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John Fox, former City Beat editor and Soapbox Cincinnati managing editor, has been named editor of Cincinnati Magazine.

He replaces editor-in-chief Jay Stowe, who was let go with four other staffers in a downsizing three weeks ago.

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Three months shy of the big 50th anniversary Cincinnati Magazine issue, the new owners laid off editor in chief Jay Stowe and four other top staffers.

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The Lloyd Library & Museum and Meddling with Nature have partnered on an exhibition now at the Lloyd entitled "Off the Page,” which brings the 300-year-old work of botanical illustrator Maria Sibylla Merian back to life. The exhibition features 3-dimensional recreations of Merian’s illustrations, using preserved plant, animal, and insect specimens.

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A group of local skaters has designed and constructed a skate park under the I-471 bridge near Newport High School. Dubbed the Newport DIY, the park was an all-volunteer effort, years in the making, and not authorized by city officials. Today, the park is frequented by local skaters on almost any dry day.

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When it comes to great places to dine, there's no shortage in Greater Cincinnati. There are dozens of excellent restaurants in our area, featuring a wide variety of cuisines and dining experiences. 

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Indianapolis-based Emmis Communications has sold Cincinnati Magazine -- and city magazines in Atlanta and the Los Angeles area -- to Detroit-based Hour Media Group.

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Cincinnati Union Bethel's Off The Streets program has been helping women involved in prostitution and sex trafficking for a decade. 

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Greater Cincinnati restaurants provide a variety of great options, whether you’re looking for a quiet, romantic evening, a fun night out for the entire family, or the perfect place to take out-of-town guests. 

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Dayton Street is located in the West End neighborhood of Cincinnati, not far from Findlay Market

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The Mercantile Library might not quickly come to mind if you are thinking about new recipes to try out for your next family gathering, but it has a sizeable collection of cookbooks - more than 100, from as far back as 1878.

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Cliff Ravenscraft is celebrating an anniversary this year. Ten years ago he answered a calling he felt by turning himself into the Podcast Answer Man. Since then, he’'s created 30 programs and recorded more than 3,000 episodes, covering topics from religion to social media to The Hunger Games and more. But his passion isn'’t so much about podcasting itself as what he can do with it to improve the lives of others.

The Anna Louise Inn opened its doors in 1909 with the goal of providing safe and affordable housing for single women. Last month it moved from the Lytle Park building that had been its home for more than a century to a new site in Mount Auburn, the result of a protracted legal battle with Western & Southern Financial Group. In its 106 years, the Inn has served thousands of women from a wide range of circumstances.

For their June edition, the editors at Cincinnati Magazine took up the mission of exploring, and trying to explain, the ins and outs of Cincinnati, in the feature story, “How Cincy Works

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  When it comes to infant mortality rates, Hamilton County and Cincinnati are among the worst in the nation. Between 2009 and 2013, the national average was a little over six deaths per thousand in the first year of life. For Hamilton County it was 9.9 and for the city of Cincinnati, even worse at 12.4 deaths, twice the national figure.

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Westwood is the city's largest neighborhood in terms of its geographical size, and it's the most heavily populated at 30,000 residents. At one point, it was a crossroads for commerce moving in and out of the city, a place where many large and fashionable homes were built. But, with changes in the city's zoning code in the 1970's and older generations dying off and younger generations moving out, Westwood has seen blight move in.

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