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366 Things to do in Cleveland in 2016

Happy New Year!

It’s time to say “goodbye” to 2015 and “hello” to 2016 resolutions and plans for fun.
 
As Laura DeMarco of The Plain Dealer writes, “Think there’s nothing going on? Think again. There’s more happening in Cleveland than any one person will ever have time for. But why not try? Here are 366 things – next year’s a leap year — to enliven your 2016. The list ranges from concerts to Broadway shows to festivals to movies to two big 100th birthdays. Why are you sitting there? Get reading… then get going!”
 
Check out her article here. 
 
The Gateway District is pleased to have the following events included in the list:
 
#201 – Take a Hike kicks off May 15th.
 
#256 – Walk & Dine is set for  June 29th.
 
 
 
 
 

Take a Hike

Thanks for a fabulous 2015 tour season!  The tours have ended for the year, but will return on May 15, 2016.  Over 22,200 attendees have enjoyed the award-winning tours in seven seasons to date.  In 2015, the tours were awarded a Public Education and Awareness Award from the State Historic Preservation Office of the Ohio History Connection.

Historic Gateway Neighborhood Corporation is pleased to announce that the 2016 Take a Hike program has been awarded a Project Support grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture and a Strategic Initiatives Grant from Ohio & Erie Canalway.

Check back in 2016 to learn more about the upcoming tour season.  If you are not familiar with the Take a Hike program, learn more about the five tours offered here.  We hope to see many of you “taking a hike” in Downtown Cleveland next year!

 

Last chance to Take a Hike in 2015

The last Take a Hike tour of the 2015 season is this Saturday, December 12th at 10 AM.  Meet in the Arcade located at 401 Euclid Avenue to enjoy a free, guided walking tour of Historic Euclid Avenue.  Enjoy learning about highlights of the Gateway District, such as the Arcade, the 5th Street Arcades, and the 9, along with interesting history and developments of the Playhouse Square neighborhood, including the GE Chandelier.  History will come to life along the tour route as cast members portray important Clevelanders from the past.  Donations are encouraged to help fund future tours.   

The award-winning Take a Hike program, presented by Dollar Bank, has delighted over 22,000 people to date.  The Extended Take a Hike season is made possible with support from The Arcade, Metropolitan at the 9, Playhouse Square, Playhouse Square District Development Corporation and Historic Gateway Neighborhood Corporation.  To learn more about the Take a Hike program, click here.

Historic Gateway Neighborhood Corporation is pleased to announce that the 2016 Take a Hike program has been awarded a Project Support grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture and a Strategic Initiatives grant from Ohio & Erie Canalway. 

 

 

 

 

Public Square Transformation and the Traffic and Transit Plan

The transformation of Public Square continues to make progress, and the traffic and transit plan has been created to assist in reducing impact on drivers, transit riders and pedestrians.  

Remember – Use the green and yellow traffic routes to make your way around Public Square and into Downtown Cleveland.  The areas directly surrounding Public Square, marked in pink, are designated for RTA, local valet and necessary local traffic only.  

To view the map and traffic routes referenced above related to Public Square, click here.

Wishing you safe travels this holiday season!

 

 

 

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