Cincinnati Jazz & BBQ Festival 2017

This year’s Cincinnati Jazz & BBQ Festival will take place on September 9 at the intersection of Madison & Whetsel. Music by the Nasty Nati Brass Band, Triage featuring Eugene Goss and Jazz Renaissance. Food by Ron D’s BBQ, Sweets & Meats BBQ, Depot Barbecue and Pit to Plate. Beer will be provided by Bad Tom Smith Brewing.   Admission to the festival is free.  Buy locally handmade goods at the Art Mart.  The Cincinnati Recreation Commission will have activities for the kids. This event happens the same day as the Madisonville 5K. Find out more about the race at the Madisonville 5K website. Find out more about the Festival on the Festival’s Facebook page.

Register Now for the Madisonville 5K

Runners and walkers are invited to join the 4th annual Madisonville 5K on September 10. You can register now for this fun event by clicking here.  The race begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Madisonville Recreation Center, 5320 Stewart Rd., but arrive early for great activities, warm ups and refreshments. Pre-registration is $20 for adults and $10 for students.  Race day registration is $25 for adults and $15 for students. Proceeds from the race go to benefit community improvement efforts in Madisonville.

Business Courier: Cranley proposes funding for Madisonville business district development

From the Cincinnati Business Courier: The city will kick in $4 million to jumpstart the redevelopment of Madisonville’s business district along Madison Road spearheaded by Ackermann Group, Mayor John Cranley announced Wednesday. The money will help complete a long process begun under former Mayor Mark Mallory in which the city quietly bought 7.5 acres of property and four blocks of the once-thriving business district. Click here for the full story.

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Former bank building gets new life in Madisonville

From the Cincinnati Business Courier: A $644,000 project to transform the former Fifth Third Bank building at the corner of Madison Road and Whetsel Avenue in Madisonville opened its doors to the public on Thursday. The Madisonville Community Urban Redevelopment Corp. led the project that turned the building at 5900 Madison Road into a street-level restaurant space with two, two-bedroom apartments on the second floor. For more information: Read the full WLW story. Read the full Urban Cincy story. Read the Business Courier story. Read the Cincinnati Enquirer story.

Cincinnati Enquirer: Madisonville ‘on the move’ with commercial, residential plans

From the Cincinnati Enquirer: Developments to add 20 new homes and a new hotel in Madisonville got the green-light from a city planning panel last week. West Chester Township-based In-Line Development Co. obtained a zoning change on property along Duck Creek Road to add 20 homes within an existing subdivision.  And about a mile away from that, a developer’s plan to build a 239-room Dolce Hotel and conference center could mark the next development phase at the former NuTone manufacturing complex. Read the full Cincinnati Enquirer story here.

Cincinnati Business Courier: Twenty New Homes Coming

From the Cincinnati Business Courier: Twenty new single-family homes are coming to Madisonville after the Cincinnati Planning Commission approved a needed zoning change on Friday. In-Line Development Company will buy 2.4 acres from the city for the development, which will create 20 lots measuring 30 feet by 90 feet. The development will be along Duck Creek Road, east of Kennedy Avenue and west of Strathmore Drive. Read the full Business Courier article here.  

Article: A peek into Madisonville’s future

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