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Good Deed: Canticle Café 1600 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine, donations (513) 515-8804, information (513) 515-2719 Indigent people want a clean place to take a load off, grab a cup of coffee, surf the ’net, or make a quick phone call, just like you. Now they have that—and dignity—in the Canticle Café, a ...
Cake Donut: Ridge Donut Shop 3186 Woodford Rd., Pleasant Ridge, (513) 631-4334 The clientele at Ridge Donut Shop, a cramped little spot near the corner of Woodford and Ridge, reflects its neighborhood. Acerbic old men shoot the breeze and read the day’s paper along side young couples with their 2.5 ...
Old World Toy Store: Linden Noll Gift Haus 506 W. Sixth St., Covington, (859) 581-7633 Nothing typifies the Old World flavor of Covington’s MainStrasse Village more than the wooden marionettes, nutcrackers, and tiny trinkets for sale at Linden Noll Gift Haus. For 25 years, Delores Lind Carpenter—whose parents emigrated from ...
Discount Shoes: Zappos Outlet Store 376 Zappos.com Blvd., Shepherdsville, Ky., (502) 921-4949 The Zappos Outlet Store has such a hold on shoe junkies even one of its managers can’t keep her (ahem) footing. “I’ve probably bought 40 pairs of shoes,” says assistant manager Suzanne Hodges. An offspring of the Zappos.com ...
Radio Show: Mr. Rhythm Man Saturday 6–9 pm, 89.7 WNKU www.wnku.org Tune up 89.7 WNKU on your FM dial at 6 p.m. Saturday night, and you’ll find Mr. Rhythm Man, with his backup dancers, daddio-on-the-radio vocabulary, and stack o’ shellacs ready to put a blister on your transistor. Ahem. For ...
Corn Maze: The Incredible Maize of Warren County Bunnel Hill Rd., Lebanon, (513)932-6396Over the past five years, a maze craze has been stalking the country’s cornfields. Our favorite is The Incredible Maize of Warren County, LLC. Claiming to be one of the largest in the U.S., TIM is an ...
Trim Work: Fisher-Griffin Co. Auto Upholstering 1130 William Howard Taft Rd., Walnut Hills, (513) 961-2110 When horse-drawn buggies traversed these Seven Hills, Gus Fisher, grandfather of current co-owner Whitney “Whit” Fisher, started the Fisher-Griffin Co. Today, the artistry of the 10 to 12 technicians doing trim work (the repair and ...
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