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Christ Hospital opens new outpatient centers
Christ Hospital has opened two new outpatient centers, The Enquirer reports: Christ Hospital has opened outpatient centers along Harrison Avenue in Green Township and off Dixie Highway in Fort Wright. The Fort Wright location is Christ’s first primary...
Posted: 3/26/2012 3:25 PM in New in Town
Kennedy Heights Cultural Center a go
At its meeting last Wednesday, Cincinnati City Council approved a sale and development agreement with the Kennedy Heights Development Corporation for City-owned property at 6620 Montgomery Road for the creation of the Kennedy Heights Cultural Center....
Posted: 3/26/2012 3:00 PM in Building Cincinnati
Watson’s open in Florence
Watson’s recently opened its new store in Florence, at 7100 Houston Road, next to Panera. Mike Boyer reports: The calendar says spring just arrived, but it’s already summer at Watson’s, one of the area’s largest retailers of home recreation products....
Posted: 3/26/2012 2:43 PM in New in Town
Ohio tea party groups irked with IRS
WASHINGTON—Ohio tea party groups and the Internal Revenue Service are locked in an escalating showdown, with Cincinnati area conservative activists refusing to answer some queries from the federal tax agency. But even as Ohio conservatives raise the specter...
Posted: 3/26/2012 2:32 PM in Politics Extra
Council supports state tax credits for redevelopment of 7 buildings
Cincinnati City Council at its meeting last Wednesday passed unanimously a resolution supporting an application for Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credits (OHPTC) for the redevelopment of seven buildings in Over-the-Rhine and the West End. Cincinnati...
Posted: 3/26/2012 2:00 PM in Building Cincinnati
Four Target stores complete remodels, add fresh groceries
The four local Target stores that were undergoing renovations have completed them as of Sunday, and now each store offers expanded grocery departments, including fresh produce, fresh packaged meat and baked goods, plus redesigned beauty, home, shoe and...
Posted: 3/26/2012 1:47 PM in New in Town
Wrecking Cincinnati: 3880 River Rd
NEIGHBORHOOD: Riverside YEAR BUILT: 1880 USE: Two-family dwelling OWNER: George M. Vandergraft ASSESSED VALUE: $5,330 HAZARD: July 2011, added gutters and downspouts, retaining wall failed and trees and hillside surrounding the house. CONDEMNED: June...
Posted: 3/26/2012 1:00 PM in Building Cincinnati
The Definition of Hipsterism, So Before Most Hipsters Were Born
The Cincinnati Monocle has found what may be the real definition of hipsterism from a French Writer. Speaking of Hipsters I've been working on a couple definitions myself. I won't try and define hipster, but instead think about two different levels o...
Posted: 3/26/2012 12:00 PM in Cincinnati Blog
Acquisition of 33 buildings could lead to heavy investment in Avondale, upgrades in five other neighborhoods
More than $60 million could be invested into the neighborhood of Avondale under a plan presented before City Council's Budget and Finance Committee last week. The Cincinnati Multi-Family Consortium (CMFC), a group of 18 developers, community development...
Posted: 3/26/2012 12:00 PM in Building Cincinnati
Guest post: Micah Baldwin of Graphic.ly
Borrowed from the Sunday, March 25th edition of the Cincinnati Enquirer. Micah Baldwin is the co-founder of Graphicly and a startup advisor. He publishes a blog called Learn to Duck. He recently wrote a post about the advantages that come with joining...
Posted: 3/26/2012 11:41 AM in EnterChange
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