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  • By Sheila McCormick Confession: I last used a laundromat about 30 years ago, and that was because the knob and tube wiring in the house we’d just moved into didn’t have the capacity to run our washer and dryer. Once we upgraded the power, no more need. Lake Merritt Laundromat, at 500 Wesley Ave., was taken over […]

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  • Ten/11, billed as Oakland’s Premier Sneaker Store and located at 494 Wesley Avenue, had its Grand Opening on May 13th. I stopped in to check it out a week later and chatted with the owner, Peter Abramov, and his store manager, Qais Shaghasi. This space, in the same building as the Leaning Tower of Pizza, […]

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  • Feet on the Street   Starting about seven years ago, a small, but dedicated group of neighbors has been walking the Cleveland Heights Neighborhood to encourage better lighting of properties. Weather permitting, the “Feet on the Street” group meets the first Wednesday of the month, from September until May.  The walks, which last an hour […]

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