Gotta Groove presses collectible vinyl

by on 04/26/2017 - 04:42 pm
Categories: Arts & Entertainment, Community

A large cluster of industrial buildings that still remain on Cleveland’s near east side were once home to iron foundries, motors, tube, metals and machine works. Named after the once thriving Tyler Elevator Company, the area now is the hub to a cluster of small businesses referred to as Tyler Village, located at East 36th Street and Superior Avenue.
On the ground floor of Building 42, Gotta Groove Records has channeled the manufacturing past into a thriving vinyl record pressing facility. Gotta Groove Records began operations in 2009 and was the first new pressing plant to open in the United States in decades. It took some foresight for owner Vince Slusarz, after a 25-yea ...

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Should I paint my garage floor?

by on 04/25/2017 - 01:40 pm
Category: Home

By Greg Mata, Cutting Edge Decorative Concrete
With spring in Northeast Ohio well under way, homeowners are looking to spruce up their garages as well as transform them into usable recreational spaces. There are, however, a few things to think about before deciding to paint or coat your garage floor.
People who want to buy paint or some other garage floor DIY coating product are on the right path, but the product choices available to consumers are typically not the best options. Regardless of how closely you follow the directions on the can, and no matter how much prep work you do prior to the application, the success rate for paint and other DIY floor coatings is ...

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Money Matters: Out of control

by on 04/20/2017 - 04:27 pm
Category: Smart Living

By Mike Brady, Michael Brady & Co.
Don’t worry about the things you can’t control and concentrate on the things you can. With the markets reaching all-time highs, many people are wondering how long it might be before they retreat, how far they might decline, and how long they might be down. They are wondering what might cause the markets to decline. These are unknown variables and the unknown always causes concern.
You would be better off to concentrate on the things you can control. You can control many aspects of your life that can mitigate and manage the effects of these unknowns. If you are working, you can control the amount of money you are contributin ...

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How to put a fresh face on your home

by on 04/17/2017 - 04:20 pm
Category: Home

By Scott Herceg, Kitchen Design Center
With nature waking up from its long winter’s nap—birds making nests, blossoms blooming everywhere—now is the perfect time to reset your clock to spring cleaning mode, seeing your home in the bright white light of a new day and finding ways to enhance it. 
Here are a few ideas:
• Clear the Way–Clutter in every room could be dragging you down. Pick up each item on your counters and ask yourself how much you love it. Does it really make a positive impact in your life? If not, you’re better off without it.
• Thinking Green–Add a boost of life to any room with a festive plant. Think outsi ...

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