Monday, July 31, 2006

Safe City

In a recent study on cities with a low risk for natural disasters done by, Cleveland ranked as the third safest city in the United States behind Milwaukee, WI and Mesa, AZ.

Thursday, July 20, 2006

Tight Pants

On 22 September 1972, David Bowie began his first American tour at Cleveland's Music Hall.

Tuesday, July 11, 2006


In 1998, a sixth grade Parma resident set a new school record at Pleasant Valley Elementary by running one and a half miles in the annual nine minute run. To date, the record is yet to be broken.

Thursday, July 06, 2006

Death Mask

In January 1936, a plaster reproduction of a murdered man's head was placed on display at the Great Lakes Exposition. Cleveland Police hoped that the identification of this decapitated head would lead to information on the suspected murderer, the infamous Torso Killer. The plaster head can now be viewed at the Cleveland Police Museum. Full Story.

Saturday, July 01, 2006

Why Bother?

More than 5,000 people live in downtown Cleveland. It is currently the fastest growing downtown in the Midwest and the seventh fastest in the country.