| Follow Us: Facebook Twitter Pinterest RSS Feed

Quality of Life Features

 ort.jpg

Happy trails! Explore Greater Cincy's best outdoor walkways this summer

We at Soapbox recently laced up our hiking boots and ventured outdoors to explore some of the region's best-loved urban treks, off-beat adventures and day hikes — stopping along the way for beer and conversation with the folks working to connect them all.

 pique6.jpg

Get the picture: Visual art is everywhere in Covington

Arts enthusiasts will find much to write home about in Covington, from small street-front galleries and edgy design firms to the beloved Carnegie and Baker Hunt — with plenty of Frank Duveneck history to go around. It's a scene with history, and it's still growing.

WHW Women's March Supporting Survivors_1.jpg

Local nonprofits continue fight for equality in Trump's America

The contentious 2016 presidential election brought attention to a wide range of social issues. Now, as budget cuts threaten some public programs, local nonprofits are finding new ways to leverage national attention for positive community impact.

LDP_0669-2.jpg

Leaders of the pack: Covington empowers residents for good

Building on a long tradition of inspiring residential leadership, Covington organizations like The Center for Great Neighborhoods are boosting support for community-led beautification efforts, learning initiatives and more.


Tiff1.jpg

Opulent Tiffany lamps and windows now on display at CAM

Tiffany’s glass creations, once passé, are prized by today's collectors as precious examples of decorative art. The Cincinnati Art Museum will showcase more than 100 of the iconic pieces now through Aug. 13.
( 697 ) View All

Quality of Life Videos

On The Ground: Post-Kroger, Walnut Hills believes 'We can get something better'

Kroger’s closing last month represents a turning point for the Walnut Hills community, with organizers and residents working together to ensure food security and manage encroaching gentrification in this diverse community.

Starfire_video_grab_Madtree

Inclusion that's worth working for

Starfire is celebrating another year of building better lives for people living with disabilities with two events this week, the Breakfast Fundraiser June 16 and the Story Soiree June 17, both at 20th Century Theater in Oakley.

Mill_creek_canoe_group_small

Take a ride down the mighty Mill Creek

Mention to someone that you're going to canoe on Mill Creek, and they'll likely fit you for a HazMat suit. Undaunted, Soapbox was intrigued by the opportunity to explore this oft-abused and misunderstood regional asset.

Victory_of_Light_Small

Victory of Light Psychic Festival

The Victory of Light Psychic Festival was held April 9-10 at the Sharonville Convention Center, billed as "Cincinnati's premier body, mind & spirit event."

Umbrella_dancing_video_thumb

Pop up umbrella dancing as creative placemaking

Placemaking efforts bring artists together with residents and developers to build community, including nearly 200 people who created a surprise dance video with umbrellas at a LISC/ArtsWave luncheon.
( 100 ) View All
Signup for Email Alerts