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History can be found all over city
DID YOU KNOW? Today marks the debut of Did You Know?, a periodic feature that looks at our often overlooked history. By Jeff Suess History lives on if you know where to look for it. Let’s start Downtown at the Gwynne Building, Sixth...
Posted: 4/10/2012 12:28 PM in Our History
The Entrepreneur; Topic Design; Obama startup bill’s impact
Check out this roundup of recent entrepreneurial news from The Enquirer: Chuck Matthews’ The Entrepreneur column, from Sunday, April 8 print edition: With the baseball season under way, this column could be about hurling fast balls or change-ups at unsuspecting...
Posted: 4/10/2012 11:40 AM in EnterChange
Paper money introduced to fund Civil War
By Jeff Suess Did You Know? is a periodic feature that looks at our overlooked history. Ohio claims the figure on the $50 bill, Ulysses S. Grant, born in Clermont County. Kentucky can claim Abraham Lincoln on the $5. But Cincinnati...
Posted: 4/10/2012 10:43 AM in Our History
Portmania rising; Will he be Romney’s veep?
Portmania continues to build. The idea that likely GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney will choose Rob Portman as his vice president is gathering steam, at least among pundits. – At The Atlantic, Major Garrett writes Portman will be the man. “Forget...
Posted: 4/10/2012 10:26 AM in Politics Extra
French Fry Love Affair
Normal 0 0 1 118 673 5 1 826 11.1539 0 0 0 Day 182I have a love-hate relationship with McDonald’s fries. I hate the fact that they are so bad for you because I love them sooooo much. From halfway down the block I see the red paper container but it’s ...
Posted: 4/10/2012 10:18 AM in A Year of Random Kindness
Cakes for Kids
Day 181“Mom? Mom?” I intentionally ignore A. because I’m measuring out cups of powdered sugar and don’t want to lose count. I slide the straight edge of the knife across the cup to level and add it to the mixing bowl. “Mom? Mom, do you hear me? Mom?”
Posted: 4/10/2012 9:18 AM in A Year of Random Kindness
Is Cincinnati in the midst of a contemporary golden age?
The Reds won three World Series Championships, the Bengals went to two Super Bowls, and downtown saw the construction of 29 buildings with at least 10 floors between 1970 and 1990. Many Baby Boomers view that time period as the modern pinnacle for Cincinnati,...
Posted: 4/10/2012 9:00 AM in UrbanCincy
Wrecking Cincinnati: 1600 West Fork Rd
NEIGHBORHOOD: Northside YEAR BUILT: 1890 USE: Two-family dwelling OWNER: Hamilton County Board of County Commissioners ASSESSED VALUE: $116,460 HAZARD: -- CONDEMNED: -- ORDERS: Ordered vacated and barricaded in December 2011 due to disrepair, neglect,...
Posted: 4/10/2012 9:00 AM in Building Cincinnati
We Need a Tax to Support the Arts and Culture in Cincinnati
Sunday's Enquirer had an article detailing the movement to create a county sales tax to help fund arts and cultural organizations in the Cincinnati area. This or something like it needs to be done. We must continue Cincinnati's incredibly high qualit...
Posted: 4/10/2012 8:30 AM in Cincinnati Blog
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