Julie Irwin Zimmerman

Julie Irwin Zimmerman is a contributing editor at Cincinnati magazine.

Indianapolis's Non-Profits Move In Together

Indianapolis couldn't afford to tear down the old city market. So a bunch of non-profits turned it into a work space and farmers' market.

How U.S. Companies Decide Where To Locate Their Chinese Factories

According to a new study, it's not just cheap labor that big tech companies are drawn to.

Stuck, or Content?

What Richard Florida misunderstood about why people spend their lives in places like Ohio

The Folly of Corporate Relocation Incentives

When cities compete to lure big companies, no one wins

The Problem With City Crime Rankings

Lists of the most dangerous cities don't actually tell us anything about those cities

How Much is a Bike Trail Worth?

Far from 'frivolous spending,' data shows trails can actually boost property tax revenues