Main Street residents speak out

Barricades put up by the City of Cincinnati to prevent gun violence draw ire By Tess Brewer, Staff Writer The regular bustle on Main Street in Over-The-Rhine (OTR) has looked different these past three weeks, following restrictions put in place by city administration and police in the wake of the mass shooting on Aug. 7.  These measures, including metal barricades and a heightened police presence, have impacted residents and small businesses in the area. Prior to the shooting, weekend nights on Main Street saw the sidewalks busy with activity. Now metal bike racks, which line the sidewalks stretching from south … Continue reading Main Street residents speak out