Herzog Ghost Sign in Covington, KY

Herzog Ghost Signin Covington, KY

This terrazzo ghost sign for Herzog is located at 806 Madison Ave. in charming, sleepy downtown Covington, Kentucky, just across the Ohio River from Cincinnati. Herzog Jewelers still exists, albeit in nearby Fort Mitchell.
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A Perfect Weekend in Cincinnati

Cincinnati Skyline from Bellevue Hill Park

This question has come up in conversation and, when I’ve had the pleasure of hosting visitors to Cincinnati, as I have numerous times over the past eight years, I’ve faced this challenge myself: how best to introduce an outsider to the Queen City? Here is my ideal itinerary for a weekend visit.
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Elsewhere

Historic Brewery Demo ‘Would Be a Terrible Loss’: the Bavarian Brewing Co. in Covington, KY is at risk.

Businesses Get Custom Made Signs: Cincinnati’s CoSign works its magic on Covington businesses.

Put Back the Hole into the Fence on the Davis Sq. Bike Path: in my old stomping ground of Cambridge, MA, a petition to break something that was recently fixed, as well as the city’s response.

Federal Judge Rules Detroit Residents Have No “fundamental right” to Water: sliding toward the Third World, I guess.

‘Hi, Do You Have Water?’ In Central Calif., the Answer Is Often No: more on water.

Silicon Valley’s Newest Dating App Is ‘Tinder Without the Poor People’: also from California, “With the rise of high-speed digital dating, it’s about time somebody introduced a filter to weed out low-income prospects by neighborhood.”

Notes for Things to Not Forget: a lovely read from Walkers in the City.

Cincinnati Cityscapes by Mike Maydak

Cincinnati Cityscapes by Mike Maydak

Last Friday, I had the pleasure of attending a Creative Mornings talk by Mike Maydak. Though best known for his comic- and pop culture-based fan art paintings and giclée prints, Maydak also occasionally focuses his vivid, twisty aesthetic on Cincinnati-area scenes, which I’ll show you here. Above is the ubiquitous Florence Y’All water tower in Northern Kentucky.
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A Perfect Weekend in Cincinnati

A Perfect Twilight in Cincinnati

This question has come up in conversation and, when I’ve had the pleasure of hosting visitors to Cincinnati, as I did just a few weeks ago, I’ve faced this challenge myself: how best to introduce an outsider to the Queen City? Here is my ideal itinerary for a weekend visit.
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