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Oh what a tangled web we weave.  Whatever happends next it’s clear that first city concil meeting under new Mayor John Cranley got off to a contentious start.  There was a special  four hour heated debate on the controversial streetcar project and according to local news sources, 71 people spoke in favor of the streetcar with […]

The city of Cincinnati’s lease of its parking operations will have to withstand a lawsuit. Hamilton County Judge Ralph Winkler blocked the agreement yesterday, moments after city council approved the plan. The reason for the block was because council members Yvette Simpson, Laure Quinlivan, and Roxanne Qualls allegedly changed the wording of the parking ordinance […]

Cincinnati City Council will vote tomorrow on the plan to lease its parking operations to the port authority. Council’s finance committee has recommended approval, but only after dividing it into the lease approval. There’s also a separate measure for spending the parking revenue. The change makes the lease subject to being overturned by voters. Here’s […]

Erykah Badu and Eddie Griffin came to Cincinnati last night and put on an unforgettable show that most certainly warrants the title Laugh & Love. Eddie’s comedy was on point, very unapologetic and honest. Erykah’s set was organic and powerful (many believing it was everything to make up for a disappointing Macy’s Music Festival two years […]

Yesterday the voters in Cincinnati sent three new candidates to council choosing P.G. Sittenfeld, Yvette Simpson , Chris Seelbach and returning Christopher Smitherman to City Hall.  Voters sent four Republicans packing –  Leslie Ghiz, Amy Murray, Chris Bortz and Wayne Lippert; while keeping incumbents Wendell Young, Cecil Thomas,Charlie WInburn, Laure Quinlivan and Roxanne Qualls.  Call […]