Sister Corita and the Saint Augustine Hunger Center

by Meg Hadzinsky

Walk into St. Augustine’s Hunger Center (2486 W 14th Street, 216.781.5530) on any given day, and you will be met by smiling volunteers, with the fresh aroma of home cooked food, and a hug from the women behind it all – Sister Corita Ambro. For the past 47 years, Sister Corita has served the Tremont community by providing meals and more importantly unconditional support for the homeless. Continue reading

Pilgrim Church Invites Arts, Faith, and Community Groups to Share Space

Pilgrim Congregational United Church of Christ is a Just Peace and an Open and Affirming congregation in the United Church of Christ (UCC), located at 2592 West 14th Street (216.861.7388, info@pilgrimalive.org). The church extends an invitation to all Tremonsters to come and share our gifts.  Carter Eugene reports on the church’s special outreach to Tremont’s arts groups, Tremont’s faithful, and Tremont’s community organizations, inviting one and all to join the many already making use of Pilgrim Church as a vital community resource (report produced by John Eppich). Continue reading

Merrick House High School Equivalency Programs

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Merrick House (1050 Starkweather Avenue, 216.771.5077) was founded in 1919.  Tremonsters may be aware that Merrick House is known for its after-school programs and day care; they may not be aware that it also has high school equivalency and adult education courses.  This TremonsterTV report gets up-close-and-personal with Jessica Untch, Director of Adult Education at Merrick House, about Merrick House’s Adult Education offerings.  Lukas Hamlescher reports.

Studio True Blue Thriving in Tremont: Our First Year on the Block

by Sean and Tracey Dwyer

You may not believe us, but we have good news about 2017:  good news and even better news!

When we moved our Studio True Blue Pilates & Massage business to Tremont one year ago, we had no idea what the response might be.  We took a risk setting up shop in our relatively hidden location on Kenilworth.  Discreetly tucked behind Kollective Tattoo, we couldn’t resist the allure of being right on the beautiful Lincoln Park Square, and we found ourselves  inspired by the historically successful businesses that had come before us at this locale.  What appeared to be a risky decision a year ago turned out to be the best move we’ve ever made.  Our clients love the covert location and the way it reflects the private, one-on-one personal training and therapy services we provide.  There is a definite experience of quiet, self-care revolution going on at our studio.  We have met so many amazing people in Tremont, and we absolutely love the communal fun that pulses in Lincoln Park with its festivals, classes, farmers markets and music.

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The South Side: “The Best Walks in Tremont”

A special report by The Tremonster

“The best walks in Tremont,” said Sherman Delozier, owner of The South Side in Tremont, as he cleared the snow from the sidewalk in front of his restaurant.

Thursday morning, Tremonsters woke up to find eight to 12 inches of lake effect snow coating the neighborhood.  Residents and business owners dug themselves out of driveways and sidewalks, enduring wind chills that dipped well below zero.

“I love this season,” Delozier added, sincerely.

Check out his sidewalk work at The South Side, 2207 W 11th Street.