iSPYCINCY recently published the article , and yours truly was one of the interviewees. As someone who grew up in Brooklyn and now lives in Over-the-Rhine, I’m glad that I got to weigh in, though answering the questions was tougher than I’d expected. OTR Is to Williamsburg as Northside Is to Bushwick
: tonight is Final Friday in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati and this review from last month is a great peek into the goings-on at the Final Friday at Pendleton Art Center Pendleton.
: short answer: spending the rest of your life on a bus, waiting to vote. What Would Moving Hamilton County BOE Mean for Those Without Cars?
: Cincinnati, Ohio National Geographic takes in the local sights and flavors.
: “Consider the smell of freshly cut grass. The echo of Golden Retrievers barking. A pleasant afternoon chat with your neighbor. Or, alternately, the ever-present smell of garbage, the blaring of sirens, and the aggravation that seems to come with even the smallest of errands.” Why I Miss the Suburbs
: side-by-side comparisons of NYC streets and scenes then and now. NYC Grid: Before and After
: “Mixing old and new buildings is a difficult art. Get it right and it is thrilling; get it wrong and history will condemn you.” Is Modern Architecture Vandalism?
: click bait, but funny. Here Is a Map of Every State’s Favorite Band
Joyce Kaufman is a Cincinnati-based mosaic and mixed-media artist who maintains a studio at Brazee Street Studios. I recently came across her work at MiCA 12/v in Over-the-Rhine.
: a bit of light reading courtesy of Cincinnati writer Zan McQuade. The Knock on the Door
: just that. Get a Sneak Peek Inside Over-the-Rhine’s Newest Place to Live
: “For-profit companies chase these urbanites with upscale housing and creative marketing campaigns, transforming blighted and blue-collar neighborhoods into ‘livable’ urban nooks.” Why Gentrification Is So Hard to Stop
: a feisty response to Baltimore City: You’re Not Breaking My Heart this.
: wider sidewalks, more bike lanes, safer crosswalks, etc. Before & After: 25 of New York City’s Most Transformative Road Diets
: mesmerizing animations. Watch NYC Gentrify through Google Street View GIFs
: photos of signs; eye candy for days. Type Novel
We’re honored that our personalized
seed bomb favors are featured in the magazine . If you’re planning a wedding or other celebration, consider seed bombs as a fun, eco-friendly alternative to the typical tchotchke favors. Southern Weddings
: during the recent polar vortex, Cincinnati hosted a visitor from LA who shares his observations on the Queen City. 4 Days in Cincinnati
: these lists are pretty silly and based on data of dubious relevance, but Cincinnati tops this particular one. America’s 25 Craziest Cities
: truth to power, straight out of East Baltimore. Too Poor for Pop Culture
: in honor of the first mass transit Superbowl, an updated version of Massimo Vignelli’s famous/infamous 1972 NYC subway map, this time showing the MTA, NJ Transit, Metro-North, PATH, Long Island Railroad, and Amtrak. Updated Vignelli Subway Map Colorfully Connects NYC & NJ
: LOLness from Horrified Man Suddenly Realizes He’s Putting Down Roots in Charlotte The Onion.
: tons of pretty photos of my alma mater. Cranbrook
: WTF; don’t mess with nature… Scout Leaders Who Toppled Ancient Rock Formation Are Charged
February 7, 2014
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We’re honored to have been hand-picked for the recently launched
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: crowd-funding campaign for an Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati-based initiative focused on providing “affordable, sustainable transportation, bicycles, and raising awareness for various causes via screen printed and social media.” The Hub for the Homeless
: deets on OTR’s Cosmopolitan Hall, also once the The History and Names of 1313 Vine Street Bellonby furniture store.
: David Grohl Alley, World’s Largest Drumsticks David Ghorl [Nirvana, Foo Fighters] has an alley named in his honor in the town of Warren, OH.
: some really smart street art found in NYC. Gentrification in Progress
: just that. 2014′s Most Affordable Cities for Living on a Budget, According to Apartment Guide
: growing hyper-local food networks. agrowculture
: over 2,200 photos! City Welcome Signs
ArtWorks mural is located in Over-the-Rhine at 27 West 12th St. between Race and Republic Sts. It was painted on the side of a Tender Mercies building by a group of teen apprentices led by local artist Kenton Brett.
Best 1 ghost sign — 100 Findlay St. at Race, just up the street from
Findlay Market in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati.