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This Is How We Lose Them

Smoking. Spacing. Sleeping. Cradle Cincinnati’s campaign to turn the tide on our woeful infant mortality rate is a lot more complicated—and tougher—than it looks.

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A vision of the goddess Etidorhpa

John Uri Lloyd: To Infinity And Beyond

It sounds crazy, but over a century ago John Uri Lloyd, the visionary pharmacist of Plum Street, wrote one of the most ambitious, avant-garde—and, ahem, impenetrable—novels of all time: Etidorhpa, Or the End of the Earth. Or maybe it just is crazy…

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Best Restaurants 2015

Dan Wright’s falafel, 
baklava, and bouillabaisse

Abigail Street

The generously portioned, shareable-plate setup is a boon for diners—having to settle on just one or two dishes here would be dreadful.

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Fried chicken and waffles

Dining Out: Taste of Belgium

Taste of Belgium grows from a waffle stand to a stand out bistro.

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Global Eats

Chicken empanada with cilantro sauce

Global Eats: Arrechissimo

Fresh (and fast) Venezuelan cuisine in the ’burbs.


Swad Spices Up North College Hill

The Dusmesh crew return, with a remix.


Uncle Yip’s

Behold the wonders of a dim sum palace.

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Shopping List: Local Love for Local Moms

Since getting eight uninterrupted hours of sleep is off the menu for most mamas this Mother’s Day, why not treat yours like royalty, Queen City-style? Here are a few local luxuries that will make her smile, even at 6 a.m.


Hot Ticket: “Throw Your Hands in the Hair Like You Just Don’t Care” at Shoppe Class

Two hours of hands-on instruction with High Five Salon stylist Samantha Moyer.


Sparkle On With Olga Davies Jewelry

Vintage-inspired sparkly goodness, made right here in Cincinnati.

"It's nice to be in a room full of people creating something together," Strasser says.

Storefront: Fern

Fern sells art—much of it just happens to be in the form of house plants.

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InstaLove: Crafty Supermarket Vendors

Just stalking—er, researching—a few of the vendors we’re looking forward to seeing at this weekend’s Crafty Supermarket.

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InstaLove: Wedding Place Cards

The best way to do assigned seating? With a little bit of personalization and a lot of whimsy.


InstaLove: Bohemian Bridal Dresses

If your style is more Talitha Getty than Princess Grace, here are six of our favorite dress lines sure to suit your carefree spirit.

Cincinnati Wedding

Local Love: Ashley + Robb

Ashley and Robb celebrated their wedding in style with funky desserts, all-night dancing, and a sweet late-night snack.


Local Love: Anna + Steven

Anna and Steven’s reception turned into a late-night dance party that lasted until 2am!


Local Love: Alana + Rob

A historic mansion, a gorgeous church, and a flambé donut bar made Alana and Rob’s wedding a night to remember!

The Ashland Estate

His Old Kentucky Home: Visit “The Great Compromiser” Henry Clay’s Estate

Remember when compromise was a thing in national politics? Visit the Ashland Estate in Lexington to pay homage—and enjoy the scenic, historic spot.

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The Day Tripper

Long Weekends

Cure cocktail bar on Freret St.

Escape: New Orleans

Indisputably, there’s a bond between New Orleans and Cincinnati.


Feast Your Eyes on Asheville

For a city its size, Asheville has a surprisingly happening downtown. And these Appalachians can cook.


Old Glamour and New Tastes in Detroit

Yes, Detroit has her problems. But entertaining guests is not one of them.