As city leaders look to find ways to plug
a $4 million annual funding gap for the operation of Cincinnati’s
streetcar, a major backer of the transit project has proposed a way to
raise a good deal of the needed money.
Al Franken was pretty funny back in the
day — his Stuart Smalley character always kept you hoping for the day
when he’d get high before talking to himself in the mirror and realize
that he was never good enough and everybody hated him.
The long, often
difficult saga of the only black-owned business at The Banks appears to
be coming to an end. Mahogany’s owner Liz Rogers announced Sept. 9 that
the upscale Southern restaurant will move from the city’s prized
Over the past few weeks, the political
drama in Washington, D.C., has circulated around the “fiscal cliff,” a
series of tax hikes and spending cuts set to kick in for 2013. On Jan.
1, U.S. Congress narrowly avoided the fiscal cliff. But the close call
left some wondering: Could it have been more easily prevented,
particularly through redistricting reform?