Posts Tagged ‘cuyahoga 50’

48HFP: Xtinguish Film Showcase

Watch all of the short films created for the 48 Hour Film Project: Xtinguish Celebration for free. Teams had 48 hours to write, produce and edit their short films using a genre chosen at random, along with a character, prop, and line of dialogue. And all films had to somehow feature the Cuyahoga River!  The…

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Xtinguish Crooked River Cocktail Competition

Pick an official Xtinguish Crooked Cocktail for the 50th anniversary of the Cuyahoga River fire. The drink will be featured throughout 2019, at events across Northeast Ohio. The top three cocktails — including the People’s Choice winner — will be served at Xtinguish Village effort at Rivergate Park on June 22.  The event, with cocktail…

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River Night on the Cuyahoga

River Night on the Cuyahoga. Think of it as a nightcap after River Day. Whether you paddled, hiked, pulled weeds or picked up trash, come join the fun, enjoy some great music, eat, drink a little, bid on some cool stuff, and maybe win a weekend getaway.  The night benefits the Cuyahoga River Restoration, so…

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What not to do on the Cuyahoga River

We get it. The Cuyahoga River is pure joy on a sunny summer day, a smooth spot for cruising, whether you’re on a jet ski, kayak or stand-up paddleboard. But the river is still a federal shipping channel. And those giant freighters have very little room to maneuver. So play it safe. Here’s what not…

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Help restore the Putzfrau that cleaned the Cuyahoga

When the Cuyahoga River was an open sewer, choked with oil and trash and sewage, the Putzfrau cleaned it up. In a 16-hour day, the Putzfrau could pick up 100 cubic yards of debris and 15,000 gallons of oil. Now, to celebrate 50 years of the river’s recovery, advocates want to restore the boat. See…

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Xtinguish Torch Fest celebrates Cuyahoga River renaissance

Cleveland is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the last Cuyahoga River fire all year, with hundreds of organizations hosting educational talks, performances and festivals. But the culmination may be Xtinguish Torch Fest, four days of events along 100 miles of the Cuyahoga: from the headwaters near Burton, through Akron and to Downtown Cleveland. West Creek…

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