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Masks by Fabulous Furs

Elvira, a member of Fabulous Furs’ sewing team, makes a protective mask. (Photo provided by Donna Salyers’ Fabulous Furs) Company shifts production, donates 500 to First Responders  COVINGTON, Ky. - Covington’s First Responders have benefited from a massive switch in productio...

$1 grows to $20.5 million

IRS site’s backstory enmeshed with intrigue, drama   COVINGTON, Ky. - Almost 60 years old, the newspaper clippings are faded and fragile.   But with the rapid-fire publication of daily journalism, their headlines reveal the fascinating story of Covington’s concerted - some...

500 jobs, $23.4 MM in investment

A rendering shows the enhanced façade at 535 Madison Ave. Photo from WorK Architecture + Design. Economic development projects move forward with City’s help  (EDITOR’S NOTE: This happened last week. We didn’t have a chance to write about it.)   COVINGTON, Ky. - Nin...

Construction/renovation permit fees waived

The buildings on Seventh Street that used to house Heringer Meats are being turned into commercial storefronts and apartments. City trying to keep projects on track, protect jobs   COVINGTON, Ky. - The City of Covington is temporarily waiving permit fees - but not application requirement...

Businesses can get $$$ for rent, mortgages

Covington is home to many unique small businesses, like these in the Ritte’s Corner neighborhood commercial district in Latonia. Assistance program to protect jobs, prevent vacant storefronts  COVINGTON, Ky. -Qualifying businesses can apply for up to $500 a month to help pay rent or mortg...

City: Beshear’s closing of dining rooms, bars ‘devastating … but necessary’

  Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced aggressive new measures to limit public contact across the state, including Covington, during his live-streamed press conference this morning, one of numerous he’s held in the past couple of weeks. Unemployment benefits rules to be loosened dur...

City buying IRS site

Chance to reshape ‘our identity and economics’ long into the future   COVINGTON, Ky. - The City of Covington will soon own 23 acres of land once described by an East Coast commercial developer as one of “the most exciting land redevelopment opportunities between Baltimore and ...

18-month zoning rewrite winding down

Feedback sought on draft Neighborhood Development Code   COVINGTON, Ky. - The 18-month effort to modernize, simplify, and improve Covington’s zoning regulations to better guide development is coming to a close.   A full draft of the City’s proposed new Neighborhood Development ...

Restoring your historic home

March 21 event a treasure trove of practical advice, contacts   COVINGTON, Ky. - Efflorescence. Repointing. Window weights. Box gutters. Slate roofs. Lath and plaster.   Buy a historic home in Covington, Newport, Bellevue or a neighboring river city, and you gain entry to a parallel world ...

N.Ky.’s largest law firm moving to Covington

A rendering of the finished Monarch Building restoration and expansion shows the preserved façade, the extra two floors, and the new building (at right) with the connecting atrium. (Photo provided by PCA Architecture). Project features $11.3MM rehab of historic Monarch Building  COVINGTO...
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