Cincinnati In The News
The Huffington Post is reporting on new Lincoln Property recommendations for the "Top 10 Cities for Relocation," which considers a city's nightlife, culture, food, weather and rent costs and includes Cincinnati.
The City of Cincinnati's new approach to using data analytics to make city government more efficient and effective "turns tradition on its head" and "might start a national trend," according to Backchannel, a tech-focused subsite at Medium.com.
Ohio and Cincinnati are both in the news for expanding citizen access to government data via user-friendly data portals. Ohio was recently ranked the #1 state for financial transparency.
Cleveland recently opened its first downtown supermarket in modern times courtesy of the regional Heinen's chain, and supporters of that city's urban renaissance are still pinching themselves over the transformation. Cincinnati continues to dream of news like that.
A rare print of the Declaration of Independence has been in the Cincinnati History Museum's collection for 140 years but will be being displayed in public for the first time at the Cincinnati Museum Center, The New York Times explains in its Arts section. The Museum Center fills in the details.
Jobs are moving farther away from where employees live, according to the Brookings Institution, which found that the number of jobs within a typical commuting distance dropped by 7 percent for suburban residents between 2000 and 2012 and by 3 percent for city residents.
Paste Magazine notes that people in-the-know about street art head for Brooklyn, Berlin and Bristol to see work by the best-known artists, but "there are more and more destinations where you can see work by both artists local to the area and the bigger names" — including Cincinnati.
Price Hill's "super-volunteer" Patti Hogan was profiled in a recent Soapbox story by Liz McEwan, and they appeared on WVXU's "Cincinnati Edition" April 9 to discuss Price Hill's struggles and successes.
With shortfalls in federal transportation spending and the Highway Trust Fund, states and localities are exploring more tolls to support new capacity and other ongoing improvements. Is the Brent Spence Bridge project next?
The Washington Post has an in-depth feature story on Cincinnati's Jim Obergefell, whose name is attached to the consolidated cases the U.S. Supreme Court will be hearing soon to decide whether gay couples have a constitutional right to marry.
A meteorologist has ranked U.S. cities on a "dreariness index" using a formula tying together annual precipitation, number of days with precipitation and cloudiness. To no one's surprise, Cincinnati is tied for the fifth worst weather.
The New York Times advises on how to choose the right university for your M.B.A. degree, saying that if you want to work at Procter & Gamble you should enroll at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business, which has 172 grads now at P&G.
A new Rent.com study finds Cincinnati is the 10th best U.S. city for college grads to start out their careers and lives. The top three are Washington, D.C.; Minneapolis-St. Paul; and Denver.
The Columbus Dispatch reports that as many as 126 Columbus firefighters will travel here tomorrow to fill regular shifts in city firehouses and allow Cincinnati Fire Dept. personnel attend Daryl Gordon's funeral at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral downtown.
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.