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Cleveland's West Side Market will be closed for the remainder of Wednesday, Jan. 19, due to unforeseen electrical issues.
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"The Market will be CLOSED today as we work to finalize the electrical updates," the West Side Market, which is located at 1979 W 25th St. in Cleveland's Ohio City district, wrote on its official Twitter account on Wednesday. "Due to unforeseen circumstances, we are unable to open today as planned. Our sincerest apologies for the inconvenience, and we thank you for your patience."
Earlier this month, Cleveland Mayor Justin Bibb met with tenants from the West Side Market to hear their concerns with ongoing issues at the 109-year-old facility, which is owned and operated by the city. In recent years, tenants voiced concerns about a number of issues, including a poor electrical system, clogged drains, a damp basement, an unreliable elevator and outdated coolers in the merchant stalls.
"Today @BibbForCLE met with vendors at the @WestSideMarket to learn more about their concerns and what they want to see. We heard them loud and clear: better management, more robust marketing, and a City Hall that cares about them," the city of Cleveland posted on its social media platforms following the meeting on January 6.
Last year, 3News' Mark Naymik reported on plans for a long-awaited improved vendor stall prototype at the West Side Market. In May, the Cleveland City Council approved $2.1 million for improvements to the facility.