Tucked into Cleveland's near West Side--nestled between downtown and the Ohio City neighborhood--is the tiny, trendy enclave of "Tremont. The folks at the Tremont West Development Corp. are fairly certain you've heard of it. There's a pride that comes with a lot of hard work, says Walter Wright, director of commercial development for the group.
When its Re-Store Tremont program put on Taste of Tremont in July, with support from local businesses, it got confirmation that the area had arrived.
"Business owners made money," he says. "Since then, we've seen an increase in foot traffic."
He says the street festival had a dual purpose: The area's …