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The Importance of Being Civil

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 13, 2008
On a recent sunny afternoon in downtown Cincinnati, a large mobile shredding truck was parked in the middle of Perry Street, a tiny one-way street the runs behind the main firehouse near Fourth a  

Mallory Pitches for Cincinnati

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 6, 2008
After Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory's State of the City address Feb. 4, one audience member made a bold statement. "I think he threw that pitch that way on purpose," he said. The pitch, whic  

Stick Up

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 30, 2008
In my nearly four years living along Washington Park in Over-the-Rhine, I've never been a crime victim -- to the surprise and chagrin of many. Sure, my car was the victim of a hit-and-run side-swip  

Rest in Peace, Munchkinland

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 23, 2008
For those of us who grew up in western Hamilton County, legends persisted that piqued our curiosity on many boring weekend nights. Buffalo Ridge, a winding road in Miami Township, once had a crem  

It's Time to GO

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 16, 2008
There are amazing disparities among the city of Cincinnati's neighborhoods. That's not a big secret. From Mount Washington's suburban-like feel to Lower Price Hill's abject poverty, sprinkled with  

Sign of the Times

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 9, 2008
Think the "Princess Diana tiara" that will adorn the planned Great American Insurance Building at Queen City Square looks tacky? Try a big K-E-N-D-L-E lighting up the nighttime sky. From where els  

Looking for Help That Helps

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 2, 2008
Every Saturday -- with no let-up foreseen through the winter ahead -- a bunch of well intentioned do-gooders line up in front of my house to give away food. And it drives me crazy. I live in Over-  

News: The Struggle Over Simone's

Fountain Square in play as restaurant fights for survival

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 22, 2005
A heated feud that traces back to the day Simone's opened could end up closing the popular Walnut Hills eatery. After being open only a year, restaurant owner Roland "Atif" Randolph has been s  

News: Sparing Auschwitz

WWII pilot meets Jewish survivors for painful question

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 27, 2005
About 500 people crowded into the Temple at Adath Israel Congregation to hear former U.S. Sen. George McGovern and two Holocaust survivors discuss how Americans could have stopped the killing of J