๐ŸŒฑ Lakewood PD Arrest Door Dash Driver + Cleveland Curiosities Expands

by Jacob Solomon Feb 4, 2023 News
๐ŸŒฑ Lakewood PD Arrest Door Dash Driver   Cleveland Curiosities Expands

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Today's weather.

Not as cold when it's brisk. The high was 39 and the low was 36.

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The top three stories in the area are listed here.

  1. Lakewood police arrested a 24-year-old Cleveland man for attempting to sell items stolen from a Game Stop. On Jan. 29, the man came into the Game Stop store, 16657 Chagrin Blvd., as a Door Dash driver and stole $459.97 worth of video equipment. Immediately after leaving the Game Stop, the suspect tried to sell the stolen video equipment to a store in Lakewood. (Subscription: Cleveland.com)
  2. Cleveland Curiosities, an antiques and oddity shop, plans to expand into Lakewood. Co-owner Clement Kunkle recently bought a building located at 13375 Madison Ave. in Lakewood, with six apartment units above a storefront, for $400,000. In a Facebook post, Cleveland Curiosities denied rumors that the six apartments would be turned into a Harry Potter-themed Airbnb. (Subscription: Biz Journals)
  3. In September, entrepreneur Sam Freidman opened City Goods in seven hangar-like buildings at the corner of West 28th Street and Church Avenue in Cleveland. At City Goods, local small business owners rent space in the hangars without worrying about staffing, insurance, taxes, or other expenses that keep most business owners from having a brick-and-mortar store. Lakewood artist Beth Keenan, the owner of Funktini Land, recently rented all of Hangar 3 to expand her business. Keenan said, "The amount of the community that has come out, even in bad weather, and come through and enjoy the spaces, the art, and locally made work. It still amazes me." (Ideastream)

There is a place today in Lakewood.

  • Blasian Fusion At Lakewood Truck Park (12:00 PM)
  • Networking For Maternity Professionals At The CoLab (6:30 PM)
  • H2O Tributary Bash "A Seat At The Table" At Cove Community Center (7:00 PM)

My notebook is in my possession.

  • Lakewood's monthly e-newsletter for February is now available! This newsletter includes Lakewood's affordable housing strategy, bike/scooter share survey, Foster Pool update, snow reminders, city job openings, and more. You can click here to read the full newsletter. (City of Lakewood via Twitter)
  • Lakewood City Schools' AP African American Studies teacher, Austin Sparks, went to Washington, D.C., to attend the official launch of the College Board course! Lakewood High School was involved in the year-long pilot study. (Lakewood City Schools via Facebook)
  • The City of Lakewood asks residents to consider donating hats, gloves, and scarves to H2O. You can drop off donated items at the Cove Center front desk. (City of Lakewood, Ohio - Municipal Government via Facebook)

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Today is the last one. On Monday, see you all for another update.

The person is Sean Peek.

Sean Peek graduated from Weber State University with a degree in English literature. He has worked for a variety of digital media companies. He is the co-owner and operator of Lightning Media Partners.

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