Downtown Cleveland Alliance Update With Michael Deemer - 6-9-21

Michael Deemer from The Downtown Cleveland Alliance spoke to Bill about Since the statewide protocols have lifted, what has Downtown been like in the past week?

DCA launched our Welcome (back) to Downtown Campaign last week as more and more workers continue to return to their Downtown offices. Our campaign highlights the energy and experiences that downtown offers and the opportunity to restore actual work-life balance after so many blurred the lines between work and home life over the last year.
  • Over 150 restaurants and shops that are open for businesses, including many that have opened over the last year.
  • Heinen’s iconic rotunda has reopened, to the excitement of residents and office workers
  • Walnut Wednesday returned to Perk Park- Another great lunchtime destination for residents and office workers. 
  • Progressive Field at full capacity for Tribe games. 
  • Take a Hike began free in-person tours five days per week, including a new Public Square Tour designed for office workers
Events and activities are returning, really giving people a lot to do Downtown, is that right?
Downtown offers experiences that no other place in the region can
  • North Coast Namaste has returned with lakefront yoga in Voinovich Park.
  • Playhouse Square produces live theater, with in-person shows beginning June 11 with The Choir of Man.
  • Progressive Field hosts opening day 2.0 this week at full capacity for the first time this season
  • GCRTA’s Free Transit Week taking place June 13-19 to kick off the implementation of the redesigned NEXT GEN bus system, which will create more frequent and convenient bus routes for downtown commuters.
  • Downtown Now! Webinar this Thursday with Natoya Walker Minor,Deputy General Manager for Administration and External Affairs
    • Talk about GCRTA NEXT GEN System Redesign and public transit in Downtown Cleveland
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