Saturday, May 5 at 2:00 p.m. the Main Public Library in downtown Cincinnati will present a free lecture by Erik Larson, a historian who has authored several New York Times bestselling books. His latest work is called "In the Garden of Beasts". The title refers to the Berlin park known as the Tiergarten. The story begins in 1933, just months after Adolf Hitler was appointed Chancellor of Germany. Larson talked about his lecture with WNKU's Steve Hirschberg.
The 138th annual running of the Kentucky Derby happens this Saturday at Churchill Downs in Louisville. To find out about the history of the Run for the Roses, WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Wendy Treinen, the Director of Communications for the Kentucky Derby Museum. She says the derby began in 1875.
The city of Cincinnati says it has become the first major city in the U.S. to offer 100% green electricity to qualified residential and small business consumers. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the program with City Manager Milton Dohoney.
TED is a nonprofit organization which stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design. TED was started 26 years ago as a conference bringing people together to share ideas.Since then people from around the world have embraced the concept of TED by creating conferences and programs.
The band, Sassy Molasses, is releasing a series of 5 concept ep's . The first installment “Denial and Isolation” just debuted at the Clifton Heights Music Festival. Sassy Molasses was nominated for the 2011 Cincinnati Entertainment Award for Best Folk/ Americana act .
The new garage beneath Washington Park in Cincinnati's Over-the-Rhine neighborhood opens to the public this Friday. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the garage and the park renovations with Anastasia Mileham, a spokeswoman for 3CDC, the Cincinnati Center City Development Corporation.
Cincinnati Police, along with federal ATF officers and the Ohio Parole Authority are announcing major results from a collaborative crackdown on violent crime in the city. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.