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Feature StoryYulia Bui

Flowers in the City: OTR's Gia and the Blooms

An Over-the-Rhine floral shop talks selling botanicals in a concrete jungle and connecting with their diverse range of customers.

Feature StoryCincinnati Boychoir Acappella

Cincinnati Boychoir Prepares for South Africa

Cincinnati Boychoir is shaping young lives and expanding horizons is the goal of a new “Cultural Curriculum”  

Innovation NewsRobin Imaging

Robin Imaging: From Film to Print: evolving to a changing market

Robin Imaging, established 42 years ago, was the biggest photo lab in Greater Cincinnati, Yet, when the market began to change and film started to phase out, owner Bill Johnson and his wife Deb Kittner Johnson had a choice: cease or evolve.

Cincy In The NewsSwing House

Mark deJong's Swing House puts Camp Washington on the map

From the outside, artist Mark deJong’s contemporary art installation, Swing House, looks much like any other 19th-century home in Cincinnati’s Camp Washington neighborhood.

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Here's why you should start a business in Cincinnati

Inc. just highlighted Cincinnati as one of the best metropolitan areas in the United States for anyone looking to start a business.

Development NewsFifth and Vine Tour

Walking Tours from ‘Urbanologist’ Max Grinnell Return to Cincinnati

This June, author and historian Max Grinnell will return to Cincinnati to host a series of walking tours titled Out of the Past: Tales from the Federal Writers Guide to Cincinnati On Foot.

Innovation NewsPeoples Liberty Project Grant 7

People’s Liberty Announces Project Grant Winners for Summer/Fall 2018

People’s Liberty, a philanthropic lab, announced the six winners of $10,000 Project Grants to provide an opportunity for individuals to implement innovative community development projects in Greater Cincinnati.

Feature StoryLas Alfombras creative placemaking in Price Hill.

Santa Maria and Price Hill Will work together to serve the community

Santa Maria and Price Hill Will are equal partners in building strong families, supporting residents’ health, and encouraging investment and redevelopment in the neighborhood.

Innovation NewsMeSseD Tunnel Tour

Local MeSseD Comics takes readers underground, this time for real

From May 11 to June 16, 2018, the MeSseD Tunnel Tour is on exhibit in Over-the-Rhine.

Queen City Makes List of 19 Best Cities in America for Street Art

Cincinnati recognized among the 19 best cities in America for street art

Cincy In The NewsBuzzed Bull Creamery

Buzzed Bull Creamery a Great Place for "Boozy Ice Cream"

AFAR has chosen Cincinnati's Buzzed Bull Creamery as one of the top 10 Places for Boozy Ice Cream in the United States.

Cincinnati Spotlighted for Modern Redevelopment

The editors at Global Traveler recently spotlighted Cincinnati as "a prime example of Midwestern revitalization."

New Harriet Beecher Stowe film set in Cincinnati

Fourth Wall is set to make a new Harriet Beecher Stowe film set in Cincinnati.

Development NewsWE Lead speakers

Deadline Approaches for "WE Lead" Executive Leadership Development for Women

Talented women in the Cincinnati area will be prepared and empowered for higher leadership roles through the return of WE Lead, a 10-month executive leadership development experience for women offered by the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce.

Development NewsMusic Hall

What's Next for Cincinnati Music Hall?

The renovation of Music Hall finished in October 2017. Now what is in store for this iconic centerpiece of Cincinnati?

Feature StoryBlack Summer Festivals

Cincinnati's Top African American Summer Festivals

Many summer festival’s roots are deeply embedded in African American cultural history as a way of letting off steam and inverting the traditional social structure; solidifying the notion that bonding with family, friends and community is integral to a healthy society. 

Feature StoryJames Brown got his start at King Records; his iconic image from those days was memorialized last year on an ArtWorks mural in OTR

10 Year Anniversary Series: King Records

In the mid 1950s, Cincinnati recording studio King Records was a hit powerhouse, featuring R&B artists like James Brown. Today, a devoted group of nonprofits, organizers, and policy makers are working to promote and preserve the historic studio.

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Cincinnati Style Chili Potato Chips Make Some Noise

Bon Appetit recently featured the popular Cincinnati Style Chili potato chips from Ohio's very own Mikesell's Snack Food Company in a new list of "Regional Potato Chips You’ve Never Heard Of."

Local Pipeline H2O Company Recognized by FedEx

After over 7,800 entries and more than 665,000 votes cast, recently FedEx announced the winners of this year’s FedEx Small Business Grant Contest. Drop Water, a member of this year's Pipeline H2O cohort, won silver as part of the competition.

GM Recognizes AK Steel for Innovation

West Chester, Ohio based AK Steel was named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 26th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held April 20 in Orlando, Florida.

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