Friday, November 17, 2017

Where Race St. Ends (For Now)

Race St. runs from the northern point of Cincinnati's Over-The-Rhine neighborhood all the way to the riverfront where it abruptly ends at a concrete barrier...

...for now.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

The Alignment of Cincinnati and Covington

If you were blissfully unaware of Midwestern georgraphy, you might look across at Covington from Cincinnati and assume it's all one big city, an urban street grid not separated by a river and state borders. That's now how it is, but here's the story of how Covington and Cincinnati physically aligned and continue to do so, with old ways of thinking still found today.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Riverfront Stadium/Cinergy Field Implosion from Mt. Adams

Nearly 15 years later, a perspective of an historic Cincinnati event retrieved from family video archives.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Swoon at The CAC

Also known as Swoon, Caledonia Curry is a renown street artist. For the moment, her work is on display within Cincinnati's Contemporary Arts Center and on its streets.

Monday, November 13, 2017

The Shuttered Sports Bar on Madison Rd.

The concept of a “sports bar” is nothing new. Establishments with bountiful beer selections, memorabilia scattered on the walls, and multiple televisions in view of every seat are a dime-a-dozen. You’ll find them everywhere from rural communities, suburban highway exits, and even in urban cores right next to popular nightlife spots. The concept is so popular with consumers that you see it executed by groups ranging from worldwide chains to local owners. With so many around, it’s not uncommon to occasionally come across the ones that didn’t make it. In this case, a rather mundane looking building with a presumably mundane history represents a surprisingly deep story.