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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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Putting art at the heart of neighborhood redevelopment

Artists are often the first to move into urban neighborhoods, and also the first to move when rents escalate. Yet in the post-recession landscape, many communities are working together with artists to transform blight, engage residents and reimagine neighborhoods.

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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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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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My Soapbox: Terrence Burke, Wump Mucket Puppets

Terrence Burke is dedicated to sharing joy and spreading knowledge with Wump Mucket Puppets, a silly, colorful show he puts on with help from his own family.

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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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30 must-try Cincinnati food trucks

Over the last few years, food trucks have been on the rise across the country, and Cincinnati is no exception. Consider this your casual summer dining roadmap.

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My Soapbox: Chef Joe West, The Palace at The Cincinnatian Hotel

It's been three months since Chef Joe West moved from Kansas City to take over the kitchen of The Palace restaurant inside The Cincinnatian Hotel. After years of moving from city to city, looking for the right fit, things are cooking for West in the Queen City.

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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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My Soapbox: Eddy Kwon of The Happy Maladies

Six years as a band has given The Happy Maladies time to understand what works without losing their spontanaeity. Eddy Kwon, the band's violinist and vocalist, spoke with Soapbox about the band's current endeavors to support their new LP and collaborative project, "Must Love Cats."

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25 most iconic Cincy companies captured in video

Starting with Graeter's, local animation firm Flaming Medusa Studios will tell the stories of 25 celebrated Cincinnati companies in its new series of animated videos, dubbed the Queen City Chronicles.

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My Soapbox: Artist and musician Dylan Speeg

Dylan Speeg's illustration style has been compared with Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec, while his music is a glamorous mixture of Delta Blues and Django Reinhardt. Find out what keeps this hardworking artist moving.

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My Soapbox: Grace Dobush, Crafty Supermarket

Grace Dobush is the creative entrepreneur who co-founded Crafty Supermarket, now one of the region's largest indie craft shows. We recently reached out to her to learn more about the history of Crafty Supermarket, how crafters are selected to participate and what to expect from the 2014 shows.

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Original Soapbox series tells story of what's reshaping Cincinnati's neighborhoods

If you missed one of the community profiles featured in our Hot 'Hoods series, here's your chance to find out more about the five neighborhoods set to flourish in 2014. You might be surprised by our picks.
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