On the 37th episode of The UrbanCincy Podcast, Angie Schmitt of Rust Wire and Streetsblog joins the UrbanCincy team to discuss news from across the state of Ohio. We talk about Cleveland landing the 2016 GOP convention and the possible political narrative that may result; the return of LeBron James and the potential economic impact; and the Playhouse Square chandelier. We also compare Cleveland’s Opportunity Corridor with Cincinnati’s Eastern Corridor. Finally, we discuss the Ohio gubernatorial race, the impact of casinos, and the bonding of the Ohio Turnpike to fund highway expansion across the state.
Episode #37: Angie Schmitt
What is the impact of Cleveland landing the 2016 GOP convention, and what sort of political narrative will result? Will the return of LeBron James bring jobs and economic development to NE Ohio? Is the Playhouse Square chandelier a smart investment or just tacky? We discuss all of this and more with Streetsblog’s Angie Schmitt.