This Week In Soapbox 8/11

This Week in Soapbox (TWIS) you can read about expanded business hours at an eclectic downtown eatery, new life for a historic structure in Dayton (KY), Brandt Retail Group’s new urban focus, Cincinnati’s new comprehensive plan, the new specialty cupcake shop in Bellevue, and the Cincinnati Counts campaign for the 2010 Census.

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TWIS 8/11:

  • Expanded hours compliment new menu items at Gilpin’s downtownfull article
  • $1M grant may inject new life into historic RayMee Buildingfull article
  • Brandt Retail Group opening downtown office, creating urban focusfull article
  • Cincinnati to begin work on first city-wide comprehensive plan in nearly three decadesfull article
  • Specialty cupcake craze hits Bellevue with new shopfull article
  • City of Cincinnati intends to be fully counted for 2010 Census with new task force groupfull 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.