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Cincinnati Jewish Film Festival returns with documentaries, drama, and comedy

The festival's mission is to educate, engage, entertain, and foster connection and community.

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City of Immigrants: The growth of Cincinnati and other cities depends on immigration

As Congress and the states fail to update, reform, and address immigration laws and regulations, cities are where the future face of America is taking shape in real time.

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College Hill CURC opens call for entrepreneurs to try their hand at OurShop

But don’t hesitate...there’s only one more day to apply!  

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'We can learn new perspectives': Foundation exec changed her grantmaking approach after training

Racial Equity Matters workshops delivered a better understanding of how much of U.S. society has been built on racial foundations.

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City Hall considers action after viewing "Landslides" documentary

Personnel from city offices had the chance to question experts who appeared in the movie and its producers.

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Winterfilm keeps the creative juices flowing for the local filmmaking community

Started as a way to keep local filmmakers engaged during the winter months, Winterfilm is now in its tenth year as showcase for local short movies. 

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'Eye-opening' workshops generate a personal and professional impact for foundation leader

A history buff learned about the legacy of racism in the U.S. and made some changes.  

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A new bar in town -- the cereal bar at Saturday Morning Vibes. PJs recommended

There's games, throwback music, nostalgia, all kinds of cereal, and the energy of entrepreneurship.

Development News Green Drinks networking event at Madeira's Farmers Market, August 2022.

Group touting locally grown food selected for nationwide project

Schools, hospitals, area chefs, farmers' markets, and SNAP recipients could all benefit from the project.

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Fraud or for real? The Taft and UC team up to bring forgeries into the public eye

The Taft's exhibit is an opportunity to examine the world of art forgeries and the discipline of art authentication. 

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Issue Media Group set to launch new publication ‘The Helm’’ serving Greater Sandusky Region

Issue Media Group is excited to announce the company’s latest online news platform – The Helm Sandusky. This publication will tell the stories of investment, innovation, entrepreneurship, and individuals that are shaping the Greater Sandusky Ohio region.

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Goodbye y'all: Florence mayor reflects on 24 years of leadership

The new year will bring an apparent end to a political career filled with ups and downs but marked by Diane Ewing Whalen’s even-keeled style.

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Holiday gift giving guide: Over-the-Rhine

A walking tour of the three Over-the-Rhine shopping districts to get the lay of the land and help plan your own shopping trip.

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The Bookshelf in Madeira extends love of literacy with Book Angels program

Spreading the joy of reading and getting kids an early start on a path to loving books (not just online material) is a passion of partnership president, Chris Weber.

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City of Opportunity: Cities shaped one man's journey from growing up poor and Black to prosperity

The experiences of urban life played a role in the groundbreaking career of Ed Rigaud in business, entrepreneurship, and sports.

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'The change starts with me': After racial justice training, some keep the conversation going

After participating in GCF's racial justice training, a small group continues the dialogue on its own, taking learnings from the programs and running with them.

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Fast-growing local IT firm expands its international presence

Kinettix has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing companies for two consecutive years.

Development News Shop Shake It Records for new and vintage LPs and CDs, hip culture zines, and more.

Holiday gift giving guide: Northside

Do you want help charting your Northside shopping path? Read on.

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Milford boutique supports local makers; attracts multigenerational shoppers

Last year owner Chrissy Gedeon quit her corporate day job to devote more hours to the increasingly popular and demanding brick and mortar store.

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City of hope: A new mission to expand home ownership in urban neighborhoods

A well-funded not-for-profit embarks on a mission to help turn renters into homeowners and return stability to city neighborhoods.