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Eat & Drink

Eat & Drink 32 Photos That Will Have You Drooling Over Nicola's 32 Photos That Will Have You Drooling Over Nicola's(Photo Gallery)

Nicola’s Ristorante Italiano has long been a creative standard-bearer for Cincy’s fine dining scene. The restaurant’s celebrated contemporary Italian menu (not to mention its remarkable wine list, unique aesthetic, and inviting ambiance) has earned it a vocal following and a consistently stellar reputation. Let's dine, shall we?

Arts & Entertainment

Design & Style


Travel Touring Dayton by Trolley Touring Dayton by Trolley(Photo Gallery)

Dayton, Ohio: one of the last remaining locations using a mode of transportation that harkens back to America's golden era. Get ready for a mix of discovery and nostalgia, folks. We’re hopping a ride on the Gem City's trolley bus.

Travel Instagram Roundup: #SnowDay(Photo Gallery)

There's just something magical about a snow day. Whether you keep it cozy with a steaming cup & a furry friend, charge out there for a day full of powder-fueled fun, or do a bit of both, this day is all yours. Live it up.

Travel A Former U.S. Ambassador Calls Cincinnati Home(Photo Gallery)

Black History Month isn't just a call to look back. It's also a chance to examine our present and future — to highlight stories of individuals and organizations still striving to effect positive change in the world. Today, we meet Ambassador Michael Battle of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.