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In 1867 two Northern Kentucky communities, Jamestown and Brooklyn, merged to create the city of Dayton. Back then, before the Army Corps of Engineers raised the level of the Ohio River, Dayton's swimmers and sunbathers took advantage of the natural sand bar and gently curving coastline of what was then known as Manhattan Beach.
Modern Dayton is committed to revitalizing its historic core while making way for several profile-boosting projects. Planned developments include extending the city’s riverfront presence eastward by adding residential and commercial opportunities at Manhattan Harbour, which currently houses a full-service marina and restaurant.



How myNKY Nano Grants turn ideas into action

A partnership among Skyward, The Catalytic Fund and the Center for Great Neighborhoods provides a spark to community vibrancy projects via $250 Nano Grants.


Catalytic Fund's Beyond the Curb offers inside look at iconic NKY homes

New initiative entices residential and commercial real estate buyers with a behind-the-scenes look at high-profile properties in NKY river towns.


As the great outdoors beckon, Riverfront Commons comes into focus

This summer will see construction and development activity in Ludlow, Covington, Newport, Bellevue and Dayton to start filling in gaps along the 11-mile Riverfront Commons walking/biking trail.


Skyward connects education to industry via NaviGo Scholars

A partnership forged by Skyward connects NaviGo Scholars with high school juniors from Bellevue, Dayton, Holmes, Ludlow, Newport and Walton-Verona high schools to explore environmental science topics and potential careers.


Year in Review: Highlights show growth for NKY businesses, communities, education and health

As 2015 comes to a close, Northern Kentucky leaders suggest highlights of the region's civic achievements, notable milestones, new businesses and emerging trends for the year.
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