Flats

CLEVELAND — Flats East Bank is offering something wonderful to patrons this winter. According to a press release, “Flat Out Free Parking” is being offered to visitors in self-parking lots Sunday through Wednesday from 5 p.m. until close. The free parking promotion runs through February 28. Valet, garage, overnight and special event parking are not included in […]

CLEVELAND– Rides on the Cleveland Metroparks water taxi are free for the rest of the season thanks to a donation from ArcelorMittal. The 26-foot yacht makes trips between the East and West Bank of the Flats. It fits 17 people and four bikes, and is also dog friendly. The water taxi is in operation from 4 […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Nautica is about to undergo a major addition in the Flats. Jacobs Investments announced Monday the master plans that include 664 residential units, a 150-room hotel, 187,500 square feet 15-story office building, an iconic water feature and 3,715 additional parking spaces. It will also be called the Nautica Waterfront District, a […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – What better day to announced that Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville is coming to the Flats East Bank than on Cinco De Mayo! The restaurant is set to open in late 2016 and will be located on Front Avenue across from Punch Bowl Social. Margaritaville consists of a full-service restaurant, multiple bars, a performance stage and […]

  CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Foundation board of directors today announced an additional centennial legacy grant of $5 million to The Trust for Public Land for the Lake Link Trail project. The gift, commemorating the foundation’s 100 years of impact in Greater Cleveland, was unveiled during a community event at Rivergate Park. The Lake Link […]

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. Kenstewarts.com His newest restaurant offers premium quality steaks, seafood and more than 600 wine […]

CLEVELAND – The first phase of the Flats East Bank is nearly complete with the opening of the Aloft hotel and the Ernst & Young office building this week. Three restaurants – Ken Stewart’s, Lago and Willeyville – are set to open within the complex in the next two weeks. “It’s been quite a journey,” […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Flats East Bank developers and local officials celebrated the grand opening of Aloft Cleveland Downtown with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday. Iris and Scott Wolstein, Adam Fishman, Mayor Frank Jackson, County Executive Ed Fitzgerald, Councilman Joe Cimperman and project tenants played host to opening Cleveland’s new hotel. The Starwood hotel […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Flats East Bank developers announced on Wednesday that they have secured commitments from seven new retail tenants, leaving limited space available in the blossoming $500 million waterfront development. The seven new retail tenants include: BBR sports bar, The Beer Market, Big Bang dueling piano bar, Constantino’s Café, East Bank News & Gift, FWD: […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Flats East Bank developers announced Wednesday leasing commitments from Wells Fargo and Gilbane Building Company. The new tenants will occupy a total of 30,000 square feet of Class A office space in Cleveland’s newest 23-story office tower. Wells Fargo will take the entire third floor, including 81 team members from Wells Fargo […]

CLEVELAND – The exotic dancer who fell 15 feet at a strip club in Cleveland’s Flats District has died. According to MetroHealth Medical Center, 22-year-old Lauren Block of Richmond Heights died Wednesday. Block’s family released the following statement : “We would like to thank the community for their outpouring of support and prayers for Lauren. […]