Ms. Ahmed, children accompanied by parents/guardians are not subject to curfew.
More importantly, many new Americans socialize during off hours because they work off hours as well - staffing emergency rooms and service businesses.
This is a positive, community-building, family-welcoming use of Perk Park. It's evidence that the park is well-designed and feels safe, even late at night. Hopefully, Cleveland recognizes that world-class cities meet the social and cultural needs of immigrants and will find a way to accommodate these families.
Molly Murray's solution, a cooperative arcade stand supplied and staffed by a rotating group of local producers, is doable and efficient. This could represent a better return for some, especially for microproducers, while providing marketing support for the existing network of neighborhood farmers' markets.
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