The aftermath: St. Paulus Kirche in Over-the-Rhine

The aftermath Originally uploaded by hjoew Remains of St Paulus Kirche’s steeple at 15th and Race streets after high winds from Hurricane Ike tore through Cincinnati Sunday wreaking damage all over the area. Few were spared some sort of heartache. CityKin has some nice photographs of the steeple prior to Sunday’s damage. In my archive […]

Tow truck driver waits and watches

Tow truck driver waits and watches Originally uploaded by hjoew Mark, a tow truck driver with Servizzi Collision, waits for a dispatch near his Mount Washington home while watching another driver turn around on a blocked Mears Avenue in the wake of Sunday’s windstorm. He said he expected to be busy and with power out […]

Official statement from Cincinnati Fire Department

Official statement from Cincinnati Fire Department Originally uploaded by hjoew This is Fire Captain, Michael A. Washington reporting two multiple alarm fires in Over-the-Rhine. Today at 3:17 PM the Cincinnati Fire Communications center received a telephone call reporting a structure fire at 1801 Elm Street which is directly across the street from the historical Findley […]

Tarbell frustrated

Tarbell frustrated Originally uploaded by hjoew Former Cincinnati Vice Mayor Jim Tarbell, who just sold Grammer’s restaurant in late 2007, ran to see the historic landmark on fire in Over-the-Rhine. High winds – remnants of Hurricane Ike that made landfall in Texas Friday – tore through Cincinnati for about four hours Sunday, doing damage all […]