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Lakewood Introduces Marijuana Dispensaries

November 3, 2017 1:58pm | Christina Auck

  Medical marijuana is now welcome in Lakewood. On October 2, Lakewood City Council passed an ordinance allowing the city to start accepting applications for dispensary licenses. Cleveland.com says that forty days after this legislation goes into effect, the city will start issuing permits. Councilman […]

End of Marching Band Season

October 31, 2017 2:22pm | Lalia Williams

Last week marked the last football game, and with it the last marching band show. The week before that was senior night, and the halftime show consisted of one song from each of the senior’s four years here. Over the course of the football season, […]

GOODKIND COFFEE

October 31, 2017 2:18pm | Max Boland

If you love a good cup of joe but aren’t into the arts and hippies scene, Goodkind Coffee might be the perfect cafe for you. Goodkind is located on the West end of Madison, a block or so down from Barrio (anything that close to […]

Lakewood Public Library Holding Jazz Clinic Series

October 30, 2017 12:29pm | Jared Dubber

Many people’s first thought when thinking of jazz music is the smooth jazz radio or Kenny G., but the jazz world is much more diverse and complex than that. Its birth propelled a civil rights movement, with black musicians playing the most popular music of […]

Warning!! Coyotes are killing dogs in Lakewood

October 27, 2017 1:56pm | Chloe Soneson

Another dog was killed by coyotes in Lakewood, the city confirmed on Monday. This time the attack occurred on Forest Hill Drive where a Highland Terrier was found dead. There has also been an additional sighting of coyotes throughout the city. Other sightings of coyotes […]

School Raises $2000 for Hurricane Relief

October 27, 2017 1:51pm | Chloe Soneson

Puerto Rico has been suffering from the aftermath of hurricane Marie. “I mean, there is devastation. People with wooden houses are no longer there. And all of the forests and palm trees — they’re not there. It’s bare soil. It is devastating, and I hope we […]

Pumpkin Palooza 2017

October 20, 2017 6:07pm | Halina Dreger

This will be yet another year that Lakewood High’s “Help to Others” Club (“H2O”) will be putting on the popular Pumpkin Palooza festival, according to the event’s Facebook page. The Halloween and fall festival will take place Saturday, October 28, between 1 pm and 4 […]

Trees for Suburban Areas

October 12, 2017 12:51pm | Lalia Williams

Lakewood is fairly small and very crowded. But one of the greatest things about the city is that we still manage to save room for green spaces, whether it be in one of the parks or in people’s front lawns. But there are some issues […]

Kesha ‘Rainbow’ : Lakewood Civic Auditorium

October 6, 2017 2:47pm | Chloe Soneson

Kesha was born on March 1, 1987, in Los Angeles California. Kesha is a singer-songwriter whose big break came from and uncredited and unpaid cameo on rapper Flo Rida’s 2009 number 1 hit “Right Round”. Soon after, Kesha landed a record contact with the RCA […]

The Spooky Pooch Parade

October 4, 2017 1:22pm | Jared Dubber

With the October month and weather rolling around, people in Lakewood are looking for fall-related activities around their town. From pumpkin spices to apple picking, we all are trying to find ways to celebrate sweater weather coming in-and there may be an adorable solution. The […]

Why Lakewood Should Allow Pit Bulls

October 2, 2017 1:15am | Jared Dubber

This photo shows my dog, Maggie, who happens to be a pit bull. I didn’t decide to get a pit bull, but with a few family issues of people not being able to take care of her, she landed in my ownership. \ My brother […]

Lakewood Farm Markets

September 29, 2017 1:14pm | Chloe Soneson

Lakewood Farmer Market kicked off their 8th season on June 27th, 2017 and will continue to get every Saturday until  October 14th, 2017. The annual market takes place in front of the Marc’s Plaza each week. Right off of Detroit Avenue in the center of […]

The New Rosewood Mural

September 24, 2017 11:50pm | Jared Dubber

If you have been driving around Lakewood recently, you have probably noticed the section of Rosewood next to Wagar Park has been closed off to traffic. You also probably noticed artists painting on the street during the past couple of months—this is the Rosewood Mural. […]

Beck Center Theater 2017-2018

September 24, 2017 11:49pm | Sasha Seckers

The Beck Center for the Arts has a well-rounded line-up for this year’s theater season. From adult comedies to Disney musicals to tragedies, they have it all. This year’s season include the regional premier of My First Time, as well as an encore production of […]

Free Summer Fun

May 26, 2017 5:35pm | Victoria Donegan

The school year is finally coming to an end. After months and moths of hard work, it’s finally time for our break. In less than 10 days the school year will be over, and the summer will be ours. I know what you’re thinking, “I […]

Lakewood Life- Lakewood Park

May 12, 2017 5:48pm | Collin McDermott

There are many different things to do at Lakewood Park. Some things you can do are go on the solstice steps, and relax during the day or night on the steps and just stare up at the word in all of its beauty. Another thing […]

Lakewood’s Best Coffee

May 11, 2017 1:39pm | Lizzie Shuga

Lakewood has a plethora of amazing places for food, drinks, and entertainment. Some of the city’s most popular attractions are its cafes and coffee houses. These are a few of the highest rated and most widely regarded caffeine pit stops in and around Lakewood. The […]

Ice Cream

May 5, 2017 5:26pm | Elan Dimacchia

As we all know, Lakewood has a plethora of ice cream shops. There’s Mitchells, Malleys, Ice Cream Joy, UDF, Sweet Moses, The Sweet Spot, Dairy Queen and much more. We will never know the true reason for why our city has so many places to purchase […]

Lakewood Life

April 7, 2017 5:57pm | David Adkins

Recent weather in the city of Lakewood Ohio, for the most part, has been pretty great and enjoyable. The weather has been pretty warm and with lots of rain for all of the beautiful spring plants to soak up in their roots. It’s very nice […]

Lakewood Middle Schools get Inspired via Video Chat

April 6, 2017 5:43pm | Erin Mullen

Lakewood’s own Kevin Spooner who is a sixth grade language arts and social studies teacher at Harding Middle School uses Google Hangouts to chat with anyone anywhere. Google Hangouts makes it possible to talk to anyone around the world. Kevin Spooner uses it to give […]

Places To Eat In Lakewood

March 31, 2017 5:18pm | Victoria Donegan

Lakewood, six square mile city with over 51,000 people living in it. Anyone living in Lakewood is blessed to have a plethora of food choices at their finger tips. While people from all over the north-east Ohio come to try our fantastic selection of restaurants and […]

You Scream, I Scream

March 31, 2017 12:57pm | Emma Bressler

As the weather gets warmer ice cream cravings get higher. Have you ever noticed that on that rare warm winter day there is a mile long line at each ice cream spot. Warm days are fast approaching, and Lakewood is a great place to spend […]

Lakewood Restaurants Worth Trying

March 29, 2017 6:37pm | Lizzie Shuga

Lakewood has a wide array of places to eat, ranging from Italian to Indian to Chinese. There are constantly restaurants opening all around town, and if you’re looking for fresh places to dine that are a little bit different there is always something new to […]

Angelo’s- Lakewood’s Signature Pizza

March 29, 2017 3:27pm | Anna Kotansky

All Lakewood citizens know just how many pizza joints are throughout the city. From fast food chains to homemade joints, your pizza cravings are always met. There is one pizza joint, however, who’s pizzas are so famous that everyone throughout the city and surrounding areas […]

Lakewood’s Got Talent

March 26, 2017 3:47pm | Hana Shaheen

Whether you can sing your heart out, tell your funniest jokes, pull a rabbit out of a hat or even break it down on the dance floor, all sorts of talents will be shown this weekend March 24th and the 25th in the Lakewood High […]

Spring has Sprung!

March 26, 2017 3:25pm | Emma Yonkers

With the official closure of the 2017 winter season,  March 20th marked the very first day of spring here in Northeast Ohio. Although the wild temperature swings and crazy “hot then cold” conditions of the winter really put a damper on some of us, there […]

Spring Break in Lakewood

February 28, 2017 9:15am | Halina Dreger

The Lakewood City School District is scheduled to have its spring break from April 14th to the 24th. For many students and teachers, this means escaping the unpredictable Cleveland weather and heading to Florida, California, or other areas of the country where they can get a […]

GV Artwork Grand Opening

February 5, 2017 7:36pm | Jane Mechenbier

GV Art + Design, located on Detroit right across the street from St. James church, is relocating to a bigger and better location. Greg and George Vlosich, the owners of the store, have been making designs on t-shirts for years. Though they started in their parents’ […]

Keeping The Tradition Alive

November 19, 2016 1:51am | Victoria Donegan

Saturday December 3rd marks the 10th anniversary of Light Up Lakewood. This amazing event is made possible by LakewoodAlive with the help of many local businesses. Light Up Lakewood celebrates the holidays and the lovely scenery of Lakewoods downtown area. This family friendly event is free and is […]

MY FAREWELL ADDRESS

November 14, 2016 1:30am | Summer Ramirez

Lakewood has been my home for many years and this high school has been a second home since I was a Freshman. I have done things from The Dead Tree Society to just writing for the Lakewood Times. I have made friends from all grades […]

Buzz In Barrio

November 11, 2016 1:32pm | Macey Helbig

Friday night and nothing to do? Make your way over to Barrio and join the unlimited buzz!    Whether it be late night on Friday or mid day on Tuesday, its the place to be. From 4-7 and 9-11 stop in for a happy hour […]

Lakewood’s Veterans Day Service

November 2, 2016 1:31pm | Anna Kotansky

On November 11th, our country celebrates Veterans Day. We honor the men and women who have fought in the military and defended our country.  Memorial services and other gatherings are scheduled around the country to honor and pay attribute to our veterans. The City of Lakewood […]

Lakewood’s Nature’s Bin To Close

October 16, 2016 7:53pm | Halina Dreger

After 41 years of bringing fresh, organic, and wholesome food to their storefront, as well as providing jobs for people with disabilities, Lakewood’s Nature’s Bin is set to close next month on November 12. A local natural food market, Nature’s Bin has been many people’s […]

Cozumel Restaurante and Cantina

September 8, 2016 3:22pm | Jasmine Muscatello

The reviews are in on Cozumel Restaurante and Catina and the critics are pleased. This local Lakewood restaurant has an urban mexican theme and original taste. They really try to capture authenticity and their prices are not to shabby either. They even offer a free […]