On Thursday, July 24 over 2,000 folks gathered on Fountain Square to break the World Record for the number of people performing the salsa dance at one time.
"Dance like nobody's watching." How 'bout we raise the bar a bit? ... "Dance like everybody's already dancing with ya." Now, that sounds more like it! Bust a move, Cincy. Bust a move.
Historians often say that Cincinnati has several sister cities within the United States, bonded by similar immigrant cultures, landscaping, and economic competitiveness. You’ll find one due north on the Ohio River: Pittsburgh. While we may not agree on football, Pennsylvania’s Steeltown makes up for it with amazing food, museums, and heritage.
In our monthly “On the Menu” series, we explore four things you should try. In this edition, we’re taking a look at restaurants that we’re either excited to try or ones we've already visited and suggest you do the same. Let's dig in!
It takes a lot of sound to fill Union Terminal's iconic domed entry room. The moment that Cincinnati-based folk trio Young Heirlooms opened their cases, though, the room seemed built for them. Pull up a seat, give a listen, and enjoy the sounds of a perfect union.
The corner of Overton and 6th street in Newport, KY has long been a neighborhood gathering place. Now, that corner is the site of a budding American dream. On March 4, Elena Katharina Williams, a German immigrant, and her mother, Christine Hambuch, opened Katharina’s Cafe.
Want to explore nature's splendor, soak up new cultures, and test your palate on local delicacies? Look no further than your very own backyard. Here are some horizon-expanding trips right here within the Tri-state. Enjoy!
What a ride! Buckle Up Music Festival`s maiden voyage brought plenty of easy-breezy goodness and a few surprises, too. Let`s break the experience on down. Time for a "vibe" report.
Amid overcast skies and relatively cool temps for July, the inaugural Buckle Up Festival held its second day, which included performances by Alison Krauss, Old Crow Medicine Band, and the legendary Willie Nelson.
Last March the Pedro family opened up their second Hang Over Easy location in Clifton. And the concept is simple. "Breakfast cures all." Yeah, it really does.
Festival Foods: it`s not just funnel cake anymore! Check out the tasty offerings at this year`s Bunbury Festival.
Get your sipping straws ready! The most recent addition to Over-the-Rhine is in the up-and-coming area north of Liberty Street (or as the cool kids are calling it: The NOL). Located at 1606 Main Street inside a renovated 154-year old building, BoBa Cha is bringing Cincinnati`s favorite Taiwanese drink to the urban core: bubble tea.
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!
Thanks to the good folks at Unwind Wine Bar & Light Fare in Hyde Park, we`ve got the ideal selection for these warm summer nights. Cincy, meet your new best friend: Chateau de Roquefort`s Rose (from Provence, France).
Although Jimmy G`s is located in a low foot traffic part of downtown, that shouldn`t stop you from making it one of your dining destinations, especially as the restaurant is gearing up to unveil some new menu items.
Sushi fans, rejoice! If you’re looking to get your roll on this summer, there’s a fresh and trendy restaurant that you must try. Convenient for Hamilton County’s northern a-fish-cionados, Asian Paradise brings Japanese flair to the Loveland neighborhood. Located just off of Fields Ertel Road, the eatery has renovated the former home of Encore Bistro for an upscale island experience.
"Hold On Tight!" Buckle Up Music Festival is rollin` into town for its inaugural (but impressively star-studded) showing. Check out what`s on this weekend`s agenda and kick things off right with a perfectly dusty Friday Jam.
Area artists Catherine Richards` new work, Valance, is more than a trick of the light. It`s the product of creativity, tireless energy, and (if all goes according to plan) ... community.
On Monday, July 14, the W&S Open held its player field announcement event at the Ensemble Theatre in OTR. Tennis commentators Sam Gore and Jimmy Arias were on hand to add their two cents about the favorites heading into the August tourney.
So naturally I`m writing this recap with my new Spotify Bunbury playlist on loop in the background. Relive the amazing weekend that was through our recap and photos.
We are going to wait until Monday to give you an in-depth recap, review of Bunbury. For now, let`s jump into the shallow end and discuss a rundown of first day lessons learned.
Head to the Know Theatre ever other Monday for Serials! Each week delivers a new episodic installment of six different plays from local playwrights.
We are excited to welcome you to the evolution of iSPYCINCY.com, now Cincinnati Refined. Although there are some changes to note, much of what you have come to love in terms of the energy and content will be the same. Take a look and enjoy!
If you’re new to the bargain shopping game, it can feel a bit like the good ol’ bait and switch when you go looking for a deal and get a dud instead. But don’t worry. With this guide, and just a bit of luck, your closet will start reaping the benefits.
The bi-weekly on the street / street style fashion series is back. This week we spied Jeffrey Schilling, a finance VP and an artist.
"Bee Free." Check out how fans, artists, and the music-loving community are taking Bunbury Music Festival's mantra to heart. (And to the extreme.) It's style time!
Price Hill, says Carter Oosterhouse (host of "Rowhouse Showdown," an all new home-rehab show on the FYI network), "has all the signs of a neighborhood on the verge of a revitalization movement." Hop board and see what the buzz is about!
For the 37th annual Concours d`Elegance at Ault Park, the featured theme was Art of the Automobile: Great American Design:
Referred to as “America’s Hometown,” the river village of Madison, Ind. prides itself in steamboat heritage and historic preservation. Walking along First, Second, or Third Streets reveals a rich colonial influence, with houses that pre-date the Civil War. This collection of buildings has visitors praising Madison as Indiana’s own piece of the South, comparable to Charleston, S.C.
Covington may be known for no-shirt summers, but in your zeal to avoid the sunburned guys walking to the closest corner store, you may miss a real gem in Mainstrasse Village, a nationally-registered historic district centered on, whimsically enough, the Goose Girl fountain at Sixth and Main, a sculpture based on a German fairy tale.
Look no further, Cincinnatians! One of the grandest roadtrips in American history is just a short car ride from the tri-state. Close enough for a weekend journey, a portion of Route 66 is just a few hours away and packs an abundance of nostalgia and entertainment.
For the first time in over 25 years, a train carried public passengers along the Cincinnati Southern Railroad; the only railroad in the United States to be owned by a municipality, the City of Cincinnati. Completed in 1880 for $18 million, the line has been connecting the Queen City to Chattanooga, Tennessee for nearly 135 years.
Atwood Hill Winery is a little piece of heaven just 30 minutes from downtown. Situated so far south you’re a hairsbreadth away from leaving Northern Kentucky for Kentucky proper, the vineyards are the latest venture of a sixth-generation family farm established in 1918.
This month's neighborhood (well really it's a city) spotlight brings you to the idyllic streets of Montgomery.