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KEEPIN’ IT REAL in THE COV: Anchor Grill

CAPTIONS: Photo 4: Accepting the Authenti-CITY Award on Monday from Mayor Joe Meyer at Covington Yard was Carolyn Chapman, center, who took over when her Mom passed away in 1996, and Michelle Robinson, who works the grill. Photo 5: Addie Crutchleo works the grill ...  In fick...

And so it begins ...

With a 'nudge' and a crash, demolition of IRS facility under way COVINGTON, Ky. – The first hole knocked into the side of the sprawling IRS “Flat Top” building in Covington on Monday came via a “nudge” more than a “punch” or “slash.” ...

With a Caterpillar’s swipe, the ‘Flat Top’ era ends

As seen from the east, the former IRS “Flat Top” dominates the 23-acre Central Covington Riverfront site.   5½-month demolition of IRS facility begins today COVINGTON, Ky. – A Caterpillar 365 excavator will approach the former IRS data-processing facility somet...

New ‘toy’ = smoother driving, better pothole repair

Todd Redman, storm water maintenance supervisor, makes a second pass on a strip of Martin Street with the new cold planer attachment. Public Works puts cold planer attachment to use COVINGTON, Ky. – Slowly and methodically, Todd Redman drove a Bobcat skid steer loader down Martin Street,...

City to fund 11 neighborhood projects

Projects funded through the City’s Neighborhood Grant Program in the past have included signs, banners, picnic tables, benches, dog waste stations, flower pots, and landscaping. Ideas include landscaping, safety signs, dog waste stations & tour COVINGTON, Ky. – Eleven neighbor...

Grace period ends for new parking meter hours

Changes protect on-street spots for small businesses COVINGTON, Ky. – The month-long grace period is over: Parking meters will now be enforced 8 a.m. until 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday in Covington as part of an effort to preserve on-street parking for small businesses who need it to surv...

‘Covington Connect’ Wi-Fi project wins international award

Essam Elgusain, Covington’s IT Manager and System Analyst, poses with Covington Connect’s Smart 50 Award. Partnership created to smash digital divide joins list of 50 most transformative ‘smart’ initiatives in the world COVINGTON, Ky. – A City-led initiative to...

Interstate ramps not closing tonight

The ramp from Pike Street to northbound Interstate 71/75 was to close tonight but will remain open a little longer. State delays changes as part of Texas Turnaround safety project COVINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has delayed the closure of two interstate ramps that wa...

Wildflowers, song & family drama

COVINGTON, Ky. – This recent cold spell has given us cabin fever. If you, like us, NEED to get outside this weekend, The Cov has plenty of events to grab your interest. For example, you can help tend to a pollinator garden … take a stroll and savor history, beer, and tasty food &hell...

Interstate ramps close Monday

The ramp from Pike Street to northbound Interstate 71/75 will close for about six months starting Monday evening. Temporary changes part of Texas Turnaround safety project COVINGTON, Ky. – The beginning of a project to make the Brent Spence Bridge safer will mean the temporary closure of...
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