WEEKEND GUIDE: Our weekly, curated list of must-check-out activities. This weekend we're keeping our eyes on Tyler Shields' "Provocateur" opening, an evening with Ira Glass, and the Arts & Antique Festival among others.
The Queen City rocks. We know this. But sometimes you just want a change of scenery. We recently hopped in the car for a visit to Louisville, our friendly neighbor to the south. Join us for a tour of the city’s amazing (if sometimes undersung) artsy side.
You've done it again. You've gotten yourself embroiled in yet another empty-stomach night out. Don't waste your time, money, and tummy space on soggy fries from the nearest drive-through. These Queen City late-night stops will keep the party going. ... Straight into the morning-after.
Flying high since 1970, Bluebird Restaurant offers a step back in time to a simpler way to dine. Nestled in Norwood on Montgomery Road, this breakfast-all-day diner serves up all of the classic comfort food greats. Come on in and get a forkful of some good ol' home cooking.
Covington is on the art map. Case in point: a captivating new mural (brought to life by FAILE, an internationally renowned artist collective) is unfolding in downtown Covington at this very moment. Let's take a peek at the action behind "Around the Corner."
The first thing to know about Tony Tiemeyer is that there is no one in Cincinnati quite like him. From a warehouse in Northside, he curates a much sought-after collection of vintage, designer, and couture clothing. Spending an hour with him in his Evolution Studio is like visiting the best closet on the planet. It will almost make you salivate.
Our weekly collection of the most telling, compelling, and visually dazzling shots to be found in the photo-sharing world, themed and curated for your viewing enjoyment. This week we soak up the beauty of fall.
Halloween: the gateway to "The Eating Season." It’s basically a marathon of food from now until January 1. Now is the time to set the stage for maximum holiday enjoyment with minimum “why did I eat that?” remorse. Here are four holiday goodies that are worth the trip to the gym.
Join us on our photo walk through the beautiful neighborhood of East Walnut Hills. The homes featured are done in the manner of the Georgian, Romanesque, Norman, and Italianate architectural styles, which were in vogue during the turn of the century.
The annual RetroFittings fashion show was held on Thursday, Oct. 16 in the Music Hall Ballroom in support of St. Vincent de Paul. To put it lightly, the runway was on fire!
Spend a morning at Findlay Market and you'll meet plenty of characters. Let's say "Hi" to a few of the merchants & other folks that make this landmark the heart of the city. ("Palate" of the city? ... "Tummy?" Whatever it is, we love it.)
Happy hour. Typically (but not always) positioned in the late afternoon and early evening hours, it's the perfect opportunity to transition into the weekend or celebrate a midweek victory at the office. The Queen City's culinary/ bar scene offers a laundry list of notable happy hours. Here are a few to get you started.
There are some folks who get giddy as the seasons change from summer to fall. I am not one of those people. But there is something I do enjoy as the weather gets colder. I'm talking about a delicious and filling bowl of chicken noodle soup.
Pumpkin beer is taking over local taps. And this year, some new breweries have tossed their hats into the ring. How do they compare to the time-honored favorites? From palate to alcoholic volume, here’s what you need to know.
Now that the season of pumpkin spice, apple cider, tailgating, and football is here, your standard order at the bar might need a mix-up. As hard as it might be to put down the mojito, here are a few drinks in town that will help take fall to the next level. Cheers!
The fifth-annual Asian Food Fest swept into Washington Park for an all-day, multi-faceted celebration of culture, diversity, and (of course) cuisine. With 11 nations, 13 arts & entertainment organizations, and 18 eateries represented, the event brought more than its fair share of flavor. Check the pics for a glimpse at the how the AFF rang in autumn with a happy bang!
Petcasso is a two-day art show and sale benefiting Pets In Need of Greater Cincinnati. The event, held on Oct. 17 & 18, will showcase the talents of 27 carefully-selected local artists and artisans representing a variety of mediums. Now, who let the dogs out? Sorry, we couldn't resist.
In a loose retelling of the story of Icarus, Cirque du Soleil heads to the Bank of Kentucky Center (Oct. 16-19) for Varekai. The experience of seeing the costumes, acrobatics, and talent of these international artists and performers is unparalleled. We caught a sneak peek during the dress rehearsal on Wednesday. Take a look!
WEEKEND GUIDE: Our weekly, curated list of must-check-out activities. On the itinerary: TEDx, Doc Severinsen, & the Chocolate Festival. Take a look and get all the details on this weekend's top activities.
Constella is like an ever-evolving, multi-dimensional box of fine chocolates. You will want to try them all, and every single one is distinctly exciting and delicious. And that's never been more true as the Constella Festival gets ready to announce its 2015 season.
Instagram Roundup: Our weekly collection of the most telling, compelling, and visually dazzling shots to be found in the photo-sharing world — themed and curated for your viewing enjoyment. What better way to kick off the series than with a look into the Queen City's celebration of photography itself? Ladies and gents, we dive into #FotoFocus2014.
This is why we love this city! (Well, one of the reasons, anyway.) In a Venn Diagram of artful awesomeness, Washington Park truly brought the goodness to OTR this Saturday. Playing host to The City Flea (which takes place once a month) and the "FotoGram@ArtHub" exhibition, part of the city-wide FotoFocus event (which only occurs once every two years), the park was hopping with creativity, food, and fashionable folks enjoying a day in the fall sun. Check the pics!
Whether you are a single gal trying to blaze your own trail in the workforce, a stay-at-home mom, or a wife balancing a career and kids, women (and especially) moms are kind of like superheroes. That's why you ladies need to pamper yourselves this weekend at the Women's Expo (Oct. 25 & 26) at the Sharonville Convention Center.
As The Grand City Experiment (a project conceived by one of the 2014 C-Change classes) hits its midway point, we check in to see how the daily challenges are changing perceptions and making Cincinnati more welcoming.
You know the face. You've seen the moves. Bob Herzog is co-anchor of Local 12's "Good Morning Cincinnati." And right now, he is up for People Magazine's prestigious "Sexiest Anchor Alive" awards, but he needs your help. Take a look through our photo gallery to see why Bob is the man to beat.
Is your fitness routine in an autumn slump? Tired of the same old, same old? We’ve all been there. Fortunately though, getting in shape no longer has to mean logging dreadful miles on the treadmill while the temperature plummets outside. We take a look at some of the freshest approsaches to fitness in the area.
Street Style — "Humans of Cincinnati" Edition: the series that takes to the Queen City streets, strikes up an impromptu conversation with a passerby, and highlights the vibrant color and depth of the people who call Cincinnati home. In today's installment, we talk family, neighborhoods, and tattoos with Scot Gilmore.
Tucked into the lush, rolling greens of Forest Park, a 1956 beauty awaits her next companion. Check your 'do and shake those martinis, because this Mid-Century Modern ranch house will make you want to embrace the classic.
The Big Apple is big. That’s a given. For some, the sheer size and scope of New York City can be a bit intimidating. Not to worry, though, size doesn’t always translate into price. Here's a list of 10 free things that prove you don’t have to be a “Wolf of Wall Street” to have an extraordinary NYC experience.
If you’ve been wishing time would just slow down for a bit, you might want to hurry up and head to Ripley, Ohio. Join us for a quick trip to this historically rich and undeniably charming village on the river. A taste of the good ol’ days (and some pretty darn tasty ice cream) awaits!
Meandering through the forest, navigating my way across strategically placed stones in the creek, watching shafts of sunlight dance on the trail, and listening to the song birds chirping, I am both energized and calmed. If you're looking to escape the hectic pace of day-to-day modern life, check out Long Branch Farm & Trail in Goshen.
Loveland, Ohio. You know what they say: “Once you’ve spent a day here, you’ll fall in love!” (… They do say that, right? Well, they should, at least.) Let’s pop over and see why this little gem more than lives up to its reputation as the “Sweetheart of Ohio.”
It is a truth universally acknowledged that adults in possession of a free day must be in want of a destination. That's where Locust Grove in Louisville, Ky. comes in. Take the hour and a half long scenic drive down I-71 and visit the 55-acre estate. It'll feel like you've stepped back to a simpler time.
True. Bloomington, Indiana might not be the first destination you'd think of for a girls’ weekend. But after reading about this resoundingly refreshing experience, that just might have to change. If you love wine, hiking, and hot tubs (not necessarily in that order), read on!