Rollerderby: a contact sport played by two teams skating in the same direction around a track.Sounds so simple. Like anything else though, the simplest sounding concepts can be the most complex. You can have the best coaches, the best plays and best eq… . . . → Read More: 5chw4r7z: Cincinnati Rollergirls vs. NEO Roller Derby
Could Cincinnati host the 2014 Big East Basketball Tournament?. The 2014 Big East Basketball Tournament will be its last before the ‘Catholic 7’ take over and make the conference their own. This year’s tournament, which starts tonight at Madison Square Garden, will be its last in Midtown Manhattan. After that, league sources say that they [...] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Could Cincinnati host the 2014 Big East Basketball Tournament?
Will $25M cash payout from Big East fast-track Nippert Stadium renovation?. The University of Cincinnati has been trying mightily to get out of the collapsing Big East Conference, but its lack of options to-date might result in a big-time payout for its athletic program. With as much as $25 million in cash heading to Clifton, [...] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Will $25M cash payout from Big East fast-track Nippert Stadium renovation?
San Francisco looking to create $1.6M mixed-use environment around AT&T Park. The San Francisco Giants are not only looking to remain on top of baseball following their World Series Championship, they are also looking to improve the environs surrounding one of the league’s most unique ballparks. Just as was the case in Cincinnati with the [...] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: San Francisco looking to create $1.6B mixed-use environment around AT&T Park
yeah John Harbaugh calling that fake field goal, thats confidenceall the stats labeled “since power outage” were cracking me up. pure gold.a new set of records that may never be broken or even repeatedon a local level, do you suppose the Keystone Cops … . . . → Read More: 5chw4r7z: superbawls
Sports.People create and curate their community on twitter. Before that they had sports. What can you talk about so that everyone will instantly identify? Your local team, that’s what.143 years and counting for the Reds which is probably a billion in i… . . . → Read More: 5chw4r7z: before twitter there was….
Cincinnati a changed city since Reds’ last playoff run. Those who haven’t been living under a rock for the past five years know that a lot has happened in Cincinnati’s center city during that time frame. On Sunday TBS’ announcers spoke highly of the transformation that has occurred in downtown Cincinnati since the Reds last playoff appearance [...] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Cincinnati a changed city since Reds’ last playoff run
The passing of Art Modell on September 6 has brought his profound history to the forefront, but his connections to Cincinnati go much deeper than merely leading to the city’s NFL franchise. Jake Mecklenborg dives into the history and explains. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Art Modell’s passing stirs up history that brought Cincinnati an NFL franchise and political turbulence
My ears perked up and I began eavesdropping on two older women last Saturday in Northern Kentucky when I heard one mention volleyball. ‘It was successful in Mason and somehow OTR stole it away” she said “That won’t last, I won’t even go to Findlay Mark… . . . → Read More: 5chw4r7z: [im]possible OTR
Earlier this year, Lonely Planet decided to call Cincinnati the third best travel destination of 2012, and local agencies have been trying to capitalize on that mention ever since. Unfortunately, while millions of eyes are on Cincinnati during the Western & Southern Open, the region fails to deliver the message. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Cincinnati misses huge marketing opportunity with Western & Southern Open
Cincinnati submits bid to host NCAA men’s tournament. After successfully hosting the biggest event in its history, Cincinnati leaders are eyeing the next big event to keep the tourism boom going. While many were busy lobbying Major League Baseball to bring the 2015 All-Star Game to Cincinnati, other leaders were filing official bids to host [...] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Cincinnati submits bid to host NCAA men’s tournament
With World Choir Games finished, Cincinnati eyes next major event. The 2012 World Choir Games exceeded all expectations, and city officials are being praised for their ability to execute the international event flawlessly. With the two-week event now over, Cincinnati leaders are eyeing what might be the next major event for the Queen City. More [...] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: With World Choir Games finished, Cincinnati eyes next major event
Jeff Wyckoff and Chris Hendrixson from Ink Dryer Creative reached out to me last week telling me about their new iPhone app Cincy Lineup. When the days lineup is posted it’s updated on the app. Now this app isn’t going to change the world, it doesn’t d… . . . → Read More: 5chw4r7z: Why do we like him? Because he gets on base
The Reds won three World Series Championships, the Bengals went to two Super Bowls, and downtown saw the construction of 29 buildings with at least 10 floors between 1970 and 1990. Many Baby Boomers view that time period as the modern pinnacle for Cincinnati, but is a new age of prosperity upon the region’s urban core? . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Is Cincinnati in the midst of a contemporary golden age?
Get out and enjoy Opening Day for the Cincinnati Reds. Even if you are not going to the game find a party going on and celebrate a Red’s win! . . . → Read More: Cincinnati Blog: Enjoy Opening Day!
We scored some primo tickets to the ‘Clones, funny thing, we’ve sat down close before like 2 rows back, but up high its much easier to follow the puck and the action.It was Twister’s birthdayI was laughing at these two imagining them shouting “I know y… . . . → Read More: 5chw4r7z: suite life
picture it, dinosaurs lazily grazing in a hot humind swamp minding their own business when BAMM an asteriod the size of Cincinnati t-bones the earth covering the whole planet in a foot of ash and dust.The mantle sinks the seas rushes in compressing the… . . . → Read More: 5chw4r7z: Nuclear Cowboyz
Long story short I ended up with an all access pass for the Bearcats game Saturday. I was imagining a beer fountain and gold leaf lobster tail but the reality ended up being a little less fantastic than that.I need some of this to shoot sports. If I ca… . . . → Read More: 5chw4r7z: all access
If you are a Cincinnatian and active on Twitter, chances are you have seen “#hatsoffcin” in tweets and wondered what it meant. This hash tag is typically found in a tweet about the Cincinnati Reds and yes it is baseball related. Head & Shoulders and Major League Baseball have teamed up for this promotion that [...] . . . → Read More: CincyVoices: The #HatsOffCIN campaign
excellent timing for a ball game, the Reds stopped the losing skid and are on a tear winning 5 of the last 6 game. Mr Redlegs, looking baked as usual. a fireworks night at GABP so it was apropos in the bottom of the 8th, after the Padres walked … . . . → Read More: 5chw4r7z: fireworks night