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City Hall closed briefly on Wednesday

COVINGTON, Ky. – Please note that City Hall will be closed between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 13, for the City’s annual Employee Holiday Luncheon. If you have business to conduct with the City, please arrange to do so outside those hours. # # #

Scorched marshmallows, wine & BCM for free

COVINGTON, Ky. – Who doesn’t love feeling special every now and then? This is an especially good weekend to live in The Cov because Behringer-Crawford Museum’s “Cov Day” happens Saturday, and that means free fun for families here. Elsewhere in The Cov, there’s plenty of good local market shopping to be done (even for your dog). And don’t dawdle on...

City takes step toward two-way traffic on residential areas of Scott, Greenup

A participation board at the 2019 open house listed residents’ concerns about the existing Scott-Greenup traffic setup. Goal: Safer, more livable neighborhoods COVINGTON, Ky. – If streets had resumes, the current “Objective” section for Scott Boulevard and Greenup Street in downtown Covington would – much to City leaders’ chagrin – read like this: &l...

Dark Charge, tree lighting & Christkindlmarkt

COVINGTON, Ky. – With Thanksgiving leftovers consumed and Uncle Bert and Aunt Marge out of the guest bedroom, it’s officially Christmas season (tho we recognize that some big-box retailers started force-feeding us a red-and-green diet way back in September). Just in time then, to shop and sip your way through The Cov this weekend. We’ve listed some pretty spectacular events th...

With $128K left, Dec. 29 is deadline for small business to seek help with rent, facades

Bill Whitlow restored the neon sign at his Rich’s Proper Food and Drink on Madison Avenue. Wanting to replicate Rich’s impact in illuminating Covington’s nightlife, the City created the Historic Electric Signage Program to help local businesses breathe life into vintage signs. Latest award: Historic sign incentive to polish Golden Gelato’s nighttime aesthetic COVI...

‘Dear Santa …’

Parks & Rec’s North Pole Mailbox is back for letters  as part of ‘Happy Cov Holidays’ family event COVINGTON, Ky. – Count on Covington Parks & Recreation to get your letter off to Santa at the North Pole ASAP. Starting now, until Dec. 15, Covington kiddos can bring their letters to Santa Claus and drop them off in the official North Pole Mailbox in th...

Thanksgiving: No changes in trash collection

Covington Transfer Station to close early COVINGTON, Ky. – If your trash and recycling is regularly collected on Thursday or Friday, go ahead and set your carts out: the City of Covington will follow its regular schedule through the Thanksgiving holiday, with no delays or interruption in service. However, hours at the Covington Transfer Station run by Rumpke Waste & Recycling off B...

Small Biz Saturday & dulcimers

COVINGTON, Ky. – Once again, we’re landing in your inbox on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving so that you can get started on the weekend festivities (which begin tonight and generally involves local watering holes). Make no mistake, there’s stuff going on this week after the big meal. For one, there’s holiday shopping to be done. Plan to do yours locally at the many cool...

City Hall closed Thursday, Friday

COVINGTON, Ky. – “Happy Thanksgiving” a day early from the City of Covington – 81 years after President (Franklin D.) Roosevelt signed a joint resolution of Congress officially and formally affixing a permanent date to the national holiday, that being “the “fourth Thursday in November.” As to when the very first day of thanksgiving was celebrated in the...

#shopsmallcovington

‘All character, no chains’ makes Covington the best destination for ‘Small Business Saturday’ shopping   COVINGTON, Ky. – And just like that, it’s time for holiday shopping. “Small Business Saturday” – the traditional and ceremonial start to the annual holiday shopping season – occurs this coming weekend, and there is no...
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