Kevin LeMaster, author of the wonderful Building Cincinnati, is drinking on Fountain Square during Cinco de Mayo celebrations.
In my CityBeat column this week, I get a litte perturbed by the fact that there is a police officer sitting a local hospital recovering from, what it appears, could have been a preventable accident during a recent police chase. While Gehring sits in a hospital recuperating slowly but surely, we should take his injuries […]
Radio locally sucks. Even little old WAIF-FM, once a great respite for local radio has gone completely down hill. Now, WLW, in an effort to save money (a push made nationally by owner Clear Channel), has cut a big chunk of their staff. John Kiesewetter at the Enquirer has a good round-up of what happened. […]
I wrote my column this week in CityBeat about the city’s apparent requirement to tax each Segway that hits a Cincinnati street. Bad, bad idea. I took a Segway of Ohio – Cincinnati tour Sunday with a friend and we both loved it – and learned a bit about the city.
Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory and Hamilton County Commission President David Pepper are celebrating the opening of the 2010 U.S. Census Cincinnati office with an amazing amount of fanfare. Here’s the “Who” part of the press release sent out this morning. Note that the regulars are at the beginning, added by an ever-increasing amount of, well, […]
Nixon tree infested with bugs Originally uploaded by hjoew In Memorial Grove at Cincinnati’s Eden Park there are trees planted in honor of each President of the United States after they leave office. The tree honoring President Richard M. Nixon had to be chopped down recently after, ironically, it was infested with bugs. Two exceptions […]
Spring is near Originally uploaded by hjoew The tree outside my apartment window is about to burst with spring beauty. This makes me very happy.
On Segway tour of Cincinnati Originally uploaded by hjoew In Eden Park, Memorial Grove. Great time!
I can, but I don’t. Originally uploaded by hjoew Taken with my digital camera on my iPhone.
My obsession with social media is rapidly becoming everyone else’s, too. Thanks to Facebook, I re-connected recently with about a dozen of my former classmates. That is what I wrote about in this week’s CityBeat column.