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That’s a wrap: How People’s Liberty impacted the next generation of leadership in Cincinnati

Nearly 50,000 innovators, changemakers, and civic leaders passed through the space at 1805 Elm Street. And during their five-year tenure, the staff at the philanthropic lab learned five key lessons from the community.

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In its eighth year, Cincinnati’s LGBTQ film festival celebrates inclusion and tolerance

OutReels helps enlighten, educate, and entertain the community through stories and documentaries created by talent from around the world.

Innovation News The Licking River drains 3,600 square miles of Kentucky.

The World Resources Institute wants to finance projects that will protect Northern Kentucky's water

The World Resource's Institute wants to support projects to protect the region's watersheds and is making grant money available to worthy ideas. 

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Dozens of women- and minority-owned firms opened in OTR this year

Many businesses expanded around Findlay Market, moving from Markethouse spaces to storefronts.

Development News A rebuilt Peaselburg Park was dedicated with a day of activities including face painting.

Remaking neighborhood parks one community at a time

Peaselburg Park was the second Covington park to be rebuilt in an ongoing schedule that aims to have one park under construction each year while another is being redesigned.

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OTR clothing exchange caters to transgender youth

Transform helps teens feel accepted and validated.

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Cincinnati plans to build nation’s largest solar array

It will cover about 1,000 acres with more than 310,000 solar panels, transitioning up to 30% of the city's power from fossil to renewable fuels.

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“Parents” magazine lists eight reasons to visit the tri-state area

Family-friendly events, restaurants, and attractions make Cincinnati a desirable place to travel with kids.

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Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Pops receive Grammy nominations

The Recording Academy selected two local musical pieces for the categories of Best Orchestral Performance and Best Classical Compendium.

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One toke over the line? Clearing the air on Ohio’s marijuana laws

Recent changes in state and local laws have created confusion around what constitutes an arrestable offense.

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Living young, gay, and black: Is it still a triple threat?

More and more social service agencies, organizations, and events support LGBTQ minority youth in Cincinnati. 

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Film viewing of “ACTIVATE: Ending Cash Bail”

Last week, The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center previewed a short movie about how artists, activists, and grassroots organizers achieved historic criminal justice reform by the use of cash bail in New York State.

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Aviatra Accelerators’ programming helps women-owned businesses grow

The organization works to break down barriers for people looking to launch a new career. 

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The Fair Housing Assessment cites about 40,000 area residents living in unsafe, unaffordable spaces

As the trend towards urban living continues, many Cincinnatians are priced out of their neighborhoods.

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The Village at the Levee will offer free vendor space to local makers

Newport's first-ever holiday pop-up event gives buyers a chance to select unique gifts from community artisans and merchants.

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Cincinnati is the 15th best-paying city in the country for software developers

HeyTutor analyzed employment opportunities, salaries, and cost of living in major metropolitan areas. 

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Rhinegeist one of the top breweries of the decade

The OTR favorite has seen both immense growth in both size and popularity since it opened in 2013.

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Contemporary Arts Center showcases new “unexpected” exhibit

"Props" will consist of eight sculptures erected in unused spaces throughout the museum. 

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Four “must-visit” Queen City restaurants

One Lexington writer details her favorite spots to stop and eat in Cincinnati. 

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Cincinnati's startup climate drew Chris Bergman home

After time spent on both the coasts, the co-founder of Gylee Games was eager to launch his business in Over-the-Rhine.

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