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A proposed development along Wasson Way in Hyde Park is raising concerns among some neighbors in the area. Hyde Park homebuilder Kenneth French plans to develop six luxury houses to overlook the future Wasson Way bike trail in the area across from Kroger. The Hyde Park Neighborhood Council opposes the proposal.

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Here's a "before and after" look at HGTV's "Urban Oasis" home in Oakley to be given away in a sweepstakes starting Monday, Oct 1.

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On May 19 a yellow house on Grace Avenue in Mt. Lookout met the wrecking ball. The home stood for more than one hundred years. Some neighbors called it historic. But the new owner said that historic character had long since been stripped away. Now the site of this demolition, and others in Mt. Lookout and Hyde Park, have ignited a debate over the lot-splitting and sub-dividing of homes in these increasingly desirable neighborhoods.

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The Marburg Avenue bridge, which connects Oakley and Hyde Park, re-opens to traffic Saturday afternoon.

A ribbon cutting is planned at 3 p.m.

Hyde Park's Mary Ran Gallery is currently featuring an exhibit of two abstract expressionists, and friends, Jack Meanwell and Paul Chidlaw

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Two road projects start in Cincinnati Monday. Both are expected to cause some traffic problems.

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Residents of Hyde Park and Oakley can learn more about a bridge closure that will impact their communities during a public information session Monday evening.  

Cincinnati officials say the bridge on Marburg Avenue at the intersections of Wasson Way and Greenhouse Lane is old and needs to be replaced.  

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The former Metro bus driver who hit and killed a man in Hyde Park earlier this year, accepted a plea deal Wednesday morning.

Hamilton County Prosecutors agreed to drop vehicular manslaughter charges if Tyrone Patrick pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide. That's a first degree misdemeanor, carrying a penalty of up to 6 months in jail.

One of the fall’s most anticipated events is the Hyde Park Art Show, happening October 6 along Edwards and Madison Roads. The event features local and regional artists, and it also helps fund scholarships for students majoring in art at local colleges. Jane Durrell previews the show with organizing committee member Jackie Reau.