Several council members are refusing to march in the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade this weekend because a gay rights group was not allowed to participate.
Josh Wagoner with The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN) says the group was notified Thursday that it was prohibited from marching in the parade.
If you're planning to partake in Cincinnati's celebration of St. Patrick's Day, you'll get an extra day to do so.Fountain Square will host the official celebration Saturday from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. and then it'll continue at Washington Park Sunday from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. There will be traditional Irish fare, dancing and live entertainment at both venues.
The oldest building at any zoo nationwide is ready to debut its updated look. The Cincinnati Zoo's 138-year-old Reptile House reopens tomorrow after undergoing renovation.
Director Thane Maynard says workers found and restored a previously unknown wood and glass oculus window in the dome ceiling.
A Hamilton County Judge could decide next week whether Cincinnati residents will have a chance to vote on the city's plan to lease most of its parking facilities to the Greater Cincinnati Port Authority.
CNN is reporting Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio now supports gay marriage. Portman says he's had a change of heart since learning one of his sons is gay. See the story here.
In an editorial in the Columbus Dispatch, Portman writes: