Despite scoring errors by an employee weighing applications and other hiccups, Ohio Auditor David Yost says it’s too late for the state to pause the process that awarded 24 businesses medicinal marijuana licenses
Hello all. It is, somehow, by some mysterious alignment of the stars, both National Margarita Day and National Chili Day. God help us all. If you need direction on where to go to get your downtown margarita on, well, my intrepid coworkers blazed that trail for you yesterday. Check out the story here.
On to news. Cincinnati Public Schools last night held another public forum on FC Cincinnati’s proposal that would swap land with the district so it can build a privately-financed $200 million soccer stadium on the current site of Stargel Stadium near Taft High School in the West End. The team would then build a new Stargel Stadium on vacant land south of the current stadium.
Last night’s meeting saw many of the same concerns raised by residents about displacement, rising rents, traffic, noise and other issues. We’ve covered those concerns in previous stories, including this week’s news feature. The meeting also saw some supporters of the team’s bid to build in the West End, something that hasn’t happened in past meetings. Read more in our story here.
• A national march organized by activists and survivors of the Parkland school shooting in Florida will get a local iteration. March for Our Lives, scheduled for March 24 in Washington, D.C., has seen a number of local versions pop up in cities across the country, including Cincinnati. The march seeks to pressure politicians