This Week In Soapbox 11/10

This Week in Soapbox (TWIS) you can read about big time money rolling in for two local development agencies, a new vendor at Findlay Market, Cincinnati’s groundbreaking Environmental Justice Ordinance, the $30 million Sharonville Convention Center expansion, a new Thai restaurant in Bellevue, Kroger’s new food tracking service, and the super cool co-working concept that has come to Over-the-Rhine.

If you’re interested in staying in touch with some of the latest development news in Cincinnati please check out this week’s stories and sign up for the weekly E-Zine sent out by Soapbox Cincinnati. Also be sure to become a fan of Soapbox on Facebook!

There is also a really tremendous feature story this week from Casey Coston discussing Cincinnati’s growing center city population that is likewise bringing more dogs. Read all about the growing dog population and the opportunities and challenges that it is presenting our center city.

TWIS 11/10:

  • Cincinnati development agencies secure $75M in New Markets Tax Creditsfull article
  • Daisy Mae’s Market opens produce business at historic Findlay Marketfull article
  • Cincinnati takes lead, creates nation’s first Environmental Justice Ordinancefull article
  • Sharonville breaks ground on $30M convention center expansionfull article
  • Siam Orchid brings Thai flavor to Bellevuefull article
  • Group brings co-working concept to Over-the-Rhinefull article
  • Kroger launching program allowing customers to track food’s originsfull 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.