The latest installment in my ongoing investigation into the vanity license plates of Southwestern Ohio concerns food and beverages. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, we are looking into what makes a FEAST.
: awesome, awesome news for Northside’s CoSign Initiative Could Become a National Model after Landing New Grant CoSign [but next time, please ask for repro rights; WTF?].
: some of the glass mosaic murals from the Cincinnati’s Gorgeous Attempt to Woo Visitors, Circa 1933 Cincinnati Union Terminal currently live at CVG and will hopefully find a new home soon.
: just that, in words and pictures. Suburban Blight in Kansas City
: only one of the most amazing things I’ve ever seen on the Internet. The New York City Filming Locations of The Warriors
: a City Walk: The Show Is Afoot! TV show about walking through cities like LA and NYC; sounds pretty cool.
: this video is a hypnotic bunch of hipster douchebaggery, set on the Coney Island boardwalk. Warby Parker Gets All Coney Island with New Collection of Specs
: bizarre but kind of awesome. Animal Commuters: Strangest Creatures Found on Public Transit around the World
Awesome architecture, awesome ghost sign… The Acme Farm Supply building is located on the corner of Broadway and 1st Ave. South in downtown Nashville.
: 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. Cedric Michael Cox | Visual Artist
: some love for our personalized Springtime Garden Wedding seed bomb favors.
: a plan to eliminate the barrier between the Southern and Northern portions of Over-the-Rhine. Liberty St. “Road Diet” Advances, to Be Bid by Nov. 2014
: the Cincinnati dialect is least like NYC, Newark, Jersey City, Boston, or Philly. Aggregate Dialect Difference
: the latest on Detroit’s The Heidelberg Project: A Resilient Community Rebuilds, Again Heidelberg Project after last month’s tragic fire.
: the end of an era for a neighborhood icon? Pretty soon I won’t even recognize my hometown. Is the End Nearing for Odessa Café and Bar on Avenue A?
: in Northern Ireland, The Society of the Simulacrum has popped up. Fake Shop Fronts Used to Make Towns Seem Neater for G8
June 7, 2013
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To be fair, the brand integration on the
Tower ghost sign on Main St. in Over-the-Rhine is better executed than the recent typographic assault on Cincinnati Color Co.. HT to Faded Art for catching this one in progress and alerting me to the ch-ch-ch-ch-changes.
Happy 100th birthday,
Grand Central Terminal! Since 1913, this has been one of the most famous buildings in NYC and, according to Travel + Leisure, it is now “the world’s number six most visited tourist attraction,” attracting more than 20 million visitors each year.
: an awesome video about an awesome ArtWorks — Transforming Cincinnati organization.
: at long last, Not My Favorite Auto Show 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!
: a long-awaited must-read from Millennium: The Central Park 5 and the Gilded City LastoftheMohikanz.
: #14 is 40 Signs You Grew Up in Brooklyn L’Amour, the rock capital of Brooklyn, natch.
: Dan Flavin above a toilet! Jean-Michel Basquiat in a fast-food restaurant! Cindy Sherman in a laundromat! WTF? Great Art in Ugly Rooms
: “The Smiths’ discography, based on the Manchester tram map.” Love, love, love… The Smiths — A Tribute
The ghost sign for White Tool and Supply Co. is located in Cleveland’s Warehouse District on West 6th St. at Johnson Ct.
Jonathan Queen worked with a team of ArtWorks apprentices on the creation of a photorealistic mural entitled , located on the side of Kroger HQ on Central Parkway in downtown Cincinnati. Fresh Harvest
As I wander through different cities, I try my best to keep track of where I spot ghost signs. This two-in-one for Ballard’s is somewhere in Birmingham, but I have no idea where.