Column: Fountain Day?

I’ll keep this short because the Cincinnati Blog beat me to it, but this week’s column in The Cincinnati Post Fountain Square - winter - shortly after remodel is about 3CDC Fountain Square Managing Director Bill Donabedian’s plan to create a little fun around the water being turned back on to the Tyler Davidson Fountain March 27. It’s a wild and wacky idea – but a fun one – that could be a neat way to celebrate our city and the return water to the city’s centerpiece.

What do you think of the idea?

Author: Joe Wessels

Joe Wessels is a freelance journalist and photographer. Wessels covers local news events for Thomson Reuters news service and features for's Cincinnati Guide site, plus is the executive director of hyperlocal news site, He wrote for The Cincinnati Post, covering Cincinnati City Hall and Hamilton County government and wrote a weekly political column, which continued weekly at Cincinnati CityBeat. Previously, he was a reporter for the Cincinnati Business Courier and writes or has written for several publications in Cincinnati and around the country including The Cincinnati Enquirer, Las Vegas Review-Journal, Cincinnati Magazine, Cincy Magazine and the Sacramento News & Review. He is a native of Colerain Township, one of Cincinnati's western suburbs, and now lives in Over-the-Rhine near downtown Cincinnati. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and a journalism writing certificate from the University of Cincinnati. He also graduated from Colerain High School, is an avid photographer, news junkie and was once a roller rink disc jockey, and sometimes rides a scooter around town.

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