RIP Melvin Rose

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Melvin Rose, Rose Iron Works' founder and maestro, died last week at the age of 92. Despite a prolonged illness, he was working up until just a few days before his death.

The PD's obituary is here. Below, a captivating video made after the Cleveland Arts Prize bestowed upon Rose the 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award For Design.

Metalwork Designer - Melvin Rose from Cleveland Arts Prize on Vimeo.

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Vince Grzegorek

Vince Grzegorek has been with Scene since 2007 and editor-in-chief since 2012. He previously worked at Discount Drug Mart and Texas Roadhouse.
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