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Application period open for NBD grant program
The application period for Cincinnati's Neighborhood Business District Improvement Program (NBDIP) is now open. NBDIP assists communities in improving their business districts by providing grants from City capital funds or Community Development Block...
Posted: 4/11/2012 4:00 PM in Building Cincinnati
Beelistic Tattoo to open third location in Corryville
Beelistic Tattoo & Piercing, which currently has locations in Clifton and Mount Washington, is opening a third outpost in Corryville. Owner Tim “Bee” Gundrum said he gutted the former Acme Tattoo space, 2703 Vine St., giving the 2,750-square-foot shop...
Posted: 4/11/2012 3:37 PM in New in Town
The 99% Spring
Tweet Photo Credits: 99% spring April 9-15 we will gather across America, 100,000 strong, in homes, places of worship, campuses and the streets to train ourselves in non-violent action and join together in the work of reclaiming...
Posted: 4/11/2012 2:48 PM in World5 News
COAST calls out Webb-Edgington on missed votes
Cincinnati-based anti-tax group Citizens Opposed to Additional Spending and Taxes criticized State Rep. Alecia Webb-Edgington for missing votes in the state House of Representatives. Webb-Edgington’s absence on the floor of the state House of Representatives...
Posted: 4/11/2012 2:48 PM in Kentucky Politics
Cincinnati selects preferred vendor for streetcar vehicles
The City of Cincinnati has selected CAF USA as the preferred vendor for the first phase of its streetcar system, Mayor Mark Mallory announced last night. The announcement, given during the mayor's State of the City address, closes a request for proposals...
Posted: 4/11/2012 2:00 PM in Building Cincinnati
Currito opens Downtown Thursday
Currito Burrito will open its Downtown store, in the Mercantile Building on Fifth Street, this Thursday. The locally based chain serves burritos and burrito bowls with flavors from around the world (including Mediterranean, Cajun and teriyaki), plus salads...
Posted: 4/11/2012 1:42 PM in New in Town
Wrecking Cincinnati: 655 Sedam St
NEIGHBORHOOD: Sedamsville YEAR BUILT: 1888 USE: Single-family dwelling OWNER: Pacific West Group Inc. ASSESSED VALUE: $15,530 HAZARD: September 2009. CONDEMNED: June 2009, for a hazardous roof and porch, failing deck, damaged siding, broken and missing...
Posted: 4/11/2012 1:00 PM in Building Cincinnati
Here’s What Streetcar Will Look Like
The city of Cincinnati’s ready to start negotiations with its preferred streetcar provider, CAF USA, for five streetcars. The first car could be finished in about 18 months. CAF USA is a subsidiary of CAF (Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles, S.A.)...
Posted: 4/11/2012 11:46 AM in Politics Extra Baseball 1.1 for Android’s Baseball Report for Android is 10 days old, and we’ve been very excited by the response. Today, we’ve released a minor update with a couple of new features and bug fixes to address some of your feedback. We’ve added photo galleries, and...
Posted: 4/11/2012 11:40 AM in Enquirer Media Innovations
Mayor Mallory highlights successes, commits to transit in seventh State of the City address
Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory address more than 350 people at his seventh State of the City address Tuesday night. In the roughly 47-minute long speech he covered a wide range of topics highlighting recent success stories, and challenging more public...
Posted: 4/11/2012 11:30 AM in UrbanCincy

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