Cincinnati In The News
Slow to build and expensive to operate, streetcars could be the most maligned mode of transportation in America, Governing Magazine says in its June issue, but cities like Cincinnati keep building and opening new lines.
A new report studies the effects of walkable places on the wealth and equity of U.S. metro areas, rating Cincinnati #18 of the 30 metros studied and ranking it in the "lower-middle walkable urbanism" tier.
A new Travel Diary post on the family travel website Taking the Kids explores Findlay Market and Over-the-Rhine via a day with Cincinnati Food Tours.
The mobility accelerator operated by Boulder-Color.-based Techstars recently named Cincinnati startup Spatial as one of the 12 companies in its Techstars Mobility Class of 2016.
Mortar's nine-week business development program is explained and celebrated in Yes! Magazine, which features graduate Jasmine Ford, who will be opening a storefront bakery in Walnut Hills.
Next City explores how the Motor City Mapping project, a citywide effort to create a comprehensive property dashboard in Detroit, is now expanding to Cincinnati, Cleveland and Columbus.
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.
Molly Wellmann and her Japp's establishment on Main Street get high praise from Esquire Magazine, which includes the OTR gem on his list of the 18 best bars in America.
The New York Times reports on a new sponsorship contract signed by Under Armour with UCLA for $18.7 million per year; the same company pays UC athletics $5 million per year.
The Chicago Tribune's travel section features a guide to Over-the-Rhine dining options, saying you can do breakfast, lunch and dinner without leaving the 1300 block of Vine Street ... but you should branch out.
The Hill political newspaper website leads off its take on the top five "infrastructure emergencies" across the U.S. with the Brent Spence Bridge, reminding us that President Obama termed it "functionally obsolete."
According to 2015 Census Bureau estimates of U.S. cities' populations, Cincinnati was estimated to have 298,550 residents, the fourth straight year of population increases.
Cincinnati has regained the area jobs lost during the 2007-09 recession, says a United States Conference of Mayors' report, while Cleveland won't recover all its job losses until 2018.
The New York Times Travel section has a guide to "A New Crop of Boutique Hotels in the South," including one that isn't even open yet: Hotel Covington.
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."