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Jenny Kessler

Jenny is a local designer who has a passion for people and for Cincinnati. She began writing for UrbanCincy in September 2009, and served as the website's operation manager until March 2012. Jenny currently works for ArtsWave and manages the OTR Urban Kickball League.

OTR Flags installation aims to unite inner-city neighborhood through art

OTR Flags is the first programmed event at the newly renovated Washington Park. The project is more than just an art installation, however, as it aims to bridge the divide between the old and new residents in Over-the-Rhine.
Silver Ladle exterior

Silver Ladle offers fresh fast casual with local twist

On March 17th, the Silver Ladle restaurant will open downtown and offer a variety of healthy, fast-casual food with friendly service and a fair price.
Sushi Bears Party

Main City Station to create new Asian food concept, co-op space in Over-the-Rhine

After a better than expected first year at Findlay Market, the owner of Sushi Bears is looking to expand his business footprint and concept. The expansion will take place on Main Street in Over-the-Rhine, and will include a grab-and-go Arner-Asian food shop, a small grocery, and several small co-op spaces.

Cincinnati selects final streetcar station design

Cincinnati has chosen a final design for 18 station shelters along phase one of the Cincinnati Streetcar route. DNK Architects researched station designs in other cities, and developed a design that they say will be easily recognized and protect riders from the elements for the short time they will be waiting at stops.

Streetcar project expands with new funding

Undisclosed Congressional sources notified UrbanCincy Monday that the shovel-ready Cincinnati Streetcar project will receive 10.9 million dollars in funding from the federal TIGER III grant.