Historic Everybody’s Records and Gaslight Café in Pleasant
Ridge are facing threats of closure because Walgreens wants to purchase
the corner of Ridge and Montgomery to demolish the properties and build
a new pharmacy, only blocks from an already-existing location. CINCINNATI -2
An entrepreneur profited off of Trayvon Martin’s death by
selling gun range targets featuring a hoodie with crosshairs aimed at
the chest, Skittles and a can resembling iced tea — all items Martin had
in his possession when he was shot and killed in Sanford, Fla. in
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Among other things, Friday, April 20 marked the two-year
anniversary of BP’s Deepwater Horizon rig explosion, which leaked nearly
5 million barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico before the well
was plugged. Disturbing accounts of deformed aquatic life have recently
surfaced, including fish plagued with mysterious ulcers, eyeless shrimp
and crabs missing legs.
Cincinnatian Jan Christian can speak for the first time in
35 years thanks to a miraculous larynx surgery at the Voice and
Swallowing Center at the University of Cincinnati. Christian lost her
voice in a car crash when she was 17.
A 118-year-old pump station and water tower in Eden Park
could soon be home to a microbrewery and tasting room if city officials
approve the developers’ request to overhaul the building. The developers
are reportedly members of the Martin family, which already owns the
Cincinnati Beer Company.
Bids from energy providers proposing new energy utility
plans were due to City Hall Tuesday. If City Council chooses a new green
provider, Cincinnati could use an energy aggregation program that would
source the city’s energy supplies from 100 percent renewable resources.
Ohio Sen. Troy Balderson (R-Zanesville) proposed new
legislation to prevent new ownership of exotic pets such as gorillas and
lions to prevent incidents like the one in Eastern Ohio when dozens of
neglected animals were shot to death after their owner set them free and
The city of Cincinnati is considering selling
Over-the-Rhine’s historic Music Hall for just $1 to nonprofit Music Hall
Revitalization Co. Inc. The looming need for $165 million worth of
repairs has been too great for the city to handle, and selling it to a
private entity could make attaining the funds easier.
The Rush Limbaugh Show, the most listened to talk
show in America, is suffering from an exodus of advertisers, including
AOL Inc., after Limbaugh called a law student a “slut” and a
“prostitute” for her views on contraception.