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Innovation News Main Street Ventures and Innovation Hub foster aspiring entrepreneurs. Pictured: Three winning teams from the 2024 Launch It: Cincy pitch competition.

Main Street Ventures forges path for aspiring entrepreneurs with 1819 Innovation Hub

At the heart of MSV’s work: ”How do we keep great talent from our regional universities in the city for years and decades to come?”

Development News The 20th Anniversario of Cincy-Cinco is May 4-5, 2024 at Fountain Square Cincinnati starting at noon.

Cincinnati’s Hispanic Chamber of Commerce fills many roles

President Alfonso Cornejo describes needs of area’s growing Hispanic population.  

Development News Volunteers and staff prepare meals for ESNKY guests.

Beyond a Roof: 5 questions with Kim Webb of Emergency Shelter of NKY

ESNKY has a person-centered, holistic approach allowing guests to have a voice and choice in how, where and when they access services. 

Development News Ceramic artist Terri Kern's work has evolved from emphasizing functional to creative pieces, especially vessels and jewelry.

Artists lean into social media

A muralist and a ceramic artist discuss how they promote.  

Development News Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati’s production of The Match Game is playing now through May 5, 2024

On stage at Ensemble Theatre: Full production of the 2022 PLAY/write winner

The Match Game is the 2022 winner of the Jackie Demaline Regional Collegiate playwriting competition.

Longform Shake-It’s exterior signage pays tribute to legendary performers.

Local shops spin National Record Store Day

Launched in 2007 to stoke store traffic in independent record shops, Record Store Day occurs every third Saturday in April and provides an opportunity for shops to provide live music and promotional events.

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The Norwood Plan: Strengthening the city's connections

The Congress for New Urbanism sponsored a plan to reconnect neighborhoods disconnected by the automobile-focused planning of the previous century.

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Deliberating the D Word (Density)

Density, increasing the number of people living in a specific geographic area, is both desired and dreaded. Desired, for the benefits, dreaded for the (mis)perceptions.

Partner Content 2024 Duncanson Artist-in-Residence, Tunde Wey (chef)

Meet Tunde Wey, 2024 Duncanson Artist-in-Residence

With a unique blend of activism and gastronomy, Wey challenges the way we think about food and its impact on society.

Innovation News Winterfilm 2023 winner, Eric Bosso, is a shot from the movie for this year, in which he is one of two lead characters.

It’s about the big local picture: Winterfilm XI competition and celebration

Annual screening of the entries and the awards presentation is a party not to be missed. 

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Cincinnati Rollergirls want you to come out and play

The modern roller derby vibe of strong-minded women doing their own thing their own way is a perfect fit for Cincinnati. It's about fun, fortitude, feistiness, friendship and female empowerment.

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If you don’t stare at it, total eclipse could prove to be good for you as it fascinates

A total solar eclipse produces a sense of awe that brings together those who see it. 

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Eclipse Over Springfield: Tourists expected to turn out for local celestial celebration

Visit Greater Springfield hosts the Eclipse Over Springfield celebration from noon to 4 p.m. April 8 at the National Road Commons Park.

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Into the darknessTotal Eclipse of SUNdusky Festival poised to attract locals and visitors downtown with free music and more

The Total Eclipse of SUNdusky is a five-day festival full of fun, education, and cultural activities.

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Finding and affording mental health care is a struggle for many families and children

A shortage of providers means kids in need of care must wait or don’t receive it at all. 

Feature Story Nike’s Revolution shoe along with original shoe ideas submitted by Basil Lewis.

The shoe design that revolutionized Nike Air may have been seeded by an 18-year-old Covington kid

Basil Lewis shares his life lesson about protecting your ideas.  

Innovation News From left to right: Julee Peterson, Katie Trauth-Taylor, PhD, Dr. Kesha B. Williams, Amy Vaughn, Anastasia S. Tarpeh-Ellis

TogetherDigital uplifts Women in Tech at second annual Women’s Day event

50% of women in tech leave their jobs by age 35. The majority leave due to life circumstances or a lack of support.

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Queen City’s Indigenous voice

Urban Native Collective showcases revitalized Northside headquarters.  

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New restaurants coming to East Walnut Hills, Oakley, and Madisonville

New grub and tipples from a trio of forthcoming dining establishments.  

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In North Bend, a tiny village has big plans for a riverfront park and historic site

The William Henry Harrison Riverfront Park would be an $11 million project that pays homage to the history of the site, the stories of Harrison and his family, the indigenous people who populated the Ohio and Miami valleys, and the importance of the Ohio River to the region’s history and culture.