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Foodservice Advantage helps restaurateurs get smarter
The Grandview Tavern in Fort Mitchell is bustling and turning a profit these days, but running the 5-year-old restaurant has been among the most difficult tasks of Colleen Haws’ life. The first-time restaurant owner passed up a salary for the first two...
Posted: 4/5/2012 2:42 PM in EnterChange
Wrecking Cincinnati: 1613 Denham St
NEIGHBORHOOD: North Fairmount YEAR BUILT: 1926 USE: Single-family dwelling OWNER: Hamilton County Board of County Commissioners ASSESSED VALUE: $10,550 HAZARD: -- CONDEMNED: -- ORDERS: Ordered vacant in June 2011 due to disconnected utilities. REASON...
Posted: 4/5/2012 1:00 PM in Building Cincinnati
Money in Politics project ends after 18 years
COLUMBUS — A project that tracked how money influences Ohio politics has ended after 18 years. Sandy Buchanan, executive director of Ohio Citizen Action, said in a statement the non-profit, non-partisan organization will focus its attention on pollution...
Posted: 4/5/2012 12:20 PM in Politics Extra
New urgent care center in Deerfield Twp
There’s a new urgent care center in Deerfield Township, Rachel Richardson of MasonBuzz reports: Deerfield Urgent Care recently celebrated its grand opening. The new office at 9996 Escort Drive in Deerfield Township features four exam rooms and one treatment...
Posted: 4/5/2012 11:27 AM in New in Town
Hamilton County GOP chair not interested in party job
COLUMBUS — In a battle between Republicans over control of the party, Gov. John R. Kasich won and Party Chairman Kevin DeWine lost. DeWine, under pressure to step down since Kasich was elected in November 2010, sent a letter to the 66-member state central...
Posted: 4/5/2012 11:01 AM in Politics Extra
Natorp’s to close Florence store
The Natorp’s Garden Store in Florence is closing this summer, Justin B. Duke of The Community Recorder reports: After nearly 20 years, Natorp’s is leaving Florence. Natorp’s Garden Store is closing its Florence location at the end of June, said Natorp’s...
Posted: 4/5/2012 10:56 AM in New in Town
Strong’s Brick Oven Pizzeria opens in Newport
In January, Mindy and Christian Strong of Independence traveled to New York to take classes at Goodfella’s Pizza School of New York (no relation to Goodfellas Pizzeria of Lexington, which is set to open a location in Covington this spring). Both the school...
Posted: 4/5/2012 9:32 AM in New in Town
Wrecking Cincinnati: 2171 Quebec Rd
NEIGHBORHOOD: South Fairmount YEAR BUILT: 1950 USE: Single-family dwelling OWNER: The Altiora Fund (Elder High School non-profit) ASSESSED VALUE: $56,740 HAZARD: -- CONDEMNED: -- ORDERS: -- REASON RAZED: Acquired in 2011, the property is adjacent to the...
Posted: 4/5/2012 9:00 AM in Building Cincinnati
Jay Bruce* is livin large at Great American and downtown
My prediction, Jay Bruce hits 40+ home runs this year. If that happens, Votto knocks a few more out and Stubbs can actually get on base, the Reds could be playing baseball in October.*It probably isn't Jay Bruce's Cadillac. But it could be![where:4th
Posted: 4/5/2012 8:58 AM in 5chw4r7z
Enjoy Opening Day!
Get out and enjoy Opening Day for the Cincinnati Reds. Even if you are not going to the game find a party going on and celebrate a Red's win!
Posted: 4/5/2012 7:15 AM in Cincinnati Blog
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