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My Soapbox: Chef Daniel Wright, Senate, Abigail Street, Pontiac BBQ

With a third restaurant due to open next month, this seemed like the ideal time to chat with Senate and Abigail Street owner/chef Daniel Wright about Cincinnati’s emerging food culture. Sitting at what he claimed was the 'romantic table' by the front window at Abigail Street, we did exactly that.

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Cincinnati's best workplace perks

In an age of job jumping, shifting and climbing, these four Cincinnati companies are endearing themselves to their employees, building loyalty and longevity with workplace perks that go far beyond cool décor and free coffee.

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Rethinking Philanthropy: People's Liberty invests in people, place

A new philanthropic lab is granting money and resources directly to civic-minded individuals who have innovative ideas to help accelerate the positive transformation of Greater Cincinnati.

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OTR couple transforms home into music venue

At first glance, 213 Orchard St. is simply a beautiful, two-story brick home nestled in historic Over-The-Rhine. But throughout the year, music lovers Liz and John McEwan transform the first-floor library of their home into the 213 Listening Room — a private venue for concerts, film screenings and poetry readings. 

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Local architect dishes on downtown restaurant design

Don Beck has designed some of Cincinnati's most eye-catching restaurants and bars, from Kaze to Nada to The Righteous Room. The local architect shares his insights on setting the stage for Cincinnati hotspots.

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Cincinnati Opera is going mobile

The Cincinnati Opera has embarked on an innovative outreach project called the Opera Express, which could bring a fully staged opera to a shopping center or festival near you.

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Downtown living options on the rise

Suburbanites and young profesionals alike are embracing downtown Cincinnati living, with housing stock filling up faster than anticipated. That demand is driving up prices, but there are four new options on the horizon offering some less expensive units for those who wish to live and work in the urban core.

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My Soapbox: James Jenkins, Art on Vine

James Jenkins is the creator of Art on Vine, a monthly event that showcases the city's artists and benefits local nonprofits.

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Two formerly homeless Cincinnatians tell their stories

Meet Ronnie and Willa, two Cincinnati residents who have faced what 25,000 people in the city experience each year: homelessness. Here they share their stories in video.

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How two years in Cincinnati has shaped the first class of Venture for America fellows

The 2012 class of Venture for America fellows wraps up its two-year commitment with Cincinnati startups this summer. Find out what they've learned, how they've changed and what's on the horizon for each of them.

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The battle for talent: What cities are doing to attract urban professionals

For today's top talent, the job market is only one thing to consider when choosing where to live. Urban professionals also want a vibrant city to plug into, a creative place where they can network with other smart people and a dynamic place where they can find their next job.

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My Soapbox: Zan McQuade, The Cincinnati Anthology

"The Cincinnati Anthology" is a collection of essays about the Queen City, written by Cincinnatians from many walks of life. Get an inside look from editor Zan McQuade.

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The case for a more immigrant-friendly, diverse Cincinnati

Recently, the Brandery, a nationally top-10 ranked business accelerator located in Over-the-Rhine, hosted a fast-paced roundtable discussion on global talent attraction, immigration reform and the need for a more diverse Cincinnati. 

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Bike Month highlights Cincy's burgeoning bike culture

With more than 100 events planned in celebration of National Bike Month, and a series of bike-related projects and programs on the horizon, Cincinnati’s bicycling culture is starting to boom.  

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My Soapbox: Kurt Platte, OTR architect and designer

Because of his extensive work in the neighborhood, local architect Kurt Platte could be considered the architect of the "new Over-the-Rhine." His eponymous firm, Platte Architecture + Design, is located in the heart of OTR just blocks away from many of the projects he's completed over the last decade.
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