Kent Krugh trained as a physicist but is now a photographer who embraces “the notion of a universe created and sustained by a supreme being.” These dreamy photos of trees in local parks are from his series. Inside the Gate
: Mayor Mark Mallory shows off the Queen City in the Exploring Cincinnati, Mayoral-Style . NY Post
: because Walgreens plans to build a store a block away from its current one. Nineteenth Century Covington Mansion Demolished
: Mondays this summer [the one day that Weekly Farmers Market Coming to Washington Park Findlay Market is closed].
: Seeds of Creativity: 10 Etsy Favorites Lark Crafts likes our 10 Seed Bombs with Slinger!
: the city of Chicago has turned to crowdfunding to expand its teen basketball program. Windy City Hoops
: astute writing from Why All Your Impressions of Detroit Are Wrong The Urbanophile.
: just that. 360 Panorama of London
March 1, 2013
architecture, chicago, cincinnati, covington, detroit, downtown, london, new york city, over-the-rhine, urban life |
I hate to be a fan of ruin porn, but this ghost sign for Roman Bros. Co. Dupont Paint has a gorgeous patina. It’s located in Covington, KY on Scott Blvd. between Park Pl. and East 4th St., in view of Daniel Libeskind’s slick
, the annual holiday exhibit at the Trestles, Trains & Traditions Krohn Conservatory in Cincinnati, is on display now through 6 Jan 2013. Hundreds of poinsettias, cyclamen and evergreens form a backdrop for miniature trains and trolleys that travel past Cincinnati landmarks.
December 4, 2012
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This set of four coasters represents the Cincinnati metropolitan area by showing only the sinuous curves of the Ohio and Licking Rivers. It’s a minimalist sculptural puzzle for your coffee table, available in our just-launched
: an ongoing treasure hunt of Cincinnati’s stories. See Cincinnati
: collecting awesomeness in Covington; nominate your favorite anything. Index of Awesome
: street art using system errors, dialog boxes and other computer-related messages. Digital Graffiti
: Detroit-based creative agency working on place-based projects that do well and do good. Detroit Lives!
: working with writers in neighborhoods around New Orleans to create books about their communities. Neighborhood Story Project
: postcard models of NYC buildings. Build Your Own New York
: just that. A Rare Glimpse at the Williamsburg Bridge Railway Terminal
: anyone can add Over-the-Rhine photos to this neighborhood-centric Tumblr blog. #thisisotr
: Ehrlich Shoes 1600 Main CityKin shares a bit of history of Ehrlich Shoe in Over-the-Rhine.
: checking out Covington’s commercial signage. Signage Around Town: Covington Edition
: love for our Toast the Good Ol’ Days Culinary Herbs Seed Bomb Kit from the Chicago Tribune.
: the town of Beatrice, NE revives the Homestead Act. No Rush: Pioneer Town Gets Few Takers for Free Land
: learning about the old school Italian coffee shop in Williamsburg, Brooklyn that is quickly becoming surrounded by trendy boutiques and chains. Caffe Capri
: a place to share ideas, create projects, discover resources, and make New York City better. Put your ideas into action — join a project or start your own project. Change by Us NYC
June 29, 2012
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: a graphic designer ogles all the amazing signage and ghost signs in OTR. Signage around Town: Over the Rhine Edition
: only 349k for one of the most interesting homes in Cincinnati. Mushroom House in Hyde Park for Sale
: kudos to projects in Bellevue, Covington, and Newport. Three NKY Cities Awarded Best in Preservation
: “Dear Chelsea, Nice problem to have. Wanna trade? Sincerely, Bedford-Stuyvesant.” Chelsea Resident Hangs Anti-Tourism Posters Pleading Visitors to Improve Their Manners
: a visual library featuring the reading riders of the NYC subways. Underground New York Public Library
: a fascinating, detailed look at walking, bike use and public transit in different cities, from Copenhagen to Bratislava. Bikes, Transit and Traditional Urbanism
: checking out street art in Paris. A Parisian Sunday Walk
June 1, 2012
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The fourth installment of my typological investigation into the vanity license plates of Southwestern Ohio focuses on local businesses. Above, BLUWISP reps the beloved downtown Cincinnati
Blue Wisp Jazz Club, which moved to the corner of 7th and Race a few months ago [into what was most recently Bag Pipes].
Here are my favorite blog posts from 2010. The year started with a trip back home to NYC, where we checked out the just-opened
High Line. My favorite part of the park is by Spencer Finch, pictured above. The River That Flows Both Ways
December 19, 2011
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