The Quality of Cleveland Life Report

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Your guide to living in fabulous Cleveland.

Operation: Happy Bridge: Construction begins on downtown’s Lorain-Carnegie Bridge to make it more friendly to pedestrians and cyclists. Phase 2 of the project involves carving smiles onto the sandstone Guardians of Traffic.

Rapidly Decaying: RTA plans to begin $14 million in repairs to its rapid-transit Red Line by late this year. Construction will result in altered routes near the airport for a period of months, plus a bump in ticket price from $2.25 to $3,000 per rider.

Nice Melons: West Side Market’s months-long centennial celebration begins June 2 with a family festival at the newly opened Market Square Park, followed by a sexist-produce-vendor video retrospective.

This Week's Index: Warm weather's arrival means the return of the "Smells of Cleveland" tours.

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