JUNE 20, 2013 Take 5 Rhythm and Jazz

The DCRA held its annual meeting on June 20th at Take 5 Rhythm and Jazz on Superior and recognized just a few of the people and places in downtown Cleveland that make it a great place to live and work. Dr. Mark Giuliano, President of DCRA, presided over the meeting, and Mayor Frank Jackson addressed the crowd of about 120 people, recognizing the great work of DCRA in bringing people together to form a community downtown. Councilman Joe Cimperman and Councilwoman Phyllis Cleveland congratulated the winners of the annual awards, which were chosen by a vote of downtown residents.

Winners of the DCRA annual awards and the nominees announced at the meeting were:

Downtown Cleveland Resident Of The Year:

WINNER: Max Schindler RUNNERS-UP: Kira Hennessey, David Ritschel, Allison Taller

Downtown Cleveland Small Business Of The Year:

WINNER: Cle Clothing

RUNNERS UP: Marengo Spa, Salon Mandalfino, Surroundings Home Decor, Eatwarehousedistrict.com

Downtown Cleveland Restaurant / Cafe Of The Year:

WINNERS: Osteria (Al Cefaratti) & Copper Moon (James Orlando) RUNNERS-UP: Cowell & Hubbard, BRGR 9, Pura Vida, SUSHI 86

Downtown Cleveland Server / Bartender Of The Year:

WINNER: Tim Vaughn (Nauti Mermaid)

RUNNERS-UP: Dave Kohn (Pure Vida), Alexis Hide (Erie Island Coffee), James Orlando (Copper Moon)


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