For 11-year-old Santinez Payne, the grassy
lots and basketball courts behind his apartment building in northern
Over-the-Rhine are among the most important places in the city. But the area means different
things to different people.
A task force created by City Councilman
P.G. Sittenfeld outlined ways the city and other concerned parties can
better support survivors and educate the community about sexual assault
during an April 19 news conference.
Depending on the angle you look at it from, the
124-year-old Dennison Hotel is a historic gem needing to be rescued,
the last sliver of bygone affordability in an ever-pricier downtown or a
crumbling holdover from a less-successful era standing in the way of
A report by consulting company Exiger
released by University of Cincinnati April 14 suggests former UCPD Chief
Jason Goodrich pushed for more traffic stops around UC and that he and
UCPD Major Timothy Thornton were later “untruthful” about their
knowledge of those stops.
Just six months before the streetcar is
scheduled to start gliding passengers around downtown and
Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati City Council almost passed the transit
project’s first-year operating budget April 13.
The owners of downtown’s Dennison
building bought it in 2013 at least in part because of concerns about a
proposed plan to turn it into affordable housing, documents filed with
Cincinnati’s Historic Conservation Board show.
After months of fighting, Cincinnati City Council looks
likely to pass an operating budget for the city’s streetcar. The transit
project could start taking riders as soon as Sept. 1 under the budget,
which passed Council’s Budget and Finance Committee April 11.