Downtown Cincinnati

Economic development
3:30 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Help for traffic headaches with Downtown construction

Downtown Cincinnati is full of flashing construction arrow signs and traffic cones blocking streets...causing delays for workers and visitors.  

City spokeswoman Meg Olberding said it is part of a "growth explosion."

“In my time at the city, I don’t remember quite this much construction happening in a concentrated area of the CBD, The banks and Over-the-Rhine,” Olberding said.  “Obviously you do one thing one place, and it has a ripple effect.”

There are various projects including streetcar construction, Duke Energy utility work and private developments.  

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Sun December 1, 2013

Holiday Happenings in Greater Cincinnati

Holiday Celebrations around Cincinnati
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Books
10:00 am
Mon September 16, 2013

Books by the Banks 2013

The 2013 Books by the banks poster by Jeffrey Ebbeler of Mount Washington
Credit booksbythebanks.org

It is time for the Seventh Annual Books by the Banks Cincinnati USA Book Festival on Saturday, October 12.

This free, family-friendly event features over 100 national and regional authors, panel discussions, book readings and a fun kid’s zone.

Here are some interviews with authors appearing at this year's Books by the Banks:

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Economic development
3:55 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

Design work continues on dunnhumbyUSA building

Preliminary interior design for dunnhumbyUSA facility at Fifth and Race in downtown Cincinnati.
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Architects say they're about a month or two away from having a final design for the new dunnhumbyUSA building at the corner of Fifth and Race in downtown Cincinnati.  

Officials updated the city's Urban Design Review Board Tuesday about their preliminary work.  They said the challenge is to design a contemporary building that fits into the existing urban fabric of the city.  Architects say the outside of the building will be pre-cast concrete and lots of glass.  The concrete will have a dark color and will feature some texture.  

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Arts and Events
2:53 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Quench Your Thirst for Art at Venue 222

Debbie Dent, owner and Chef de cuisine at Venue 222

The Art Circle at the Essex Studios' current exhibit, entitled “Quench Your Thirst for Art,” is on display inside Venue 222, a downtown meeting space for corporate and social events located on 14th Street.

I was fortunate to get some insight into both the artwork and the facility itself from Debbie Dent, owner of Venue 222, and Connie Springer from the Art Circle.

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