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The Future


Balkanized neighborhoods. Political apathy. Regional ennui. Click-bait coverage. What happens when a city loses its newspaper? We may find out sooner than we think.

Retooling City Hall

Whether you think it's run like a Banana Republic or Model City, change is coming to town.

Meet Your Makers

The Main Library’s MakerSpace gives curious citizens the chance to futz with gizmos, play with robots, and generally improve on the third dimension, all in the name of innovation.

News Flash 2115!

We try to imagine what the top news items might look like on a Cincinnati morning 100 years from now. The possibilities are endless, yet somehow predictable....

The Future of Grocery Shopping

Kroger has spent the last few years acquiring and developing an online ordering system.

Kids Today

We paid a visit to Room 2215 at Pleasant Ridge Montessori School to see what the next generation thinks the future holds for Cincinnati. As you can see here, they had a lot on their minds. (Hint: There will be bacon.)

The Future of Cincinnati: Is OTR Built Out?

Not by a long shot. But it’ll take vision and elbow grease to get it done, along with a mix of public-private property development and organic, grassroots rehabilitation.

This Is How We Lose Them

Smoking. Spacing. Sleeping. Cradle Cincinnati’s campaign to turn the tide on our woeful infant mortality rate is a lot more complicated—and tougher—than it looks.

The Future of Transportation: Are We There Yet?

Three transportation projects that will keep us trucking, rolling, and railing along.

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