In Cleveland, Neighbors Say “No” to McDonald’s

Residents of Cleveland’s Ohio City neighborhood who do not want McDonald’s to open a restaurant at a busy intersection complained to company officials last night at a community meeting about a half-mile from the proposed site. Increased traffic was their main fear, but speakers also griped about light pollution, trash, and noise. The officials used a PowerPoint presentation to show how far the fast-food giant was willing to go to accommodate the increasingly gentrified area, which boasts tight zoning requirements. Their efforts, however, didn’t didn’t appear to persuade the protesters.