Many new residents with cars, more commercial activity, and increased interest in programs and events are leading to a parking crunch in Cincinnati's Over-the-Rhine neighborhood especially at nights and on weekends.
City officials are working on a plan to implement a residential parking permit program for the area.
The Horseshoe Casino is a big, shiny new attraction near some old Cincinnati neighborhoods. It is right across the street from Pendleton and within walking distance of Over-the-Rhine. So what do those communities think of the casino now that it has been open for a year?
“On a scale of one to ten, I would give them a ten,” said Tabatha Anderson, the current president of the Pendleton Neighborhood Council. “If I could give them higher I would.”
Over-the-Rhine Community members and business owners are rallying support for the streetcar project in the wake of last week's election. They're calling on the mayor-elect and new council members to keep the streetcar moving forward.
Derek dos Anjos owns a seafood restaurant near the streetcar route.
"I moved here two years ago from New York, NY and I've seen first hand what light rail can do for a city," says dos Anjos. "It would be a big shame if we didn't continue the streetcar. My business is depending on it. Mr. Cranley, please don't do this."
Over the Rhine’s Harvest Gallery’s current show is March On, Women: An Exhibition of Art by Women on Women and will be on exhibit until April 19. The curator, Alissa J. Magenheim, and one of the gallery’s organizers, Cedric Cox, join our Jane Durrell to talk about the artists involved in this exhibit, as well as the mission of Harvest Gallery.