The Downtowner: An ideastream Podcast
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ideastream's Amy Eddings and lifestyle blogger George Hahn engage the curious at the intersection of urban policy and lifestyle.
||CleanEpisode 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.||1/17/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 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.||1/3/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 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 https://www.ideastream.org/news/episode-08-is-downtown-cleveland-becoming-a-white-luxury-enclave.||10/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 07: 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 https://www.ideastream.org/news/episode-07-downtown-clevelands-going-to-the-dogs.||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 06: 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 https://www.ideastream.org/news/episode-06-is-cleveland-a-good-place-for-successful-aging.||8/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 05: 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 https://www.ideastream.org/news/episode-05-can-the-mall-at-tower-city-be-saved.||8/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 04: Downtowners, Unite!||The Downtown Cleveland Residents Association wants a voice in development decisions. But what do they have to say? Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/episode-04-downtowners-unite.||7/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCleveland 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 https://www.ideastream.org/news/cleveland-winter-is-no-match-for-this-walker.||7/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 03: The LeBron James Economy||Clevelanders are anxious about the loss of his star power but is that what they should be anxious about? Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/episode-03-the-lebron-james-economy.||7/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 02: Our Aggressive Car Culture||How Cleveland's mass transit system struggles to be relevant in a city where car commuting is cheap and easy. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/episode-02-our-aggressive-car-culture.||7/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCleveland vs. Suburbs: Who Gets to Call Themselves Clevelanders?||A recent defeat of a regional transit plan in Nashville and an online Best of Cleveland burger poll fueled this debate Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/cleveland-vs-suburbs-who-gets-to-call-themselves-clevelanders.||6/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 01: Believeland: Cleveland, We Have a Confidence Problem||Historian Mark Souther on the trouble with "Believeland" and Cleveland's other image campaigns Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/episode-01-believeland-cleveland-we-have-a-confidence-problem.||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome to The Downtowner: Why We're Doing This||Introducing "The Downtowner," ideastream's podcast on Cleveland's newest, oldest neighborhood. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/welcome-to-the-downtowner-why-were-doing-this.||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Informative and Entertaining
If you live or work in Downtown Cleveland you should listen to this podcast. This podcast is informative, as well as, entertaining. Find out what is happening in Downtown and help further the changes that are taking place.
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Really enjoying your podcast! Great topic!
My wife and I are moving from Chicago to CLE and we were so encouraged by this podcast! The hosts are hilarious and dig deep into CLE’s rich history. We have come to appreciate the city’s history thanks to this podcast. We are really excited to be moving there!