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StartupCincy Week attracted more than 2,400 attendees

Five days of free programming drew innovators to Cincinnati for inspiration, opportunity, and collaboration. 

Feature Story Lee Ransdell trail bikes several times a week at Devou Park.

Spending time — and money — in Devou Park

Tens of thousands of visits are made to Devou Park’s backcountry trails by bikers, hikers, and runners, and all that exercise adds up to a big economic impact.

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Creatives share their work and ideas during Cincinnati's second podcast festival

PoD Discovery(s) will be an interactive experience with live podcasts, creative pop-ups, breakouts, and brainstorming sessions.

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Transform goes beyond clothing with a welcoming space for transgender kids

Nancy Dawson, owner of BRIDEface, recently launched her newest venture to be a source of support for transitioning children.

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Cincinnati debuts the Big Gay Craft Fair

Local LGBTQ artists and makers — and their allies — will sell their wares and fundraise for the Human Rights Campaign. 

Development News Last year, volunteer Dawn Rhodes made the winning pitch for the Emergency Shelter of Northern Kentucky.

Finalists chosen in pitch competition for funders' grants

The NKY Funders' Grants competition brings philanthropists together in common causes.

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This year’s BLINK celebrated Cincinnati’s LGBTQ community with an 18,000-pound rainbow installation

The 30-foot-tall traveling exhibit lit up Smale Riverfront Park with more than 25,000 LED lights. 

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Besomebody masters the art and science of growing a business

Entrepreneur magazine ranked the Cincinnati-based company No. 56 out of 360 private companies in the country. 

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Climate change and Ohio: Residents believe that extreme weather is impacting the country

After a year of unseasonable weather, people in the heartland are taking notice and looking to make sustainable changes.

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Cincinnati is the second-best place to raise kids without going broke

According to a realtor.com study, the city has both affordable housing and excellent amenities for families. 

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Street artists are creating a world-class gallery around Findlay Market

When this year's iteration of BLINK is over, it won't be the end of cutting-edge, eye-catching artistry in the city's core.

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New Leaf Kitchen nurtures children in food insecure communities

Annie Streitmarter’s program cultivates children's minds, bodies, and souls with lesson and demonstrations on healthy eating.

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Greater Cincinnati Foundation donates $50,000 to expand Women Helping Women

The grant will help expand the WorkStrong program both locally and nationally.

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Creative Placemaking Summit comes to Cincinnati

The three-day event will focus on supporting neighborhoods with art and culture to create thriving, sustainable communities. 

Development News Covington's Eastside neighborhood received a grant to help it put on its Music and Soul Food Festival.

Neighborhood grants fund community wish list projects

Covington has set aside $30,000 for a second round of funding that will help fund community projects without going through the traditional budgetary process. 

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Ohio launches pioneering study on opioid addiction

The University of Cincinnati and The Ohio State University hospitals will work with scientists at the Bureau of Criminal Investigation to determine what, if any, genetic markers are present in addicts. 

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Local chef to appear on “Guy’s Grocery Games”

Kayla Robison, executive chef at Arnold's Bar and Grille, will appear on the popular Food Network show this Wednesday, Oct. 9.

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Fifth Third Bank offers new fellowships to two UC Law graduates

In an effort to move beyond the typical summer internship, the bank collaborated with the college to create a more meaningful experience. 

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Cincinnati kids raise $125,000 for Children’s Hospital

After pictures of their lemonade stand went viral, local children made a huge donation for liver and organ research.  

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The Over-the-Rhine International Film Festival is on a mission

Now in it's second year, the event organizers are exploring diversity in film, including elements of freedom, faith, and identity, plus documentaries about people with disabilities. 

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