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Who cares about good design?

The effects of buildings on people have been explored in architectural theories for centuries. Today, the rapid evolution of neuroscience and evidence-based design provides new insights into how architecture impacts human health and wellness.  

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After the pandemic and racial upheaval, this group saw cities as the solution, not the problem

The cataclysmic events of 2020 threatened to unwind years of progress for the nation's cities. Some dedicated urbanists here decided to shape a new narrative. 

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How the pandemic affected mental health and addiction services

COVID-19 changed the way we care for our region’s most vulnerable populations. The Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health organization pivoted quickly to care for people who needed it most during isolation.

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When Covid-19 struck, small manufacturers, threatened with survival, innovated to stay healthy

Faced with the medical and economic crisis, they changed course and adapted to meet the needs of their communities, and discover new opportunities.

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Getting to Yes: Ohio has been a leader in the development of Alternative Dispute Resolution

“We’re used to thinking of everything as a win-lose scenario. But how do you reach win-win resolutions to conflict? That was how we looked at it. Conflict resolution initiatives take a certain frame of mind, and patience.” - Gov. Richard Celeste  

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Despite confines, Eden Urban Gardens bears fruit in Avondale

April Pandora’s vision of bringing healthy food to inner cities took years to grow, but following her dream has made an impact on the community.

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The Future of Downtown, Part II: What do business owners say?

Recovery has been slow due to many people still working from home. But local companies are confident that things will improve once offices open again.

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School of Rock is like playing team sports, only with guitars and drums

A former restaurant space that was vacant for years has been transformed into 10,000 square feet of rehearsal and performance space. Now it’s time to rock.

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The Future of Downtown, Part I: Job Loss and Recovery

What will the Central Business District look like in 2022? Local organizations and foundations are working to keep places open.

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Ready to rock whenever the world is ready

The region's newest music venue, PromoWest Pavilion at Ovation, is ready to open. We talk to PromoWest's CEO about the timetable for concerts, the bands, and live music in the pandemic era.

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