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Cincinnati Children's Hospital gets wonky to transform the health of its community

Between 2009 and 2011, children from low-income areas like Evanston East and Walnut Hills were 88 times more likely to be admitted into the hospital for emergency treatment of asthma than were kids from Indian Hill. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital wants to address those health disparities. The 130-year-old hospital, world-renowned for its care of kids with cancer, is now redefining its mission in broader terms. The new goal, says Robert Kahn, director of the hospital’s Community Health Initiative, is to improve the health of all the county’s children, not just provide excellent treatment to those who are sick. Read more.

Ailing Midwestern cities extend a welcoming hand to immigrants

The Dayton City Commission voted to make the city “immigrant friendly,” with programs to attract newcomers and encourage those already there, as a way to help stem job losses and a drop in population. Read more.

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.


Cintas executive recognized for supplier diversity efforts

Pamela Brailsford, senior director of supplier diversity and sustainability at Cintas Corporation, was recently named “Individual Champion” at the South Central Ohio Healthcare Supplier Diversity Symposium.

She was selected for her ongoing commitment to driving results, developing suppliers, enhancing outreach efforts and instilling supplier diversity practices and principles within Cintas and the greater Cincinnati business community. Read more.


Justice League of Kentucky Super Heroes features progressive LGBT public policy panel

What do the mayors of Berea, Covington, Frankfort and Vicco have in common? They pilot communities in Kentucky who have enacted progressive LGBT policies and will lead a discussion on Thursday, October 3, of those actions at the Justice League of Kentucky Super Heroes event in Lexington. Read more.

47 reasons why a trip to Jungle Jim's will change your life

If you've never ventured to Jungle Jim's in Fairfield or Eastgate, Buzzfeed offer 47 reasons why a trip to this international market will change your life. Read more.

George Takei to lead World's Largest Chicken Dance

Star Trek star George Takei will lead the World's Largest Chicken Dance at this year's Oktoberfest Zinzinnati. Read more.

Ohio's Gay Marriage Court Victory Could Spawn New Lawsuits

Two gay Cincinnati men who successfully sued to get their out-of-state marriage recognized in Ohio are at the forefront of what supporters and experts believe will be a rush of similar lawsuits.

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Struggling women sad, angry over sale of nonprofit Ohio home that will become a boutique hotel

After losing a two-year fight with a Fortune 500 company determined to buy their beautiful, 104-year-old property and turn it into a boutique hotel the women of the Anna Louise Inn have to leave the neighborhood.

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Dangerous Neighborhoods: 25 Worst Focus on Single-Family Areas, Not Inner-Cities

The Over the Rhine neighborhood of Cincinnati has dropped from the 25-worst list. It too, has been gentrified, says Andrew Schiller, PhD, founder and chief scientist of NeighborhoodScout. Schiller calls that neighborhood's transformation "a wonderful story."

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How a Young Community of Entrepreneurs is Rebuilding Detroit

Read how Josh McManus, who came to Cincinnati to help launch CoSign and other community development projects, is now making an impact in Detroit.

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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.

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Fresh perspective on crowdfunding

On March 25, the American Underground and CED welcomed Candace Klein, the founder and CEO of Bad Girl Ventures and SoMoLend, to share a little about the “ins and outs” of crowdfunding. With a packed house, Candace started off by challenging those who plan to launch a crowdfunding campaign to share personal stories because the investors are “investing in you, not just your product or idea.”

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Toronto's 'Grey Cincinnati' and Montreal's Black Fashion Week look to expand racial boundaries

Ryerson fashion professor Henry Navarro's "Grey Cincinnati" show challenges fashion stereotypes.

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Students' Art Display Causes Controversy at U. of Cincinnati

At the University of CIncinnati, the display, “Re-Envisioning the Female Body,” was meant to protest previous demonstrations against abortion on campus. It included poster-size images of female genitalia, and critics have expressed concerns about the university allowing the images to be displayed.

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