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Puppies up for adoption at the festival - Photo by David ZiffCleveland Street District, Clearwater - On May 9th, Cleveland Street went to the dogs! But don’t worry, they had their owners with them. The 4th Annual Pet Festival was held in the Cleveland Street District, between East Avenue and Ft. Harrison.  Animal lovers and the animals they love browsed booths while picking up information on canine-related issues.

Published in Events
Amos Lee with Special Guest MUTLU Performing at Capitol Theatre in Clearwater
Clearwater, FL (April 8, 2009) - "Ruth Eckerd Hall On The Road" presents a third pre-renovation concert at the historic Capitol Theatre in the Cleveland Street District in Downtown Clearwater when guitarist & singer/songwriter Amos Lee performs on Saturday, May 9th at 8 pm.  Tickets go on sale Friday, April 10th at 10 am.  Special guest MUTLU will open the show.

Amos Lee, who hails from Philadelphia, is known for a musical style that encompasses folk, soul and jazz. He has toured with musicians such as Bob Dylan, Elvis Costello, Norah Jones, Paul Simon and Merle Haggard. His three album releases, Amos Lee (#2 on Billboard's Heatseekers Chart), Supply and Demand (#76 on Billboard's Hot 100 Album Chart) and Last Days at the Lodge (#29 on Billboard's Hot 100 Album Chart) have all been met with commercial and critical success.  Billboard Magazine said of Lee: "Proves that real emotion and true artistry are not always wasted on the youth."
Published in Music
Sunday, 17 June 2007 23:00

Historic Telephone Exchange Emerging

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Downtown Clearwater June 18, 2007  

Historic Telephone Exchange Emerging from a Concrete Cocoon As Cleveland Street undergoes its $8 million makeover, a historic building on the corner of Cleveland and Garden Ave. is fi nally getting the restoration it has been waiting for.

Having spent the last 50 years encased in concrete panels the three-story Telephone Exchange Building is ready to come back to its original look.

Building owner’s Jon and Sylvia Heneghan are overseeing the removal of the panels and removing the bricks from the windows. So far the restoration has uncovered the historic “Telephone” sign on the front of the building. As seen in old black and white photo’s. It is quite possible that no one has seen this building in it’s full color in over 50 years. As Mr. Heneghan has not been able to fi nd any color photo’s of the building as it was before it was encased.

Published in Clearwater
Tuesday, 11 March 2008 15:01

Call to Artists

Request for QualificationsSculpture360: Art in the Cleveland Street District , Clearwater, Florida Artist Honorarium $4,000.00 (USD) Application Deadline: Postmarked or delivered by 5:00 p.m. Friday, April 11, 2008 Digital images of artwork preferred

Program Background:
Adopted by City Council in 2005, the Clearwater Public Art Ordinance aims to add to the visual identity of the City, creating memorable images for visitors and 

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