Best of Scott Beseler 2009

Soapbox’s Managing Photographer Scott Beseler is an award-winning photographer who resides on the rivers’ edge just south of the Roebling Bridge in Covington, Ky, in what he describes is his New York style dream loft, minus New York. Each week his photography illustrates the stories published in Soapbox Cincinnati, and as the year comes to a close, Scott takes a look back at his featured Soapbox mastheads from 2009. Check out more of his award-winning photography at

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.