When voters approved a sales-tax increase to pay $540 million toward stadiums for Cincinnati’s professional baseball and football teams almost two decades ago, city leaders promised lower property levies and a business district along the Ohio River.
Diana, goddess of chastity, lives in the icebox of a fridge. She’s dwarfed by huge cellophane-wrapped sausages and giant broccoli spears. It’s not what Rameau had in mind for his 1733 opera “Hyppolite et Aricie.”
New York police and event organizers are beefing up security after the Boston Marathon bombings to protect a Revlon Inc.-sponsored charity race through midtown Manhattan and a citywide bicycle tour this weekend.