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City of neighborhoods: The antidote to anti-urbanism

Empowering urban neighborhhoods and giving them the tools they need to build the kinds of communities they envision will create diverse, equitable communities.

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A jazz sendoff: Closing night at the Platform

Washington Platform was a reliable venue for jazz for 10 years. It went out on a high note.

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Perseverance project brings more affordable housing to Over-the-Rhine

The Over-the-Rhine Community Housing and development corporation and 3CDC, along with architects at New Republic, used their expertise to achieve a common goal.  

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Northern Kentucky leads the state in job growth. These industries are why

New analysis finds “the economic momentum enjoyed by Northern Kentucky has no peer within the state.” 

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Cincinnati manufacturing company is looking for applicants for an apprenticeship program

The BASF facility hopes to attract a diverse talent pool.

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The Warhol Foundation grants $75,000 to the Cincinnati Art Museum

The money will support the “Natural World” exhibit.

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Win a Golden Ticket? Get a “kiss” from Fiona

In honor of the famous hippo’s fifth birthday, the zoo will have a Willy Wonka-inspired contest.

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Top Ohio court strikes down congressional map for gerrymandering

The Republican-backed map split Hamilton County into multiple districts that would dilute Democratic voting power.

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Argos Natural Pet Food feeds and treats Queen City dogs and cats

After years of rescuing, fostering, and caring for dogs and cats, Elisabeth Mayer left her corporate career to pursue a line of work dedicated to serving her lifelong passion for animals.

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By the Artist’s Own Hands: Northminster Fine Arts Fair returns in the spring

After a COVID hiatus, visitors can once again experience the work of 42 regional visual artists.  

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Healthcare providers have major expansion projects on the horizon

Cincinnati’s renowned medical system is working hard to keep up with current technological advances.

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Cincinnati police officer gives $100 bills to Kentucky residents ravaged by tornadoes

Sergeant Dave Corlett collected $12,000 for people in need.

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PSA from CVG: A rise in fake IDs reveals growing dangers

Counterfeit identification documents are leading to increased cases of identity theft, human and sex trafficking, and terrorism.

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Trez Capital finances multifamily development in Springdale

The $37 million loan will help create 129 apartments and 97 rental townhomes.

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Local pastry chef creates dessert that looks like a COVID-19 test

Benjamin Arington of Fat Ben’s Bakery creates unique confections that are also works of art.

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City of Art: When the urban streets become a gallery for international artists and students

A public mural project helped create a sense of identity for a forgotten urban neighborhood, encouraged visitors, and sparked further investments.  

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How do you solve a problem like Shroder? The KHDC is working towards a resolution

Shroder High School has been mostly vacant since 2007, but community leaders are working to resolve grievances and give it a second life.

Feature Story Meiser’s Grocery and Deli keeps Lower Price Hill from being a food desert.

Neighbors work together to lift their community

Lower Price Hill has seen a lot of hardships over the years. Here are the residents and organizations working to uplift the community.

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“Urban Safari” addresses themes from the summer of 2020

Photographer and mixed-media artist Sharee Allen presents a four-part series depicting life before and during the pandemic and the political unrest after George Floyd was killed, along with a grounding exhibit bringing us back to the here and now.  

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Westwood developers have big plans for 2023

The owners of the Ivory House plan to convert two 1920s-era funeral homes into restaurants.