Longform Museum Stag List

American Sign Museum expands to share more history and really BIG signs

American Sign Museum is a visually compelling testament to the artistry and diversity that signs provide for on-premises advertising.

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WordPlay believes in the power of self-expression to heal and protect [VIDEO]

Through poetry, story telling, and other forms of self-expression, WordPlay works to empower youth and build resilience in the face of mental health challenges. 

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Metro's sales tax increase can improve streets, sidewalks, bridges in the county's small towns

Tens of millions have been awarded to projects outside the city of Cincinnati, making the tax a significant source of funding for small towns.

Feature Story Known for his writing and as an accredited film critic on Rotten Tomatoes, tt stern-enzi has served as the Artistic Director for the Over-the-Rhine International Film Festival since 2021.

Truth and Innovation Artist Showcase provides platform for underrepresented artists

“It's about celebrating diversity, promoting equity, and creating a more inclusive arts community," says Showcase curator, Michael Thompson.

Development News Another public-art installation, the Due Date Wall, provides subtle Easter eggs that references Cincinnati history.

$43.3 million makeover and transformation at Main Library adds engagement, services, and public art

The facilities master plan was developed based on engagement with Hamilton County residents to learn what their priorities were for next-generation libraries.

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Allez Bakery says “go” on growth

“Improving my quality of life was definitely a motivator in starting my own business,” said founder and owner Tom McKenna.

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Something to say: Powerful self-expression supports mental health in teens

Giving voice to teens and creating ways to express themselves is seen as one way to head off depression, anxiety, even suicide among youth.    

Feature Story A variety of soaps at Lemonwood Soap Co.

Soap making is good, clean fun and good business too

Two local soap makers provide insight into how they create fragrant, long-lasting bars of soap and what drives their professional passions.

Development News The REC list

5 ways to outsmart the summer slide

Art museum, parks and recreation, and library pros are here for this with programming that wins with kids of all ages  

Development News The musical mural, “Azúcar!," pays tribute to the famous Afro-Cuban singer and pan-Latina icon, Celia Cruz.

ArtWorks dedicates Cuban cultural mural in Cincinnati’s OTR neighborhood

Artist Jorge Rodriguez Diez shares his inspiration for “Azúcar!”

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Together again: Towns work to reconnect neighborhoods divided by trains and automobiles

Six neighboring communities are figuring out how to restore the small-town connections they enjoyed before the interstate highway and the railroad carved them up.

Feature Story Norwood / Factory 52 - The Resilience of an Industrial Town tour.

Build the City, But for Whom?

The recent CNU-32 event has left its mark on the Cincinnati region with strategic plans for [4] communities: Amelia, Camp Washington, Norwood and Xenia.

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Predicting the impact of Cincinnati’s new Connected Communities zoning policy

Minneapolis’ 2040 Plan results since its passage in 2019 lay out potential outcomes.  

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Dynamic dad’s days

Diverse opportunities for year-round fun for fathers and families.  

Longform Cincy Black Walk of Fame

A walk through Cincinnati’s rich history of Black musicians

Meet the super-charged project participants that got it built. Cincinnati's Black Music Walk of Fame; the latest gem to grace the riverfront.  

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How to bridge the gaps in mental health care? One way is students helping students

Peer counselors, youth advisory boards, and student researchers are filling gaps in the mental health network, serving as sounding boards, gathering information, and practicing early intervention.

Feature Story The rustic 4.3-mile trail at Buzzardsroost Rock Preserve, located in Adams County, offers rolling terrain that shifts from open prairies to heavily wooded areas. Buzzardsroost first opened to the public in 1967.

Take a hike: 5 majestic trails in Greater Cincinnati

Outdoor enthusiast Tamara York is our trusty guide with tips to get properly prepared plus a free bonus hike too.   

Development News People enjoying 2023 Purple People Bridge i.imagine photo exhibition.

i.imagine: A focus on photography and education

Throughout the month of June, photographs taken by students work will be on view in an exhibition on the Purple People Bridge.

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New Clifton Cultural Arts Center welcomes summer with full slate of arts programming

Camps, concerts, sunrise and sunset yoga, music and free galleries are activating art gatherings for all ages in the Clifton community.

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Connected Communities zoning proposal elicits substantial public feedback

There were clear divisions: younger speakers tended to favor the proposal, citing housing accessibility and walkability, and older citizens typically voiced opposition.