Metro to Provide $.50 rides on Rt. 1 on July 18: just that, taking you to the Cincinnati Zoo, Union Terminal, Cincinnati Art Museum and other cultural points of interest.
Date Night | Washington Park: most of my Cincinnati friends are single and complain about how hard it is to meet people here. Meanwhile, at Over-the-Rhine’s Washington Park, “couples are invited to lay down their blankets, curl up on the Civic Lawn and enjoy a one-of-a-kind date night.”
Over-the-Rhine to Be Hub of Innovation for Cintrifuse: more entrepreneurship is coming to the neighborhood.
Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics: Chris Glass explores Moscow.
“Green Acres” Under Threat of Destruction: peril for an amazing site-specific architectural sculpture in Trenton, NJ.
Homeownership Means Little to Economic Growth: in fact, “Most metros with high levels of homeownership have relatively low rates of productivity.”
Soviet Bus Stops Captured by Worldly Photographer Christopher Herwig: just that.
OTR’s Bohemian Rebirth at the Iris Book Cafe: my BuyCincy love for this recently opened coffeeshop in Over-the-Rhine.
Activists to Turn Parking Spaces into Green Spaces: more on PARK[ing] Day, happening in cities worldwide [including Cincinnati] on 19 Sep 08.
Slow Food Savors Its Big Moment: Slow Food USA is hosting a food-themed festival in San Francisco this weekend.
Xtracycle: No Car… No Problem!: Xtracycle builds and sells “Sport Utility Bikes” and also teaches people to build their own.
Selling Cities Despite Bad Images: Newark, Jersey City, Trenton, and Union City work to remake and rebrand themselves.
Home, Small Home: 250 Square Feet in SoMa: New Condo Development Targets Young First-Time Buyers without Too Much Stuff: starting at 279k.
TRASH: anycoloryoulike: a vivid NYC-wide, trash-themed artist intervention.