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New basin aims to protect Lewisburg

The new detention basin above the Lewisburg neighborhood. Drainage project designed to hold back 3.5...

New City grant program: Up to $50K to help businesses survive

(EDITOR’S NOTE: All funds for this grant program have been committed and the City is no longer taking applications.) COVINGTON, Ky. - The City of Covington has created another program to help businesses protect jobs and survive the pandemic - and this one offers up to $50,000 per grant.  ...

Façade loans OK’d in Westside, Austinburg

The building at 1928 Madison Ave. Projects creating 1st-floor commercial space COVINGTON, Ky. - Two projects that are renovating buildings to create first-floor commercial space and upper-floor apartments are getting financial help from the City of Covington toward exterior improvements.   The...

City tosses rigid zoning code

New ‘form-based’ approach represents drastic change in guiding land development   COVINGTON, Ky. - Good-bye, (and good riddance?) Zoning Ordinance. Hello (and a warm welcome), Neighborhood Development Code.   In a vote that seemed almost anticlimactic given the n...

Streetside dining OK’d past New Year’s

An outdoor dining and drinking area on Seventh Street is created each evening from on-street parking near Braxton Brewing Co.’s taproom and Parlor on Seventh, McK’s Chicks, and Rich’s Proper Food and Drink restaurants.  City extends pandemic-related ReCov outdoor seating camp...

Another sign of Covington’s ‘ascension’

DBL Law Managing Partner Bob Hoffer takes a bite out of the Monarch Building annex. (Photo courtesy of DBL Law) $11.3MM Monarch Building rehab to create home for DBL Law   COVINGTON, Ky. - With a ferocious bite from an excavator’s “claw,” DBL Law Managing Partner Bob Hoffer ri...

'... entrepreneurial explosion'

  Zapata Cantina joins internationally-themed dining scene in historic spot COVINGTON, Ky. - After months of buildup, on Wednesday it officially happened: Covington has a new restaurant named after a Mexican revolutionary and folk hero and co-owned by a veteran restaurateur who was in 2019 was ...

Corporate HQ moving to Helentown

A crew from M&M Service Station Equipment Specialist, Inc. installs a service station tank in Charleston, W.Va. (Photo from M&M Service) M&M Service the Tri-state leader in gas station construction, services COVINGTON, Ky. - Yet another growing leader in its industry is moving its corpor...

New title at City Hall: Author

Ross Patten has two new titles at the City of Covington -- assistant economic development director and co-author.  Collaborative book a roadmap for economic revitalization  COVINGTON, Ky. - The title of the new book is “Economic Development is Not for Amateurs!” ... but as one...

Eating, drinking in #LoveTheCov

Ripple Wine Bar’s outdoor seating on Pike Street was hopping on Tuesday night. City urges support for (& compliance at) bars, restaurants  COVINGTON, Ky. - The state of Kentucky’s ever-evolving response to COVID-19 had good news for eating and drinking establishments this week: ...
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