Greening of the bluegrass
Northern Kentucky has become a hotbed of chitchat as big banks in Southwest Ohio eye potential buyouts on the river's booming Kentucky side.

Look Who's Talking: Henry Browning
Henry Browning has seen just about everything in the trucking industry over his 40 years as a driver, and even considers himself as a pretty good bellwether for the state of the nation's economy.

Stewart case highlights flaws in system
Martha Stewart, who's made millions selling her version of better living in America, is scheduled to go on trial Jan. 20 on charges related to insider trading.

Queen City Rewind
The week in business news in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky

Business Meetings This Week
Announcements of meetings and seminars, and instructions for listing your event.

Business People
Promotions & new on the job.
Small businesses pioneer rebound
NEW YORK - The first signs that business was getting better for Marianne O'Connor's public relations company came early last year.
This will be your year, so seize it
I'm officially declaring 2004 "The Year of You."
Break your leg? Hope you bought ski-pass insurance
The exhilaration of skiing can come with a hefty price, with season passes costing more than $1,200 at premier resorts. So an injury can mean lost money as well as lost fun.
Tristate business notebook

Special Report: P&G's Russian Frontier
In a three-day series, The Enquirer's Cliff Peale reports from Russia on Procter & Gamble's manufucturing and marketing drive there and the implications for Greater Cincinnati.
Booming market bears potential and challenge
It's not like Kroger: 'Stores' make selling a challenge
New economy holds instability and risk
Overseas sales have big impact back home
Making cleaning products, two worlds meet
Q&A: Former dancer takes giant leap
Europe teaches lessons about style
Vanity products are a gamble for Procter

Erpenbeck archive
A. William Erpenbeck spent years building a company that appears to be crumbling. One of the Tristate's biggest home builders, the Erpenbeck Co., is under federal investigation for a suspected bank fraud that is affecting lenders, subcontractors and home owners. Click here for links to all Enquirer reports.