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Innovation Alley mural unveiling showcases help for entrepreneurs at NKU Collaborative

Artists worked this week to apply the portraits of innovators to the back of 31 Innovation Alley. Pictured is the portrait of Amos Shinkle, by Jack Marion, digital drawing; and Dr. Alvin Poweleit, by Anthony Bachelier, digital drawing. July 7 event a dedication and open house COVINGTON, Ky. &n...

‘When in the Course of human events …’

City Hall closed Monday for Independence Day COVINGTON, Ky. – Some 246 years ago come Monday, 56 courageous men signed a document making it adamantly clear that they, their families, and their neighbors had no intention of living under the overbearing rule of the British Empire an ocea...

Yoga, hippos, & 4th of July

COVINGTON, Ky. – Quite frankly, this weekend’s activities seem to lend themselves to a more relaxed, creative, Zen version of you. We’re betting, however, that the life-size Hungry Hungry Hippo game on Sunday at Covington Yard will get you moving. And remember, City pools are op...

KZF to lead team designing infrastructure on 23-acre former IRS site

O’Rourke Wrecking continues to demolish the 17-acre former IRS “Flat Top” located less than a block south of the Ohio River. COVINGTON, Ky. – KZF Design Inc. will lead the team of architects, engineers, urban planners, and consultants whose drawings will lay the foundation...

Historic signs once again can light up the night

City creates new incentive program to merge past, present COVINGTON, Ky. – When restauranteur Bill Whitlow opened Rich’s Proper Food and Drink on Madison Avenue in 2018, an old neon sign anchored to the building represented a large but fading remnant of the bygone era when businesses ...

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...

Mambo, Monet & mummy wrappings

COVINGTON, Ky. – We’re ’bout ready to walk across the street to Hierophany & Hedge, purchase a beautiful hand-whittled magic wand, and cast out this dreadful heat. So, if this weekend proves to be sunny, with temps in the upper ’70s and an occasional gentle breeze, wel...

Parking ticket amnesty offer ends June 30

Drivers with outstanding fines could face ‘booting,’ towing COVINGTON, Ky. – June 30 marks the end of the City of Covington’s Parking Amnesty program, so drivers with multiple unpaid parking tickets have about a week to head off the possibility of having their car “b...

Purging E-waste, old files, and Styrofoam™

Members of the Covington Street Hockey League will lend a hand with the annual drop-off event. "Their strength is great!" said Stephanie Bacher, the City's Solid Waste and Recycling Manager. Annual drop-off event is evidence of rise in recycling in Covington COVINGTON, Ky. &...

City offices closed Monday

Juneteenth events today, Saturday COVINGTON, Ky. – Offices at City Hall at 20 W. Pike St. will be closed Monday for the Juneteenth holiday and will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday. The public is invited to celebrate the holiday with events today and Saturday. For details, see Juneteen...
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