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Covington site’s $16.3MM vote of confidence

This photo, used courtesy of Bray Construction Services, shows Bray building Phase 1 of the public infrastructure on the 23-acre site. Federal RAISE grant to fund streetscape, transportation connections at CCR COVINGTON, Ky. – From the beginning, the City of Covington has proclaimed that its transformation of the 23-acre former IRS site near the Ohio River would create more than j...

Tacos, Culture Day & pub crawl

COVINGTON, Ky. – Good Gawd almighty. This heat. We dang near included “Oppressive heat” in the headline. Whatever you do in The Cov this weekend –  and believe us, there is a  lot of really great stuff happening that you won’t want to miss – just be mindful that you need to drink copious amounts of water so you don’t get dehydrated. (That&rsqu...

Purge E-waste, old paper files, and more Saturday

Annual drop-off event provides secure eco-friendly disposal COVINGTON, Ky. – Saturday brings the perfect opportunity to finally get rid of those burdensome “trash” items in a way that’s eco-friendly.  The 2024 E-Waste and Paper Shredding event happens from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Holmes High School (via its entrance on Madison Avenue). The annual event, which is in ...

City streamlines process for obtaining short-term rental license

COVINGTON, Ky. – The City of Covington has streamlined the process for obtaining a license to rent out a house for overnight stays. The new regulations for short-term rentals or vacation rentals – commonly known by their Airbnb and Vrbo platforms – are the anticipated follow-up to the new regulatory framework adopted last year. Designed to rein in “the wild wild west&...

PD’s new recruit got ‘jump start’ in cadet program

COVINGTON, Ky. – Covington’s newest recruit is completing the agency’s Police Cadet Program and looks forward to a long career of service to the people of Covington. Adam Lipps was sworn in by Mayor Joe Meyer this morning and received his badge from Assistant Police Chief Matthew Winship in a ceremony at City Hall. Prior to administering the oath of office, Meyer told Lipps...

City Hall closed Wednesday for Juneteenth

COVINGTON, Ky. – Here’s a reminder that offices at City Hall at 20 W. Pike St. will be closed on Wednesday in recognition of the Juneteenth holiday. They will reopen at 8 a.m. Thursday. Also Wednesday, the Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission and St. Elizabeth Healthcare will hold their annual Juneteenth Celebration from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Lincoln Grant Scholar House, ...

Dad, Juneteenth, bourbon, farmers & forks

COVINGTON, Ky. – Get ready for a busy, fun-filled weekend in The Cov. With Father’s Day, Juneteenth, National Bourbon Day, and World Refugee Day on the calendar, there will be no shortage of activities and celebrations. There’s also a very cool book launch (in a roomful of cats!!), a fund-raising dinner to support local farmers at a beautiful historic Covington vineyard, an...

CCR update: $67.2MM Silverman project to bring apartments, commercial space

This massing model is NOT a rendering. But it gives a conceptual illustration of how the individual project would look in relation to itself and how it would fit in with the surrounding area. Expected $228K a year tax gain will fund services in the rest of Covington COVINGTON, Ky. – The pieces of the 23-acre Covington Central Riverfront neighborhood continue to fall into place. ...

Juneteenth events in The Cov start this weekend

City Hall closed June 19 for historic ‘second Independence Day’ COVINGTON, Ky. – For the third year in a row, the City of Covington is closing its offices on June 19 to celebrate Juneteenth, the federal holiday that commemorates the end to slavery in the United States. The City is also a sponsor of events – including a job fair, parade, and festival – that lead ...

Monte Casino joins alphabet scavenger hunt

Read Ready Covington event Wednesday launches  6th A-Z Walking Tour as interactive educational fun for kids   COVINGTON, Ky. – Covington kiddos, are you ready to accept your mission? The mission is one of intrigue, requiring a keen eye, a spirit of adventure, and the tenacity to stay on task until the final of 26 “assignments” is complete. It all starts a...
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