Dream will be held on Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 7 p.m. at the Serpentini Arena. The event will showcase 2014 Olympic figure skating hopefuls including: 2011 U.S. Figure Skating Men’s Silver Medalist & World Team member, Richard Dornbush; 2012 Junior Grand Prix Final Silver Medalist, Hannah Miller; and U.S. Figure Skating Men’s Competitor, Sean Rabbitt. Gev Manoukian, a season four Top 10 finalist from Fox’s “So You Think You Can Dance," is also scheduled to perform. Star cast is subject to change. Joining the stars will be over 100 of the best local dancers and figure skaters, including The Dance Centre by Heidi Glynias and the Winterhurst Learn-to-skate program…
Monday, May 6, 2013
The filming of the super hero film may cause some headaches on Lakewood roads.
While Captain America does protect the world from evil forces, he can't keep traffic flowing freely during a movie shoot. While the newest super hero flick is being filmed in Cleveland, traffic will be backed up because of roadclosures, impacting Lakewood drivers, according to cleveland.com. Because the film is shutting down West Shoreway from Lake Avenue near Edgewater Park to East Ninth Street between May 29 though June 14, that will cause east bound traffic to bottle up. See what's happening on the roads with Patch's Commute Tab. “Traffic management is going to be the big headache for us,” Mayor Mike Summers told the Sun News Herald. Read the full story here
Thursday, May 2, 2013
All the tools you need to start composting, plus where to get free or low-cost compost for your garden.
If composting is an activity on your list of ways to live greener, here's a how to get started in Lakewood. Emily Bishton, a designer of sustainable landscapes and an environmental educator for children and adults, says, "Home composting is a fun and easy way to make fabulous and free soil amendments to make all the plants in your garden healthier," Bishton says. "It also eliminates the carbon emissions that are needed to truck your food and yard waste to composting facilities, truck the finished compost back to a retail outlet, and then to your home.” Collecting Kitchen Compost Composting starts in the kitchen. First, you'll want to set up a system for catching compostable materials during your meal and snack clean up process. These …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
St. John Medical Center participating in major national cancer study.
St. John’s Medical Center is helping the American Cancer Society celebrate its 100th birthday by locating local residents to help finish the fight against cancer. The center is participating in the historic national Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3) that will give scientists a better understanding of cancer causes and prevention. The Society is looking for men and women between the ages of 30 and 65 with no personal diagnosis of cancer, aside from basal or sqaumous cell skin cancer. The overall study is seeking to enroll 300,000 people and will be conducted at several Cleveland-area medical centers, including St. John's in Westlake, in addition to centers across the United States and Puerto Rico. On the west side of Cleveland, residents …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
In case you missed it, here's a quick recap of the stories readers clicked on most during the month of April.
Our top story in April 2013 may have been about Caribou Coffee changing over, but apparently Lakewood is the best city in Northeast Ohio. Lakewood had some interesting news to share and you can read what readers viewed the most in the last month. To stay up to date with news in town, "like" Lakewood Patch on Facebook.