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Crain’s Cleveland Business reporters and guests will discuss the latest trends and issues impacting business, news and politics in Northeast Ohio. Host Dan Polletta brings over 20 years of award-winning on-air experience as a broadcaster, writer and storyteller, most recently with NPR Ideastream.
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ideastream's arts and culture team examines current events, explores cultural trends and celebrates visual and performing arts in Northeast Ohio.
Bringing you in-depth conversations about news, culture, health and politics in Northeast Ohio.
ideastream's Amy Eddings and lifestyle blogger George Hahn engage the curious at the intersection of urban policy and lifestyle.
ideastream’s roundtable podcast to discuss the 3rd season of the hit podcast, Serial.
Reporting on the state of education in Ohio, where it’s heading and how it affects you.
The City Club of Cleveland is one of the nation's great free speech forums.
Inside the Bricks: Woodhill Homes tells in-depth stories of people in the places they live and work, and in their own words. The first season shares personal stories from one of the nation’s earliest public housing neighborhoods as it faces a complete rebuild.
Cleveland will elect a new mayor for the first time in 16 years. Learn about the seven candidates and what Clevelanders want from their next leader.
On the "Sound of Ideas" we discuss the next installment of our "Sound of Us" storytelling series. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/in-sound-of-us-series-ideastream-interns-report-on-toxic-masculinity-mental-health-and-more.
After a tumultuous offseason, the Cleveland Browns take the field Friday night against the Jacksonville Jaguars, and they still have plenty of unsettled business. Crain's sports business reporter Joe Scalzo provides a preview of what the season might look like with or without quarterback Deshaun Watson, as well as what fans can expect to see from k…
Ohio Supreme Court decision gives Lake Erie Icebreaker wind project a green light. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/ohio-supreme-court-decision-gives-lake-erie-icebreaker-wind-project-a-green-light.
On the "Sound of Ideas," we discuss a new study that looks at how cross-class friendships can lead to upward mobility. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/new-study-says-friendships-across-class-could-lift-people-out-of-poverty.
Having more physician diversity has been identified as one way to help build back trust with communities of color. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/cleveland-clinic-partners-with-morehouse-school-of-medicine-to-increase-diversity-in-medical-field.
On the "Sound of Ideas," we travel to Chardon for the next installment of our "Get to NEO a Leader" series. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/in-get-to-neo-a-leader-series-we-meet-the-first-elected-mayor-of-chardon-and-the-city-manager.
Both professional truck drivers and people who travel by car for business or pleasure count on about 300 TravelCenters of America locations nationwide to provide a place to refill the gas tank and grab a bite to eat. As the Westlake-based company celebrates its 50th anniversary, CEO Jon Pertchik talks with The Landscape about transformation of TA f…
Activists, including those in Ohio, are considering constitutional amendments to protect abortion. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/ohio-activists-may-seek-a-ballot-issue-to-amend-state-constitution-to-protect-abortion-access.
On the "Sound of Ideas," we discuss the rise of homeschooling in recent years, due in part to the pandemic. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/homeschooling-on-the-rise-due-to-pandemic-and-other-factors.
Last week the Forward Party launched. Will it move the meter on voter apathy and party gridlock? Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/ohio-professors-weigh-in-on-whether-another-national-political-party-will-make-a-difference.
Things have gotten better for most restaurants since the darkest days of the pandemic, but Ohio Restaurant Association president and CEO John Barker tells The Landscape he thinks business will never be quite the same. Barker talks about what has changed with restaurants and customers over the last two-plus years, how establishments are trying to co…
On the "Sound of Ideas," we discuss record-high inflation with local economists and whether a recession is near. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/local-economists-weigh-in-on-whether-the-us-is-headed-for-a-recession-or-not.
A report from several climate groups estimates what it will cost to deal with the effects of climate change across Ohio. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/new-climate-change-report-looks-at-cost-to-ohio-municipalities.
A UH doctor says false negatives can be the result of user error or the timing of the COVID-19 test. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/how-can-i-avoid-getting-a-false-negative-covid-19-test-result.
Walsh is founder of the Cleveland-based real estate investment firm, which has a national presence. He talks with The Landscape about how Citymark teams with local owners and developers who have a handle on their markets to find multifamily units to buy, rehabilitate and sell, bringing profits to investors.…
Governor DeWine said it's absurd to think Ohio will go beyond abortion restrictions to target contraception. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/governor-dewine-weighs-in-on-how-far-ohio-lawmakers-could-go-after-end-of-roe.
This week, the Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals launched a joint training and mentorship program. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/cleveland-clinic-and-uh-team-up-on-mentorship-program-for-local-women-and-minority-owned-businesses.
The need for mental health services is increasing and a new nationwide, three-digit helpline, has been launched to help. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/how-the-988-national-mental-health-crisis-helpline-works-in-northeast-ohio.
In ‘The Value Proposition Matrix: An Innovator's Guide to Four Questions That Separate Success from Failure,’ Brandon Cornuke shares what entrepreneurs should ask themselves to meet the needs of consumers. Cornuke, MAGNET's vice president of strategy and innovation, talks with The Landscape about how his own success (and failure) as an entrepreneur…
On the "Sound of Ideas," we discuss why heat waves are happening around the world and heat safety. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/why-are-heat-waves-happening-around-the-world-and-how-to-keep-safe.
Dr. David Margolius, formerly of MetroHealth was named new Director of the Department of Public Health last month. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/cleveland-department-of-public-health-welcomes-new-director-dr-david-margolius.
On the "Sound of Ideas Reporters Roundtable," we discuss Akron officials pushing for a citizens review board. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/family-of-jayland-walker-claims-the-investigation-is-compromised-as-akron-officials-discuss-reform.
Healthy, happy employees are more productive employees. Patty Starr, president and CEO of Health Action Council, said that's why when it comes to a health care plan, employers need to think about not just paying for their employees' insurance, but for their health.By Crain's Cleveland Business
Joe Biel founded Microcosm Publishing in Cleveland in the 90s, eventually moved to Portand, and expanded the business. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/exploring-the-cleveland-roots-of-microcosm-publishing.
Councilwoman Tara Mosley from Akron's fifth ward is pushing a resolution for police dash cams and a review board. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/akron-councilwoman-pushes-for-dash-cams-on-police-vehicles-after-walker-shooting.
Hank Klibanoff re-opens cold case murders from decades ago, and recently spoke at The City Club of Cleveland. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/examining-racial-murders-of-the-civil-rights-era-and-drawing-connections-to-hate-crimes-of-today.
Be prepared for an explosion of art from Playhouse Square to Public Square this week, as the BorderLight International Theatre and Fringe Festival takes place July 20 through July 24. BorderLight co-founder Dale Heinen describes how this event showcases Cleveland as an international destination, as performers from around the world connect with Nort…
On the "Sound of Ideas," we talk to two local organizations who are starting a social determinants of work initiative. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/local-nonprofits-aim-to-address-social-determinants-of-work-through-initiative.
Public banking is still a somewhat unknown concept, but some financial policy experts are looking to change that. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/advocates-for-public-banking-are-pushing-for-that-model-here-in-ohio.
Since 1952, the George Gund Foundation's mission has been to contribute to human well-being and the progress of society, but what does that mean in 2022? President Anthony Richardson talked with The Landscape about how the foundation supports civil and social justice causes, how it’s expanding philanthropic activity, and more.…
Akron actively reviewing need for overnight curfew. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/akron-reviewing-need-for-curfew-says-officers-allowed-to-remove-name-tags-amid-safety-concerns.
On the "Sound of Ideas," we'll talk to community leaders and fair housing advocates about renters rights. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/as-rents-rise-a-look-at-local-efforts-to-add-more-protections-for-tenants.
Huntington’s Disease is a progressive brain disease that has no cure. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/cleveland-clinic-doctor-and-advocate-discuss-generational-impact-of-huntington-s-disease.
On the "Sound of Ideas," we ask a Cuyahoga County official about disturbing allegations at the social services center. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/cuyahoga-county-official-addresses-allegations-of-unsafe-conditions-at-social-services-center.
Since Pittsburgh-based PNC bought Cleveland's National City Bank in 2008, the bank has made its presence felt as both a major financial institution and a philanthropic one. Pastore, PNC’s Cleveland regional president since 2019, talked with The Landscape about how the ‘Main Street Bank’ philosophy guides the company’s approach to serving customers.…
A conference that convenes club owners from across the country is happening in Northeast Ohio Monday and Tuesday. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/first-ever-national-independent-venue-association-conference-comes-to-cleveland-this-week.
For more than 40 years, Neighborhood Family Practice has been providing primary medical care for residents of Cleveland's near West Side. NFP's new president and CEO, Domonic Hopson, joined The Landscape to share his vision for how the organization can continue to better serve those in need of medical services, in particular recent immigrants to Cl…
Calls for accountability continue more than a week after 25-year-old Jayland Walker was shot dead by Akron Police Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/akron-police-shooting-leads-to-protests-and-calls-for-reform-and-accountability.
A local organization is starting a new partnership with a Cleveland Heights Councilwoman, to try to fill talent gap. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/cleveland-heights-councilwoman-and-verge-partner-to-connect-young-people-to-open-jobs.
The United States Supreme Court has wrapped up its most recent session--which included several big decisions Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/case-western-reserve-university-law-professors-discuss-historic-supreme-court-term.
Hal Walker has been suffering from myalgic encephalomyelitis for decades, we discuss the disease and hear his story. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/a-personal-look-at-chronic-fatigue-syndrome-with-local-musician-hal-walker.
Every year, Crain’s Cleveland Business honors 15 extraordinary women for their leadership in our community. Crain’s executive editor Elizabeth McIntyre joins us to discuss the annual program and several of this year’s Women of Note honorees, who were honored at an awards luncheon on June 28.By Crain's Cleveland Business
Shortly after the COVID-19 pandemic began, Akron-based GOJO Industries began planning for what the new reality would be when it became safe to return to the workplace. Emily Esterly, GOJO's vice president of work ecosystem and employee experience, talked with The Landscape about the company's plan, which has placed an emphasis on being flexible to …
Betsy DeVos was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the 11th U.S. Secretary of Education. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/city-club-forum/a-conversation-with-former-secretary-of-education-betsy-devos.
A lot has happened in the week since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/women-activists-and-providers-trying-to-navigate-quickly-changing-abortion-landscape-in-ohio.
Augie Napoli, who's led The Greater Cleveland United Way for 6 years now, prepares to retire in September. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/head-of-greater-cleveland-united-way-augie-napoli-prepares-to-step-down.
On the "Sound of Ideas," we dive into a series from Ideastream's health team looking into nonprofit hospitals. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/experts-weigh-in-on-new-report-that-questions-whether-hospitals-earn-nonprofit-tax-exemptions.
Grafton Nunes is stepping down as President of CIA after 11 years, as Kathryn Heidemann takes over this Friday. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/a-change-in-leadership-at-the-cleveland-institute-of-art.
If you think you’re seeing more Meijer stores popping up around Northeast Ohio, you’re right. The Michigan-based chain has been continuing to expand its presence in this region. Ken Barclay, who serves as marketing manager for several stores in this area, talked with The Landscape about the opportunities Northeast Ohio presents for Meijer, how the …
Local experts and advocates discuss the impact of the Dobbs v. Jackson ruling, and subsequent overturning of Roe v. Wade Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/reaction-to-us-supreme-court-overturning-of-landmark-roe-v-wade-decision.