SERVED: The series that takes you into the kitchens (and minds) of the chefs, cooks, and food-enthusiasts that make Cincinnati's culinary life so uniquely robust, diverse, and (of course) delicious. This month, we saddle up and head to Django Western Taco for their simple, but oh-so-memorable, grilled salmon dish. We ride!
Our weekly, curated list of must-check-out activities, neatly packaged in a few digestible sentences. This week we've got Labor Day on the mind, which means one thing. Riverfest. Kabluey!
Murals. Perhaps the ultimate accessible art. Cincinnati is bursting with vibrant, color-infusing, life-bettering public art. (Before we dive into "Part 2," we wanted to give the amazing pieces showcased here one more turn in the spotlight.) Enjoy!
If you love astronomy, science museums, and/ or Ohio history, the Armstrong Air & Space Museum combines the best of all worlds for an out-of-this-world experience. Just up the road in Wapakoneta, Ohio, the museum will leave you reaching for the stars.
BrewRiver GastroPub: giving classic American pub food the "cuisine" treatment it's always deserved. If you're taking Riverside Dr. east from downtown, keep your eyes peeled. You might just whiz by your new favorite.
Cincinnati improv is on the rise! With the first annual Improv Festival of Cincinnati set for September, we catch up with Kevin Crowley (Second City alum, Queen City native, and festival headliner) to discuss the state of the art form and where the Cincy scene is headed.
Welcome to Northside, home to funky shops, great eats, cool bars, hot real estate, and a close-knit community of young creatives and old hands. Hop aboard and get to know "The 45223" (aka "The Right Side, the Tight Side, the Northside”).
In the urban renaissance that's taking place in downtown and Over the Rhine, the housing market is also booming. So while the time to buy was 5-10 years ago ('cause you woulda looked like a real estate genius) it doesn't mean there still aren't places to invest your money and plant your flag. Case in point: 426 E. 12th Street in Pendleton.
The dream of having a bar "where everybody knows your name" is alive and well in Newport. The Crazy Fox Saloon has been transforming strangers into regulars (and buddies) since 1999. And it's only getting started.
Mother, college instructor, contemporary-bohemian fashionista. Alicia McEwen is a force to be reckoned with. We recently sat down with this Bellevue resident to discuss style, fashion, self-image, and looking fabulous after 40. (Her secret: Let your style grow up with you.)
Delicio restaurant in Montgomery offers a new take on the classic pizza pie. Cooked in a coal fired oven, this is a taste you will come to love.
On the Menu: our monthly exploration of the top four of-the-moment things that you’ve just gotta sink your teeth into. For September, we wanted to give the grill one last good summertime stoke before transitioning into more autumnal fire. Check out our top four reasons to get your grilling in now.
Say hello to The Littlefield, the newest addition to Northside's ever-growing social scene. Serving "as many bourbons as they can get their hands on," along with a superbly crafted bourbon-themed menu, this newcomer certainly knows how to make an entrance.
We're kicking off a new series called "Put a Fork in It," as a way to dissect and describe our relationship to some of our favorite menu items in the city. Let's dig in!
Each day, as the final match on center concludes, prior to the 'Not before 7pm' start time, there is a noticeable calm in the air. It's called Happy Hour.
Admit it. … You fake it. And whether you get by on your “I own this” bravado or somehow skate under the radar, you know it. And at the end of the day, you’ve got to be honest with yourself. You don’t really know how to pronounce that restaurant’s name. Fear no more, fellow Cincinnatians. We've got your back.
Our weekly musical selection that either captures the vibe heading into the weekend or is a song we simply can't stop looping on our playlist. This week's pick goes to "Bang Bang" by Jessie J (feat. Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj.
You know what they say: "Thursday's the new Friday." Which is to say, the weekend's already heating up, dear Cinicnnatians. It's time to check out your curated list of must-do activities and events.
“If you see a person three times on the street, it’s your job to stop and learn their name.” The Hilltop Stories film project focuses its lens on transforming areas into places of connection and community. Check out how the initiative is taking root in Walnut Hills.
Meat pies, anyone? Broadway’s gruesome thriller, Sweeney Todd, takes to the stage at The Carnegie in Covington, opening the venue's 2014-15 theatre season.
Well dang. That went fast. Was fun. And now it's over. Often the most incredible week of the summer comes right at the end of it. So, now what? Before we move on to that back-to-school mindset, let's recap the week that was.
In just over 24 hours, it'll all be over. And no, it wasn't a dream. But you will still wake up from the experience wishing you could go back to center court or hang by the bar with your newfound friends. So, to savor those last bits of yellow fuzz that you can, here's our bucket list of items you need to complete before the 2014 Western & Southern Open is in the books.
Bold Fusion, the largest convergence of young professionals in the area, held its 10th annual conference on Thursday, Aug. 21 at the Horseshoe Casino. Andrew Yang, CEO of Venture for America and author of "Smart People Should Build Things" gave the keynote address.
Polo. Live music. Eats and drinks. Divot stomping! The second annual Galloping Pig folded the best of all worlds — philanthropy, sports, and entertainment — into a worthwhile and highly enjoyable afternoon. Hosted by the BowTie Foundation (a local community fund that works to support underpriveleged youth), the event was classic Cincy fun. (Plus, there was time to pet the horses!)
Action, competition, entertainment. It's been a phenomenal week. The courts, however, haven't been the only proving grounds. The social experience is a tournament in and of itself. Check out our collection of folks and moments that rose to the top. Ladies and gents, we present the Superlatives of the Western & Southern Open, 2014.
For the third straight year, UC Health sponsored an "Affair at the Open." The sold out event began at the Horseshoe Casino before guests were transported to the tennis center in Mason for the Saturday evening session of the semifinals.
It's tennis season, which means, of course, that there's plenty of champagne for sipping, a respectable selection of edibles for noshing, and a wealth of stylish individuals for people- / style-watching. Here are our favorite shots of folks adding their own personal flare to the mix.
You probably don't know him by name, but we're sure you've heard his voice. Andrew Krasny is the voice of the Western & Southern Open (among a few other tourneys on the WTA & ATP tours), and he was kind enough to chat with us for a quick video interview to learn more about his favorite words, greatest pet peeves, and what keeps him coming back for more.
For most of us, time, money, and energy tend to be finite kinds of things. So when it comes to travel, maximization is key. (Especially when it comes to finances.) Here are 10 quick tips to help you stretch your travel dollar.
One of the largest private collections of cycling equipment in the world can be found just an axel-spin north of Cincinnati in the rural town of New Bremen, Ohio. Gear up for an educational (and fun) trip down history lane.
In the final part of this three-part series, we take you to San Francisco, home to the Golden Gate Bridge, the de Young Museum, and the Palace of Fine Arts. There's more culture in this city than you can wrap your brain around, let alone your hands. So get after it.
Columbia Tusculum. Sweet eats, Painted Ladies, and relaxing strolls. Check out all the spots&sites as we tour through this colorful neighborhood. (Oh, and come prepared to fall in love.)
Part two of this California adventure includes driving up from Los Angeles on the Pacific Coast Highway with stops in San Simeon to see the elephant seals, lunch at the Ragged Point Inn in South Big Sur, and finishing off the day in Carmel at Clint Eastwood's Hotel, Mission Ranch.
The Western & Southern Open is a magnet. For tennis enthusiasts — those visiting from outside Greater Cincinnati and hometown fans alike — the event is an oppotunity to truly savor the best of summer. Dive into all the area has to offer with our guide to the hotspots of Mason, OH. (And a few must-do destinations in Cincinnati proper as well).