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Northside's CoSign initiative could become a national model after landing new grant

A Northside community development experiment could go national now that the American Sign Museum has landed a $200,000 grant from ArtPlace America.

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CoSign snags $200K ArtPlace America grant

With a new $200,000 award, The American Sign Museum will expand its innovative CoSign initiative that pairs artists, small businesses and sign fabricators.

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Swapping innovation ideas with Cincinnati

A team from Detroit toured Cincinnati in search of innovation: "Cincinnati reminded me that transformation does not happen quickly, but it’s not exactly gradual, either. 'Incremental' is the better term."

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Struggling women sad, angry over sale of nonprofit Ohio home that will become a boutique hotel

After losing a two-year fight with a Fortune 500 company determined to buy their beautiful, 104-year-old property and turn it into a boutique hotel the women of the Anna Louise Inn have to leave the neighborhood.

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How to Resurrect an Urban School District

The Cincinnati school district has improved both test scores and graduation rates since 2003 while—unlike Atlanta and Washington—transparently pursuing highly collaborative reform strategies that, counter to the current trend, don't rely on rigid hierarchy and punitive accountability.

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Cincinnati baseball fans reap free pizzas

Cincinnati Reds pitchers are striking out batters at a sizzling pace, and their fans are eating it up. A local restaurant chain promises free pizza for ticket-holders any time Reds pitchers whiff at least 11 opponents. 

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Cincinnati: The Queen City's crown shines again

With dueling nicknames of The Queen City for its beauty and Porkopolis for its hog-packing history, Cincinnati cannot be pigeonholed.

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Five free things in Cincinnati, from strolling historic districts to crossing picturesque bridges

Cincinnati is on a huge upswing, and is pumping billions of dollars into new development and revitalization. In less than 10 years, the city has transformed itself back into a growing, bustling destination as businesses and residents flock to downtown and its surrounding neighborhoods.

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Conde Nast names 21C Museum Hotel one of world's top new destinations

A 1924 landmark turned art hotel in downtown Cincinnati, next to the Contemporary Arts Center and across the street from the Aronoff Center for the Arts, makes it to Conde Nast's "hot list."

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Cincinnati Public Staircases: A Walking History Abandoned But Not Forgotten

The historic importance of urban staircases in Cincinnati was created in part because of geographic contrasts poised by steep inclines situated between neighborhoods. 

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How a Young Community of Entrepreneurs is Rebuilding Detroit

Read how Josh McManus, who came to Cincinnati to help launch CoSign and other community development projects, is now making an impact in Detroit.

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Patti Smith's Cincinnati Art Exhibit Will Be a Robert Mapplethorpe Tribute

The Patti Smith exhibit that will open at downtown Cincinnati's Contemporary Art Center on May 17 will be a tribute to her close friend, the late photographer Robert Mapplethorpe.

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Cincinnati Startup Pingage Signs With P&G to Bring Business to Pinterest

Cincinnati-based startup Pingage wants to offer marketers a way to manage content and build a following. It's goal is to become to Pinterest what Buddy Media was to Facebook.

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Fresh perspective on crowdfunding

On March 25, the American Underground and CED welcomed Candace Klein, the founder and CEO of Bad Girl Ventures and SoMoLend, to share a little about the “ins and outs” of crowdfunding. With a packed house, Candace started off by challenging those who plan to launch a crowdfunding campaign to share personal stories because the investors are “investing in you, not just your product or idea.”

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15 U.S. Cities Emerging Downtowns

Downtown Cincinnati has been transforming its downtown hub since the 1990s, with an estimated $1.3 billion invested in projects currently in construction or planning stages, according to Downtown Cincinnati Inc. 

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