Most Cincinnatians don’t view TheCincinnati Enquirer as a beacon of journalistic innovation, but today’s homepage headline pointing out that streetcar construction is costing the city an average of $50,000 a day was a reminder of how interested our Sole Surviving Daily is in drumming up negativity about the project. Hundreds of streetcar supp...
NKY Republican: Paul’s Plagiarism Is Liberal Media’s Fault: Those of us who thought the term “liberal
media” died sometime around the time Sarah Palin quit her job as a
politician to write books and say crazy stuff on TV were happy to
learn today that a Northern Kentucky Republican is still blaming those
bastards (wait, is that us?).
Catering to naysayers is somewhat of an
election-year tradition in Cincinnati, and no amount of social, economic
and development progress will end it anytime soon. Despite our
nationally recognized successes in recent years, our
estimable river city is still the sum of many parts, a city of
neighborhoods, many of which resent investment in urban infrastructure.
Cincy: Let’s Get Wasted in Public: Sometimes questions kind of answer
themselves, like when you’re offered a sample of a little cracker in the
grocery store and you feel like eating a cracker. An Enquirer
headline today prompted a similar response, as its story titled, “Want
to drink in the street?” was likely met by most readers with an excited,
Audit Finds Simon Leis as Unreasonable as He Always Appeared: Former Hamilton County Sheriff Simon Leis probably saw
this day coming when his handpicked successor lost last year’s election
to Democrat Jim Neil, who campaigned on pretty much doing things the
opposite way Leis had done for 25 years.
When Mary Emery donated the money to build the Ohio Mechanics’ Institute in 1908, she stipulated that the building would contain an assembly hall available to the public. Her charitable trust has been tasked with ensuring that The Emery Theatre, located in the basement of the building at the corner of Walnut Street and Central Parkway in Over-the-Rhine, is used for public performances ever since...
Local News Stations Restructure After Broadcasts Mistaken for Parodies of News Coverage: There are things you can almost guarantee
will be on the local TV news if for some reason you find yourself stuck
watching it. They
are: things on fire, poor people committing crimes and things about
people in the community doing something nice :)