Smale Riverfront Park

Smale Riverfront Park
10:30 am
Mon October 29, 2012

Duke grant will create riverfront 'garden'

A child plays in the fountains at Smale Riverfront Park.
Credit Ann Thompson / WVXU

A new green space is coming to the Cincinnati riverfront. Duke Energy is donating nearly a half million dollars over three years to add a garden to Smale Riverfront Park.

Spokesman Blair Schroeder says the plan is create a 'front porch' feel to the city.

"In addition to the lush gardens and large trees, you're going to have your walking paths, you're going to have granite sea walls and, of course, the park will also have large, oversized, family-sized porch swings that are suspended so visitors will have a front row seat to the scenery that passes along the Ohio River."

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Black Brigade
1:30 pm
Fri September 7, 2012

Cincinnati honors the Black Brigade: original flag among artifacts

Original flag for the Black Brigade on display at the Freedom Center

Seven hundred very courageous men will be honored this weekend. Their service may have kept Cincinnati from falling to the Confederates in the Civil War.

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Focus on Technology
12:46 am
Fri August 31, 2012

Smale Riverfront Park

A water feature at Smale Riverfront Park
Ann Thompson WVXU

Behind all the fountains and splash pools at Cincinnati’s Smale Riverfront Park, there is underground technology that saves energy and water. Take a tour with Ann Thompson in Focus on Technology.

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