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On The Ground
Price Hill is on the city of Cincinnati's western edge overlooking the downtown basin. Locals love long-standing family-owned business like Greek restaurant Sebastians, Price Hill Chili and the new Incline Public House. Once home to Pete Rose and the headquarters of Slush Puppies, Price Hill still houses a major food manufacturing plant for hometown-based Kroger. Mt. Echo Park offers sweeping views of the Cincinnati skyline, and Cincinnati Christian University resides along Glenway Avenue, attracting young students from all over the world to this unique and historical area of town. Groups like Price Hill Will and Cincinnati Landmark Productions are helping to revitalize the area with new entertainment options, local businesses and neighborhood restorations.
Stronger Faster: How Collective Impact puts Cincinnati at the forefront of social change
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Collective Impact is championed by the Greater Cincinnati Foundation working closely with seven independent "backbone" organizations to reinforce each other's efforts and get everyone rowing in the same direction.
Calling All Volunteers: Why more young people spend a year working for free
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
For many Cincinnatians who commit up to a year of their lives to full-time unsalaried service, volunteering is a way of life. Meet four who make a real difference.
Nate May gives musical testimony to Cincinnati's urban Appalachians
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Nate May's world-premiere composition "State" tells the story of Price Hill's urban Appalachians and of his own musical journey from West Virginia to Cincinnati.
Nancy Sullivan transformed her life in Price Hill, works now to transform Price Hill itself
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
Enright Ridge Urban Ecovillage resident Nancy Sullivan cultivates transformation in her home and across Price Hill, where her Guatemalan neighbors depend on her as a friend, teacher and advocate.
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.
A year of bringing abandoned buildings back to life
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Over the past year Soapbox followed local redevelopment projects at historic buildings and abandoned sites, including efforts by a countywide program to target new housing. Here’s a roundup with updates.
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.
Eddy Kwon tries to be the change he encourages Cincinnati to embrace
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Eddy Kwon describes himself in multiple ways — performer, composer, teacher, activist — that allow him to engage differently for his various projects as director of MYCincinnati Youth Orchestra.
After Kelly Thomas' life took numerous turns, she now teaches "Life 101"
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Some people crumble after a misstep, others shake it off and move on. Kelly Thomas' journey to a fulfilling role as "life coach" in Lower Price Hill is proof that it's possible to profoundly change for the better.
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.
How Larry Bourgeois became the patron saint of espresso
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Larry Bourgeois' career path took him around the world, across the country and eventually to Cincinnati, where he holds a relatively quiet position of both local and national influence in the specialty coffee industry and the culture of "third places."
Incline Theater opens June 3, setting the stage for further redevelopment in Price Hill
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
The Warsaw Federal Incline Theater will add another landmark to Price Hill's incline district and another success on Cincinnati's growing list of creative placemaking projects that prove the arts' ability to drive economic development.
Documentary film explores role of Oyler School in 'saving' Lower Price Hill
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
When she arrived in Cincinnati in 2012 on assignment for public radio, Amy Scott didn't plan to spend the next two years detailing the lives of students and faculty members at Oyler School. Her documentary film about the role of schools in historically embattled communities like Lower Price Hill will have its first public screening May 22.
Road to Redevelopment: Two nonprofits work to rehab neighborhood anchors
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
In the third installment of our series on key buildings coming back to life, we look at what two nonprofit development groups are doing to restore former neighborhood anchors in Price Hill and Walnut Hills.
West Side Super-Volunteer Patti Hogan: Safety and cleanliness "critical" to neighborhood success
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
It might take a village to raise a child, but Patti Hogan proves that it takes just a few dedicated volunteers to pick up trash and help improve their West Side neighborhoods one street, one house and one empty lot at a time.
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CDF/IFF nonprofit loan program leads to community reinvestment
In 2015, the Cincinnati Development Fund teamed up with IFF (and the JP Morgan Chase Foundation) to provide loans to nonprofits in Greater Cincinnati and Dayton.
Creative placemaking efforts to launch in five Cincinnati neighborhoods
People's Liberty grants $10,000 for The Percussion Park
21st neighborhood participates in Neighborhood Enhancement Program
Price Hill Will: Opening paths to homeownership
Neighborhood eateries are jumping on the outdoor dining bandwagon
Six local projects awarded $275,900 in Duke Energy Urban Revitalization grants
Enright Ecovillage building an urban homesteading store and community gathering space in Price Hill
Holiday events for beer drinkers, outdoors types and kids at heart
Price Hill Will introduces film festival to start conversations on social justice
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Price Hill seeking applicants for storefront business expansion
Apply before Dec. 16 for a shot at professional business support and storefront space on Warsaw Avenue in Price Hill.
2015 Green Home Tour kicks off this Saturday
Xavier offers LaunchCincy entrepreneurship workshops in Spanish
Financial Opportunity Center offers new model for social service in Cincinnati
Metro now offers stored-value cards to riders
The Happy Maladies want YOU to write their next album
CincyMusic Spotlight hits airwaves
Greener Portions Aquaponics now open for business
Ramshackle Recordings captures musicians at their best
Intern in Ohio program launches today, connects students with internships
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DPCR senior receives Gates Millennium Scholarship
Jonathan Abe, DePaul Cristo Rey (DPCR) graduating senior and Price Hill resident, is one of just 15 students across the state of Ohio to be named a Gates Millennium Scholar.
$40,000 grant helps launch Healthy Homes program in Price Hill
A Night with Scott and Friends to benefit Manna Food Pantry on Dec. 12
Price Hill seeks artists, businesses to participate in window painting competition
Price Hill Health Center under renovation as part of "Happy to Wait" initiative
Public Library preps student readers for All-Star summer
Washing Well project expands, plans to launch in September
Cincinnati Youth Collaborative to celebrate service during National Volunteer Week
DAAP students lead hands-on effort to fix vacant lots
Local organist featured in Price Hill celebration of community, giving
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Cincinnati In The News
Oyler School a good example of how "community schools" help improve student outcomes
Community schools that wrap health, dental, therapeutic and family support services around existing schools to try to mitigate the effects of poverty and improve students’ learning and life prospects "started in Cincinnati."
Source: Center on Reinventing Public Education
8 best places to try Cincinnati's "remarkable chili"
Source: The Daily Meal
Oyler School's role in transforming Lower Price Hill praised by national education leader
Source: The Huffington Post
Price Hill volunteer Patti Hogan and Soapbox writer Liz McEwan interviewed on WVXU
Source: WVXU Radio
Price Hill: A Cincinnati neighborhood climbs back
In Cincinnati, they're closing the achievement gap
Source: Minneapolis Star-Tribune
Public Library of Cincinnati gets five-star rating
Cincinnati named one of Top 100 Best Places to Live
Cincinnati Public Staircases: A Walking History Abandoned But Not Forgotten
Source: Sustainable Cities Collective
At Oyler, keeping an eye on students' eyes
Source: APM: Marketplace
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Jacob Tippey of Ramshackle Recordings
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