Soapbox articles 5/5

In addition to running UrbanCincy, working and going to school I am now also writing for Soapbox Cincinnati. I write the articles for the Development News section and my first articles are in this week’s edition that came out today.

Feel free to go and check out the following stories and please sign up for the weekly Soapbox E-Zine so that you don’t miss an issue.

In this week’s issue you will find the following articles written by yours truly:

  • Urban gardening taking root in Cincinnati – full article
  • Queensgate Terminals project heats up – full article
  • Historic house tours fill Mother’s Day weekend – full article
  • New Cincinnati Herald building wins regional award for green building techniques – full article
  • New residents drive 28% growth for Findlay Market, new Biergarten and extended hours – full article
  • Christopher Marcus Salon opens downtown location – full article

Also be sure to check out the following In The News bits:

  • Cincinnati’s Gateway Quarter and the Streetcar – full article
  • Hamilton County unveils new development process – full article
  • UC dancers on top of the world – full article
  • NIEHS teams with federal and city groups to conduct disaster response training exercise – full article
  • Ohio wins national award for alternative-fuel-use scorecard – full article
  • St. E’s roof will bloom in July – full article
  • An upscale pastry store thrives by finding new markets – full article
  • Terry’s Turf Club makes Food Network Magazine’s “ultimate burger” list – full article

By Randy A. Simes

Randy is an award-winning urban planner who founded UrbanCincy in May 2007. He grew up on Cincinnati’s west side in Covedale, and graduated from the University of Cincinnati’s nationally acclaimed School of Planning in June 2009. In addition to maintaining ownership and serving as the managing editor for UrbanCincy, Randy has worked professionally as a planning consultant throughout the United States, Korea and the Middle East. After brief stints in Atlanta and Chicago, he currently lives in the Daechi neighborhood of Seoul’s Gangnam district.