Art on Vine returns to Rhinegeist

By: Allison Wisyanski ~Arts & Entertainment Editor~ Art on Vine returned to Over- The-Rhine, where more than 30 local artists set up booths to sell their fine arts and handmade goods. The event was from 12 to 6 p.m. on April 19 at Rhinegeist. Products for sale included works such as paintings, photos, jewelry, belts, pottery and more. Admission was free, but patrons were welcome to splurge on local art pieces. The inaugural Art on Vine took place July 27, 2013 on Vine Street. It evolved from a college class project by James Jenkins and Page Lansley which was to … Continue reading Art on Vine returns to Rhinegeist


By: Hollis Conners ~Features Editor~ Red and green lights are illuminating the streets of Over-the-Rhine (OTR) as various nonprofits participate in otrAGLOW, a window display competition that will light up the neighborhood for the third year in a row. OtrAGLOW began with Urban Sites, a building developer in OTR that allowed residents and businesses to take part in a window display contest. Eventually, more organizations like the Art Academy and OTR Chamber became involved, and a “nonprofit” category was added. Sean Rhiney, Xavier’s Director of the Eigel Center for Community Engaged Learning, was one of the judges. “As the neighborhood … Continue reading otrAGLOW

The reality of “revitalization”: Changes in Over-The-Rhine neglect needs of traditional residents

What should I do this weekend? It’s a question all students ask themselves every week. Here at Xavier we’re only a quick 15 minute drive from one of the fastest developing neighborhoods in the country, Over-The-Rhine (OTR). OTR provides plenty of options for a leisurely weekend excursion from campus. Restaurants, shops and theaters can be found throughout OTR. If you are so inclined, you can even find overpriced home décor shops. All of this allows for a sufficient break from the monotony of being stuck on campus. If you are looking for a place to get away and have a … Continue reading The reality of “revitalization”: Changes in Over-The-Rhine neglect needs of traditional residents