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Behind the Scenes with Seven/Seventy-Nine, Ltd.
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
This week's original Soapbox video goes behind the scenes with our friends, Seven/Seventy-Nine, Ltd. - a locally based film and video production company that has produced content for Christian Moerlein, The Over-the-Rhine Foundation, The Ohio Justice and Policy Center, and the University of Cincinnati, as well as delivering original Soapbox videos each month. Take a look at what goes on behind the lens and what inspires their fresh take on innovative advertising/internet production and narrative-based independent filmmaking.
Tuesday, September 29, 2009
This week, Soapbox and
take a look at the new Fountain Square - three years after its $42 million face lift and redesign, the Genius of Water is doing something the old Square could not - bringing people, and business, back to the city center. And its doing it with creative multi-use programming - from aerobics demonstrations to cooking shows, diverse musical events, and fun, oddball activities that appeal to families, indie rockers, and tourists alike.
Over the Rhine: Take Another Look
Tuesday, September 15, 2009
Each week Soapbox takes a look at our city, challenging our readers and ourselves to examine it in a new light, gathering a new perspective. Such is the case when we profile people and places like this week's feature story on green possibilities in Over-the-Rhine. The same holds true for this video created by
. We encourage you to take another look at OTR.
Tuesday, August 25, 2009
It's no secret that Cincinnatians love their beer. Over 50 breweries once existed in Over the Rhine alone, including the impressive multi-building brewery of Bavarian native Christian Moerlein. In addition to making a fine lager, Moerlein was the first brewer to market his popular libations outside of the region, and his business prospered until the rise of Prohibition. Today, Moerlein CEO Greg Hardman is credited with revitalizing the once grand brand and continues his company namesake's ambitious marketing strategy to get the word out about great Cincinnati based beer.
Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Located in Over the Rhine, Findlay Market is Ohio's oldest continuously operated public market. This week Soapbox takes a tour of the market and shows it's not all about groceries. Home to dozens of outdoor vendors, numerous street performers, and lots of special events, the Market is a gathering place for young and old and attracts perhaps the most socially, economically, racially, and ethnically diverse crowds found anywhere in Cincinnati.
Quality of Life
Tuesday, July 14, 2009
Natural Awakenings a healthy living magazine that sponsors natural networking events at Park + Vine draw an eclectic mix of local vendors and those interested in facilitating their green living lifestyles. Soapbox videographers
were on hand to capture the tastes and sounds of the rockin' event.
DAAP Fashion Show
Tuesday, June 23, 2009
Over 1500 people attended DAAP's 58th Annual Fashion Show where the school's finest showed off why graduates of the University of Cincinnati's award-winning program creates some of the industry's most sought-after talent. Local video production company
spoke with DAAP Fashion Show Director, Laurie Wilson about what it takes to make the popular annual event happen.
Cincinnati Innovates Featured Entry: BudgetSketch
Tuesday, June 16, 2009
Ready to get a handle on where your money will go, rather than on where it's already went? This week's featured innovator is Dewayne Greenwood and Bill Barnett of
- an online budgeting program that maps out where your money will go as it comes in, instead of simply showing you where it's been spent.
Cincinnati Innovates Featured Entry: xRP and xRP Agented Network
Tuesday, June 09, 2009
Is manufacturing in Cincinnati dead? Not if the creators of xRP and xRP Agented Network have anything to say about it. With the manufacturing industry down to 12 percent of Gross Domestic Product in the US, local author and innovator Ben Moore sees an opportunity to help reverse that trend.
Cincinnati Innovates Featured Entry: Electricity from a bacterial reactor
Tuesday, June 02, 2009
This week's featured innovation comes from Jason e Barkeloo who proposes the development and licensing of a microbial fuel cell which can generate electricity and hydrogen gas from the metabolism of sewage and other organic materials.This is only one of the many great ideas proposed at Cincinnati Innovates.
New take on Over-the-Rhine
Tuesday, May 26, 2009
As we work throughout the week identifying and reporting the new Cincinnati story, the Soapbox staff continually challenges itself to see our city in a new light, from a new perspective. From the pieces that we write to the images we broadcast, the hope is to shake ourselves, as well as our readers, out of the rut of what we take for granted as familiar. Our jobs are exponentially more gratifying when we find someone else doing the same thing. Such was the case when we were able to see this beautiful piece created by a remarkably talented video production company named
Cincinnati Innovates: celebrating and rewarding region's entrepreneurs
Tuesday, May 05, 2009
For the next several weeks, Soapbox will partner with Cincinnati Innovates to celebrate our region's homegrown entrepreneurs and inventors by using our video section to highlight entrants to the CI innovation competition. The contest is open to anyone who has an innovation, idea, or invention and has a Greater Cincinnati connection (including Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky) and can score the winner up to $20,000 in cash. Watch this week's video for more information or visit
for more information.
Tucker's Restaurant serves up a unique Cincinnati experience
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Tucker's Restaurant on Vine Street in Over-the-Rhine is a Cincinnati institution. Proprietors Joe and Carla Tucker fit the neighborhood like a well-worn glove, offering some of the city's most unique (and vegetarian-friendly) dishes, all served with a side of Cincinnati hospitality. Everyone is welcome at Tucker's as evidenced by Kelly Kruthaupt's day spent at the local hot spot.
Quality of Life
Sign of the times
Tuesday, April 07, 2009
Tucked into a corner of the Essex neighborhood sits the American Sign Museum - home to over 3,000 signs of by-gone eras including hand-lettered Sinatra and Charo show cards, chasing light bulbs, radio wave neon as well as a collection of sign-making equipment, materials and tools, salesman samples, and three-dimensional architectural models.
The dry cleaning concierge
Tuesday, March 24, 2009
Cincinnati has a number of concierges, but they're not all necessarily working at the hotels. A new resident to the Queen City found a treasure trove of information about her new home in an unlikely source: Brad Teaney, owner of 7th Street Cleaners on 7th and Elm downtown. Turns out Brad has been offering more than just stain prevention tips during his time at the cleaners. He is a living guide to what's happening around town and an invaluable resource to his non 513 area code customers.
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