Refugees In The Rust Belt

While the USA wrestles with the politics and policies of immigration and refugees, Belt presents nine moving essays about refugees living throughout the Rust Belt…

2017-01-31T14:19:26+00:00 January 31st, 2017|

Before It Was Hingetown

Hingetown was born as a branding exercise in 2013 on the warm corpse of Cleveland’s queer scene. Anchored by the brick Striebinger block at West 29th and Detroit Shoreway, and extending down West 25th...

2016-06-22T14:01:54+00:00 June 15th, 2016|

Some Surprising Numbers From Cleveland

There were fewer people living in Cleveland's Ohio City neighborhood in 2013 than there were in 2000. That is one of many surprising facts in The Cleveland Foundation's The Pulse: A Look at Greater Cleveland by the Numbers.

2016-05-12T15:49:24+00:00 May 12th, 2016|

Where The River Burned

On April 22, 1970, schoolchildren from around metropolitan Cleveland sat in their classrooms and wrote to Mayor Carl Stokes. Over the next few days, hundreds of letters poured into City Hall ...

2016-04-24T20:00:54+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|

An Interview with Matthew Desmond

One-third. For more than 100 years that’s been the standard measure for figuring housing costs in the United States: you should pay no more than one-third of your income in rent or mortgage payments.

2016-03-25T10:29:31+00:00 March 25th, 2016|