The Observer

Sandwich franchise, fitness studio ready for business

Next Level Fitness recently replaced Cleveland Yoga’s facility on Euclid.

Jahci Perry-Richardson, Staff Reporter

August 24, 2018

A new academic year means new food and fitness opportunities on campus. In addition to One to One Fitness’ already launched Next Level Fitness Studio, Dave’s Cosmic Subs and Music will join the University Circle community later this year. In the late 1990s, Dave Lombardy and his wife, Mary Ann, establi...

Classical music in an unexpected place

Classical music in an unexpected place

Derrick Liu, Contributing Reporter

August 24, 2018

It’s a busy Tuesday night and not a vacant stool is in sight at the beloved West Side bar, Happy Dog. Bright red and green neon lights illuminate the black upholstery and laminated tabletops, all loaded up with fresh tater tots and Happy Dog’s namesake hot dogs. Two televisions hang above a lon...

One University Circle apartments near finalization

Sophia Yakumithis, Director of Print

July 19, 2018

In attempt to celebrate and expand the greater-Cleveland neighborhood, University Circle Inc.’s (UCI) multi-million dollar development project has reaped nothing but success. According to UCI, the its prime objective is to “create a premier urban district and neighborhood of choice open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.”In the past few years, the community has seen i...

University Circle celebrates Bastille Day

Ibtesam Ghazy, Staff Reporter

July 19, 2018

This was the weekend for France. Kicking it off on Saturday with the celebration of Bastille Day, France capped off the celebratory mood with a World Cup victory for the first time since 2006 on Sunday. Needless to say, July 14 and 15 could not have been better days to be a flag-waving lover of all t...

Where to eat and shop in University Circle

Over the summer businesses both closed and opened in Uptown

Sarah Lisk, Contributing Reporter

September 11, 2015

Cleveland’s warm summer months ushered in a number of grand openings in the University Circle neighborhood. While some businesses shuttered their doors, even more opened for the ever-increasing number of students, residents and Circle visitors in the area. Understandably, the number of business openings...

Kenko: A Long Awaited Asian Fusion Restaurant

Holly Chen, Contributing Reporter

August 21, 2015

When I first came to Case Western Reserve University, I was disappointed by the lack of Asian restaurants around campus. Kenko, an Asian fusion restaurant that specializes in sushi, teriyaki and bubble tea, is one of the newest additions to University Circle. I was most excited about the bubble tea;...

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