Help support Seeds of Literacy this holiday season!

Help support Seeds of Literacy this holiday season!

Appletree Books
Spread your love of reading:
give literacy this December!
Help us build a tree to
support Seeds of Literacy!
We’re building a Book Tree in the window on the
“new” side of the store, filled with books to donate
to Seeds of Literacy, and we would like your help!

Between now and December 27,
bring in (or purchase) books to add to
our Book Tree, and you will help support
Seeds of Literacy’s efforts to provide free basic
education and GED preparation for Cleveland-area adults.

The students, volunteers, and donors
at Seeds of Literacy all work to
break a root cause of poverty: illiteracy.

Appletree Books
12419 Cedar Road
Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44106
(216) 791-2665 info@appletree-books.com
www.appletree-books.com
December 2018 Hours:
Monday-Wednesday, 10am-6pm
Thursday-Friday, 10am-8pm
Saturday, 10am-6pm
Sunday, 12-5pm

Top of The Hill Project Gains Key Approvals

Top of The Hill Project Gains Key Approvals

On Monday, Dec. 3,  Cleveland Heights City Council held a public hearing and voted in favor of adopting the Planned Development Overlay (PDO) District Development Standards for the Top of the Hill mixed-use development project.

This action, which follows a favorable recommendation on the PDO from the City’s Planning Commission on November 27, amends the Zoning Map for the City to enable the redevelopment of this site, located at the intersection of Euclid Heights Boulevard and Cedar Road.  Council also took action at this meeting to amend the City’s Development Agreement with its project development partner, Indianapolis-based Flaherty & Collins Development, Inc., to further advance redevelopment of the site.

As a highly visible property at the gateway between the Heights and University Circle, developing this property has been a long-time goal of the City. According to City Economic Development Director Tim Boland, “The approval by City Council this past Monday marks a significant milestone along the path of realizing this potentially catalytic development for our City.” Construction of the project is slated to commence during the 4th Quarter of 2019, with completion anticipated during the 1st Quarter of 2021.

This estimated $84 million project is anticipated to consist of approximately 275 to 300 market-rate luxury apartments, up to 15,000 square feet of new first-floor commercial space, and a structured parking garage containing 550 parking spaces, as well as additional surface parking throughout the development site.  The project is expected to create over 90 permanent jobs, and almost 600 construction jobs when being built. Income tax revenues to the City are projected at almost $270,000 annually from the project, with an additional one-time influx of revenue from construction payroll of over $685,000.

The Top of the Hill site is located within easy walking distance to businesses in one of the City’s most popular and vibrant commercial districts – the Cedar Fairmount District. The District is considered the Gateway to Cleveland Heights and truly one of the Cleveland area’s most vibrant shopping and dining experiences.

Cleveland Heights continues to take steps to enhance its desirable location for development and redevelopment. Situated just up the hill from University Circle, the Cleveland Clinic and a host of museums and cultural attractions, Cleveland Heights is a prime location for new businesses and residential dwellings.

More information on this exciting upcoming development project in Cleveland Heights is available at www.clevelandheights.com/toh.
Nighttown Musical Acts Starting Nov. 27th – December 2nd

Nighttown Musical Acts Starting Nov. 27th – December 2nd

ImageOn Thursday, we’ve got a brand new singer for the Nighttown audience, but one who has been honing her craft for over thirty years, Sarah Partridge.  Sarah has her fifth album out, which is her jazz infused interpretations of Janis Ian’s music.  She’ll be accompanied by one of Cleveland’s greatest pianists, Dan Maier.

Then on Friday, all the way from Toulouse, France, we have pianist Philippe LeJeune returning.  Philippe combines jazz and blues and boogie woogie for a unique and fun combination.

ImageThen on Saturday, we have a CD release eventwith the American group Hey Mavis.  This will be Hey Mavis’ fourth CD, “Silver Ribbon Dream – Stories of the Ohio & Erie Canal”.  Come say “hey” to Hey Mavis.

Then on Sunday, we have the return of another great Americana band with Rachel Brown & The Beatnik Playboys.  Rachel and the band have been performing for many years now and have a great distinctive sound.

Hope you can join us for all this fun at Nighttown this week!

Jim Wadsworth
Nighttown / Jim Wadsworth Productions


Nighttown 50

great dining | great music

12387 Cedar Road (top of Cedar Hill)
Cleveland Heights, OH
  216-795-0550 

www.nighttowncleveland.com
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Michael Weil’s Photograph on Display at the Wine Spot

Michael Weil’s Photograph on Display at the Wine Spot

Michael Weil, photographer and owner of Foothill Galleries of the Photosuccession reported he is displaying his beautiful photography at Lee Road’s Wine Spot.  His photography is for sale and would make a great Holiday gift.
He is inviting you to stop by the Wine Spot this Saturday, December 1 between 6 – 9 to kick-off the holidays with tequila tasting (!), wine and beer purchases, and some tasty bites from Lee Road restaurants.
The Wine Spot offers a choice selection of wines from around the world as well as a stunning beer selection focused on independent breweries.  And they are the nicest people.
Stock up on your wine and beer needs for the holidays and buy a few of my photographs as gifts, too.
The Wine Spot • 2271 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118 • (216) 342-3623

       

Meetings for Top of the Hill Project in Cedar Fairmount Business District

  • Join the City of Cleveland Heights, and parking and traffic consultants Desman Design Management and WSP for a neighborhood meeting on parking and traffic impact, an update on issues raised at the October 23, 2018 neighborhood meeting, and for questions and answers, to be held:

    Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    at the Cleveland Heights Community Center
    (1 Monticello Boulevard – at Mayfield Road).

    The Top of the Hill project is one of the City’s most important development initiatives. Community engagement is a key element and a vital ingredient for a successful development. Those interested in this important project are encouraged and welcome to attend this meeting. For more information, visit www.clevelandheights.com/toh. Questions may be directed to Tim Boland, Economic Development Director at (216) 291-4857 or at tboland@clvhts.com.
    View Flyer (PDF)

  • Special Planning Commission Meeting – 11/27/2018 at 7:00 PM – Cleveland Heights City Hall
    Planning Commission reviews: (a) the PDO and makes recommendation to City Council; (b) reviews and may vote on lot resubdivision and (c) reviews and may vote on conditionally approved Development Plan.
  • City Council Public Hearing – 12/3/2018 at 7:00 PM – Cleveland Heights City Hall
    City Council will hold a public hearing on the recommendation of the Planning Commission on the PDO.

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