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Greater Cincinnati's 10 Most Anticipated Development Projects

Today it seems that construction is everywhere. Developments are popping up overnight, and long-time residents and recent transplants are breathing life back into the city, while new projects are being announced every day. Here's a field guide to good things coming to Cincinnati.


Special Event: Building Community

In partnership with Northern Kentucky University's Office of Graduate Programs, join Soapbox this Thursday, May 15, from 5-7 p.m. at Hofbrauhaus in Newport. Enjoy a drink and learn how NKU faculty and graduate students are making an impact in our community.  


Dual enrollment makes college more affordable by giving kids a head start

University tuition just got a little bit cheaper. Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky high schools have partnered with local colleges to offer broad catalogues of free and reduced-cost dual enrollment courses to high school juniors and seniors.


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.


How technology, health care and community partnerships are transforming local education

As the evolution of culture and society influence learning, the way forward for Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky public schools is through creative thinking about where to form partnerships and how to steer trends.


New brew in town: Party Source expansion taps into region's passion for beer

From growlers of fresh beer made to last for a month to Skype tasting sessions with the nation's top brewers, the new Party Source Campus is custom designed to offer expansive exposure to American artisanal spirits.


Hansbauer sees Findlay as haven for food entrepreneurs

Joe Hansbauer, a serial nonprofit entrepreneur and Cincinnati native, looks forward to expanding Findlay Market's impact in the city and the region in his new role as president and CEO of the Corporation for Findlay Market.


New sounds in Newport: Local music scene gets a reboot

When the Southgate House closed its doors last New Year’s Eve, Newport, Kentucky, lost one of the region’s premier music venues. Over the last several months, two new music destinations have developed in its place. Soapbox takes a look at how the show goes on at the new Thompson House and the Southgate House Revival.


Entrepreneurs on a roll: Food trucks navigate complex elements

In Cincinnati’s gritty food truck subculture, there are few avenues of support and even fewer guarantees. Tom Acito of Cafe de Wheels and his food truck brethren have chips on their shoulders, real skin in the game and a cult-like following.


My Soapbox: Jack Heekin, co-founder, Unplugged

A bicycle built for 15 hits the streets of downtown Cincinnati next month -- Soapbox gets the scoop from Pedal Wagon pusher and Unplugged co-founder Jack Heekin.


Time to tweducate

Urban school teachers have a daily impact on our most important community assets -- our children. When they succeed, we all succeed. Today marks the launch of Together We Educate, tweducate.org, a website dedicated to attracting, supporting and retaining the best and brightest teachers to work, live and grow in Greater Cincinnati.


Social Innovation Fund charts course from cradle to career

As grade-schoolers play in the "Energy Zone" filled with bright-colored balls at the Duke Energy Children's Museum, they learn about simple machines the fun way. Training teachers to guide students through field-trip science activities expands the reach, and impact, of every lesson. At Cincinnati's Social Innovation Fund, which supports a wide range of educational programs including teacher training, creating lasting learning makes for measurable successes.  

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