Kenner Products hit lightspeed when it unveiled its original line of Star Wars action figures in the late ’70s, turning legions of fans into fanatics. Nearly four decades later, on the eve of yet another installment of the film franchise, that old force is still going strong.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of one of Cincinnati's primo holiday traditions: Playhouse in the Park's annual staging of A Christmas Carol. To ring in the occasion, the Playhouse shared some of their favorite photos of the production—specifically of the large group of children that rounds out the cast each season.
New Charlie Harper For Kids prints like “Honey Bunny” (right) and glow-in-the-dark “Moon Jellies” (left) will class up any nursery. (Prices vary, Fabulous Frames & Art, 17 W. Fourth St., downtown, 513-579-9998)
Shaving purists agree: The wet shave is the way to go. The Mühle Rasierset shaving kit has a badger-hair brush and Gilette-compatible razor. ($136, 45/46 XY Inspired, 2719 Erie Ave., Hyde Park, 513-257-0259)
The college kid in your life will appreciate a cooler-than-average notebook—try Field Notes’s “County Fair” regional edition. ($9.95, Smartfish Studio & Sustainable Supply, 1301 Main St., Over-the-Rhine, 513-910-8845)