Episode #50: Burnet Woods

On the 50th episode of The UrbanCincy Podcast, we bring you a recording of a panel discussion on Burnet Woods held at the University of Cincinnati’s Niehoff Studio. The discussion was moderated by UrbanCincy‘s John Yung and featured Chris Manning from Human Nature, Ken Stapleton from Ken Stapleton & Associates, and Christy Samad from Cincinnati Center City Development Corporation (3CDC).

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Episode #49: Ideas to Copy

Cincy Bus Transit MapOn the 49th episode of The UrbanCincy Podcast, Travis, Jocelyn, Jake, and Randy take a listener suggestion and come up with a list of ideas that Cincinnati should copy from other cities. We touch on the ideas like introducing ultra-high speed internet access, completely re-drawing the city’s bus route map, merging smaller municipalities together to gain efficiency, introducing an urban service boundary, and finding innovative ways to generate electricity. In a future episode, we’ll follow up with even more ideas that Cincinnati should consider copying.

Episode #48: Cincy Stories with Ryan Messer and Molly Wellmann

On the 48th episode of The UrbanCincy Podcast, we are sharing two of the stories from the first Cincy Stories event, which was held on February 3, 2015 at MOTR Pub. Molly Wellmann and Ryan Messer each shared personal stories which we are bringing to you on this podcast. Stay tuned to Cincy Stories’ Facebook page to learn more about future events.

Episode #47: Northside

The UrbanCincy PodcastOn the 47th episode of The UrbanCincy Podcast, Jake, John, and Travis are joined by James Heller-Jackson to discuss the neighborhood of Northside.

We discuss the neighborhood’s thriving arts and music scene, events such as the annual Rock N’ Roll Carnival in Hoffner Park, and the neighborhood’s many successful small businesses. We mention a number of new developments that have changed the neighborhood in recent years, including the American Can Factory, and others that will be coming soon, such as The Gantry, a collection of new townhomes, and the Urban Artifact brewery and performance space. We speculate about the possibility of Northside gaining improved Metro bus service and Red Bike stations. And finally, we talk about the Apple Street Market that aims to bring a grocery store back to this walkable neighborhood.

Episode #46: 2014 in Review

New Parking MetersOn the 46th episode of The UrbanCincy Podcast, Randy, John, and Travis take a look back at 2014. We discuss our top posts of the year, including the renaissance beginning to take place in the Northern Liberties and new transportation options including Uber, Lyft, and Red Bike. We also make some predictions about what’s the come in 2015, including the expansion of Red Bike into other Cincinnati neighborhoods and Northern Kentucky, new residential developments opening in 2015, and new potential uses for the Riverfront Transit Center. Finally, we discuss the new parking meters and expanded enforcement hours that went into effect on January 1st for the Central Business District and Over-the-Rhine.