Support Local Journalism. Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

The Quality of Cleveland Life Report

Posted By on Wed, May 9, 2012 at 10:21 AM


Your guide to living in fabulous Cleveland.

Reduce, Reuse, Retards: Litter is on the rise across Northeast Ohio, according to activists who cite a growing tendency to throw fast-food trash from vehicles. Men 18 to 34 are targeted as prime offenders, though every guy we know who’s that age still has shit all over his car anyway.

Happy Bike Month!: Local activities continue in conjunction with National Bike Month. On the schedule this week are bikers with rubber bands around their pants hogging a full lane during rush hour, followed by Starbucks Frappuccino bottles being chucked at their heads.

On the Waterfront: Metroparks officials reveal timetable for taking over privately held Rivergate Park in the Flats, including plans to open it to the public by July. In related news, the best place in town to get rid of a body now offers convenient restroom facilities too.

This Week's Index: Cleveland cops reveal plans to increase patrols on Public Square for casino opening — their first plans of any sort since 1968.


We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Cleveland Scene. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Cleveland Scene, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Speaking of Quality Of Cleveland Life Report

More by Erich Burnett

Read the Digital Print Issue

January 5, 2022

View more issues


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.


© 2022 Cleveland Scene: 737 Bolivar Rd., Suite 4100, Cleveland, OH 44115, (216) 505-8199
Logos and trademarks on this site are property of their respective owners.

Website powered by Foundation