Top 5 End-of-Summer Celebrations

From body paint to chamber music, Cincinnati makes saying goodbye to summer a little easier.

Rebuild Clouded by Competing Interests and the Merits of Merit

Just how committed are the Reds to The Rebuild?

That European Custom, Tipping, Slowly Invaded Cincinnati

It might appear that the custom of tipping your server at a restaurant or the concierge at your hotel is an ancient tradition, but...

Winning Culture? Yes, Please!

Management thinks the Reds have turned the corner, which isn’t as far-fetched as it sounds.

Trade Deadline Inactivity Gets an “I” for Incomplete

It’s time for the Reds’ rebuild to be over, but this week’s single trade didn’t help much.

A Discovery by Archaeologists from the University of Cincinnati Could Rewrite History

Historians and archaeologists were astounded at the discovery of one extraordinarily small and precise Minoan bead, the likes of which had never been seen before.

Three Picture-Perfect Picnic Spots

On the menu: the outdoors.

Three of Our Favorite Hiking Trails

Whether fan or foe of the area’s vertical challenges, you can’t deny our hills offer unique hiking opportunities and Instagram-worthy views.

Three Local Bike Paths You Need to Try This Summer

Ease into a two-wheeled world, with a little nature thrown in.

Be a Tourist for the Day with These Walking Tours

A beer, a mural, and a gangster walk into a bar. Just kidding, you go to them on one of these walking tours.

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FOOD + DINING

Top 5 End-of-Summer Celebrations

From body paint to chamber music, Cincinnati makes saying goodbye to summer a little easier.

James Avant IV of OCD Cakes Works to End Mental Health Stigma

Avant founded the business four years ago, naming it for Obsessive Cake Disorder. That’s not just a cheeky play on words; it represents his experiences with obsessive-compulsive disorder, the anxiety disorder he’s contended with—to varying degrees—for a significant portion of his life.

50 West Is a One-Stop Shop for Summer Adventures and Brews

After setting up shop on the south side of Route 50, close proximity to the Little Miami River and its cherished bike trail—along with an unquenchable entrepreneurial spirit—encouraged 50 West co-founder Bobby Slattery to expand into outdoor activities.

Pan-Asian Food is Americanized (in a Good Way) at Basil 1791

When a restaurant claims to have “something for everyone,” it’s easy to fall into the trap of trying to please too many people, and end up pleasing...well, no one. Not the case here.

CULTURE

Top 5 End-of-Summer Celebrations

From body paint to chamber music, Cincinnati makes saying goodbye to summer a little easier.

Meet Cincinnati’s Dancing Grandmas

First things first: Those canes aren’t for walking—they’re a dance prop.

Take the Leap Showcases Diversity Through Dance

This year, for the first time ever, Take the Leap will be at the Aronoff Center for one night only, highlighting minority ballet dancers.

Greenwich House Gallery Celebrates Ron Campbell’s 50 Years of Iconic Illustration

Campbell has animated classics such as “Yellow Submarine,” Scooby Doo, the Smurfs, Rugrats, and Winnie the Pooh, all of which will be on display–along with the man himself.

LIFE + STYLE

HOME + GARDEN

Looking for a Pet? Start at One of These No-Kill Animal Shelters

High-profile rescues such as the SPCA have been caring for and saving animals for decades. However, they aren’t the only such organization in our community.

These Three Stunning Local Homes Have Views To Match

And they're not all river views, either.

There’s a Southwestern-Style Carl Strauss Home Hidden in Hyde Park

Life on this property is about as close as you can get to experiencing the American Southwest in our Midwestern city.

Four Luxury Airbnbs That You Can Rent For Your Staycation Weekend

Who says you have to go out of town to get away?

TRAVEL

Honeymoon in New Zealand’s Untamed Wilderness

You could easily spend an entire New Zealand honeymoon slumbering in a private villa overlooking vineyards or footsteps from a sandy, swimmable beach....

Saddle Up at the Historic Kentucky Horse Park

This summer is the 40th anniversary of the Lexington equine theme park, a working horse farm that puts you up close to Kentucky’s proudest non-intoxicating product.

Live Out Your Sports Dreams at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

You know the sprawling Children’s Museum of Indianapolis isn’t just for kids, right? So wear your comfortable shoes when you visit its new Sports Legends Experience.

Cuyahoga Valley is Ohio’s Hidden National Park

And it's definitely worth your time.

STYLE + SHOPPING

Five of Our Favorite Local Home Goods Shops

Wanting to upgrade your home but not sure where to start? Here's a roundup of some of our favorite shops.

3 OTR Shops to Check Out Now

Stuck in a shopping rut? Try these on for size.

Cacti Are Popping Up Everywhere

Year of the dog? More like cactus. Here are some of our favorite cacti-themed treasures.

Your Guide to Pleasant Ridge

The Ridge is popping with new and old spots to shop, eat, and drink.