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Updates to the Green Cincinnati Plan Seek Out Inclusive Input from Residents

The third update to the Green Cincinnati Plan, first initiated in 2008, pairs field experts with Cincinnatians to formulate a strategy based on sustainability, resilience, and equity.

Barbershops and cardiovascular health

An uncommon bond: Black-owned barbershops help promote cardiovascular health in the region

Health, specifically cardiovascular health, continues to quietly impact lives in the Black community. Local organizations are teaming up with Black-owned barbershops to help promote health in and out of the shop.

The Cinema Guys

Listen up: Cincinnati hobbyists turn their passions into podcasts

Passion breeds passion, and after sitting down with the members of two Queen City podcasts, the ticket to their success is not to fake it, which leaves a growing trust between them and their (growing) listeners.

Women's March

In photos: Cincinnati's second annual Women's March

On Saturday, Jan. 20 — one year after Donald Trump was sworn into office — locals by the thousands gathered downtown for the second annual Women's March. 


Collaborating to create '20-minute' neighborhoods in Greater Cincinnati

In keeping with national trends, residents and business leaders in Cincinnati are constantly looking for ways to make local living more walkable and less car-reliant. But could transport alternatives like the streetcar also be the key to more affordable downtown housing?
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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.


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.


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 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."


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.
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