Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Dee Perry broadcasts live from The Cleveland Metroparks newest locale in the Flats along the Cuyahoga River - Merwin's Wharf. Dee welcomes Metroparks CEO, Brian Zimmerman to discuss the latest Metroparks' plans for the Cuyahoga River and Lake Erie park spaces. Also Western Reserve Historical Society historian John Grabowski shares the stories behind Merwin's Wharf and the Scranton Flats. Plus we spotlight the Cleveland Rowing Foundation and the Towpath Trail bike path.
Arts and Culture, History, Natural History, Natural Sciences
Brian Zimmerman, Cleveland Metroparks
John Grabowski, Western Reserve Historical Society
Tim Donovan, Canalway Partners
Pam Carson, Trust for Public Land
Kirk Lang, Cleveland Rowing Foundation
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