Cincinnati In The News
Over-the-Rhine resident Jim Obergefell will be among the official guests on Jan. 12 as President Obama delivers his final State of the Union address.
Andrew Davis, managing editor of a Chicago LGBTQ newspaper and website, visited Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky recently to write a travel story and came away impressed.
Swedish musician Jens Lekman is interviewed by The New York Times about his recent push into more intimate and immediate ways of music-making, including his "Ghostwriting" project this fall in Cincinnati.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer takes a tour of ArtWorks' mural program and comes away impressed, saying Cincinnati's story "surrounds you, in full color, on the exteriors of buildings."
Inside Hook, a city guide for men in Chicago, recommends Cincinnati as one of "the best destinations that are far away, yet still close to home."
Governing Magazine discusses how new ideas and players are coalescing to provide attractive options for the livability of cities, including Washington Park as a prime example of urban projects blurring the distinction between recreation and mobility.
Cincinnati native Keith Pandolfi makes a convincing argument in Savuer Magazine that Cincinnati is and should be recognized as the next big food city in the U.S.
Leading off the All Star Game's national media coverage of Cincinnati attractions and quirks is Major League Baseball itself, offering an MLB.com overview of Cincinnati attractions along with Skyline, Graeter's and Montgomery Inn ribs.
The New York Daily News has a new travel piece focusing on Cincinnati's beer brewing and baseball traditions, riverfront development, downtown hotel and restaurant options and Over-the-Rhine's renaissance.
Cincinnati's two premier nonprofit economic development organizations, 3CDC and Cincinnati Development Fund, have received federal New Market Tax Credits totaling more than $87 million, the Business Courier reported June 15.
WVXU's "Cincinnati Edition" show did a segment June 2 about abandoned local church buildings coming back to life, the subject of a recent Soapbox feature story by Rick Pender, interviewing him, Cincinnati Preservation Association Executive Director Paul Muller and Taft's Ale House brewer Kevin Moreland.
The New York Times covers last week's announcements from Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra about its successful fundraising campaign and a new musician contract that will allow it to hire more full-time players, saying the CSO's success is in stark contrast to many other orchestras around the country.
Dwell magazine has published a guide to "the country's hottest design incubators," including Cincinnati's manufacturing-focused First Batch, that it says are helping independent designers learn the basics of how to scale up and boost the local economy.
A feature story on the rebirth of three neighborhood markets in New Orleans, two as traditional food markets and one as a museum, reminds us of our local treasure Findlay Market and has lessons for neighborhood co-op market efforts in Cincinnati.
Faced with declining ridership on its initial downtown streetcar line, Seattle is studying the idea of giving its streetcars dedicated lanes to improve running times and reliability.