The Downtowner Downtown Cleveland is now home to 15,000 residents. Is this new interest in living downtown a blip, or does it have legs? ideastream's Amy Eddings and lifestyle blogger George Hahn, both Downtowners, engage the curious at the intersection of Urban Policy and Lifestyle in this podcast.
The Downtowner

The Downtowner

From 90.3 WCPN ideastream

Downtown Cleveland is now home to 15,000 residents. Is this new interest in living downtown a blip, or does it have legs? ideastream's Amy Eddings and lifestyle blogger George Hahn, both Downtowners, engage the curious at the intersection of Urban Policy and Lifestyle in this podcast.

Most Recent Episodes

The Downtowner - Episode 12: Americans Against the City

Is Northeast Ohio a region reliant on Cleveland populated by people who don't like Cleveland very much? Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/the-downtowner-episode-12-americans-against-the-city.

Episode 11: Where Are Cleveland's Gays?

Cleveland doesn't have a "gayborhood." Is that a sign to others that the city isn't open to diversity? Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/episode-11-where-are-clevelands-gays.

Episode 10: Cleveland's Surfeit of Surface Parking Lots

What's with all the surface parking lots in the center of our fair city? Are they hindering Cleveland's progress? Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/episode-10-clevelands-surfeit-of-surface-parking-lots.

Episode 09: The Rise and Fall and Rise of The Flats

What caused the bar scene in the Flats to fail, and will its make-over avoid those mistakes? Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/episode-09-the-rise-and-fall-and-rise-of-the-flats.

Episode 08: Is Downtown Cleveland Becoming a White, Luxury Enclave?

We're talking about gentrification with Cleveland State University urban studies scholar Richey Piiparinen, Detailed show notes at http://www.ideastream.org/news/episode-08-is-downtown-cleveland-becoming-a-white-luxury-enclave.

Downtown Cleveland's Going to the Dogs

From perks like dog washing stations to downsides like other dogs, a look at city living, doggie-style. Detailed show notes at http://www.ideastream.org/news/downtown-clevelands-going-to-the-dogs.

Is Cleveland a Good Place for Successful Aging?

Three "empty nesters" who recently moved Downtown say it's a good place to be — for now. Detailed show notes at http://www.ideastream.org/news/is-cleveland-a-good-place-for-successful-aging.

Can the Mall at Tower City Be Saved?

Yes, but only if you stop thinking of it as a mall, says Ken Till, the man in charge of redeveloping Tower City. Detailed show notes at http://www.ideastream.org/news/can-the-mall-at-tower-city-be-saved.

Downtowners, Unite!

The Downtown Cleveland Residents Association wants a voice in development decisions. But what do they have to say? Detailed show notes at http://www.ideastream.org/news/downtowners-unite.

Cleveland Winter is No Match for This Walker

Listener John Randolph takes co-host Amy Eddings to task for saying she won't walk to work when it's cold and snowy Detailed show notes at http://www.ideastream.org/news/cleveland-winter-is-no-match-for-this-walker.

Cleveland Winter is No Match for This Walker

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