The Buckeye Shaker Square METRO is a bi-monthly, adds-driven neighborhood newspaper distributing 7,500 free copies in restaurants, cafes, libraries, apartment buildings, and anywhere people gather in and around the Buckeye-Shaker Square neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio.

We engage readers with fresh, personal, community-written content from and about neighborhood newsmakers in art, food, entertainment, style, health & wellness, politics and sports around our own blocks.

A new print/online newspaper launched in 2013, The Buckeye Shaker Square METRO exists to build a better, safer, economically stronger neighborhood through forward-looking neighborhood media pioneering a 21st Century, mass approach to introduce neighbor to neighbor.

Please let us know if you have a Buckeye, Shaker Square, Larchmere or Woodland Hills neighborhood story to tell.  Mail your content to us at PO Box 6161, Cleveland, OH, 44101, or email content to  Find us on Facebook, or visit us on the web at



The Connection, an award-winning tabloid-sized newspaper published four times a year, provides information pertinent to Shaker Square neighborhoods that include the Apartment Corridor, Boulevard, Larchmere, Ludlow and CHALK.

The newspaper assists Shaker Square Area Development Corporation in achieving its mission to preserve the Shaker Square neighborhoods by keeping its audience informed of news and events that directly and indirectly affect them. Each issue also includes a list of community resources, columns on the different neighborhoods, profiles of SHAD members and community event listings. Also, each spring issue includes the newspaper’s annual Apartment Guide, an invaluable resource for apartment seekers.

The Connection is the positive voice for an involved neighborhood striving to be all that is required to bring people together, keep residents and attract consumers.   SHAD distributes 7,500 copies of each issue to more than 80 high-traffic, strategically chosen locations, including area businesses, restaurants, libraries throughout and around Shaker Square and Larchmere, in both Cleveland and Shaker Heights.  The Connection is mailed first class to dues-paying members to SHAD and also is distributed at special events. Current and past issues are accessible on the SHAD website at or pick up a current copy at the Harvey Rice Branch Library.