Downtown Cincinnati http://wvxu.org en Help for traffic headaches with Downtown construction http://wvxu.org/post/help-traffic-headaches-downtown-construction <p>Downtown Cincinnati is full of flashing construction arrow signs and traffic cones blocking streets...causing delays for workers and visitors. &nbsp;<br /><br />City spokeswoman Meg Olberding said it is part of a "growth explosion."<br /><br />“In my time at the city, I don’t remember quite this much construction happening in a concentrated area of the CBD, The banks and Over-the-Rhine,” Olberding said.&nbsp; “Obviously you do one thing one place, and it has a ripple effect.”<br /> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:30:10 +0000 Jay Hanselman 25525 at http://wvxu.org Holiday Happenings in Greater Cincinnati http://wvxu.org/post/holiday-happenings-greater-cincinnati <p></p><p> Sun, 01 Dec 2013 11:30:05 +0000 Mark Perzel 20159 at http://wvxu.org Holiday Happenings in Greater Cincinnati Books by the Banks 2013 http://wvxu.org/post/books-banks-2013 <p>It is t<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">ime for the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://booksbythebanks.org/" style="font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);"><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">Seventh Annual Books by the Banks Cincinnati USA Book Festival</strong></a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; Mon, 16 Sep 2013 14:00:55 +0000 Jim Nolan 17364 at http://wvxu.org Books by the Banks 2013 Design work continues on dunnhumbyUSA building http://wvxu.org/post/design-work-continues-dunnhumbyusa-building <p>Architects say they're about a month or two away from having a final design for the new dunnhumbyUSA building at the corner of Fifth and Race in downtown Cincinnati. &nbsp;<br><br>Officials updated the city's Urban Design Review Board Tuesday about their preliminary work.&nbsp; They said the challenge is to design a contemporary building that fits into the existing urban fabric of the city.&nbsp; Architects say the outside of the building will be pre-cast concrete and lots of glass.&nbsp; The concrete will have a dark color and will feature some texture. &nbsp;<br> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 19:55:34 +0000 Jay Hanselman 16378 at http://wvxu.org Design work continues on dunnhumbyUSA building Quench Your Thirst for Art at Venue 222 http://wvxu.org/post/quench-your-thirst-art-venue-222 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong><a href="http://artcirclecincinnati.com/" target="_blank">The Art Circle at the Essex Studios</a>'</strong>&nbsp;current exhibit, entitled “Quench</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Your Thirst for Art,” is on display inside <a href="http://venue222.com" target="_blank"><strong>Venue 222</strong>,</a> </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">a downtown meeting space for corporate and social events located&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">on&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">14th</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Street</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">I was fortunate to&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">get some insight into both the artwork and the facility itself from Debbie Dent, owner of Venue 222, and Connie Springer from the Art Circle.</span></p><p></p><p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 18:53:51 +0000 Jim Nolan 13734 at http://wvxu.org Quench Your Thirst for Art at Venue 222