Northside’s CoSign Initiative Could Become a National Model after Landing New Grant: awesome, awesome news for CoSign [but next time, please ask for repro rights; WTF?].
Cincinnati’s Gorgeous Attempt to Woo Visitors, Circa 1933: some of the glass mosaic murals from the Cincinnati Union Terminal currently live at CVG and will hopefully find a new home soon.
Suburban Blight in Kansas City: just that, in words and pictures.
The New York City Filming Locations of The Warriors: only one of the most amazing things I’ve ever seen on the Internet.
City Walk: The Show Is Afoot!: a TV show about walking through cities like LA and NYC; sounds pretty cool.
Warby Parker Gets All Coney Island with New Collection of Specs: this video is a hypnotic bunch of hipster douchebaggery, set on the Coney Island boardwalk.
Animal Commuters: Strangest Creatures Found on Public Transit around the World: bizarre but kind of awesome.
Cedric Michael Cox | Visual Artist: I just finished the new site for my OTR-based friend and studio neighbor; if you spot any egregious errors, please direct them to my attention.
Springtime Garden Wedding: some love for our personalized seed bomb favors.
Liberty St. “Road Diet” Advances, to Be Bid by Nov. 2014: a plan to eliminate the barrier between the Southern and Northern portions of Over-the-Rhine.
Aggregate Dialect Difference: the Cincinnati dialect is least like NYC, Newark, Jersey City, Boston, or Philly.
The Heidelberg Project: A Resilient Community Rebuilds, Again: the latest on Detroit’s Heidelberg Project after last month’s tragic fire.
Is the End Nearing for Odessa Café and Bar on Avenue A?: the end of an era for a neighborhood icon? Pretty soon I won’t even recognize my hometown.
Fake Shop Fronts Used to Make Towns Seem Neater for G8: in Northern Ireland, The Society of the Simulacrum has popped up.
ArtWorks — Transforming Cincinnati: an awesome video about an awesome organization.
Not My Favorite Auto Show: at long last, Chris Glass has updated his photo blog, including a lovely shot of your favorite texting zombie.
A Little Friday Link Love: Gypsy Forest likes our 10 Seed Bombs with Slinger!
Millennium: The Central Park 5 and the Gilded City: a long-awaited must-read from LastoftheMohikanz.
40 Signs You Grew Up in Brooklyn: #14 is L’Amour, the rock capital of Brooklyn, natch.
Great Art in Ugly Rooms: Dan Flavin above a toilet! Jean-Michel Basquiat in a fast-food restaurant! Cindy Sherman in a laundromat! WTF?
The Smiths — A Tribute: “The Smiths’ discography, based on the Manchester tram map.” Love, love, love…
Cincinnati Expands, Streamlines Mobile Food Vending Zone Program: more inexpensive food options are coming to the basin.
How to Resurrect an Urban School District: for all your breeders out there, an article about Cincinnati Public Schools.
Stories from the Pendleton Art Center: the fascinating history of the “World’s Largest Collection of Artists Under One Roof” that’s found right in Over-the-Rhine.
Brooklyn, the Remix: A Hip-Hop Tour: yes.
The Fight against Small Apartments: in Seattle, the micro apartment is considered the new SRO by NIMBYs.
Top Urbanists Agree: Casinos Ruin Cities: excellent analysis by The Urbanophile on a recent kind of urban blight.
Artists Announce They’ve Found All the Beauty They Can in Urban Decay: LOL, speaking of urban blight…
Planning, Politics, and Building a City: coming up this Wednesday, a free lecture at the Mercantile Library on the career of city planner [and Kevin Bacon's father] Edmund Bacon.
6980 Knoll Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45237: a frank Lloyd Wright house is on the market.
American Sign Museum: 5chw4r7z checks out this Cincinnati icon.
April Gift Guide: thanks to Going Home to Roost for including our Exotic Herbs seed bombs in this lovely roundup.
The Gilded City—Bloomberg’s New York: I’m still wading through this special issue of The Nation, devoted solely to NYC.
Hocus-Pocus 101: Course Casts Its Spell Over Elite Students: Hollywood is home to the real-world version of Hogwarts.
White Entrepreneurial Guy: heh, I wish this were a comic…
Spring Handmade Wish List: Through the Eyes of the Mrs. likes our 10 Seed Bombs with Slinger!
Getaway to Cincinnati: this roundup includes Park+Vine in Over-the-Rhine and the Charley Harper mosaic mural downtown.
Miniature Rooms: a crazy-cool Cincinnati-based company that makes, wait for it… miniature rooms.
MoMA to Demolish Williams and Tsien Folk Art Museum: wow, bad news about a really interesting museum building in NYC.
New iPad App: Urban World: I don’t have an iPad, but I want this.
Abandoned, Ctd.: No Such Thing as Was shares beautiful photos of an old railroad bridge in DeKalb, IL.
New York Biotopes: just watch this lovely animation right now.
9 Ways SpringBoard Businesses Can Help with Spring Redecorating: SpringBoard, the creative entrepreneurship course we took, has a fantastic roundup of Cincinnati-made decor goodies, including our Over-the-Rhine-inspired Flourishing pillows.
Historic Jackson Brewery to Become Performing Arts Complex: interesting news about an OTR icon.
4 Neighborhoods Take Lead in Building a Better Business District: elsewhere in Cincinnati, neighborhoods look to replicate OTR’s transformation.
Pay Phones in New York City Take You Back in Time: “A project designed to promote an art exhibit has turned 5,000 Manhattan pay phones into time machines that take callers back to 1993.”
If the US Were a High School, Which Type of Kid Would Each State (or City) Be?: so silly.
Modern Gothic: Astley Castle: rustic Modernism coexists within the 12th century ruins of a castle
Cranbrook — Bloomfield Hills, MI: pretty Springtime eye candy from my alma mater.