Wednesday, November 7, 2012
The British Broadcasting Company camped out at the Cleveland Heights restaurant on Election night.
Cleveland Heights Melt Bar & Grilled manager Jim Allison said Nov. 6 attracted a bigger crowd than what he normally sees on Tuesday night. That's because Melt announced that the BBC would broadcast live from the restaurant Election night. By 6:30 p.m., the bar area was packed and there was a wait for tables. Many people planned to camp out until the final results started rolling in. Browse the photos above to see highlights from the event.
Results of races that affect Cleveland Heights voters.
Updated at 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, published at 6:00 a.m. Tuesday With 99 percent of precincts reporting in Cuyahoga County, the unofficial election results are below. Rep. Barbara Boyd (D-Cleveland) ran uncontested in Ohio House District 9 and will retain her seat The 9th Ohio House district includes Cleveland Heights, Shaker Heights, University Heights and parts of Cleveland. The Cleveland Heights resident was first elected to be a state representative in 1992 and served four terms. She left because of term limits, but ran again in 2006 and won, according to information on the Ohio House of Representatives website. Boyd was a Cleveland Heights City Council member for about a decade before she was elected to the house, and was the first …
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
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Monday, November 5, 2012
Melt Bar & Grilled invites Republicans, Democrats and Independents to watch results roll in at the South Taylor and Cedar Road restaurant and bar.
Melt Bar & Grilled in Cleveland Heights invites people to watch the elections at the restaurant Tuesday, as it will feature a very special guest. The British Broadcasting Company (BBC) is broadcasting live from the South Taylor and Cedar Road restaurant, according to a press release about the event. The broadcast, a live television feed directly to England and the BBC-TV network, will begin at about 4 p.m. Nov. 6 and continue until about 2 a.m. Nov. 7, or until the election results are final. And on Monday, Nov. 5, the BBC will host a radio broadcast at the restaurant from 8 p.m. to midnight. "Melt was chosen to represent Cleveland based on the restaurant’s reputation as a place that draws a cross-section of the city," the press release …