Baggage Claim: Reading Garden Installation Celebrates New Beginnings

I often think of my kids when I think of progress. The idea of the future, of the possibility of something new happening, is what fascinates me about youth. I can see myself in them—I can see whole alternative ways of living. Artist Darius Steward Darius Steward’s Baggage Claim, in Search of New Beginnings, an installation embracing themes of identity,…

#BooksFromTheStacks: City Dog by Karla Kuskin

This week’s book from The Stacks is City Dog by Karla Kuskin. Published in 1994 by Clarion Books. A family from the city takes their dog on a trip to the country in this sweet rhyming story about getting out to the countryside. In beautiful pictures, watch the dog frolic and explore! Find this book and other books about cities,…

#TBT: 1944 Photo of William Chisholm Jr./ William T. Corlett residence on Millionaires’ Row

#TBT This 1944 photo shows the former William Chisholm Jr./ William T. Corlett residence on Millionaires’ Row in the Central neighborhood. Euclid Avenue was home to some of the wealthiest people in the country during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, earning the name “Millionaires’ Row” for the lavish homes between East 9th St. and East 55th St. To see…

Cleveland Public Library Celebrates New Woodland Branch

Cleveland Public Library marks a new beginning in the Central neighborhood of Cleveland.  Woodland Branch of Cleveland Public Library5806 Woodland Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44104Saturday, June 26 | 10:30 a.m. Library leadership, city and community leaders, and other dignitaries will break ground on the new Woodland Branch at its current site at East 55th Street and Woodland Avenue.  The Woodland Branch groundbreaking ceremony is the second of four…