A West Side Market vendor will open on Wednesday for the first time since the fire on Jan. 30.
CLEVELAND - The more beer two local breweries sell, the more money goes to help the West Side Market vendors get back on their feet following last week's fire.
The Market Garden Brewery has a brand new beer on tap. It's called the West Side Market Recovery Lager. The brewery is donating 20 percent of the sale of that beer to West Side Market vendors.
"Since the fire, here at Market Garden Brewery, 38 percent of our sales has been the West Side Market Recovery Lager. I think people are supporting it because they love the West Side Market so much," said Sam McNulty, West Side Market partner.
The Great Lakes Brewing Company is also helping out. The brewery is bringing back its Butcher's Brew. That's a lager specially made to celebrate the West Side Market's 100th anniversary.
All proceeds from those sales will benefit the market.
"We would never have come to the neighborhood if it hadn't been for the West Side Market, so we have a lot of emotional bond with them, in addition to the business bond that we've developed over two decades," said Great Lakes Brewing Company co-owner Patrick Conway.
The Great Lakes Brewery hopes to raise $10,000 for the West Side Market vendors.
A meat vendor reopens at the West Side Market Wednesday after the fire that started at his stand.
Sebastian's Meats, one of the indoor stalls damaged in the West Side Market fire last January, reopened Wednesday morning at 7 a.m.
A mob of people Saturday at Cleveland's West Side Market - took part in a cash mob for the first Saturday the market was open since a fire shut down part of it for a few weeks.
Customers flocked to the West Side Market on Monday when it reopened for the first time since a fire damaged the historic landmark.
Visitors can expect to see a clean-as-can-be facility after the January fire.
West Side Market vendors spent Wednesday cleaning, baking and prepping ahead of the market's scheduled reopening on Monday.
President's Day will be a big day at the West Side Market as the Cleveland landmark gets set to reopen.
Cleanup has been completed on the West Side Market, and while the building is deemed structurally safe, the cause of the fire remains undetermined.
The company hired to handle clean-up at Cleveland's West Side Market will be done on Tuesday, but there is still more work before it can reopen.