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The city of Newport attracts visitors and residents from across the region with its fascinating history and flair for modern progress, quite a 360-degree turn from its once-infamous days as the region's "Sin City."
 
Located at the confluence of the Ohio and Licking Rivers, Newport takes full advantage of the shoreline with riverboat dining, annual waterfront festivals and permanent fixtures like the spectacular Newport on the Levee and Newport Aquarium. Farther south, eclectic Monmouth Street’s retail offerings include a butcher, bicycle outfitter, antique store, law office, sports bar, coffee shop and more. Retail giants Kroger and Target anchor the fast-growing Newport Pavilion just off I-471.
 
Newport's residential landscape offers a mix of historic neighborhoods like East Row — dubbed "Mansion Hill" for its stunning Victorian, Italianate and colonial architecture — as well as tree-lined streets with market-rate homes and upscale condos that offer stunning views of downtown Cincinnati and the Ohio River valley.
 

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How NKY is using public transit to boost economic development

TANK gets creative in connecting residents to jobs and trying to work around traffic congestion, while Newport citizens look to import the Cincinnati Streetcar and related investments.

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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.

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Old and new join forces to drive progress in Newport

An influx of community-minded businesses and people in recent years is helping expand Newport's residential and commercial growth.

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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.

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Northern Kentucky occupies sweet spot in the candy industry

NKY candy manufacturing giants and small, independent confectioners alike gear up for the Easter season (and beyond).
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