Cedric Michael Cox | Visual Artist: 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.

Springtime Garden Wedding: some love for our personalized seed bomb favors.

Liberty St. “Road Diet” Advances, to Be Bid by Nov. 2014: a plan to eliminate the barrier between the Southern and Northern portions of Over-the-Rhine.

Aggregate Dialect Difference: the Cincinnati dialect is least like NYC, Newark, Jersey City, Boston, or Philly.

The Heidelberg Project: A Resilient Community Rebuilds, Again: the latest on Detroit’s Heidelberg Project after last month’s tragic fire.

Is the End Nearing for Odessa CafĂ© and Bar on Avenue A?: the end of an era for a neighborhood icon? Pretty soon I won’t even recognize my hometown.

Fake Shop Fronts Used to Make Towns Seem Neater for G8: in Northern Ireland, The Society of the Simulacrum has popped up.



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.