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Departures From City Hall
Marvin Hawkins, aide to Laure Quinlivan, leaves his job there to take one at the Cincinnati Center City Development Corp. (3CDC). He’ll be doing programming. Quinlivan hired Althea Barnett, who worked for the Red Cross. And David Miller, who worked for...
Posted: 3/28/2012 4:14 PM in Politics Extra
Whackburger to open in Covington
A new burger joint, Whackburger, is set to open in Covington this May. Polly Campbell reports: Owner/chef Mike Harwood said his inspiration is action comic books. He hopes to open Whackburger by May. It will serve gourmet burgers made from fresh meat...
Posted: 3/28/2012 4:12 PM in New in Town
Burnell’s adds dinner
Burnell’s, the new restaurant in the former Mayberry space, has added dinner, Polly Campbell reports: Burnell’s Restaurant, Downtown, is now open for dinner. The tiny restaurant (in the space that used to be Mayberry) will serve dinner from 6-9:30 p.m....
Posted: 3/28/2012 2:51 PM in New in Town
Patrols: Do they equal peace and security?
Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune, who missed Monday’s staff discussion about patrols while traveling on county sewer district business, said today he was distressed by Sheriff Simon Leis’ decision to cut 22 officers on patrol without community...
Posted: 3/28/2012 2:23 PM in Politics Extra
Democratic sheriff’s candidate wants audit
Democratic Hamilton County Sheriff candidate Jim Neil is concerned about the recent announcement that 22 Hamilton County deputies will be removed from patrols in county townships. So he’s once again calling for an independent audit of the sheriff’s office....
Posted: 3/28/2012 1:19 PM in Politics Extra
Pizza Bomba hitting the road
The Pizza Bomba truck is ready to get rolling, Polly Campbell reports: Pizza Bomba is about to hit the road. The pizza truck hopes to be in business by Friday and then begin to sell pizza at Fountain Square and other locations around the city. Terri Wilson,...
Posted: 3/28/2012 1:19 PM in New in Town
Shanghai Mama’s reopening pushed back to late April
General manager Michael Ly tells me the reopening of Shanghai Mama’s has been pushed back another month. Construction is going on now and they’re looking at another four of five weeks, hoping to open at the end of April, he said. When I spoke with Ly...
Posted: 3/28/2012 11:56 AM in New in Town
Empires Then and Now
Tweet Photo Credits: Great empires, such as the Roman and British, were extractive. The empires succeeded, because the value of the resources and wealth extracted from...
Posted: 3/28/2012 11:35 AM in World5 News
Gary Moore to deploy ‘money bomb’
Gary Moore will hold an Internet fundraiser on Thursday to raise quick cash. Called a ‘money bomb,’ Rand Paul used the strategy in his Senate campaign two years ago. A story from the Associated Press reports Moore raised $100,000 at a fundraser on Mo...
Posted: 3/28/2012 11:26 AM in Kentucky Politics
Local breweries get tasting rooms
Two local breweries have added tasting rooms, Polly Campbell reports: A new law that allows microbreweries to offer tastes to visitors without having to pay for a second license has encouraged two breweries in Cincinnati to add tasting rooms. They’re...
Posted: 3/28/2012 10:21 AM in New in Town

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