I have a very love-hate relationship with technology. On one hand, it is an amazing tool that has revolutionized how we view the world and each other. It has allowed us to create amazing new things and paved the way for new inventions that can make the world a better, safer and healthier place.
However, it is so dreadfully easy to become dependent upon it that, when it fails, we can find ourselves virtually crippled and sitting in the dark, waiting for the lights to come back on.
On January 11, 2013, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer addressed the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors regarding the development of industrial hemp.
Last May we spoke with Beach, the owner and operator of Hemptations in O'Bryonville. Hemptations is the region's largest proprietor of hemp-based products which include clothing, paper, lotions, soaps, thread and many other products for everyday use.
Dean Regas is the Outreach Astronomer for The Cincinnati Observatory in Mt. Lookout. The observatory is home to, among other things, the oldest telescope in the United States which is still in use on a daily basis.
Price Hill Will is an organization dedicated to growing and sustaining a strong Community in Cincinnati’s largest neighborhood -- through economic development, community engagement and physical revitalization.
I met with Matt Strauss, Director of Marketing & Neighborhood Promotion for Price Hill Will at Corner BLOC Coffee to talk about the neighborhood, its history and its future.