Park It Here Itching to bird-watch? Hungering for a hike? Can’t wait to pack a picnic? We’ve got 25 places where you can stock up on fresh air and sunshine. Plus a wild new carousel, two rad playgrounds, and a dog park that’s off the leash.
Bough DownIf you think we have it made in the shade, better think again. Storms, development, and two insect plagues are claiming trees all over town. A look at the plans to save our green canopy. Step one: Roll up your sleeves. By Polk Laffoon IVWalk This WayThe American Discovery Trail passes by our city’s handsome landmarks and through our beautiful scenery. So why isn’t it as famous as Spain’s storied El Camino de Santiago? Our man in hiking boots ponders the problem. By Jene Galvin
Cincinnati Kid: Eileen CroninMean nuns, famous neighbors, and dismissive sibs: The author of Mermaid: A Memoir of Resilience talks about growing up disabled and overlooked in Cincinnati. By Alyssa Brandt
Dispatch Saved by rock and roll: the story of Wussy Speak Easy How do you spell success? Ask Paige Kimble, Bee queen Performance Marc Bamuthi Joseph at the CAC Brief History Carmon DeLeone’s half-century with a baton Pop Life Graphic thoughts from Ghost World creator Daniel Clowes Music Oratorio, interrupted High Profile Joshua Steele: He’s gotta crow—and fly, and fight pirates—as Peter Pan Dr. Know Your QC questions answeredThe List This month’s hot dates
Necessities Flying Pig essentials Style Counsel Samantha Moyer: funky, feminine, vintage Real Estate 133 W. Ninth St., downtown Storefront Spun Cycles, Northside The Find Rookwood Pottery’s reissued bunnies Escape Historic towns
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