UrbanCincy: February URBANexchange is Tonight

Looking to escape from the snow and ice and fill the evening by meeting new people and having great conversation? URBANexchange will be at the Moerlien Lager House from 5:30 to 8:30 with some great giveaways from Findlay Market! . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: February URBANexchange is Tonight

CincyStreetcar Blog: Downtown Residents Council gives Third Pledge of Support for Streetcar

In their monthly newsletter, Downtown Residents Council once again spoke out in support of the streetcar with the following proclamation: Adopted September 11, 2007 without dissent, again in 2009 without dissent, and on December 10, 2013 with 90.4% voting in favor. Be it therefore resolved: The members of the Downtown Residents Council (DRC) support the […] . . . → Read More: CincyStreetcar Blog: Downtown Residents Council gives Third Pledge of Support for Streetcar

Hoperatives: Welcome to Cincinnati, New Belgium. Or, How the Beer Scene is Like the Weather

So the buzz around the beer community in Cincinnati today is the arrival of New Belgium Brewing Company’s beer in Ohio. I’d say “impending arrival” because it’s not supposed to happen until Monday, December 16, but there’s plenty of evidence… Read more › Welcome to Cincinnati, New Belgium. Or, How the Beer Scene is Like the Weather is a post from: Hoperatives. We like making our content fully available using RSS, but some people are re-using our content without permission. This is why the Internet can’t have nice things. Your support of the blog where this content originated — Hoperatives (Read more...)

UrbanCincy: GUEST EDITORIAL: Absence of Language Programs Will Be Felt Across Cincinnati

One of the state’s largest high school’s may soon make large cuts to its German language program, which is the second largest in the Cincinnati region, if Issue 20 fails to win with voters on November 5. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: GUEST EDITORIAL: Absence of Language Programs Will Be Felt Across Cincinnati

UrbanCincy: Mayoral Election Will Impact Cincinnati’s Planning Future

Cincinnati is at a crossroads as two mayoral candidates vie for the spot with different visions of the city. City planning efforts such as form-based code and implementing the goals of Plan Cincinnati could be affected by the who is elected mayor on November 5th. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Mayoral Election Will Impact Cincinnati’s Planning Future

5chw4r7z: Tuxedo Steak Night and a free steak?

Can we please go back to dressing up for parties?? “@HistoricalPics: Teenagers at a party in Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1947 pic.twitter.com/TY3MbsXfoV”— Robin Ewers (@Audreyesque) October 16, 2013 We’re one step ahead of you Robin, Joe came up with the idea of Tuxedo Steak Night last year because the only time (most) guys ever get dressed up is for special occasions. Until now!While we’re talking about steaks the other day I recieved a $50 gift certificate from the casino for use at Binion’s. I didn’t think anything else about it until Michael from Dojo suggested it might be less than random, ” (Read more...)

UrbanCincy: PHOTOS: A Look Back at Spring in the Queen City

Check out some of Randy’s favorite photos from this past spring. We had a record turnout for our annual Bikes+Brews ride, URBANexchange continues to attract new people to the growing urbanist movement, and we’ve put together a ton of original content. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: PHOTOS: A Look Back at Spring in the Queen City

UrbanCincy: REVIEW: ‘Walkable City’ Offers Clear Guidance on How to Improve Cities

Jeff Speck’s most recent book, Walkable City, focuses on a wide array of topics about what designers and policy makers are doing wrong, and how to fix those mistakes and create better cities for people. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: REVIEW: ‘Walkable City’ Offers Clear Guidance on How to Improve Cities

UrbanCincy: EDITORIAL: Long Trail of Referendums Limit City’s Budget Options

The City of Cincinnati has been making efforts to structurally balance its budget for years, but constant referendums have stopped the efforts made by Mayor Mallory’s administration every step of the way. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: EDITORIAL: Long Trail of Referendums Limit City’s Budget Options

Hoperatives: Malt Liquor Monday: Colt 45

A funny thing happened to me a few weeks ago.  I was on my way home after a long night of auditioning chimpanzees for the title role in my new street play, “Puddin and the Primate’s Revenge: Episode One of the Organ Grinder of Darkness Saga” and realized I needed a beer to cap off […]Malt Liquor Monday: Colt 45 is a post from: Hoperatives. We like making our content fully available using RSS, but some people are re-using our content without permission. This is why the Internet can’t have nice things. Your support of the blog where this content (Read more...)

5chw4r7z: so you want to legalize the Constitution?

I’m guessing you want the government to follow the letter of the law then?Except maybe you better reread the 14th Amendment.No state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor sh… . . . → Read More: 5chw4r7z: so you want to legalize the Constitution?

UrbanCincy: Portland Aims to Replicate Streetcar Success on East Side of Willamette River

Portland celebrated the opening of its $148.3M East Side Loop streetcar extension six months ago. City leaders hope to continue the success story that has been told in the South Waterfront, Pearl District and Northwest District, but is it possible? . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Portland Aims to Replicate Streetcar Success on East Side of Willamette River

UrbanCincy: GUEST EDITORIAL: Horseshoe Casino Fails to Deliver on Urban Design

The $400 million Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati opens today in Pendleton. While many will cheer its touted economic impact prospects, others are questioning whether or not the form and design of the complex will work with its environs. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: GUEST EDITORIAL: Horseshoe Casino Fails to Deliver on Urban Design

UrbanCincy: PHOTOS: Kansas City’s Surprisingly Gritty Urban Core

Randy traveled to Kansas City for the New Partners for Smart Growth Conference last month and has the photos to prove it. Check out the images from his wanderings around KC’s urban core. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: PHOTOS: Kansas City’s Surprisingly Gritty Urban Core

Hoperatives: A Craft Beer Weekend To Remember

Unless you have been living under a rock for the last month or so, you probably know that this past Friday and Saturday was the two night Cincy Winter Beerfest along with the 5B conference at the Cincinnati Duke Energy Convention Center.  If you didn’t make it downtown this weekend for the festivities, you missed […]A Craft Beer Weekend To Remember is a post from: Hoperatives. We like making our content fully available using RSS, but some people are re-using our content without permission. This is why the Internet can’t have nice things. Your support of the blog where this (Read more...)

UrbanCincy: Free parking crusader strikes Over-the-Rhine, channels inner Cool Hand Luke

The epidemic of destroyed or stolen parking meters is plaguing the beautifully dense Over-the-Rhine neighborhood where on-street parking is an ever-increasing concern for new residents. Could it be Cincinnati’s very own Cool Hand Luke? . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Free parking crusader strikes Over-the-Rhine, channels inner Cool Hand Luke

Hoperatives: This one’s for you, Carla

Darn near every day my wife, friend and partner here on Hoperatives gives you a little gift. Whether it’s This Week in Beer or Growlers and Tastings or some piece of information she’s picked up from one of her many resources, it’s always important to her that we post something on Hoperatives each and every […]This one’s for you, Carla is a post from: Hoperatives. We like making our content fully available using RSS, but some people are re-using our content without permission. This is why the Internet can’t have nice things. Your support of the blog where this content (Read more...)

Hoperatives: Required Reading: Ruminations on the culture of sampling

It’s funny how some ideas, some topics, can float around in the back of head like wisps of smoke, just insubstantial enough that you know there’s something on your mind, but you can’t quite get a handle on it.  And then, quite by coincidence, someone goes and hits the nail square on the head – […] . . . → Read More: Hoperatives: Required Reading: Ruminations on the culture of sampling

UrbanCincy: Why hyper-local won’t save newspapers (and what will)

Why hyperlocal won’t save newspapers (and what will). Newspapers have been desperately trying to figure out how to make the finances work as the ground shifts beneath them in an increasingly digital world. In Cincinnati, much like elsewhere throughout the country, local newspapers attempted to compete with bloggers by shifting towards “hyper-local” coverage, but it […] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Why hyper-local won’t save newspapers (and what will)

UrbanCincy: John Schneider on the ‘Cincinnati Process’

John Schneider, the man who led citizens’ efforts to build Great American Ball Park and the Cincinnati Streetcar, writes about what the ‘Cincinnati Process’ is, and how it might go against what others view as progress. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: John Schneider on the ‘Cincinnati Process’

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