Tuesday, January 6 2015

  • P.G. Sittenfeld Mulls 2016 Senate Run

    The Cincinnati Enquirer is reporting that Cincinnati City Councilman P.G. Sittenfeld has started accepting donations for a U.S. Senate bid. If the the Democratic Councilman would defeat other Senior Ohio Democrats in the primary, he would face Sen. Rob Portman in 2016. Sittenfeld has yet to confirm whether or not he is raising the money.

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  • Open Table Names Orchids as Top 100 Restaurant

    Orchids at Palm Court ranked in Open Table’s Top 100 Restaurants in American. The Hilton Netherland Plaza Hotel-based restaurant was chosen because it exemplified “creativity, consistency and hospitality.” Red Feather in Oakley and Bistro Grace in North Side were also chosen by Open Table as its Top 100 Neighborhood Gem Restaurants in America.

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  • City Council Keeps Property Taxes Rates Consistent in 2016

    Despite increased property values in certain Cincinnati neighborhoods, City Council is expected to vote Wednesday to keep the city’s tax rates consistent for 2016. The city collects close to $29 million for the general fund from property taxes.

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  • New Parking Meters Pop-up in OTR

    A New Year means new parking meters. If you’re looking to park at a meter in Over-the-Rhine, you might see one of the 500 new meters with adjusted rates and hours. The new meters can accept credit cards and also a pay-by-phone feature that will be implemented soon. The parking rates in Over-the-Rhine have doubled to $1/hour.

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  • Downtown Library to Unveil Makerspace

    Cincinnati’s main downtown library will unveil its revamped TechCenter and makerspace with a 3D printer on January 26. The downtown space will have a number of stations including a laser cutter and sound recording booth.

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