If the group "Save our Icons" has its way, Hamilton County residents will be able to cast a ballot in November on a proposed 9-year 0.25% sales tax to pay for renovation of Music Hall and Union Terminal. It would raise the county sales tax to 7%.
The Cultural Facilities Task Force recommended the tax to fund the renovations estimated to be $331 million. Private money is also being raised. Hamilton County Commissioners have until August 6 to put the issue before voters.
What can Wall Street learn from thriving small businesses on Main Street, and how do these businesses evolve successfully from their start-up roots? Those questions inspired three economists, Paul Oyer, Michael Mazzeo and Scott Schaefer, to take a road trip across America's heartland.
Cincinnati officials are holding a public hearing Wednesday evening on a western portion of the Ohio River Trail.
The city has a feasibility study on the nearly four-mile long component that would run through Lower Price Hill, Sedamsville, Riverside and Sayler Park. This portion of the bike, running and walking trail would generally be located from the Evans Recreational Area near the Mill Creek to Gilday Riverside Playfield.
About 25 percent of major-league pitchers today have had Tommy John surgery. The procedure, in which doctors transplant a tendon from one arm into a damaged elbow to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament, is named for the pitcher who first underwent the surgery in 1974. Dr.
With extreme changes in elevation and high temperatures, the Badwater Ultramarathon is billed as the world's toughest foot race. A Cincinnati runner has won this year's event in California. 38-year-old Harvey Lewis teaches social studies at the School for Creative and Performing Arts, and said his accomplishment truly had not sunk in yet.
"It feels like almost a dream, especially because it's something that's been literally a dream for me to accomplish, and it's just a phenomenal feeling," said Lewis.
About 8,500 delegates will arrive in Cincinnati Wednesday for the four-day annual conference of the National Urban League.
The event at the Duke Energy Convention Center will feature some well-known speakers – Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday and U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, a potential Republican presidential candidate, on Friday.
The theme of this year’s annual conference is “One Nation Underemployed: Bridges to Jobs and Justice.”
This local special starts off with Whiskey Shambles and Kelly Richey who'll both be performing at the Smokin' Hot BBQ event at Findlay Market on Sunday, July 27th. The 2nd set of this evening's blues show features three musicians, Jarekus Singleton, Selwyn Birchwood, & Guy Forsyth, who'll be playing at the Cincy Blues Fest on Friday or Saturday evenings, August 1st or 2nd.
There are some classic jazz tunes on Bill's show this week. From Dave Brubeck's "Take Five" to Louis Armstrong's "Mack the Knife" and Frank Sinatra's "I'll Never Smile Again." You'll also hear songs from big bands like Tommy Dorsey, Charlie Spivak, Benny Goodman, and Glenn Miller!
I am overjoyed by the fact that I am now starting to review some local bands' next releases - meaning that I have a better frame of reference to speak to an artists' music by being able to compare it to what they put out (and which I reviewed) last time around. This is no way implies that I feel that I have started to exhaust the roster of local musicians that are creating and putting out music. On the contrary, I think this reinforces the perception that the local music scene is a quite vibrant and very active animal.
My first 'comparative' review came this spring when I received an advance copy of Buffalo Killer's Heavy Reverie. In late June I got my hands on the soon-to-be-released 12" of new music from Gazer (the review for which will be coming in early August); and most recently I was able to score local electronic artist ADM's latest album Another Dying Motive.