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The new Cincinnati Riverfront Park continues to progress along the central banks of the Ohio River. Project manager Dave Prather gives us an update on the construction progress and how the new event lawn, Moerlein Lager House and other park features are taking shape.
Bockfest is annually the first weekend in March, but it is growing to be so much more than that. There are events leading all the way up to the weekend and volunteer opportunities that help local residents feel more connected to the festival and extend the celebration of Cincinnati's rich brewing history.
An exhibition of drawings featuring scenes from the 1850s to 1950s of some of Cincinnati's most historic landmarks opens Friday, February 11 at the Betts House in the historic West End neighborhood. Local design consultants David and Barbra Day will have twenty pieces of art on display from this weekend through April 23, 2011.
The 2011 Cincy Winter Blues Fest takes over Newport's historic Southgate House this weekend. Blues music will be featured on all three stages for one price and run from 6pm until past Midnight. The Cincy Blues Society's Blues in the Schools program will benefit from proceeds of the event.
It has been a banner year for the co-founders of the Brush Factory. The design workshop has reopened a 100-year-old factory in Brighton, opened a retail store in Oakley, received awards for their fashion work, and launched a new online store all while engaging local designers in a complete design life cycle.