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Barbershops and cardiovascular health

An uncommon bond: Black-owned barbershops help promote cardiovascular health in the region

Health, specifically cardiovascular health, continues to quietly impact lives in the Black community. Local organizations are teaming up with Black-owned barbershops to help promote health in and out of the shop.

The Cinema Guys

Listen up: Cincinnati hobbyists turn their passions into podcasts

Passion breeds passion, and after sitting down with the members of two Queen City podcasts, the ticket to their success is not to fake it, which leaves a growing trust between them and their (growing) listeners.

Women's March

In photos: Cincinnati's second annual Women's March

On Saturday, Jan. 20 — one year after Donald Trump was sworn into office — locals by the thousands gathered downtown for the second annual Women's March. 

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Collaborating to create '20-minute' neighborhoods in Greater Cincinnati

In keeping with national trends, residents and business leaders in Cincinnati are constantly looking for ways to make local living more walkable and less car-reliant. But could transport alternatives like the streetcar also be the key to more affordable downtown housing?

Place Matters

Place Matters gives residents tools to transform their communities

Place Matters has spent the last decade giving residents the tools they need to transform their communities because they know the places we call home matter.

Indigo Hippo

The art of business: Over-the-Rhine's creative entrepreneurs

Zach Darmanian, co-owner of Such and Such, and Alisha Budkie, executive director of Indigo Hippo, both know what it takes to own — and stay in business — in Over-the-Rhine.

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In the rearview: Looking back at our best-read stories of 2017 and beyond

At the close of each year, Soapbox goes “dark” to spend time with friends and family, reflect on the recent past and recharge our creative batteries for the coming year. Until we meet again, please enjoy this list of our 10 most-read stories.

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In photos: A look back at IDEALAB Movement Makers

Over 100 community leaders, development enthusiasts and students gathered for the second annual IDEALAB on Dec. 4. Check out our photo essay of the day.

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Support for major developments highlights steady progress in Walnut Hills

From new plans for the empty Kroger to restoring a neighborhood icon, there's evidence that the longtime vision for economic viability and positive growth in Cincinnati's beloved Walnut Hills community is slowly but surely taking shape.

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Hannaford's legacy lives on in passionate Cincinnati architectural community

Much of Samuel Hannaford’s architecture was defined by progressive thought and attention to detail. Hannaford died in 1911, but the icon's sustainable designs remain as an inspiration to local professionals like the architects and designers at Drawing Dept.

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Music Hall's "organic" history: Hook & Hastings and the Mighty Wurlitzer

With the reopening of Music Hall, new tours are planned by SPMH volunteers, including one with an “organic” focus: Showing off the majestic organs that have occupied the space, from the original Hook & Hastings model to the famed Mighty Wurlitzer.

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Afternoon collaborative sessions to provide real-life takeaways for IDEALAB attendees

For our second annual IDEALAB on Dec. 4, we’re shaking things up a bit and have reogranized the afternoon to allow for more collaboration and idea sharing than ever before.


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SPECIAL REPORT: Taking the 'high road'

Take a look at how leveraging private sector resources for green infrastructure can achieve multiple public goals.


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Behind the curtain, 'invisible' Music Hall upgrades make a noticeable difference

Post-renovation reviews thus far have focused on highly visible changes to iconic Music Hall. This week, four Cincinnati arts leaders discuss "invisible systems" and behind-the-scenes changes that will do as much (or more) to positively impact production and patron experience.

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From King Records to Shake-It, meet the pros promoting Cincy's musical heritage

Cincinnati has contributed much to modern rock 'n roll as the world knows it, and beloved institutions like Herzog Studios and King Records are in the midst of a revival. Meanwhile, Shake-It Records and a bevy of offbeat venues underpin a current scene that rocks like only the Midwest can.
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