Innovations we'd like to see

Feeling lucky? Try your hand at Cleveland Heights' new slot-machine parking meters. Guaranteed to make parking more fun.

Cleveland Heights resident, artist and writer Ralph Solonitz, was born in 1947 in Munich, Germany, the son of Holocaust survivors. He began doodling, first in German and then later in English. His father gave him motivational advice: "Stop your doodling, you are vasting time and vill amount to nutting." Fast forward 55 years, thousands of dollars for therapy, and he still can't stop doodling.

Ralph Solonitz

Deanna Bremer Fisher is executive director of FutureHeights and publisher of the Heights Observer.

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Volume 4, Issue 3, Posted 10:45 PM, 02.17.2011