SEVEN HILLS, Ohio – Residents in Seven Hills may soon have a brand new Meijer to shop at, following the preliminary approval of the store by the city’s Planning Commission last week. City officials hope to open the store on Broadview Road, at the same location where Kmart now sits. According to city officials, the […]

NORTH RANDALL, Ohio– On the outside, it almost looks like a giant Amazon box, surrounded by freshly-paved parking lots. But on the inside, the Amazon fulfillment center on Emery Road in North Randall, there’s a highway of interconnected conveyor belts and computer scanners waiting to move millions of items. “We are really excited to have […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio — It looked like a war zone. That’s the way Sgt. Major Herbert Stokes of the Black Man Army described what he saw when he drove past Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen on Euclid Avenue at Cliffview Road. Large double-paned glass windows were shattered, burned spots were in the grass and broken glass was everywhere. The nearby RTA shelter was demolished, including the plexiglass […]

ORANGE VILLAGE, OH (WOIO) – Ohio’s first Shake Shack opened Thursday morning and there was a line of people waiting outside. The restaurant, which has an outdoor patio,  is located at 311 Park Avenue in the new Pinecrest Development. Shake Shack is known for their burgers and frozen custard and will also serve some local beers from Platform Beer […]

Sam’s Club has announced that it will close “a series of clubs” across the country. Media  in states including Texas, New York, New Jersey, Indiana, Arizona and Alaska are reporting store closures. WHIO reports that two Cincinnati-area stores have closed without notice. There are at least seven Sam’s Club locations in the Cleveland/Northeast Ohio area. Sam’s […]

LORAIN, OH (WOIO) – Northeast Ohio is one step closer to being home to multiple Meijer grocery stores. Demolition of the shuttered Super Kmart in Lorain is under way. Officials with the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based grocery chain told Cleveland 19 that the company plans to finalize the site plan and permits in the spring. According to Meijer […]

LYNDHURST, OH (WOIO) – Stir Crazy, a Pan-Asian chain with design-your-own stir-fries, closed at Legacy Village Oct. 21. Stir Crazy did not share a reason for closing on Facebook. It was the only location in Ohio. The nearest location is now in Michigan. The 25,000-square-foot restaurant had mixed reviews on Yelp! Many applauded the concept and enjoyed the location in […]

NORTH OLMSTED, OH (WOIO) – A Swensons will soon be opening in North Olmsted. The restaurant will located at the former Ari’s Family Restaurant on Lorain Road. Swenson’s coming to University Heights by year’s end, city officials say City council made the approval on Tuesday. Swensons Menu The Akron-based fast-food burger chain has several locations throughout the […]

AKRON, Ohio – Whole Foods Market 365 opened its first Ohio store in Akron Thursday— making it the first one in Ohio and only the sixth one in the country. It is a big gain for the Rubber City, and a big opportunity for a local small business. Tim and Emily Bechtel have turned their […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – After nearly two years, the Cleveland Children’s Museum is about to reopen at a new location. “Just to have the families and children come back in and play and learn, we are so excited,” said Executive Director Maria Campanelli. With the move they have quadrupled their space and tripled parking.  From the moment you drive […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The clock is ticking for cities around the country to get in bids to try and land one of the biggest economic jackpots ever and Cleveland 19 is asking if Cleveland is in the running for the new Amazon headquarters. Last week the online retail giant Amazon announced it needs to build […]

BEACHWOOD, OH (WOIO) – A worker with Maggiano’s Little Italy in Beachwood said the restaurant will close in September. The worker said the restaurant will close on Sept. 27. The business is not renewing the lease at the Beachwood location. Maggiano’s is located on the 26000 block of Cedar Road. The Beachwood location is currently one […]