SUNDAY OCT. 28: Many people who read today’s Enquirer
endorsement of Mitt Romney for president likely set the paper down,
said something like “I need to move out of this [expletive] city” and
then googled “Jobs where newspapers don’t endorse Sarah Palin.”
Representatives for Western & Southern
and the Anna Louise Inn will be in court Oct. 30 arguing in front of
the First District Court of Appeals, which could overturn a May 4 ruling
and allow the Inn to move forward with a planned $13 million
If you spent any time among last night’s MidPoint festivities you probably noticed that the festival has incorporated a bunch of technology into the production (people really like being able to see their tweets appear live on giant screens by tagging them with #mpmf).
It turns out that there’s lots of other cool techy stuff, starting with the
Western & Southern might have
completely flubbed an opportunity to purchase the Anna Louise Inn back
in 2009, but it’s hard to describe the Fortune 500 company as anything
but proactive since that time.
In the ongoing saga of Western & Southern vs. the Anna Louise Inn, there have been several court cases and zoning rulings, most of which have been appealed by one side or the other. Today it was the Cincinnati Zoning Board of Appeals’ turn to rule on something that’s already been ruled on, and it went in favor of the Anna Louise Inn. The Board upheld a certificate of appropria...
The decision to publish an entertainment weekly was largely seen as an
attempt by Gannett to take marketshare from altweeklies like CityBeat and similar papers in other cities. In non-industry speak, Gannett was trying to kill us.
The Historic Conservation Board knew it
was in for a long afternoon when Western & Southern showed up to
Monday’s hearing with an army of suits to argue against a recommended
zoning permit for the Anna Louise Inn.
The Cincinnati Historic Conservation Board will receive a recommendation on Monday to approve a conditional use permit for the Anna Louise Inn, which would allow the Inn to move forward with a multimillion-dollar renovation of its building. The Conservation Board staff reviewed the standards required for conditional use and the Anna Louise Inn’s application, concluding that the facil...