Spring in Our Steps

Enhancing community connections in Cincinnati, by reclaiming alleys, sidewalks, and steps for the pedestrian.

In Honor of Earth Day 50, Stepping Up is Easy: A Virtual Cleanup

What day is it? It’s hard to know anymore, in the face of the pandemic response and seemingly austere regimen. Did you know that today marks the 50th anniversary of … Continue reading

April 22, 2020 · Leave a comment

Previously unknown alleys in Cincinnati gained prominence over past 4 years

It’s amazing how much that previously (largely) unknown public alleys in Cincinnati have gained prominence in the local media, over the past few years. Since Spring in Our Steps began … Continue reading

December 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

Get ready–our 2018 cleanup kickoff is near. March 31st!

Hello supporters! We’re kicking off our 2018 activities in traditional fashion, with an alley cleanup! We’re thrilled about an exciting collaboration with several respected community partners. AGAR, a social intelligence agency … Continue reading

March 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Peete Alley in OTR has been (mostly) destroyed

Since March 24, 2012, Spring in Our Steps had developed a particular affinity for Peete Alley, a curved, cobblestone public space between the western end of Peete Street and the … Continue reading

September 4, 2017 · 1 Comment