Cincinnati In The News
Companies like Uber drive money out of local communities and erase the benefits that employees have fought hard for, Governing Magazine says, but local co-ops allow us to keep our dollars in our own communities.
Thanks to the efforts of many people here, Greater Cincinnati has the fifth fastest growing population of creative class residents among U.S. cities, says Richard Florida in The Atlantic's CityLab.
The Kinder Institute for Urban Research at Rice University provides a peek at the top 10 urban innovations happening around the world right now, from an internet of freshwater pipes to local sharing economies.
The Graphic Design USA website is citing Bureau of Labor Statistics numbers to compare which cities are best for self-employed or freelance graphic designers, and Cincinnati ranks #18.
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."
Procter & Gamble officials announced at their annual shareholder meeting that the company is building a wind farm in Texas to power all of its North American plants that manufacture home care and fabric products.
Tech website Backchannel is again heaping praise on the city of Cincinnati's efforts to integrate big data into its daily operations, this time interviewing Ed Cunningham, head of the city's building code enforcement operations who's also front man and fiddle player for Comet Bluegrass All-Stars.
Wired magazine took notice of local designer Giacomo Ciminello's use of video game play to help re-invigorate blighted spaces through his People’s Liberty grant project, Spaced Invaders.
FC Cincinnati was introduced this week as an expansion team in the United Soccer League and will play at UC's newly renovated Nippert Stadium starting next year.
Forbes suggests how successful cities get their main marketing organizations to work together to increase investment, using Cincinnati as a "best practices" example based on last year's "Cincy in NYC" event.
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.
Next City looks at how Midwestern cities are trying to revive manufacturing in the startup economy under the catchy title "Cleveland Wants to Make Sure the Next Wright Brothers Come From the Rust Belt."
Have urban real estate investors come up with a proven formula to push redevelopment in "transitional" neighborhoods? According to Quartz, it could be something as simple and intuitive as opening a coffee shop.
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.
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.