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A Happy New Year Includes Local Options

West Park Pizza Bake-Off Set for January 23

West Park T-Shirts for Sale: $15

Other News & Events

December 29, 2016
Happy New Year!

If you plan to put on your party hat and raise a toast on New Year's Eve, consider one of our many neighborhood establishments. Stay safe and stay local here in our easily walkable community. Many offer New Year's Eve specials. Here are a few:

Backstage Bar: 17007 Lorain Avenue. Dress-up and enjoy a champagne toast at midnight. No cover charge.

Red Bar and Lounge: 16700 Lorain Avenue. Buffet from 9 to 11:30 p.m. Champagne tasting at midnight. Cover charge: $25. Call 216-417-8234 for reservations. See details here.

West Park Station: 17015 Lorain Avenue, Buckeye Bash ($40 per ticket) with reserved seating. See details here.    
West Park Pizza Bake-Off Set for January 23
Who makes the best pizza in West Park? Cast your vote at the 3rd Annual West Park Pizza Bake-Off on Monday, January 23, at St. Pat's gym, 4427 Rocky River Drive, from 5 to 8 p.m. Adult tickets are only $10 for all-you-can-eat pizza and a drink. For kids ages 6 to 12, tickets are $5. There is no charge for children 5 years old or younger.

A raffle will take place for an LG 49" LED Smart 4K Ultra High Definition TV. Only 500 tickets will be sold at $5 each or 5 tickets for $20. Tickets will be available after January 1 at participating pizza shops, and after each weekend Mass at St. Pat's, and in the church rectory during normal office hours.

As the date approaches, check for updates about participating restaurants, parking, and all bake-off news on Facebook here

West Park T-shirts for Sale!
Only $15 each!

Gray cotton West Park T-shirts are available for only $15 each from our KCDC office at 17407 Lorain Avenue, Suite 200, in sizes L and XL. Please bring exact change. Office hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., but we're closed December 30 through January 2 for the holidays.

In Other News . . .  
Sister Rita Petruziello of the Congregation of St. Joseph and retired director of River's Edge is organizing a gathering to celebrate unity on a grand scale, ahead of the presidential inauguration. It takes place on Sunday, January 15. Learn more about Circle the City in Love in Freshwater Clevelandhere

Neighbors are raving about Hatfield's Goode Grub, 16700 Lorain Avenue, open 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. On Sunday, January 8, come for Brunch and Board Games. Bring your family and favorite board game to play after you eat anytime between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for the games. Endless coffee with breakfast orders. Call 440-263-5221 for more information.

West Park Fashion Club starts in January at the West Park Branch of the Cleveland Public Library , 3805 West 157th Street, where boys and girls ages 8 and older stitch and sew their own creations. The club meets on the first and third Tuesday of the month, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Learn more about this and other West Park youth programs here.  

Start the New Year with a 2017 West Park Historical Society calendar, now available for $10 in person or $12.50 by First Class Mail. (No online sales.) To order, call Dar McGeady at 216-476-8214 or email

Neighborhood Connections may be able to help your community group! It is a small grants program designed to assist Cleveland neighborhood groups to strengthen the social network in their communities. Grants range from $500 to $5,000. Any resident-led or community group is eligible to apply, including those that aren't recognized as 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations. The next deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on Friday, February 10. For application information, click here. 
Second floor office space is available in beautiful Downtown Kamm's Corners inside the newly renovated Alber Building, 17019-25 Lorain Avenue. First floor office and retail space is available at the KCDC Building, 17401 Lorain Avenue, across from Kamms Plaza. Click here for details.

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The staff and board of KCDC wish you peace, joy, and happiness for 2017! 
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