Downtown Cleveland

  CLEVELAND– Mayor Frank Jackson’s administration is moving forward with another development project that would change the area near North Coast Harbor on Lake Erie. This week, the city received five proposals for developments on two parcels of land. This is the first step in a lengthy process to add housing, restaurants, shops and possibly […]

CLEVELAND – The heat is on in Cleveland in more ways than one during the National Senior Games. If the city and the new Cleveland Convention Center handle all of the visitors with success, more major event organizers will be inclined to choose Cleveland. It’s estimated the games, which will draw 11,000 athletes to Cleveland […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The 2013 National Senior Games opens Friday! There are 10,834 athletes competing. The opening festival is Friday, July 19 from 4:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. on Mall B, next to the Cleveland Convention Center. This is a free event with activities, food vendors, a beer garden, live music and entertainment for both athletes and […]

Three new restaurants are now open for business in Flats East Bank. Open are Ken Stewart’s, Lago and Willeyville. Ken Stewart’s East Bank: The restaurant represents the first Cleveland venture for Stewart, who has long operated highly regarded restaurants in Akron and Bath. His newest restaurant offers premium quality steaks, seafood and more than 600 wine […]

- CLE–barnum-bailey-circus-animals-to-walk-through-downtown-cleveland-tuesday-morning CLEVELAND – Ringling Brothers & Barnum Bailey Circus arrives in Cleveland this week. The highly anticipated “Animal Walk” is set to occur Tuesday morning, October 16 at 9:30 a.m. The circus animals will be walking through downtown Cleveland to Quicken Loans Arena. The circus is in town with performance running Oct. Read more: […]

CLEVELAND – The owner of a new restaurant coming to Cleveland soon cites the ongoing revitalization of downtown as a reason to open his first northeast Ohio store just blocks from Public Square. J. Gumbo’s, a cajun and creole-style restaurant, will open at 226 Euclid Ave., next to Jimmy John’s and just a couple blocks […]

WZAK Stone Soul Picnic – Buy Your Tickets CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Old Courthouse downtown was evacuated for a bomb threat  around 11 a.m. Tuesday afternoon. Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the scene to check the building out. Just before 2 p.m., the building was given the all-clear that there was no longer a threat. No […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A water main break in downtown Cleveland has halted filming of I, Alex Cross. Filming was supposed to begin first thing Tuesday morning, but a hydrant valve break at Lakeside and Ontario forced crews to push production back a day. A piece on concrete also fell onto the pipe and crews […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Filming of the movie I Alex Cross continues here. A major downtown street will be closed next week. From 6 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, through Saturday, Sept. 10, Lakeside Avenue will be closed from West Third Street to East Sixth Street. The closure will cause these buses to be rerouted by […]

Rock Ohio Caesars halted construction indefinitely Wednesday on both its Cleveland and Cincinnati casinos in a battle over additional taxes or fees. “The recent legislative action and discussion proposing significant higher taxes and fees specific to the operation of casinos in Ohio… have created an environment of uncertainty concerning the projected economic vitality of our […]