local business http://wvxu.org en Celebrate Independents' Week http://wvxu.org/post/celebrate-independents-week <p>As we prepare for our long Independence Day weekend, it is good to take a moment this week to celebrate the independent businesses in our communities that&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">make Greater Cincinnati a better place to work, play, and live.</span></p><p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 20:41:51 +0000 Jim Nolan 28687 at http://wvxu.org Celebrate Independents' Week Treasures 4 Charity Introduces Shopping for a Cause http://wvxu.org/post/treasures-4-charity-introduces-shopping-cause <p><strong><a href="http://www.treasures4charity.net/" target="_blank">Treasures 4 Charity</a></strong> is an upscale resale shop&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">located in East Walnut Hills where you can shop for&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">furniture and accessories and make a positive impact in your community at the same time.</span></p><p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 18:45:43 +0000 Jim Nolan 28440 at http://wvxu.org Treasures 4 Charity Introduces Shopping for a Cause A look at the state of business and investing in Cincinnati and beyond http://wvxu.org/post/look-state-business-and-investing-cincinnati-and-beyond <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Joining us for a look at the business scene in and around Cincinnati are Chris DeSimio and reporter from the <a href="http://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/"><strong>Cincinnati Business Courier</strong></a>, Steve Watkins.</p><p>In the second half of the show, they will be joined by Mark Motley from the investment firm of <a href="https://www.fosterandmotley.com/"><strong>Foster &amp; Motley</strong></a> to discuss the May numbers and the impact of mid-term elections on the markets.</p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 09:00:05 +0000 Mark Heyne 27519 at http://wvxu.org A look at the state of business and investing in Cincinnati and beyond LaunchCincy va Español http://wvxu.org/post/launchcincy-va-espa-ol <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.gcinba.org/" target="_blank">The Greater Cincinnati&nbsp;Independent Business Alliance</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> (</span>CiNBA<span style="line-height: 1.5;">) is partnering with </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.hispanicchambercincinnati.com/" target="_blank">Hispanic Chamber Cincinnati</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to initiate&nbsp;</span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.gcinba.org/portfolio_page/launchcincy-juntos/" target="_blank">LaunchCincy&nbsp;Juntos</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a program designed to help generate small business opportunities&nbsp;for Greater Cincinnati's growing Hispanic community.</span></p><p>In neighborhoods like Price Hill and Carthage, CiNBA&nbsp;has begun a pilot program in conjunction with <strong><a href="http://www.pricehillwill.org/" target="_blank">Price Hill Will</a></strong>&nbsp;and Catholic Charities of Southwest Ohio's <strong><a href="http://ccswoh.org/services/sucasa/" target="_blank">Su Casa Center</a></strong>&nbsp;to present&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">a series of workshops that&nbsp;encourage working cooperatively, promote community involvement and provide Spanish speakers with the tools they need to start their own businesses.</span></p><p> Fri, 16 May 2014 16:18:46 +0000 Jim Nolan 26753 at http://wvxu.org LaunchCincy va Español Black Planet: Female Hysteria http://wvxu.org/post/black-planet-female-hysteria <p>Like a bad-for-you woman, sporting tattoos and an eyebrow-piercing, the kind that you might <span style="line-height: 1.5;">spy across the bar</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;- it was love at first sight for me and </span><a href="https://www.facebook.com/BLKPLNT" target="_blank"><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Black Planet</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In truth, there is very little about Black Planet and their 5-song EP </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><em>Female Hysteria</em></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> that is not completely adorable and endearing.</span></p><p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Jim Nolan 24221 at http://wvxu.org Black Planet: Female Hysteria