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The 'third place': Covington's changing pub scene reflects citywide growth

Whether it’s Covington’s brewery heritage or the quaint appeal of Mainstrasse Village, the city has long been synonymous with pub culture. Now, as Covington grows by leaps and bounds, its bar scene is keeping pace with business, food, retail and other attractants.

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Get the picture: Visual art is everywhere in Covington

Arts enthusiasts will find much to write home about in Covington, from small street-front galleries and edgy design firms to the beloved Carnegie and Baker Hunt — with plenty of Frank Duveneck history to go around. It's a scene with history, and it's still growing.

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Leaders of the pack: Covington empowers residents for good

Building on a long tradition of inspiring residential leadership, Covington organizations like The Center for Great Neighborhoods are boosting support for community-led beautification efforts, learning initiatives and more.

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Pride of ownership, diverse housing stock keys to welcoming Covington influx

With the Center for Great Neighborhoods and the Catalytic Fund at the helm, Covington is preparing to manage an influx of new residents through smart historic renovation and support for programs that put homeownership within reach.

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Covington revives a commercial artery, one small business at a time

As the 12th Street/MLK corridor emerges as one of Covington's most important economic centers, thanks to renewed investment and fierce civic pride, On the Ground takes a look at the residents and leaders who hope to sustain the district's viability well into the future.

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Urban ecologists hit paydirt in Covington's evolving, partnership-driven economy

Covington neighbors, nonprofit groups and city leaders are making plans to improve their shared green spaces. Explore a host of outdoor projects making the city a model for the region and beyond.  

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Reclaiming a birthright: Covington doubles down on history to spark smart growth

Despite being the region’s second-largest city and closer to downtown than most Cincinnati neighborhoods, Covington remains something of a mystery for many locals. The first story in our second On The Ground neighborhood series takes a closer look at the city colloquially known as “Cincinnati’s Brooklyn.”  

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Photo feature: NKY celebrates success, looks toward bright future

Exploring Northern Kentucky's renewed vision and successes of recent years, and looking forward to many good things to come in the myNKY target areas of business, health, education and community vibrancy.

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Bellevue events serve as testing ground for urban-planning playbook

Two Bellevue residents authored a guide for neighborhood development that is gaining traction throughout the region and beyond.

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Video: Exciting change greets Ludlow

Ludlow city administrators discuss its history and accessible riverfront location, with plans for future business and residential development.

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Metropolitan Club celebrates 25 years as force for good in region

In addition to impressive views of the Cincinnati skyline, Covington's Metropolitan Club provides business networking and charitable resources.

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Ewe-Nique Art Walk joins Kentucky Wool Festival in Pendleton County

The sheep-inspired art walk in Falmouth will feature storefront art installations on Sept. 24 made possible by Skyward's myNKY grant program, promoting the annual Wool Festival Oct. 7-9.

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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.

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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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Colonel De settles into new location, spices up Fort Thomas dining scene

Popular spice maker moves headquarters and brings new retail location – as well as a fun, family-friendly vibe – to Fort Thomas.
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