Archive for June 2006
An advisory panel won’t be ready to recommend a developer to build The Banks, a multimillion-dollar project along Cincinnati’s riverfront, for another 6 to 9 months. But the panel has set some minimum expectations for whoever is selected.
Game shows, a scavenger hunt and a chess match played on a giant board with people serving as chess pieces are just some of the unconventional ideas the new Fountain Square event manager is toying with to so visitors “have a great time and connect with people they wouldn’t connect with otherwise.”
If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again — even if no one at City Hall seems to be listening.
The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) and the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) commented yesterday on the failure of the U.S. House of Representatives to protect their sick and dying constituents from federal arrest and prosecution.
With the help of Cincinnati City Councilman Jeff Berding’s reversal on the issue, Mayor Mark Mallory won approval this afternoon to hire Milton Dohoney Jr. as the next city manager.