Posts Tagged ‘cuyahoga river’

Sustainable Cleveland December meet-up

Join Sustainable Cleveland at a meet-up at at MOCA in University Circle on Thursday, December 13th from 5:30-7:30pm. MOCA has invited our guests to tour the Alexis Rockman: Great Lakes Cycle exhibition during the event. You can network with the sustainability community, learn about new innovations, and to help plan for next year’s culmination of…

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Picking a summer sport: sailboat racing vs. rowing

I always wanted to sail and row. Blame it on reading too many books about East Coast boarding schools as a kid, but both sports seemed to embody a storied mystique. Each with its own vocabulary. Each a vaunted, exclusive club. Rowing and sailing were on my bucket list, activities I hoped to try in…

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Kent State students commute to Cleveland via the Cuyahoga River

Kent State University students, faculty, alumni and friends will kayak from Kent to Lake Erie this week to promote the Cuyahoga River as an asset for education, recreation and sustainability. Eighteen kayakers will paddle 50 miles in the fifth annual Crooked River Commute, which commences at Heritage Park Friday morning and ends in the Flats.…

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Cleveland’s iconic Holiday party boat is back in the water

The Holiday has been a fixture in Cleveland for decades. The 65-foot party boat has hosted weddings, escorted scuba divers to shipwrecks and ferried anglers to fishing hotspots across Lake Erie. And now she’s back in the water, after eight months of U.S. Coast Guard inspections, work on the dry dock and fresh paint. “It’s…

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How bad is the Norfolk Southern bridge this summer?

Seven times last weekend, the Goodtime III idled for more than 20 minutes, waiting for the Norfolk Southern railroad bridge to lift over the Cuyahoga River. That waiting added up to more than a third of guests’ total time on the cruise ship, said Captain Jordan Kit. But more concerning than inconveniencing passengers, Kit said,…

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Share the River Ramble

Hosted by Share the River on the anniversary of the 1969 Cuyahoga River fire, the second annual event — renamed the Share the River Ramble  — is a free, 4.2 mile “participatory connect-the-dots, run/walk of the Cuyahoga River riverfront.” The route includes areas that have recently been converted to a park or public path or…

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