Politics

Celebrate election night at Moerlein Lager House with fellow Cincinnati urbanists

We'll be gathering in the biergarten at the Moerlein Lager House for November's URBANexchange. This time, however, we'll be gathering to celebrate the end of the 2012 election season and discuss the political issues facing cities today.

Comprehensive Study Needed to Examine Cincinnati’s Migration Problem

Cincinnati lags behind its regional competitors in virtually all measures when it comes to attracting immigrants to the region, even trailing smaller regions and those losing population overall. So, what's the problem?

$809M identified for extension of I-74 through Hamilton County

ODOT's most recent Major New Construction Program List includes six funding allocations totaling more than $809 million of expressway work that will set the stage for the long-envisioned extension of I-74 through Cincinnati. The allocations give support to those who have claimed the controversial Eastern Corridor Project is being used as a veil for a major interstate construction program.

New youth city council elected through YMCA’s Youth in City Government program

A new group of young leaders was sworn into office last week as part of the YMCA of Greater Cincinnati's annual Youth in City Government Conference. This year's two-day conference included more than 200 Cincinnati high school students from 14 participating high schools.

Growing up half-black in Cincinnati

February is Black History Month. Over the next few weeks UrbanCincy will share some stories of individuals from Cincinnati's robust black community. This week, Alex Schutte shares his story about growing up half-black in the Queen City.