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If These Walls Could Talk

Bar/restaurant mural captured the ’80s — bad styles and good times

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Before Burger Madness, there was mural madness at Arthur’s, the Hyde Park restaurant/bar. From 1981 to 1992, Jerry Dowling painted caricatures of 142 regulars on a 44-foot wall. The characters are still there — on the mural, anyway — but the character has changed.  

Luck of the (Re)Draw

Three Democrats battle for the new 31st Ohio House District

4 Comments · Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Fascinating, diverse, progressive — those are just a handful of words that are being used to describe the new 31st Ohio House District. Consisting of Amberley Village, Clifton, Clifton Heights, Evanston, Madisonville, Hyde Park, Northside, Oakley, Silverton, St. Bernard and Walnut Hills, the district contains many walks of life, including a healthy liberal population.   

Saving a Modernist Cincinnati Kitchen

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 8, 2012
When Chuck Lohre and Janet Groeber learned the innovative kitchen at Hyde Park’s landmark 1960 Corbett House was being replaced by new owners, they shifted into action to save it. They offered to take it and the owners agreed. They acquired the kitchen in 2010. Now, no longer wanting to store the disassembled kitchen, they are trying to find a new home for it.  

Poco a Poco (Review)

Bringing tapas, energetic vibe and Latin flair to Hyde Park Square

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 1, 2010
New flavors are popping up everywhere in Cincinnati, and Poco a Poco is a recent example. This Latin American eatery in the space formerly occupied by Red seemed like the perfect spot for a summer night. So after strolling the streets of Hyde Park Square, we decided to unplug and give this new spot a whirl.  

June 9-15: Worst Week Ever!

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 16, 2010
God today offered humanity another image to think about when he smote the 62-foot-tall statue of Jesus outside Solid Rock Church in Monroe, setting ablaze a monument that has become known to locals as "Touchdown Jesus" for its resemblance to a football referee signaling a touchdown. The statue is expected to be resurrected in the shape of Jesus dunking a basketball so the hoop can extend high into the sky and also function as a lightning rod.  

Nov. 18-24: Worst Week Ever!

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 24, 2009
In the national news' "You bet your ass I will" department, local intellectual and House Minority Leader John Boehner joined what a silver-tongued reporter referred to as a "legal crusade" to keep the phrase "In God We Trust" inscribed above the visitors' entrance to the U.S. Capitol.  

Housing Headache

Lawsuit, drama follow accusations of racism at CMHA

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 7, 2009
The rush of publicity around Cincinnati's public housing agency began when three Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority clients filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in August, alleging a list of wrongs, injustices and racially biased activity perpetuated by the agency. Soon after, the case took on the trappings of pop-media hype when CMHA Board Chairman Arnold Barnett lashed back at the clients' attorney, Robert Newman.  

Aug. 19-25: Worst Week Ever!

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 26, 2009
The Cash for Clunkers program ended at 8 p.m. Aug. 24. It is survived by thousands of appreciative middle-class auto buyers, several hundred thousand tons of smashed SUVs and dozens of stimulus programs that no one has heard of.  

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