Go OTR 5K and Summer Celebration Wrap-Up

Go OTR 5K and Summer Celebration, via photo-cincy.com

The Go OTR 5K and Summer Celebration was May 21. Check out the following links for photos (and a cool timelapse) of the event: via grandman.net……: Time-Lapse Test 006 “5K” from Walt Keys on Vimeo. via 5chw4r7z: via photo-cincy.com……:

Findlay Market Weather

Findlay Market

Fear not. That giant glowing orb in the sky is the sun which means it’s perfect weather to visit Ohio’s oldest continuously operating public market. Photos of Findlay Market by photographer and OTR resident James Jenkins:

Courtyards of Over-the-Rhine

Old St. Mary's Garden off Main Street

When a gap appears between two buildings in OTR, a number of things could happen to it. It could become a barren parcel, a parking lot, a garden or it could be replaced with a new building. Plenty of such “opportunity lots” already exist in OTR and many have been put to good use, be

OTRview: Julie Niesen Gosdin of Wine Me, Dine Me

wine me, dine me

Julie Niesen Gosdin is the author of Cincinnati’s top food blog, “wine me, dine me (in cincinnati)“. She’s a lifelong Cincinnatian with a penchant for travel who now makes her home in Over-the-Rhine with her husband Terry Gosdin. You can find wine me, dine me on facebook, twitter, and flickr. And don’t miss its alter-ego Booze

Then and Now: Summer in the City

OTR neighborhood children's lemonade stand at the OTR 5K and Summer Celebration, photo via Nick Thomas at photo-cincy.com

Two photos of OTR children playing in the neighborhood. The first was taken by Nick Thomas during this year’s Go OTR 5K and Summer Celebration. His thoughts on covering OTR and the event are worth a read and can be found at his photo website photo-cincy.com…… 5chw4r7z’s post on the event informs us that some

Sharing Over-the-Rhine with the World

Photosynth of Main Street, Over-the-Rhine

Share panoramic photos with the free Photosynth app for iPhone. It’s very simple as you can see at this link. Here’s a video introduction: A longer post on this and other mapping goodness coming soon.

A Tavola Pizza and The Cincy Haus

A Tavola Pizza, photo credit Katie Clavey

Vine Street has two new residents, A Tavola Pizza bar + trattoria and The Cincy Haus. Here are two photos of the new businesses in the 1200 block of Vine Street. A Tavola Pizza is opening sometime in the next week or so! Photo credit to Katie Clavey (find on twitter @KatieClaveyMMX) And here’s an

Video: XYZ Axis – Matt W Moore @ YES

Matt W. Moore, noted muralist working on Clay Street in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati

More info about Matt W Moore’s time in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati can be found here.

Video: Losantiville

Losantiville at 1311 Main Street, OTR

For more info on Losantiville at 1311 Main St. in OTR and its collaborators, check out its website: losantivilleltd.com…… Video via 7/79 Ltd. and Soapbox Media: Losantiville from Soapboxmedia.com…… on Vimeo.

Happy #513Day!

photo credit: flickr user Hannaford

118 years ago today, the Samuel Hannaford-designed Cincinnati City Hall was dedicated with a parade, speeches, music, masses of flowers, and spectacular fireworks in the evening. Here’s a link to some City Hall trivia. It’s only appropriate though since today is 5/13 in the 513.  On twitter, you can follow tweets about #513day using that