News Releases

European-Style Café to Open in Over-the-Rhine

July 15, 2019

CINCINNATI (July 15, 2019) – A new European-style café opening later this year in Over-the-Rhine will transport Cincinnatians to the Greek Isles, serving up flaky pastries, specialty coffee drinks, and cocktails. Entrepreneur Evan Papanikolaou recently signed a lease agreement with the Cincinnati Center City Development Corporation (3CDC) to open Fillo Bake Shop, a day-to-night café […]

Read More

GeneroCity 513 aids woman in recovery from addiction, homelessness

June 25, 2019

CINCINNATI (June 25, 2019) – With help from the GeneroCity 513 Initiative, a Cincinnati woman was able to go from living on the streets to sober housing and working full-time for Downtown Cincinnati Inc. (DCI), a subsidiary of Cincinnati Center City Development Corp. (3CDC). As a Downtown Ambassador, Lori Gilbert provides safety escorts and answers […]

Read More

Annual State of Downtown Report takes new online, interactive form

May 30, 2019

CINCINNATI (May 29, 2019) – Downtown Cincinnati Inc. (DCI) and the Cincinnati Center City Development Corp. (3CDC) released the 2018 State of Downtown Report today, the first-ever interactive, digital version of the report.   The State of Downtown Cincinnati (found at is a compilation of the most recently available data pertinent to Downtown Cincinnati […]

Read More

The Street Stage Project launches in Cincinnati this Friday

May 1, 2019

Local artist performances to pop up throughout the city CINCINNATI (May 1, 2019) – Move over, Nashville: Cincinnati will transform into Music City this summer with a series of pop-up performances that will fill the streets with music. The Street Stage Project is a pilot program featuring 30+ pop-up performances a week with local musicians […]

Read More

Civic Leaders to Seek Proposals for New Convention Center Hotel

April 29, 2019

RFP Process for Potential New Hotel at 5th & Plum to Begin Immediately CINCINNATI (April 29, 2019) – Leaders from Hamilton County, the City of Cincinnati, Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB), The Port and Cincinnati Center City Development Corp. (3CDC) gathered earlier today to formally announce that they would jointly send out a […]

Read More

Smith & Hannon Bookstore relocating to Over-the-Rhine

April 23, 2019

Retailer to open on Vine Street this weekend CINCINNATI (April 23, 2019) – Smith & Hannon Bookstore, the city’s only free-standing bookstore owned by an African American, is set to open in Over-the-Rhine on Saturday, Apr. 27. The bookstore – a unique seller of African American literature – will open at 1405 Vine Street in […]

Read More

Women’s fashion boutique to open in Over-the-Rhine

April 12, 2019

Retailer will offer beauty services, karaoke and entertainment CINCINNATI (April 12, 2019) – Myōōz (pronounced “muse”), a boutique and “one-stop shop” for women’s fashion, will open in Over-the-Rhine on Saturday, Apr. 13. The retailer is taking over the tenant space located at 1525 Race Street. Myōōz is leasing the space from Cincinnati Center City Development […]

Read More

Court and Walnut Garage Opening to Public Monday

February 15, 2019

560 New Parking Spaces to be Added to Cincinnati’s Central Business District CINCINNATI (February 15, 2019) – A new public parking garage is set to officially open in Cincinnati’s Central Business District on Monday at 6 a.m. when the 560-space Court and Walnut garage begins welcoming daily parkers. Cincinnati Center City Development Corporation (3CDC) developed […]

Read More

Taglio Expanding with New Location in Over-the-Rhine

January 3, 2019

New Space Expected to Open in Spring 2019 CINCINNATI (January 3, 2019) – The owners of Taglio Bar and Pizzeria and A Tavola Trattoria – Jared and Nick Wayne and Jake Goodwin – announced today that the group has signed a lease to open a new Taglio in the heart of Over-the-Rhine. Taglio will be […]

Read More

The Wait for OTR’s Favorite Bagels is Over

October 4, 2018

Grand Opening of The Bagelry’s First Brick-and-Mortar Shop Set for Tomorrow  CINCINNATI (October 4, 2018) – For the first time ever, patrons will be able to find ‘the perfect bagel’ at a permanent spot in Over-the-Rhine (OTR). Located at 1401 Walnut, The Bagelry will celebrate the official grand opening of its first brick-and-mortar space tomorrow […]

Read More