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Cincinnati Innovates Featured Entry: xRP and xRP Agented Network

Is manufacturing in Cincinnati dead? Not if the creators of xRP and xRP Agented Network have anything to say about it. With the manufacturing industry down to 12 percent of Gross Domestic Product in the US, local author and innovator Ben Moore sees an opportunity to help reverse that trend. read on…

Cincinnati Innovates Featured Entry: Electricity from a bacterial reactor

This week's featured innovation comes from Jason e Barkeloo who proposes the development and licensing of a microbial fuel cell which can generate electricity and hydrogen gas from the metabolism of sewage and other organic materials.This is only one of the many great ideas proposed at Cincinnati Innovates.
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New take on Over-the-Rhine

As we work throughout the week identifying and reporting the new Cincinnati story, the Soapbox staff continually challenges itself to see our city in a new light, from a new perspective. From the pieces that we write to the images we broadcast, the hope is to shake ourselves, as well as our readers, out of the rut of what we take for granted as familiar. Our jobs are exponentially more gratifying when we find someone else doing the same thing. Such was the case when we were able to see this beautiful piece created by a remarkably talented video production company named Seven/Seventy-Nine. read on…

Cincinnati Innovates: celebrating and rewarding region's entrepreneurs

For the next several weeks, Soapbox will partner with Cincinnati Innovates to celebrate our region's homegrown entrepreneurs and inventors by using our video section to highlight entrants to the CI innovation competition. The contest is open to anyone who has an innovation, idea, or invention and has a Greater Cincinnati connection (including Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky) and can score the winner up to $20,000 in cash. Watch this week's video for more information or visit here for more information. read on…

Tucker's Restaurant serves up a unique Cincinnati experience

Tucker's Restaurant on Vine Street in Over-the-Rhine is a Cincinnati institution. Proprietors Joe and Carla Tucker fit the neighborhood like a well-worn glove, offering some of the city's most unique (and vegetarian-friendly) dishes, all served with a side of Cincinnati hospitality. Everyone is welcome at Tucker's as evidenced by Kelly Kruthaupt's day spent at the local hot spot. read on…

Sign of the times

Tucked into a corner of the Essex neighborhood sits the American Sign Museum - home to over 3,000 signs of by-gone eras including hand-lettered Sinatra and Charo show cards,  chasing light bulbs, radio wave neon as well as a collection of sign-making equipment, materials and tools, salesman samples, and three-dimensional architectural models. read on…

The dry cleaning concierge

Cincinnati has a number of concierges, but they're not all necessarily working at the hotels. A new resident to the Queen City found a treasure trove of information about her new home in an unlikely source: Brad Teaney, owner of 7th Street Cleaners on 7th and Elm downtown. Turns out Brad has been offering more than just stain prevention tips during his time at the cleaners. He is a living guide to what's happening around town and an invaluable resource to his non 513 area code customers. read on…

Last Supper

Last month saw the turning of a page in the Cincinnati dining scene as Jean-Robert at Pigall's closed its doors for the last time. Soapbox photographer and long time associate of Jean Robert de Cavel, Scott Beseler documented a special final seven-course meal at the Chef's kitchen-side table. Restaurants come and restaurants go, but talent and innovation are both renewable resources. Happily Chef Jean Robert de Cavel will remain in Cincinnati. We look forward to pulling up a chair to his next exciting project. Bon Appetit! read on…

Late Night Eats

Ask anyone who's lived here for more than a couple of months and they will more than likely be able to tell you their favorite spot to satisfy a late night craving for sliders, coneys or french fries swimming in unnatural whiz's and sauces. While there's nothing wrong with making a 2AM run for the border, we thought we would share some of our favorite alternatives. read on…

Fine Arts Fund firing it up

The Fine Arts Fund campaign kicks off this week with a week full of events including a "Night of Magic," hosted by the Fine Arts Fund Friends at the Contemporary Arts Center on Friday, February 20. Mix and mingle and prepare to be dazzled. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here. The official kickoff event gets things moving on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 5-6:30 p.m. at the Macy’s Fountain Place store across from Fountain Square on Fifth & Vine Streets. The campaign runs through April 30. Join some 44,000 other donors who contribute to keep the arts alive and kicking in the Queen City. read on…

The HYPE about moving to Cincinnati

Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber's HYPE (Harnessing Young Professional Energy) Initiative uses the power of social media to create a compelling case for living, working and playing in Cincinnati. Even in a strained economy, creative talent is choosing location over jobs in determining where to live. Here, HYPE demonstrates why Cincinnati can deliver both careers and quality of life.  read on…

Tinkering with Cincinnati's independent toy shops

Earth Collectible Toy Mall specializes in the kinds of toys you might remember from your childhood. James Sawyer explains how the small start-up company has gone from local toy shop to an online powerhouse. read on…

Northern Kentucky - Opportunity Central

There’s a place where corporate leaders around the country and the world have discovered to be an ideal location to establish their businesses for a myriad of reasons including easy transportation, welcoming communities and a talented and extensive workforce. We’re talking about Northern Kentucky, a region offering the assets of the 2.1 million Cincinnati MSA, all while providing the convenience and affordability of a vital economic agency with a strong record of success. read on…

Caitlin's cookin' up a batch of innovation

With the holidays coming up fast, we here at Soapbox thought this the perfect opportunity to showcase one of Cincinnati's hottest young entrepreneurs. As highlighted in our feature this week, Cookin' with Caitlin has been making a buzz around town with her innovative approach to sharing her culinary talents. What better way to demonstrate what we mean than to let you see the real deal. read on…

Cincinnati's IT Revolution

As written about in previous issues of Soapbox, the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky regions have quickly established themselves as IT innovators by attracting the likes of international powerhouse Tata, among other corporations to the area, In this video, Soapbox looks at ways in which this global positioning has helped move our region into the spotlight for information technology. read on…
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