An 11-mile walking and biking trail is the centerpiece of a new economic development plan unveiled Thursday for Northern Kentucky's riverfront. Southbank Partners President Jack Moreland says Riverfront Commons would link six cities from Fort Thomas to Ludlow as part of Imagination 2020.
He says the trail would use a series of intersections called nodes to connect with places in each community.
Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune is recommending a quarter cent sales tax increase to stabilize the stadium fund. His plan would also preserve the full property tax rebate promised to voters in the mid-90's.
The board is dealing with a $7 million gap. The proposal would increase the sales tax from 6.5% to 6.75%. Here's how Hamilton County's sales tax rate compares with Ohio's other 87 counties.
The Drawbridge Hotel and Convention Center will close Sunday. A release says the closing of the hotel will allow the new ownership time to clearly focus on future opportunities for the site and weigh the feasibility of remaining in the hospitality industry.
The closure will not affect McHale’s Events and Catering’s events scheduled in the hotel convention space and the Pizza Pub will remain open.
Relief pitcher Jonathan Broxton and the Cincinnati Reds have signed a three-year deal that will keep the right-hander in a Reds uniform through 2015, with a club option for 2016.
It is likely to mean that Broxton - who came to the Reds in the 2012 season in a trade with Kansas City - will become the team's closer, now that it appears left-hander Aroldis Chapman will be moved to the starting rotation.