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Feature Story Lee Ransdell trail bikes several times a week at Devou Park.

Spending time — and money — in Devou Park

Tens of thousands of visits are made to Devou Park’s backcountry trails by bikers, hikers, and runners, and all that exercise adds up to a big economic impact.

Northern Kentucky Buzz Small murals were painted on floodgate equipment along the trail.

Marking a milestone in an urban trail system, the Licking River Greenway and Trails project

The Greenway is part of a long-range plan to create a hub for urban outdoor recreation that involves everything from canoeing to hiking and biking.

Northern Kentucky Buzz Last year, volunteer Dawn Rhodes made the winning pitch for the Emergency Shelter of Northern Kentucky.

Finalists chosen in pitch competition for funders' grants

The NKY Funders' Grants competition brings philanthropists together in common causes.

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Creative Placemaking Summit comes to the region

The three-day event will focus on supporting neighborhoods with art and culture to create thriving, sustainable communities. 

Northern Kentucky Buzz Covington's Eastside neighborhood received a grant to help it put on its Music and Soul Food Festival.

Neighborhood grants fund community wish list projects

Covington has set aside $30,000 for a second round of funding that will help fund community projects without going through the traditional budgetary process.

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He's not just clowning around: Paul Miller makes circus a serious business

The Ringling Bros.-trained performer takes community development and outreach seriously. 

Feature Story Molly Berrens and Matthew Grote of Covington-based Spotted Yeti Media created motion graphics for the Freedom Center.

Blink comes to Northern Kentucky in splashes of light and color

Covington will be one of the most densely packed zones for the art, light and culture event Blink.

Northern Kentucky Buzz Beyond the Curb's spring tour was held in Covington's Mainstrasse neighborhood.

Venture Beyond the Curb in the river city of Ludlow

A tour for fans of urban living, architecture and history buffs, interior design devotees and anyone interested in learning about one of the region's charming small towns.

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What Love Does: Grace + Grit Spa offers healing treatments for cancer warriors

Crystal Grace and Sha-Kim Smith believe that self care is health care.

Feature Story The Northern Kentucky Giving Circle met in the Impact Cowork space in Newport.

Giving Circle amplifies the impact and engagement of individual philanthropists

One doesn't need to be wealthy to give and create an impact in the community.

Northern Kentucky Buzz NKU's Institute for Health Innovation is working with Owen County residents to address the opioid epidemic.

NKU's Institute for Health Innovation reaches out to rural communities to battle an epidemic

A Northern Kentucky University initiative created a team to reach out to rural counties in need of health care and mental health services to help in the battle against the nationwide opioid epidemic. 

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The Festival of Faiths facilitates ongoing conversations among civic leaders of diverse religions

As it enters its second year, the event will continue to celebrate interfaith understanding and collaboration. 

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Diversifying real estate with new classes that let participants network with industry professionals

The Real Estate Accelerator Lab (REAL) is open to people in the industry as well as those with an entrepreneurial spirit.

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Lady Gaga funds Dayton classroom projects in wake of mass shooting

The singer is committed to spreading messages about love and unity. 

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Covington’s legendary leader, Tom Dibello

Just over 40 years after it was founded, Covington-based nonprofit The Center for Great Neighborhoods operates in a very different environment from the one in which it began. 

Northern Kentucky Buzz NKU's campus in Highland Heights, Ky.

Major gifts to help NKU students stay in school

Students with academic potential often face obstacles in completing their educations. Two major grants from Northern Kentucky business leaders aim to help.

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A pioneering survey assesses the needs of local artists

The Cincinnati Artist Report will support local creators and help arts organizations be directly responsive to their requests.   

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Long overdue recognition comes for a groundbreaking photographer

Nancy Rexroth made a quiet living capturing the rural parts of Southeastern Ohio. Now her work is about to find a permanent home at the Cincinnati Art Museum. 

Northern Kentucky Buzz Covington creative firm BLDG is expanding with the acquisition of a Cincinnati agency.

Covington creative agency acquires OTR design shop

Growing branding and design firm BLDG acquired an Over-the-Rhine creative agency.

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