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And so it begins

Crews from Prus Construction mobilized today to begin work on Riverfront Commons. A fence blocks access to the Madison Overlook at the floodgate opening. Work  underway on Riverfront Commons After years of planning and searching for funding, site work began today on Phase II of Riverfront Comm...

Sixth & Scott streetscape project set to start

Looking north along Scott Street: Among other things, the streetscape project will move utilities underground, replace “cobra-style” street lights with decorative lampposts, fix broken sidewalks, and replace deteriorated garbage cans. Finished look will invite economic investment, City s...

Telling Covington’s story … in an inventive way

‘Story map’ helps market City’s economic momentum   COVINGTON, Ky. - The pieces are diverse: A photo of the taps and a “pour” at Braxton Brewing Co. ... a video clip of the CEO of CTI Clinical Trial and Consulting Services describing why his firm moved its HQ to Co...

Businesses celebrate bridge’s reopening

The Roebling Suspension Bridge reopened to cars today for the first time since April. (Photo courtesy of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.) Weekend events build excitement in Roebling Point District  COVINGTON, Ky. - Discounted beverages and food. Commemorative cups. A symbolic game that stretch...

One week left for IRS site survey

Consultant: Support for 1 of 3 conceptual development plans growing   COVINGTON, Ky. - One of the three concepts proposed for the soon-to-be-vacant 23-acre IRS site has definitely caught the eye of the public - so far winning 45 percent of total votes and 57 percent of those through a still-ope...

‘A fragile rebirth’

Tailored strategy gives Covington an economic blueprint   COVINGTON, Ky. - A 73-minute presentation on Covington’s strengths and weaknesses - and how the City can transform recent economic momentum into long-term, sustainable growth - left leaders “blown away” Tuesday night by...

Shoreline transformation (finally) to begin

The existing shoreline just west of the Suspension Bridge does little to encourage interaction with the Ohio River – but that’s about to change. $6.5MM Phase II of Riverfront Commons to bring amphitheater, pier, trails  COVINGTON, Ky. - Years from now, the “before” and &...

Small businesses: Apply for $$$ by Friday

Small businesses who applied last fiscal year for help with rent or exterior renovation were spread throughout Covington. This map was part of a presentation to the City Commission this past spring.  City offering help renovating exteriors, paying startups’ rent  COVINGTON, Ky. - Fr...

County’s move = Big changes at 2 Covington sites

Work is entering its final stages on the new Kenton County government complex, which includes both new construction (upper left) and a rehab of the historic Bavarian Brewery (right). This view is from West Pike Street. Construction nearing end at former Bavarian Brewery  COVINGTON, Ky. - If you...

IRS site survey: Weigh in on 3 concepts

Consultant asking public to discuss July 12 presentation   COVINGTON, Ky. - You can still make your voice heard on the future of the 23-acre IRS site.   A new on-line survey lets members of the public weigh in three conceptual designs proposed during a public meeting July 12 by Cooper Carr...
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