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.
Officials updated the city's Urban Design Review Board Tuesday about their preliminary work. They said the challenge is to design a contemporary building that fits into the existing urban fabric of the city. Architects say the outside of the building will be pre-cast concrete and lots of glass. The concrete will have a dark color and will feature some texture.
We now know who'll be leading the chicken dance at next month's Oktoberfest Zinzinnati.
The Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce announced Monday actor George Takei will be the event's grand marshal and will lead the Saturday dance.
“Who famously played Mr. Sulu on the original Star Trek TV series and six movies that followed,” said Chamber Vice President Patrick Sheeran. “George continues to be extremely active and popular decades after the show went to syndication.”
Takei is also taking part in performances that weekend with the Cincinnati Pops.
This week WVXU's political reporter Howard Wilkinson talks about the latest controversy with JobsOhio and what it could mean to Governor Kasich's reelection chances. He also looks at the Cincinnati Council race and how some potential candidates are back out gathering signatures.