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  1. ColDayMan

    Greater Cincinnati Metro (SORTA) and TANK News & Discussion

    Metro gets a grant that will allow it to replace portion of its fleet A federal grant worth $26.1 million will allow the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority to replace one out of every five buses with a new one, providing a major boost for a financially strained agency that has been depending on an increasingly aging fleet. SORTA, which runs the Metro bus service, will buy 70 new buses starting at the end of this year through 2019. SORTA provided a 20 percent match. SORTA received the grant from the Federal Transit Administration, the Ohio Department of Transportation and the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments. More below: https://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2018/12/17/metro-gets-a-grant-that-will-allow-it-to-replace.html
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    Cincinnati City Council

    City of Cincinnati faces deficit for next fiscal year The city of Cincinnati faces a nearly $19 million deficit in fiscal year 2020, which begins July 1, according to current projections from the budget office. More below: https://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2018/12/17/city-of-cincinnati-faces-deficit-for-next-fiscal.html
  3. Iconic Dayton bar moving to larger space downtown An iconic Dayton bar with a reputation as one of the best bourbon joints in America is moving next door as part of a massive downtown redevelopment project. More below: https://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2018/12/17/exclusive-iconic-dayton-bar-moving-to-larger-space.html
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    Cincinnati/NKY International Airport

    See where CVG ranks among most stressful airports during Christmas Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport ranks in the top third among U.S. airports for the amount of stress travelers can expect this holiday season. CVG ranks No. 24 of the 75 largest U.S. airports when it comes to anticipated stress for air travelers this Christmas, according to a new report from online travel insurance company InsureMyTrip.com. The report is designed to empower travelers to make more informed decisions when it comes to holiday travel. Rankings were based on the flight cancellation rate per airport. Airports on the list also reported 13,000 or more scheduled flights so far in 2018. Researchers noted that other factors, like hurricanes, led some airports to report a high number of canceled flights earlier in the year. More below: https://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2018/12/17/see-where-cvg-ranks-among-most-stressful-airports.html
  5. OTR parking permits launch Over-the-Rhine residents can submit applications for parking permits to the city of Cincinnati starting today. Residents who live within the Special Parking Permit Area, which runs east along Liberty Street, south on Sycamore, west on Central Parkway and north on Central Parkway back to Liberty, can pay $60 annually for a street parking permit. The passes will officially go into effect on Jan. 1. More below: https://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2018/12/17/otr-parking-permits-launch.html
  6. Exhibition coming to Cincinnati Art Museum will celebrate opulence of Paris before WWI An upcoming art exhibition will bring the glory of belle époque Paris to Cincinnati this spring. The Cincinnati Art Museum will host Paris 1900: City of Entertainment, March 1-May 12, 2019. Organized by the Petit Palais Museum of Fine Arts in Paris, the exhibition presents more than 200 works of art made at the turn of the 20th century. Paintings and prints by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and lesser-known artists will accompany sculptures by Auguste Rodin and Camille Claudel along with art nouveau furniture, art pottery and glass. Clips from early films, a medium that was just gaining popularity at the time, will also be included. More below: https://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2018/12/17/exhibition-coming-to-cincinnati-art-museum-will.html
  7. ColDayMan

    Columbus: Restaurant News & Info

    First Look: The Lox Bagel Shop Opens in the Short North Short North has welcomed a new breakfast and lunch spot. The Lox Bagel Shop, located at 772 N. High St., opened its doors early Monday morning. The menu is simple. Start with a bagel — plain, everything, sea salt and herb, or sesame — and add a spread of cream cheese in plain, chive, roasted garlic, lox, or beet and thyme. There’s also the option of jam or “fancy jam,” with strawberry and pink peppercorn. More below: https://www.columbusunderground.com/first-look-the-lox-bagel-shop-opens-in-the-short-north-ls1
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    Columbus: Restaurant News & Info

    Brassica Announces January Grand Opening for Upper Arlington Location The new year will bring many restaurant openings, but one of the earliest will be Brassica in Upper Arlington. The Short North-born restaurant will open its third location at 1442 W. Lane Ave. on Friday, Jan. 18. Brassica originally opened in 2015, and doubled its locations last summer with a spot in Bexley. Named for a family of vegetables, the restaurant puts a Mediterranean twist on salads and sandwiches and serves them up in a fast casual format. More below: https://www.columbusunderground.com/brassica-announces-january-grand-opening-for-upper-arlington-location-ls1
  9. Developer to restore 2 historical OTR buildings A Cincinnati real estate developer plans to restore two historical buildings in Over-the-Rhine. The building at 226 Mohawk St. will become two apartments. More below: https://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2018/12/14/developer-to-restore-2-historical-otr-buildings.html
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    Ohio: Marijuana Industry

    First medical marijuana dispensary OK'd to open in Ohio Ohio's first medical marijuana dispensary has the OK to open at the eastern edge of the state – and it could do so and make its first sale before the end of the year. CY+, located in Wintersville in Jefferson County, will be operated by Chicago-based Cresco Labs, a seed-to-sale cannabis company licensed in six states. "We look forward to servicing the patients of Ohio, but won’t officially open until product is available in the market," spokesman Jason Erkes said via email. "Once the grower's product is tested, we expect to receive the first product in the market and conduct the first sale in the state." More below: https://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2018/12/14/first-medical-marijuana-dispensary-okd-to-open-in.html
  11. Deep-dish pizza chain moves forward with first Dayton-area location A Chicago pizzeria chain famous for stuffed deep-dish pizza is moving ahead with its plans to open its first Dayton location in 2019. Giordano's recently applied for a liquor license for its future store at 2819 Centre Drive in Beavercreek, according to records from the Ohio Division of Liquor Control. The address is the site of the former Logan's Roadhouse, which closed permanently in 2016. More below: https://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2018/12/14/deep-dish-pizza-chain-moves-forward-with-first.html
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    Dayton: Downtown: Development and News

    Downtown Dayton building awarded $4M in historic tax credits A long-vacant building in downtown Dayton has been awarded $4.4 million in state historic tax credits. The Fidelity Medical Building at 211 S. Main St. was the only project in the Dayton region chosen in the latest round of recipients in the Ohio Historic Tax Credit program. The owners of the building, Fidelity Development Group LLC, plan to transform the nearly 126,000-square-foot building into 94 market-rate residential units, with retail space on the first floor. The estimated cost of the project is around $22 million. The project has also raised over $12 million in private financing and has been awarded $3.3 million in federal historic preservation tax credits, according to the state historic tax credit program application. More below: https://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2018/12/12/downtown-dayton-building-awarded-4m-in-historic.html
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    Cincinnati: Restaurant News & Info

    Fast-casual chicken salad chain to open in Greater Cincinnati An Alabama-based restaurant chain will soon open a location in Greater Cincinnati. Chicken Salad Chick, which specializes in homemade Southern-style chicken salad, will expand its presence beyond the Southeastern United States into the Midwest and the South Central regions. Chicken Salad Chick's first Ohio stores, both the result of new franchise agreements, are planned for Mason and Columbus, according to a news release. More below: https://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2018/12/13/fast-casual-chicken-salad-chain-to-open-in-greater.html
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    Columbus: Housing Market / Affordable Housing

    Columbus 'not even coming close' to meeting housing needs, report finds, hurting our competitiveness Columbus needs to build nearly half a million new housing units by 2050 if it wants to keep up with projected population growth.“I love this city and I’ll never move, but the limitations on density that builders are encumbered with here are making it impossible for housing developers to meet the level of demand.” More below: https://www.bizjournals.com/columbus/news/2018/12/13/columbus-not-even-coming-close-to-meeting-housing.html