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'No mask, no service'

Posters on the door of Gypsy’s “dive bar” on Main Street in MainStrasse Village ask patrons to wear a mask. Request aims to protect restaurant and bar staff  while keeping local economy open   COVINGTON, Ky. - “We don’t want to go backward.”   As t...

City creating more outdoor dining

Parks and Facilities supervisor Brad Schwenke and technician III Richard Baucum (in the Bobcat) of Covington’s Public Works Department start the process of setting up an outdoor dining area outside Smoke Justis on the east side of Court Street. Temporary areas aim to help restaurants in Roebl...

New zoning approach shown to City leaders

A public engagement event early in the Neighborhood Development Code process asked attendees what they liked about Covington. Tune in for summary of proposed Neighborhood Development Code  COVINGTON, Ky. - The final draft of a 1½-year effort to fundamentally transform how Covington uses ...

Taking shape on the riverfront

The amphitheater designed as part of the City of Covington's Riverfront Commons continues to take shape on the banks of the Ohio River, courtesy of Prus Construction. This photograph was taken last week. For more information: http://bit.ly/2y6muqv

Small biz incentive program fine-tuned

Covington’s Small Business Program has been used over the last few years to help entrepreneurs and small businesses like OKOTA, a wedding design and planning company on Pike Street.   COVINGTON, Ky. - New eligibility for daycare centers and “bonus points” for businesses owne...

Hilltop moving HQ to Covington

Hilltop Basic Resources is supplying the concrete for the ongoing Riverfront Commons trail and amphitheater project on the Ohio riverfront. The company is moving its headquarters to Covington this summer. Top supplier of construction materials brings 20 jobs, prestige  COVINGTON, Ky. - A compa...

Software firm, café in line for help

The Roost is scheduled to open near Ritte’s Corner in Latonia.  Rent subsidies on Commission’s ‘consent’ agenda tonight  COVINGTON, Ky. - A City incentive program that has helped 51 small businesses with first-year rent or façade improvements since the beginn...

New life for historic 'Pickle Factory’

 The long-vacant former Pickle Factory building in the alleys behind Madison Avenue shows off its new windows. Mostly hidden from view, long-vacant building on agenda for City help  COVINGTON, Ky. - At various times during its 150+ years of “life,” the somewhat hidden three-sto...

City celebrates anti-blight program ‘graduates’

Cutting the ribbon today were, from left, Rebecca Weber, senior sales executive at Huff Realty; Jeanne Schroer, president and CEO of The Catalytic Fund; Mayor Joe Meyer; Williams Sanderson, president of Urban Community Developers; Covington Neighborhood Services Director Ken Smith; Steve Tanner, of ...

#RecoverCovington flying proudly

Covington Public Works technician 3 Brad Chetwood installed a banner across the Sixth Street median - aka George Steinford Park - this week that touts the City’s #RecoverCovington initiative.   The initiative - praised by Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear last week during his daily 5 p.m. update...
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