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Cleveland Suburb Hopes 'Bitcoin Boulevard' Will Draw Tourists05:09

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The intersection of Cedar and Lee Roads in Cleveland Heights is a hub for films, trendy restaurants and artisan shops. About a dozen of those businesses are embracing the digital currency Bitcoin to drum up attention, and maybe some real-world business.

It’s the first so-called Bitcoin Boulevard in the U.S., after another in the Netherlands. From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Tony Ganzer of WCPN in reports.

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  • Tony Ganzer, host and reporter for WCPN and ideastream, Cleveland’s public media enterprise. He tweets @tony_ganzer.

This story aired on May 7, 2014.

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