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Cincinnati's fourth largest neighborhood is also home to the nation's second oldest zoo, the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. Burnet Avenue runs through the neighborhood and serves as headquarters for two of the top hospitals and research centers for kids, the Children's Hospital Medical Center and Shriner's Hospital for Children. The neighborhood also abuts both Xavier University's and the University of Cincinnati's main campuses.
Top 10 trends & newsmakers on our radar for 2016
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Turn and face the strange changes that 2016 will bring to Greater Cincinnati, thanks to these 10 stories waiting to be told.
Dedicated individuals and organizations drove local education success in 2015
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Amazing people invested their hearts, souls, time and generosity to improve the region’s education efforts throughout 2015. Here are their stories.
ArtsWave: Arts are "an absolute necessity" for Cincinnati growth and vibrancy
Tuesday, December 01, 2015
ArtsWave's new Blueprint for Collective Action is aiming to ensure that Cincinnati's amazing arts will support the vibrant regional economy and enable a more connected community.
Top Soapbox stories of 2015
Tuesday, December 01, 2015
Before the expected avalanche of "year in review" lists and features, we offer this stroll down memory lane to reconnect you with the biggest Soapbox stories of 2015.
Soapdish: What you get in an urban home, from $20k to $2.5m
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Greater Cincinnati real estate has always been considered a "steal" when you compare how much house you get here for the money vs. other cities. How far does your home-buying dollar go these days? Glad you asked.
Fulton Jefferson tries to make sure every kid counts in Avondale
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Fulton Jefferson has been around long enough to witness Avondale's heyday and live through its decline. It still feels like a community full of possibility to him, so he pours his energy into the next generation of leaders through the Avondale Youth Council.
Soapdish: Cincinnati Neighborhood Summit tries to erase boundaries, promote partnerships
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Cincinnati’s 52 neighborhoods are a patchwork quilt of different sizes, shapes, allegiances and demographics cobbled together into a diverse and sometimes non-cohesive unit. The 2015 Neighborhood Summit looked to erase boundaries and emphasize the results of successful partnerships among our neighborhoods.
Top 10 transportation stories for 2015 and beyond
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
As winter slowly recedes and potholes reappear, can spring flowers and infrastructure updates be far behind? Here are 10 transportation stories we’re following that will impact Greater Cincinnati throughout 2015 and beyond.
My Soapbox: P.G. Sittenfeld, Cincinnati City Council
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
If there’s one individual in Cincinnati who embodies the calendar's January transition from past to future, it has to be City Councilman P.G. Sittenfeld. Just 30, he has his finger on the pulse of today's defining urban trends while looking to possible statewide (and even national) office.
15 for '15: Big ideas driving Cincinnati forward in the new year
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Here are 15 big ideas for Greater Cincinnati in 2015 that, if achieved, will accelerate the region's forward momentum. They're certainly doable given the winds of change moving Cincinnati in the right direction.
Co-working options grow thanks to Cincinnati's expanding pool of independent professionals
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Co-working has had a foothold in Cincinnati for many years, and the options for workers looking for collaborative office space have continued to grow. Here are 6 co-working shops for independent workers who still want to drink from the proverbial water cooler.
Single mothers and children hit hardest by poverty in Cincinnati
Monday, June 23, 2014
Cincinnati ranks second in the US for childhood poverty. Groups like The Women's Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation are working to break down the barriers that keep single mothers from rising above the poverty line.
Nonprofit groups offer prescription for boosting community health
Friday, April 25, 2014
Cincinnati suffers from a wide disparity in health outcomes, and poverty and race are among the biggest culprits. Yet a network of local organizations is combating the health challenges facing our city.
Neighborhood improvement: The 90-day plan
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
A collaborative effort between city departments, neighborhood residents and community organizations, the three-month Neighborhood Enhancement Program focuses on developing the assets of Cincinnati neighborhoods.
Speaking for the trees: Campaign aims to avert canopy-loss crisis
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
The Taking Root campaign is an eight-county effort to educate the community about the crises affecting our trees. The end goal is to restore our tree canopy by 2020 by planting 2 million trees.
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Civic Garden Center celebrates 74 years, builds community through gardening
The Civic Garden Center continues to build community through gardening, education and environmental stewardship, operating school garden programs at 90 different schools, churches and community organizations.
Second phase of Avondale townhomes project gets OK to proceed
Holiday events for beer drinkers, outdoors types and kids at heart
Fall festivals kick into gear this weekend
SoupCycle delivers healthy food to people without access to it
Gabriel's Place seeks grant support for Avondale community health initiatives
12 Cincinnati projects receive $30 million in state historic tax credits
Leadership Cincinnati designs projects to strengthen region
New housing project breaks ground in Avondale
ArtsWave grant recipient: Avondale Comprehensive Development Corporation
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Let's Dance uses ballroom dancing to teach discipline and teamwork to Avondale students
Greg Norman and Kathye Lewis are using a $10,000 People's Liberty project grant award to offer 10-week ballroom dance classes for fifth and sixth graders at South Avondale Elementary School.
New Cincinnati Children's research wing is big news for medical innovation
Water tech forum explores region's innovation and economic opportunities
Children's study finds higher rates of childhood illness in poor neighborhoods across Hamilton Co.
Mortar accelerator teaching its second class, planning expansion
Cincinnati Children's to host its first-ever Innovation Showcase Jan. 6
First POP-UP Cincy installation set for weekend
Art & Cuisine Series to launch in October
Financial Opportunity Center offers new model for social service in Cincinnati
Metro now offers stored-value cards to riders
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UWGC announces $62.1 million goal at 2016 Campaign Kickoff
The United Way of Greater Cincinnati has amped up efforts to improve our community more than ever with its goal of raising $62.1 million during its 2016 campaign.
Bluegrass for Babies aims to raise additional funds for Cincinnati Children's
ReelAbilities Cincy presents creative opportunity to local filmmakers
Coach hosts 4th year of basketball camp to honor father, enhance parent/child relations
Midwest Sustainability Summit brings experts together to reverse climate change
Healthy Roots Foundation's Midsummer Harvest to benefit Cincy Children's Integrative Care Team
Internationally renowned photographer features local families in "ReelBeauty" program
Female community leaders mentor girls with 3D printers
Physician Keith Melvin continues to raise awareness with Black & White Cancer Survivors' Gala
Cincinnati Zoo promotes Go Bananas! Challenge to recycle old cell phones
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Avondale program shows how the arts contribute to creating more equitable places
Margy Waller reports on a painting project in Avondale for Americans for the Arts' ArtsBlog, exploring how the arts can contribute to creating more equitable local communities.
Source: Americans for the Arts
Fodor's ranks Cincinnati Zoo in top 10 U.S. zoos
Source: Fodor's Travel
Cincinnati Children's named #3 overall pediatric hospital in U.S.
Source: U.S. News & World Report
Newborn Buffalo Zoo rhino calf conceived with deceased Cincinnati Zoo rhino's sperm
Source: ABC News
Public Library of Cincinnati gets five-star rating
Cincinnati named one of Top 100 Best Places to Live
Endangered rhino born via artificial insemination
Source: Today Show
Cincinnati Zoo's restaurant greenest in United States
Source: USA Today
Struggling women sad, angry over sale of nonprofit Ohio home that will become a boutique hotel
Source: The Washington Post
Gorillification: How to be a surrogate primate mom
Source: CBS Morning News
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