Clifton

Clifton's Gaslight District
1:00 am
Fri September 19, 2014

CliftonFest is back on Ludlow from September 26-28

CliftonFest 2014 takes place the weekend of September 26-28 in the historic Gaslight part of Clifton. Artist and organizer Jan Brown Checco has details on the art, music and more happening that weekend in this interview with David Delegator.

Goetz House
5:58 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Vote could signal end for Clifton landmark

Lenhardt's Restaurant sits empty in Clifton.
Credit Tana Weingartner / WVXU

The path is now clear for demolition of a historic Clifton landmark.

A Cincinnati council committee is siding with the owners of Lenhardt's restaurant against a bid to designate it a historic building. The neighborhood group CUF sought the designation after the Windholtz family shuttered the restaurant in December and announced plans to sell to a developer who intends to tear it down.

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Curating Art
1:30 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Art at Clifton's La Poste eatery

Clifton’s La Poste restaurant owner Jens Rosenkrantz is also an accomplished photographer and he and local painter M. Katherine Hurley curate a variety of installations at the restaurant. They are with Jane Durrell to talk about upcoming shows and the process of curating a show in the La Poste space versus a more traditional gallery.

Transportation
1:32 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

Metro launching plan to boost ridership in Uptown

A small-scale display of the new Metro*Plus bus stops being built in the Uptown area near UC and the medical campuses.
Tana Weingartner WVXU

Metro is rolling out its new Plus service and Uptown Transit District plan around UC and the hospital campuses.

Four new boarding shelters are being installed. They'll feature LED displays with real-time information.

The district will also serve as a transfer point for nine routes rather than going through the main hub downtown.

President and CEO of the Uptown Consortium Beth Robinson says the newly created Uptown Transit District is important for easing congestion.

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Economic development
3:53 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

Cincinnati officials could investigate USquare Development

Rendering of USquare Development neat UC.
Credit From Towne Properties website

Three Cincinnati Council Members are asking city administrators to investigate pay issues involving some workers at the USquare Development near the University of Cincinnati. 

They allege some sub-contractors aren't paying their employees the correct hourly wages.

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