The Quality of Cleveland Life Report


Your guide to living in fabulous Cleveland.

Dream Big: Mayor Jackson’s budget proposal includes raises for city workers and restored funding for various axed programs, plus free Cinemax for six months and a trampoline for
everybody who wants one.

Bright Lights, Steep Beer: Ohio City’s annual Brite Winter Festival went off without a hitch last weekend, assuming you don’t consider mandatory $15 “coffee”mugs to hold your beer a hitch.
Which we do.

Laundering Green: Cuyahoga County Council proposes fees on plastic shopping bags to encourage use of reusable bags; council later backs off on plan to create new “county bagman” position to monitor the program.

This Week's Index: It's the start of Lent, Jesus' reminder that you are a fat slob.