Cincinnati In The News
The Wall Street Journal's Arts section reviews historic Japanese art now on display in three U.S. cities: Cincinnati Art Museum, New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture in Hanford, Calif.
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.
Fodor's, one of the best-known names in travel guides, has included Cincinnati Zoo on its new list of the 10 best U.S. zoos.
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.
Political junkees have long called Ohio the ultimate swing state, the king-maker in U.S. presidential races. WVXU's Howard Wilkinson has found the numbers to prove that, in fact, Ohio is the decider.
U.S. News & World Report released its ninth annual rankings of U.S. pediatric hospitals, and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center was recognized as #3 overall, finishing in the top 10 in all 10 specialties.
Greater Cincinnati is home to 10 of this year's Fortune 500 ranking of the largest U.S. public companies, led by Kroger at #20 and Procter & Gamble at #32.
A new Pew Research Center study says you'd have to earn $14.13 per hour in Ohio to afford a two-bedroom apartment, $14.31 in Indiana and $13.14 in Kentucky. The federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour; Ohio raised its minimum wage to $8.10/hour this year.
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.
Governing Magazine's June issue looks at the nation's larger distressed cities and counties to identify the steepest declines in public employment. Hamilton County ranks 11th, cutting 26.8 percent of its workforce from its 2006 peak.
The Atlantic magazine has a long, nuanced story about the long path the Cincinnati Police Dept. has traveled from broken community relationships to today's role as a model for community-oriented policing. "For a great many other cities, Cincinnati's imperfect present provides a glimpse of a much better future," the article says.
The Trust for Public Land, a national nonprofit organization working to create and improve neighborhood parks, has released its ParkScore index to rate how well the 75 largest U.S. cities are meeting the need for parks. Cincinnati ranks #7.
Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial kickoff to summer, featuring Taste of Cincinnati and neighborhood parades, picnics and ceremonies honoring military veterans. Here's a roundup of local media coverage and recommendations.
Pest-control experts Orkin release a list each spring of the 20 worst mosquito cities in the U.S., and thankfully the latest list doesn't include Cincinnati.