Posts Tagged ‘flats’

Bricks and Bridges Biathlon

The much-anticipated 2018 Bricks & Bridges Biathlon will include competitors of all skill levels and ages! Open to sixth grade student-athletes and up to any age, this year’s event is a 5K ERG & 5K Run through the Flats. First 50 athletes to register get a 2018 Biathlon T-shirt, and top three athletes per category receive…

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Green Ribbon Coalition’s Pedal the Green Ribbon bike tour

Join the Green Ribbon Coalition for its second annual bike tour: Pedal the Green Ribbon. The route starts at Edgewater Beach and follows the new Shoreway bike trail to the Flats accessing the Centennial and Scranton Road Trails, and back to Edgewater via Hingetown and Gordon Square. There will be a rest stop at Merwin’s…

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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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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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Meet the captain of Sunset Cleveland: Erie Interviews

Meet Matthew Golga, an insurance adjuster who this summer is launching Sunset Cleveland, private boat cruises on the Cuyahoga River and Lake Erie. Golga, 44, of North Olmsted was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia in September. In October, he bought a 26-foot, 1969 wooden Lyman Express Cruiser. “You talk about someday, and someday never comes.…

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Brite Winterfest

Celebrate music and culture in a dreary winter month with Brite Winter in the West Bank of the Flats.  The event “marries fire, participatory art, food, music, and games to build community while helping us embrace the cold winter months,” organizers say. There are 40 musical acts on 6 indoor and outdoor stages in what…

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