Month in Review

Month in Review – August 2014

Check out UrbanCincy’s top five stories from August 2014:

  1. Initial $2M Phase of Cincy Bike Share On-Pace for September Opening
    Many of the system’s 35 stations are now installed around Downtown and Uptown Cincinnati.
  2. Will Main Street Follow in Vine Street’s Footsteps and Return to Two-Way Traffic?
    Since its conversion back to two-way traffic, Vine Street has also blossomed with dozens of new businesses. As a result, there have been several other examples of this type of conversion throughout Over-the-Rhine, including sections of Thirteenth and Fourteenth Streets.
  3. MOVE Coworking Aims to Offer Non-Traditional Workers Healthy, Active Workspace
    The “active collaborative environment” that mixes the traditional shared working space with a fitness training facility.
  4. Will Saks Fifth Avenue Remain in Downtown Cincinnati Following Collapse of its Kenwood Move?
    Saks could remain in its current downtown space or move to another larger retail space in the urban core.
  5. Apple Street Market Cooperative Hoping to Fill One of Cincinnati’s Food Deserts
    When Save-A-Lot closed its Northside store in November 2013, however, it got the attention of the Cincinnati Union Coop Initiative (CUCI) and sparked an effort to open a community-owned grocery store in its place called Apple Street Market.


By Travis Estell

Travis joined UrbanCincy in 2009 as a contributor, and quickly took over technical responsibilities for the site. After growing up in Cincinnati’s east side in Goshen, Travis earned an Electronic Media degree from the University of Cincinnati in 2009. Since then, Travis has been working throughout the United States as a web development consultant. After living in Clifton Heights, Northside, and Over-the-Rhine, Travis now resides in Cincinnati’s Central Business District.