Time For An Update On All-Star Week Festivities

Jul 8, 2015

(L-r) Former Assistant City Manager Scott Stiles, Mayor John Cranley, city manager Harry Black, Rosie Red, Reds COO Phil Castellini and Mr. Redlegs unveil the first mustache bench.
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Cincinnati is once again on center stage, as our city hosts the 2015 Major League Baseball All-Star Game.

But while the game at Great American Ballpark on July 14 is a very big deal indeed, MLB and city leaders and volunteers have put together programs and events, from FanFest to street performers, to make All-Star Week a blow-out celebration for both locals and the anticipated 200,000 visitors coming to town.

Here to give us a preview of All-Star Week are Jackie Secaira-Cotto, Major League Baseball director of special events; Melanie Chavez, owner of Chavez Properties and All-Star Community Organizing Committee co-chair; and, Tricia Suit, director of marketing for Downtown Cincinnati Inc.