Cincinnati In The News
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."
Governing Magazine shows one of Cincinnati's defunct inclines carrying streetcars up and down one of the city's bare hills to juxtapose news of the new Cincinnati Streetcar debuting this September.
The New York Times' popular "What You Get" real estate feature turns its attention to suburban Cincinnati, choosing a five-bedroom home in Indian Hill as an example of what you can buy for $900,000 these days.
A fascinating article from Wired about building a bike-friendly urban culture doesn't specifically mention Cincinnati, but its findings and recommendations definitely apply to us.
Playhouse in the Park is one of six regional theaters The New York Times interviews about marketing "Sex With Strangers," a provocative play about a relationship between a female novelist and younger male blogger.
Food/drink/travel website Thrillist has published a list identifying the most underrated place in each state, and the entire city of Covington gets the honor for Kentucky.
Washington Post soccer reporter Steven Goff interviews FC Cincinnati head coach John Harkes after the local team's home opener April 9, recalling another Harkes debut 20 years earlier with D.C. United.
The people of Cincinnati voted in 1916 to fund the construction of a subway loop, but construction was halted 10 years later, leaving abandoned tunnels and tracks under Central Parkway to this day.
Preservation Magazine's Spring issue includes a prominent feature story on how Covington is bringing back its West Side neighborhood, centered around rehabs of old shotgun homes on Orchard Street.
Cincinnati is "stepping up its game and becoming a destination for those in the know," writes David Duran at Fodor's Travel in a post titled "Long Weekend in Cincinnati."
The New York Times offers a tribute to architect Zaha Hadid, who died last week, by highlighting her seven most striking designs, including the Contemporary Arts Center downtown.