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Nine world-famous street artists you never would have guessed are in Cincinnati

Cincinnati is chock full of amazing local artists, but the city is not exactly known for being the street art capital of the world. However, with the help of places like The Contemporary Arts Center, BLDG, YES Gallery and AGAR, the city is surprisingly well represented by world famous street artists from across the globe. Read more.


Curtis Sittenfeld's 'Sisterland' to be adapted for TV

One of this summer's hottest novels may be headed to the small screen. ABC has picked up the pilot of an adaptation of "Sisterland" by Curtis Sittenfeld, a book about the tumultuous relationship between identical twins with psychic abilities.

Curtis Sittenfeld is a Cincinnati native and the sister of P.G. Sittenfeld, a current member of Cincinnati's City Council. Read more.

Cincinnati named one of top 10 great places to celebrate Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest Zinzinnati, sponsored by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, was ranked one of the 10 best Oktoberfest parties in the world by USA Today Travel. Read more.

The London Police: Street artists paint mural at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

World-renowned street artists The London Police spent two days creating a 16-foot mural at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. Read more here.

Cincinnati Zoo exhibit offers interactive opportunities

Cincinnati Zoo's jungle trails now give visitors the chance to swing like apes.

Read the full story here.

50 Best New Restaurant Nominees 2013

Bon Appetit's nominees for Best New Restaurant include Cincinnati's Metropole.

See the full list here.

15 Gorgeous Photos of the old Cincinnati Library

As with all search engine friendly-headlines, this one from BuzzFeed says it all: 15 Gorgeous Photos of the old Cincinnati Library.

See the images and cutlines here.

Cincinnati ranks as 'smart city'

Movato.com's list of 'America's Smartest Cities' ranks Cincinnati as number 9.

See the full story here.

Jackson Brewery project live on Indiegogo

Calling all backers with enthusiasm for music, theater and/or beer for this historic renovation project in Over-the-Rhine. 

Read about the project, first highlighted here on Soapboxmedia, here.

UC makes Travel + Leisure "top beautiful college" list

A decades-long renewal topping $1 billion is paying dividends for Cincy, which has cultivated a strikingly modern look—and proven that “it doesn’t need ivy-covered brick walls” to be beautiful, as UC Magazine put it.

Read the full story here.

Northside's CoSign initiative could become a national model after landing new grant

A Northside community development experiment could go national now that the American Sign Museum has landed a $200,000 grant from ArtPlace America.

Read the full story here.

CoSign snags $200K ArtPlace America grant

With a new $200,000 award, The American Sign Museum will expand its innovative CoSign initiative that pairs artists, small businesses and sign fabricators.

Read the full story here.

Cincinnati: The Queen City's crown shines again

With dueling nicknames of The Queen City for its beauty and Porkopolis for its hog-packing history, Cincinnati cannot be pigeonholed.

Read the full story here.

Patti Smith's Cincinnati Art Exhibit Will Be a Robert Mapplethorpe Tribute

The Patti Smith exhibit that will open at downtown Cincinnati's Contemporary Art Center on May 17 will be a tribute to her close friend, the late photographer Robert Mapplethorpe.

Read the full story here.

Gorillification: How to be a surrogate primate mom

A team of dedicated workers in Cincinnati are trying to give a very sad story a happy ending. Gladys, a two-month-old baby gorilla, was abandoned by her mother, and her keepers have been caring for her until a foster mother gorilla can take over.

See the full story here.
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