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Trees, old cars & a ‘wayfaring thespian’

COVINGTON, Ky. – Tonight the fall equinox ushers in the arrival of Libra, the sign of balance and reflection, corresponding with a time of equal darkness and light (That whole balance thing, you know), and all over the world, the length of day and nighttime hours will be darn near equal. Ba...

Get to know your trees

Volunteers planted street trees in Latonia in 2019. Austinburg Tree Tour part of Great Outdoor Weekend COVINGTON, Ky. – Sometimes the best classroom is beneath a wide blue sky and a canopy of leaves. To that point, here’s an opportunity this weekend in The Cov to get outside and le...

Pumpkin ale & poets

COVINGTON, Ky. – Hypothetically speaking, let’s say you just spent almost two weeks off the grid canoeing in the Canadian wilderness. Your party saw almost no one, but you did witness the Northern Lights (3x) ... discover pictographs and petroglyphs … had semi-close encounters ...

Riverfest rules set for downtown, Devou

Familiar restrictions for fireworks display address safety, traffic, parking COVINGTON, Ky. – Large crowds will again flock to the riverfront and viewing spots around Covington to watch the annual Labor Day weekend fireworks on Sunday, Sept. 4, so the City and its Police Departmen...

Devou event looks to sky

Future Galileos Program’ on Tuesday features reflector telescope COVINGTON, Ky. – Interested in astronomy? Covington Parks & Rec is holding a “Future Galileos” event at Devou Park on Tuesday evening (tomorrow, Aug. 9), having been gifted a sophisticated te...

Sunday is Dog Day at Goebel Pool

COVINGTON, Ky. – Covington’s pool season will end Sunday not with a “bang” but a “bark” when Goebel Pool closes to human swimmers and opens to four-legged paddlers wearing fur coats. Covington Parks & Rec’s annual “Dog Day” takes place fro...

BLINK® festival’s footprint in The Cov to be bigger

Among the places illuminated during the BLINK festival in 2019 was the building at 501 Madison and the London Police mural at Fourth Street and Scott Boulevard. 1.3MM attended colorful regional light, art show in ‘19 COVINGTON, Ky. – When the massive and wildly popular BLINK&r...

Register by July 31 for free school supplies

Backpacks event to benefit K-12 students COVINGTON, Ky. – If your children need supplies for the coming school year, Northern Kentucky Harvest can help you out. The non-profit has 1,032 backpacks containing paper, pens and pencils, and other grade-appropriate school supplies to give out ...

Photo contest winners get picture shoot atop iconic Suspension Bridge

Allison Rotella was a winner in 2019 with this photo of the then-closed bridge. (Photo used with permission). Public to help select top images in six categories COVINGTON, Ky. – Get your cameras out and head to the river. July will see the return of the “Focus on the Roebling&rd...

Dad, Juneteenth, birdies & raqs sharqi

COVINGTON, Ky. – Fortunately, we’re supposed to get relief (albeit temporary) from this hotter-than-the-hinges-of-Hades heat this weekend, so get out and enjoy yourself before the feeling of being in a furnace returns. Sunday is Father’s Day. If you’re a Dad, Stepdad, or D...
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