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A dining area takes shape

Covington Public Works grounds worker Corey Lohstroh (driving the Bobcat), carefully places a concrete-filled water barrier on Pike Street as Parks and Facilities supervisor Brad Schwenke guides him. Covington restaurants expand outdoor seating with City's help COVINGTON, Ky. -- Restaurants in Covin...

Guerrilla stenciling: ReCov takes over

COVINGTON, Ky. -- Members of Covington creative design firm BLDG Refuge moved out into the city starting Friday as part of a guerrilla stenciling campaign to promote the #RecoverCovington initiative.   The campaign - whose details can be seen at this link, https://bit.ly/2yoOOIE -- in...

‘Covington Contractors’ list growing

A design from Renaissance Covington’s Small Business Saturday event last year, another “Shop Local” initiative. Businesses urged to sign up for Shop Local initiative  COVINGTON, Ky. - Almost 30 Covington businesses - ranging from an electrician to a design firm to a locksmith ...

Emergency $$$$ on table for small businesses

Covington is home to many unique small businesses, like these on the Pike Street corridor. City’s rent-mortgage assistance program still available  COVINGTON, Ky. - An emergency fund set aside by the City of Covington to help small businesses pay rent and mortgages during the pandemi...

Expanded outdoor dining kicks off ReCov

1st focus of #RecoverCovington effort: Helping restaurants survive while honoring COVID-19 safety guidelines   COVINGTON, Ky. - Restaurants can apply to set up additional outdoor seating on a temporary basis beginning Friday under new rules developed at City Hall to help establishments sur...

Development code meetings Wednesday

COVINGTON, Ky. - Join your neighbors and City staff for events on Wednesday to see how your feedback at the beginning of the Neighborhood Development Code effort shaped the final draft. Here's some stats: 18 months of work (to date). Roughly $250,000 invested. Over 20 public pres...

City approves debt to buy IRS site, prep it for private development

Recent credit rating upgrade to save taxpayers millions   COVINGTON, Ky. - The long-awaited redevelopment of 23 acres near the Ohio River moved a big step closer to reality tonight.   The Covington Board of Commissioners authorized the City to borrow the money needed to buy the site, demol...

Draft complete: The Neighborhood Development Code

COVINGTON, Ky. - After years of suffering under an unworkable zoning ordinance, months of work with consultants, numerous large and small engagements with the public, and a sharp setback in the original timeline caused by the onset of social distancing, the Neighborhood Development Code steering com...

New owners, concept for Latonia Plaza

A rendering from Hub+Weber Architects shows the proposed new look for the Latonia Plaza. ReGadget, Blair Technology creating jobs, $7MM modern workspace  in empty Value City/Burlington 'big boxes'     COVINGTON, Ky. - The long-beleaguered Latonia Plaza II shopping center has a...

Sign up to join Covington contractors list

City creating resource for those needing services   COVINGTON, Ky. - The City of Covington is creating a list of Covington contractors and service businesses that can be used by other Covington businesses applying for City of Covington incentives or anyone who prefers to patronize their fe...
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