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Life Could Be a Dream
The Ensemble Theatre is going through a transformative period right now, they've launched a new website and the facade has been painted. Gone are the faux marble columns and period paint in exchange for a very clean and modern look.To help get the wo...
Posted: 5/9/2012 8:12 AM in 5chw4r7z
Anti-abortion organizations endorse candidates
Two of the Congressional candidates seeking the Republican nomination for the Fourth Congressional District received nods from anti-abortion groups. Kentucky Right to Life has endorsed Gary Moore, who also received the endorsement of Northern Kentucky...
Posted: 5/8/2012 6:26 PM in Kentucky Politics
Moore ad critical of Massie
A television ad released by congressional candidate Gary Moore slams opponent Thomas Massie and the county budget in Lewis County where Massie serves as judge-executive. Moore and Massie are two of the seven candidates seeking the Republican nomination...
Posted: 5/8/2012 6:10 PM in Kentucky Politics
LaRosa’s launches gluten-free pizza
Eight LaRosa’s outposts now offer gluten-free pizzas. Josh Pichler reports: LaRosa’s has a new item on the menu. Like other new products launched over the years, it meets demand from consumers and management’s expectations for quality. But this item –...
Posted: 5/8/2012 2:22 PM in New in Town
Wrecking Cincinnati: 3712 Mead Ave
NEIGHBORHOOD: East End YEAR BUILT: 1894 USE: Two-family dwelling OWNER: Stephen H. Fleming ASSESSED VALUE: $61,850 HAZARD: September 2010, with a damaged roof and missing siding added. Criminal case has not progressed. CONDEMNED: August 2008, with another...
Posted: 5/8/2012 1:00 PM in Building Cincinnati
Yard House restaurant coming to The Banks
Yard House, an American fare restaurant with a large beer selection, is expected to open at The Banks by the end of this year. Laura Baverman reports: An L.A. chain of high-end restaurants called Yard House has chosen the plot of land in front of the...
Posted: 5/8/2012 12:19 PM in New in Town
Yard House to open first Ohio restaurant along Cincinnati’s central riverfront
The Banks development team announced that Yard House, an American fusion restaurant with 100-250 taps, will open its first Ohio location on Cincinnati's central riverfront. The 10,000 sq. ft. restaurant will be the first stand-alone tenant at The Banks,...
Posted: 5/8/2012 10:59 AM in UrbanCincy
New fair trade shop opens in Newport this weekend
It’s Only Fair, a new shop set to open in Newport this weekend, will sell a range of fair trade items, from jewelry, bags and scarves to coffee, tea and chocolate. Amanda Joering Alley of the Community Recorder reports: This Saturday, Reegan Hill is holding...
Posted: 5/8/2012 10:44 AM in New in Town
The economic crisis hits transit hard in cities like Pittsburgh
The economic crisis hits transit hard in cities like Pittsburgh Cities across America continue to see ridership increases on their transit systems, but are feeling an even greater pinch from ongoing government austerity measures forcing service reductions....
Posted: 5/8/2012 10:30 AM in UrbanCincy
Police: We’re Saving Money
The Cincinnati Police Department takes up the largest single chunk of the city’s operating budget, about 40 percent. Chief James Craig, budget director Ella Topham and administrative officer Capt. Paul Humphries spent more than an hour talking to City...
Posted: 5/8/2012 10:27 AM in Politics Extra
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