Final Friday OTR Skate – Halloween Edition

Final Friday OTR Skate

Join Far-I-Rome Productions in collaboration with the Cincinnati Film Festival and the Cincinnati Rollergirls for the Halloween edition of the Final Friday OTR Skate! The fourth and final OTR Skate of 2011 takes place October 28, 2011 at the Over-the-Rhine Recreation Center, 1715 Republic St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. In the spirit of Halloween, costumes are

Ensemble Preview to Benefit OTR Merchant Group Today

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Ensemble Theatre‘s upcoming pay-what-you-can preview performance of Next to Normal on Tuesday, September 6 at 7:00 p.m. All proceeds benefit the OTR Merchant Group to assist with marketing all the wonderful business and events going on in the neighborhood. Here’s more about how it works: Pay-what-you-want fine print: General admission seating for each preview is

Washington Park Photo Update – 9.2.11

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The latest construction photos of Washington Park via flickr account washingtonparkotr and thanks to 3CDC. Become a fan of the park on facebook at facebook.com……, follow it on twitter @WashingtonPark, and check out its flickr group on flickr at flickr.com…

Progress at City Home II

City Home OTR

Roger W. Smithson has these few pics to share of City Home II‘s progress:

Final Friday OTR Skate – Part III

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It’s time again for Final Friday on Friday August 26. That means its time again also for the Final Friday OTR Skate at the Over-the-Rhine Rec Center. Below is the press release from Far-I-Rome Productions, who is presenting the event. It’s definitely a good time, and every should try to make it out! New features

World Premiere of First Music Video Filmed Under the OTR Brewery District

The Upset Victory underground in Over-the-Rhine, credit: LW Photographics

Actions-Behind the Scenes from Danielle Driehaus on Vimeo. “Cincinnati is so full of character; we wanted to draw on local resources and make use of as many amazing locations as possible” says Spencer van der Zee, bassist for The Upset Victory. “Our band is proud to call Cincinnati home.” For their second music video, “Actions,”

3CDC's Gateway Quarter Phase V

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3CDC‘s phased approach at development in Over-the-Rhine is moving forward and leaving many successes along the way. To read the sources of the information shared in this post, check out 3CDC’s 2010-2011 Annual Progress Report and July 2011 Work Group Report at the end of this post. Other ongoing projects in Over-the-Rhine include Mercer Commons

The Most Recent Mercer Commons Renderings

Mercer Commons

These come by way of the July 2011 OTR Work Group Report. Read more about Mercer Commons, the two buildings that may be demolished (1314 Vine and 1329 Walnut), and older renderings here. See all the renderings in this flickr set. And here is the Work Group’s Report:

Mercer Commons Renderings

Mercer Commons

All renderings of Mercer Commons are available on 3CDC.org…… You can also view them in this Mercer Commons flickr set

The Fate of 1329 Walnut and Mercer Commons

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It has come to my attention that 1329 Walnut St. may soon be on the chopping block to make way for the Mercer Commons development by 3CDC. Mercer Commons is a $51 million development that will bring new commercial and residential units to a large area in the heart of OTR. Restoration of over a