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Developers are getting creative with empty office buildings. How many of them can be turned into housing? 

Developers are getting creative with empty office buildings. How many of them can be turned into housing? 

Look around downtown Cincinnati and Dayton and you’ll find plenty of available office space. Dayton’s Fifth Third Bank Center and Stratacache, formerly known as Kettering Tower, sit half empty. In Cincinnati, Atrium I and II have no shortage of available space for lease. And the 27-story URS tower on East Seventh Street was 77-percent vacant before being sold to a developer in March 2024.   Why […]

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Is a Cincinnati response to out-of-town investors now a national model for preserving local affordable housing?

Is a Cincinnati response to out-of-town investors now a national model for preserving local affordable housing?

Two years after it bought nearly 200 neglected rental properties from an out-of-town real estate company to sell as affordable housing, Cincinnati’s The Port (short for Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority) is still getting attention from many U.S. cities who hope to copy it, including St. Louis, Kansas City and Atlanta. Milwaukee, who also reached out to The Port, is already working to increase […]

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The Port’s Pathway to Affordable Homeownership Progresses, One Buyer at a Time

The Port’s Pathway to Affordable Homeownership Progresses, One Buyer at a Time

The tight housing market and tight budgets make it difficult for first-time homebuyers looking for affordable housing. The Port’s CARE portfolio is offering a pathway for some.

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Share Your Vision With Us!

Share Your Vision With Us!

“Solutions for a thriving community.”   It’s the sub-title to this Brick by Brick initiative because we feel that the strongest solutions are ones that will enable our neighbors, and collectively our communities, to prosper.  But what makes a community thrive, and what does a thriving community look like are questions that will have different answers and meanings depending on who you ask.   Our lives and […]

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Holiday Cupcake Decorating with Stephanie LIVE

Holiday Cupcake Decorating with Stephanie LIVE

Get ready for a sprinkle of holiday magic as Stephanie takes you on a live cupcake decorating adventure on The Baking Journal! Get ready for a sprinkle of holiday magic as Stephanie takes you on a live cupcake decorating adventure on The Baking Journal! 🎅🍰 Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just discovering your love for baking, this is your ticket to creating deliciously adorable […]

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Better than your average nut stand – Roasted Ginger Pecans

Better than your average nut stand – Roasted Ginger Pecans

Stephanie shows you how to make Roasted Ginger Pecans! Craving carnival-style roasted nuts at home? Stephanie’s easy recipe lets you make them with your favorite nuts, adding unique flavors like ginger or cinnamon. Impress your guests at fall and winter gatherings with this delightful homemade treat. Perfect for snacking or gifting!

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The Perfect Party Snack | Pull-Apart Bread Wreath!

The Perfect Party Snack | Pull-Apart Bread Wreath!

Stephanie makes the perfect party snack: Pull-Apart Bread Wreath! Make your party unforgettable with Stephanie’s Pull-Apart Bread Wreath! Stuffed with prosciutto, Gruyere, and basil pesto, this one is a definite crowd-pleaser! Perfect for gatherings, you’ll be sure to impress your guests with this savory showstopper! Ingredients Bread 2/3 cup + 3 Tbs whole milk, warmed 2 tsp instant yeast 1 tsp sugar 3 cups bread […]

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The perfect Apple Pie Spice Blend! – an Autumn Baker’s Staple Ingredient

The perfect Apple Pie Spice Blend! – an Autumn Baker’s Staple Ingredient

Stephanie shares her favorite Apple Pie Spice Blend. Making your own blend of Apple Pie Spice is an absolute must if you plan on making your own apple pie. It allows you to adjust the ratios to your personal taste. This spice blend is also a great addition to fresh apples, oatmeal, and a variety of other fall themed dishes. The best part is that […]

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Blueberry Lemon Bundt Cake

Blueberry Lemon Bundt Cake

Stephanie makes a delicious summer treat: Blueberry Lemon Bundt Cake Learn how to make a delicious Blueberry Lemon Bundt Cake that’s perfect for summer! Bursting with tangy lemon and juicy blueberries, this recipe is a refreshing treat for any occasion. Watch as Stephanie guides you step-by-step through the process of preparing, baking, and decorating this delightful dessert. Get ready to impress your friends and family […]

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Ice Cream Sandwiches

Ice Cream Sandwiches

Stephanie makes Irresistible Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches! Join Stephanie in her kitchen and master the art of homemade ice cream sandwiches! From baking the perfect cookies to shaping your favorite ice cream for the filling. You will easily become the star of all of your summer gatherings with these treats. Join the fun, indulge in irresistible flavors, and impress your friends and family with these […]

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