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Meet four locals who are living the dream in Cincinnati

From the founder of a local food startup to parents who chose to adopt internationally, find out about four Cincinnatians who are living the dream right here in the Queen City — and how you can, too.


Love of local brew fuels rapid rise of Cincy's beer market

As the number of local microbreweries enters double digits, the city’s beer entrepreneurs are having a hard time keeping up with demand. Innovation in the growing beer economy is ensuring the taps won't run dry.


Local banks and schools partner to teach kids financial responsibility

As the senior class of 2014 prepares to be the first graduating under Ohio’s new economics and financial literacy curriculum requirements, banks in Cincinnati are partnering with schools and nonprofits to push financial education further than ever for students as early as preschool and through to 12th grade.


Demand Better: Building healthy, vibrant neighborhoods

As we continue to reprise our four-part Demand Better series, we take a look at innovations and ideas that empower and support neighbors here and around the country—and offer some key demands for Cincinnati's future as election day approaches.


Demand Better: Architecture's impact on Cincinnati's economy

As election day approaches, we'll be re-running our four-part Demand Better series in an effort to spark conversations and provoke thought about how we can demand more from our city's leaders. This week, we take a look at the topic of architecture.


Natural style: Local black women find support as they embrace their roots

Through ’Nati Naturalistas and Queen City Naturals, black women in Greater Cincinnati nurture their love of natural hair—and of themselves.


Entertainment Districts expand options, spur development

In the past year and a half, neighborhoods around Cincinnati have found a new tool to help turn empty storefronts into future restaurants and centers of activity with Community Entertainment District designation. 


Word play

Local spoken word poets aren't trying to be famous. They just want to open your ears and possibly your minds.


State of the arts

Steel drums and sculpture. Photography and modern dance. With passionate, eclectic leaders and a host of talented supporters, Cincinnati's local community arts centers deliver an array of classes and concerts designed to bring neighbors together. Soapbox tours a few of our region’s growing, vibrant cultural gathering spots.


Soapbox offers 'arts lessons' Tues., Aug. 30

Sign up today for the next Soapbox Speaker Series event, an engaging discussion about community arts centers as catalysts for creativity.  When: Tuesday, Aug. 30, 5:30-7:30 p.m.  Where: Niehoff Urban Studio  


Hot wax: Crate-digging culture in Cincinnati

For record collectors, aka crate-diggers, rare is in the eye of the beholder. Local vinyl vendors supply an endless stream of music for locals and out-of-town customers who stop in Cincinnati in search of buried, or in this case, dust-covered, treasure. For devotees, records carry tangible, distinctive personalities. An old price tag still glued to the shrink-wrap reveals where the record originated; the cover art on the jacket tells its own story. At Another Part of the Forest in Over-the-Rhine, Mike Markiewicz carries a little bit of everything, from King Records' classics to soundtracks from Sesame Street. This week, Soapbox takes a spin.
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