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Locals Only: : paddlewheelin' and dealin' dixieland

Thanks to the Buffalo Ridge Jazz Band, Dixieland Jazz has a home in Cincinnati

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 4, 2006
I've never been to Tall Stacks. Boats, even old boats, are not really my thing. When I hear the word steamboat, the mental image is vague. But listening to the opening track on the Buffalo Ridge   

Locals Only: : Limp wisp?

Despite setbacks, local Jazz club keeps tradition alive after owner's death

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 20, 2006
On Aug. 23, the Jazz flag fell to half mast in Cincinnati. Marjean Wisby, long-time owner of the Blue Wisp, died of respiratory failure that morning at the age of 62. Her death was a double blow to  

News: The New Workhouse

River City offers residents a second chance

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 17, 2003
With plastic tables stocked with salt, pepper, squeeze-bottle ketchup and Frisch's place mats, the River City cafeteria resembles an ordinary school lunchroom. Friendly expressions on faces and a  

Cover Story: Change for a Change

Cincinnati's panhandling legislation has surprising results

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 25, 2003
The city of Cincinnati's method of dealing with panhandling -- increased restriction, coupled with cuts in social service funding -- has prompted a private initiative to solve what's been called  

Cover Story: Test Your Homelessness IQ

A quick quiz

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 25, 2003
1. In the list of 20 meanest cities for homeless people, Cincinnati ranked: A. 1st, B. 6th, C. 10th, D. 13th 2. On any given night, approximately how many in the United States are homeless? A. 10  

Cover Story: How Far to Homeless?

It's closer than you might expect

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 25, 2003
I never gamble, because I always lose. The only thing I've ever won was a limbo contest, which had nothing to do with luck. I do consider myself an extremely fortunate person. I've never had a brok  

News: Safe in Their Sexuality

Youth summit provides a place to come out, speak out

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 22, 2003
Coming of age is always challenging, but especially so for teens who are gay, lesbian, transgendered or still questioning their sexuality. The Greater Cincinnati Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual, Transgen  

News: Justice in Your Cup

Your choice of coffee can change lives

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 1, 2003
Many North Americans feel strongly about getting their morning coffee. But for many Central Americans -- specifically 600,000 coffee farmers and workers who have lost their jobs -- your choice of   

News: The Convergys Giveaway

City council coughs up cash to keep corporation downtown

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 30, 2003
Cincinnati City Council provided VIP seating to its guests of honor July 25 during a special meeting on a deal to keep the Convergys Corp. downtown. But five front row seats reserved for Convergy  

News: Defenseless Children

Center helps kids caught in juvenile justice system

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 23, 2003
When Miriam Jones discovered the Children's Law Center after weeks of searching for help with her grandchildren's case, she says she almost fell over. "Somebody cares!" she said. Based in Covingto