Downtown Cincinnati

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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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Downtown
1:29 pm
Wed June 5, 2013

Can You Be Awesome For $1,000?

Roanne Lee - Dean of the Cincinnati chapter of the Awesome Foundation

What does it mean to be awesome?

The Awesome Foundation, started in Boston in 2009, set out to discover just that.  The Foundation provides one-time $1,000 grants, with no strings attached, to people who can create – in their words - "flashes of micro-brilliance."

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