Permanent Skywheel Coming to Cincinnati

The Hamilton County Commissioners have given an unanimous thumbs-up to replace the temporary, portable SkyStar observation wheel at The Banks with a more permanent structure. Within a year, the 150-foot-tall current SkyStar will be a replaced by a 200-foot-tall similar structure — i.e. rotating, enclosed gondolas; aerial views of the riverfront, Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky; etc. —… Read More Permanent Skywheel Coming to Cincinnati

SPOTLIGHT: Green Umbrella

Green Umbrella is the leading alliance working to maximize the environmental sustainability of Greater Cincinnati. We’re driving collaboration to fuel measurable improvements in seven key areas of sustainability.  Green Umbrella is the leading alliance working to maximize the environmental sustainability of Greater Cincinnati. We’re driving collaboration to fuel measurable improvements in key areas of sustainability. Our… Read More SPOTLIGHT: Green Umbrella

Jobs Van picks up panhandlers and drives them towards a brighter future

For many in Cincinnati, the sight of a person with a cardboard sign bearing the words “Homeless — Please Help” brings about conflicting feelings. Most would like to be helpful, but wonder, justifiably, if handing spare change to panhandlers is really in anyone’s best interest. Many choose to keep walking, not contributing out of fear… Read More Jobs Van picks up panhandlers and drives them towards a brighter future