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Cincinnati breweries join forces to build community through charitable giving

Cincinnati's craft brewery scene is keeping pace with the explosive national trend, but collaboration, community building and collective generosity might be what set our beer brands apart from other cities.

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Soapdish: Fanny Trollope and the domestic manners of Cincinnatians

In the afterglow of the Cincinnati sister march, Soapdish columnist Casey Coston muses on ladies of note throughout history and one in particular: Mrs. Frances Trollope, whose impressions of Porkopolis were less than celebratory.

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Greater Cincinnati mines tech resources to become next "smart city"

Experts from Cincinnati Bell, local universities, governmental agencies and companies like Newport-based Nexigen are working together to make smart technology an integral part of residential-consumer life in Greater Cincinnati.

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On The Ground: Walnut Hills welcomes new era for crime prevention and increased safety

Thanks to the hard work of residents and community organizers in recent years, Walnut Hills has become a much safer place to live. Now, cooperation between residents, law enforcement and public leaders will be key in sustaining momentum and moving that vision into the future.

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Local nonprofit Design Impact releases 'Metathemes' social change report

Mark Twain supposedly said that Cincinnati is 20 years behind the rest of the world, but in the field of social design, the Queen City proves to be on the leading edge.

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'Fixing the system' to better support adults with disabilities

Amid an ongoing lawsuit brought by Disabled Rights Ohio against the state, several independent nonprofit groups are working toward a different approach to caring for adults with disabilities — one that emphasizes individuality and independence.

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Beyond the coffee shop: Cincy co-working scene diversifies to meet growing demand

With a growing workforce percentage shifting to freelance and contract bases, cities across the country are creating diverse co-working spots to meet the demand. How do Cincinnati's offerings stack up?

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On The Ground: Residential developments inspire conscious change in Walnut Hills

With more than $100 million worth of investments pouring into Walnut Hills in 2017, leaders and residents are working to manage the change, maintain diversity and secure a stable future for the neighborhood.

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On The Ground: Soapbox celebrates Walnut Hills at Stowe House event

On Dec. 14, residents, historians and organizers gathered at Harriet Beecher Stowe House in Walnut Hills to discuss the home's contributions to the historic legacy of Walnut Hills. Here are photos and an audio recording from the event.

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Video feature: IDEALAB, Lucy Cantwell and Eric Kornacki

On Dec. 8, developers, nonprofits, philanthropists and community members gathered for the first ever IDEALAB. Panelists shared how they went about receiving funding for their projects. Here's the third of four resulting video series from IDEALAB.

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Dear Readers: A letter from the publisher

Soapbox Publisher Patrice Watson looks back on the relationships, stories and events that have shaped our success, and notes a passing of the torch that will move the publication into the future.

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Top 16 of '16: Most-read stories of the year

For our last feature story of the year, we compiled a list of our 16 most-read features and department stories.

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Video feature: IDEALAB, David Nicholson & Kalia Vang

On Dec. 8, developers, nonprofits, philanthropists and community members gathered for the first ever IDEALAB. Panelists shared how they went about receiving funding for their projects. Here's the second of four resulting videos from that series.

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Soapdish: Detroit & Cincinnati, an I-75 exchange program

Part II takes readers on a tour of comparison points that include Detroit's superior recent cycling efforts and Cincinnati's unbeatable public parks, with a goal of educating, elevating dialog and swapping best practices.

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On The Ground: Music, diversity, collaboration connect Walnut Hills

Longtime residents and recent transplants have created a thriving music scene in Walnut Hills, with regular performances at beloved locales, plus a spate of new pubs and outdoor venues. Meanwhile, the revolutionary Music Resource Center gives local kids a unique creative outlet.
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