Inside the plan to revitalize downtown Columbus

Inside the plan to revitalize downtown Columbus

Columbus has ambitious plans to develop a greener, more livable and vibrant downtown over the coming decades. Why it matters: Success would help solve the worsening housing crisis, elevate Columbus as a prime destination for tourists and improve the quality of life in an area facing occupancy shortages. What’s happening: City leaders and the private … Read more

Paddlefest helps Cincinnati students find adventure

Paddlefest helps Cincinnati students find adventure

CINCINNATI — The Ohio River will be dotted with hundreds of colorful canoes, kayaks and paddle boards as thousands head to its banks for the annual Paddlefest on Aug. 6. Last year’s festival brought 2,000 people from across the region to test out the waters of the Ohio, all for a good cause. The event … Read more

Cincinnati Public Schools finalizes this year’s bus plan

A student gets on board a Metro bus in downtown Cincinnati. (Photo courtesy of Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority)

CINCINNATI — With less than three weeks before classes start, Cincinnati Public Schools finished its student bus plan for the upcoming year. What You Need To Know Cincinnati Public Schools finished its student bus plan for the upcoming year The biggest change is CPS plans to transport most bus-eligible seventh- and eighth-graders to school on … Read more

White House, DOJ gather lawyers to discuss abortion rights

FILE - President Joe Biden signs an executive order on abortion access during an event in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Friday, July 8, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

The White House and Department of Justice on Friday virtually brought together lawyers and reproductive rights stakeholders from across the country to talk about defending women’s right to legal abortion, after President Joe Biden earlier this month called for the meetings via executive action. What You Need To Know The White House and Department of … Read more

Airlines give tips for flying during summer travel

CINCINNATI — It’s predicted that nearly 3.5 million Americans will fly during the July 4th holiday and AAA expects the numbers to grow. The travel organization expects nearly 70,000 Ohioans to travel during the holiday, which is 1.2% less compared to last Independence Day. What You Need To Know July 1 is expected to be … Read more

Camping not worth the chances of rain | Columnists

Camping not worth the chances of rain |  Columnists

Huddling in my car at a service station last Saturday night, I felt like I was in a car wash. Rain poured down. Lightning flashed and thunder crashed. I’d sought safety from the storm at that service station. Other vehicles pulled in, too. The storm was all my fault. I’d gone camping. My camping trip … Read more

Ohio woman bit by shark while on vacation in Daytona Beach Shores

Ohio woman bit by shark while on vacation in Daytona Beach Shores

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A woman is now recovering back home in Columbus, Ohio, after being bitten by a shark in Daytona Beach Shores over the weekend. 40-year-old Tasa Summers told News 6 she was there on vacation with her boyfriend. They were staying in a hotel right off the beach. [TRENDING: Cities with most … Read more

Columbus, Ohio Launches Accessibility Guide

Columbus, Ohio Launches Accessibility Guide

Experience Columbus, the destination marketing organization for Columbus, Ohio launched its new Accessibility Guide to help promote the destination as an inclusive and accessible destination, showcasing accessible hotels, restaurants, attractions and transportation around the city to help inform its travelers. The accessibility guide provides specific guides for a variety of different accessibility needs, including mobility, … Read more

Traveling this Fourth of July? Here’s what to expect

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So far this year, holiday weekends have shaped up as busy days for travel across the country — but with repeated spates of flight cancellations and skyrocketing gas prices, what can Americans expect come this Independence Day? What You Need To Know The American Automobile Association predicts nearly 48 million Americans will travel 50 miles … Read more