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Cincinnati Gets Yet Another Shout-Out From 'Forbes' Magazine

It seems as though Cincinnati's history, charm and rapid growth are catching people's attention across the nation lately. And, after a recent blog on June 3 which highlighted many of Cincinnati's museums and other iconic destinations, Forbes magazine just gave the Queen City another shout-out.
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EXCLUSIVE: Rookwood Pottery moves OTR store, opening new Greater Cincinnati location

The Rookwood Pottery Co. has moved its Over-the-Rhine store and will open a location at a Greater Cincinnati shopping center as it works to attract customers to a new side of its business.
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A New Book on the Life of Rookwood Pottery Founder Maria Longworth Storer

On the 170th anniversary of her birth, Maria Longworth Storer, the founder of the famed Rookwood Pottery and a co-founder of Cincinnati’s long-running May Festival, is getting a comprehensive biography.
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Rookwood Pottery's New Spin on Tradition

From Cincinnati Magazine: "Morgan Willenbrink and Lauren Thomeczek enjoy the best of both worlds in their roles at Rookwood Pottery. As sole members of the hand throwing team, they hone their craft daily by replicating classic Rookwood pieces in the same hands-on way previous generations of artists did."
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Over-The-Rhine: Cincinnati’s Historic Neighborhood Hums Again

From Forbes: "Getting behind the scenes is to appreciate more than a dozen complex and detailed craft skills that go into a vase or tilework, from the work of chemists and designers to those busy casting, firing and glazing. You won't likely resist taking a vase or bowl home afterward from the small Rookwood showroom."
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Cincinnati: A Great American City Roars Back

From Forbes: "Skyscraper cognoscenti know where to look in the United States for one of the last century’s most important early superstructures, one that outside of its home city doesn’t get today nearly the kudos it merits.
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National Spelling Bee, at a Loss for Words, Crowns 8 Co-Champions

From The New York Times: "A superhuman group of adolescents broke the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday, with eight contestants crowned co-champions after the competition said it was running out of challenging words."
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Spelling Bee To Rookwood Pottery: We're Going To Need More Trophies

From WVXU: "In an unprecedented move, the Scripps Spelling Bee crowned eight co-champions early Friday morning. After 20 rounds of increasingly difficult words, the 2019 Spelling Bee organizers declared the final eight contestants "octochamps." "
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See the new Scripps National Spelling Bee trophy designed by Rookwood Pottery

From the Cincinnati Enquirer: "For the first time, the 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee has a custom-designed trophy featuring designs that highlight the history of the spelling bee."
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Rookwood Pottery Creates First Custom-Designed Trophy for the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Cincinnati's historic Rookwood Pottery has created the first custom trophy for the Scripps National Spelling Bee competition.
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Rookwood Pottery Creates First Custom Scripps National Spelling Bee Trophy, The “Scripps Cup”

From Lead Cincinnati: "The Bee and Rookwood Pottery showcase Cincinnati’s artistic distinction on international stage"
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Teacher Blog: Celebrating Women From the CAM Collection Preview

Blog by Angela Mascolino, Cincinnati Art Museum
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