Community survey is closed; results coming soon

Forward Fairview Park’s community survey, designed to collect feedback on how to make the Lorain Road Corridor more business friendly, walkable, and lively, closed at the end of July with over 730 responses. Thank you, Fairview Parkers, for sharing… Read More

You want to serve your community? Start here.

Community service and citizen participation have long been at the heart of American civic culture.  Every small town in America – including Fairview Park – experiences a sense of idealism, hope, and promise whenever a group of citizens… Read More

Thank you to our Christmas in July supporters

Forward Fairview Park would like to thank all our supporters in the community for helping make Christmas in July, the first fundraising effort in support of our mission, such a great success. The response to our Christmas in July… Read More

Think local first + Buy local when you can = Being a local!

In the past six months, the IGNITE program has met with and/or featured over 20 Lorain Road businesses, and in 2017 at least another 20 will receive some attention. What’s the purpose of bringing these businesses and their products/services… Read More

Forward Fairview Park – A Grassroots Organization Working on “The Plan”

A grassroots organization is one that uses self-organization to encourage community members to contribute by taking responsibility and action for their community. Forward Fairview Park is the grassroots movement collaborating with the City of Fairview Park to help revitalize… Read More

Isn’t it nice to have Options?

Kathy Wilson thinks so. As the owner of Options Salon & Spa, who came close to moving her business elsewhere, Kathy is delighted to continue her decade-long run in the right-hand corner of Fairview Centre. In other words,… Read More

UPDATED: Duck Duck Daycare Open House this Saturday

With the holidays over, it’s back to the three R’s: Reality, Routine and Resolutions! If one of your 2017 resolutions is to find a new daycare for your children, consider marking “Duck Duck Daycare Open House” on your… Read More

Emphasis is on “care” at Duck Duck Daycare

Coming up with the right name for your soon-to-be new business can be a burdensome responsibility—unless you are Heather and Tim Eber, owners of Duck Duck Daycare at 21531 Lorain Road, Fairview Park. The couple, who officially opened… Read More

Twelve Days of Shopping Fairview – but wait, what about those five golden benefits?

In 12 days, there was a lot of ground covered in Forward Fairview Park’s holiday shopping excursion along Lorain Road. Gift giving is at its best when it is local, thoughtful and includes building your own ‘community’ of… Read More

Twelve Days of Shopping Fairview – Day 12

On the twelfth “shop Fairview” day… Christmas shopping is a classic pastime, but it’s time to wind things down. What better way to do that than with a burger and beer at another classic – Fairview’s iconic historic-and-newly-refurbished neighborhood tavern:… Read More