Snapshots from downtown is a brief roundup of what the D&E team is seeing, hearing and doing leading up to and during the Republican National Convention. For all posts like this, click here.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Noon: Even though the Republican National Convention (RNC) starts this weekend, media from all over the country have already started descending on Cleveland. There was a noticeable traffic delay this morning as delegates, journalists and RNC visitors converged on downtown.
MSNBC has taken over the Erie Island Coffee Co. on East Fourth Street and is preparing to broadcast live from there. (Erie Island was providing coffee from the sidewalk nearby.)
East Fourth often is a center of activity near the Q, where the RNC will take place. In the coming days,…