A brief excerpt from PLRKNIB, Alex Bernstein’s big-hearted memoir about life as an underage stand-up comic at d.w. eye in the ’80s.
How a ragtag group of sk8er boys turned a concrete pad under an interstate into a skatepark, won over Newport’s mayor, and built a community in the process.
The state of Chinese-American relations at Miami University.
”It’s not as quiet at night as you would think.”
”Whenever you are able to help someone who’s suffering or is in pain, it’s always rewarding.”
We scoured the metro area for fun things to do after the sun goes down and found more than a few. Send the kids to an underwater sleepover in a shark tank? Hit a bucket of balls until 1 a.m.? Bring a stack of bills to a drag show? Take your pick.
Philip Paul isn’t just the great King Records house drummer: He’s been playing in the city’s nightclubs longer than almost any other musician.
You know The Brass Ass, even if you’ve never been inside.
“People need their bread.”
“If somebody brings a pet to me at 3 in the morning, it’s typically something that’s pretty serious.”
Republicans may be locked out of the mayor’s office, but they still hold the keys.
Signature Scheurer: A Retrospective of the Works of Michael Scheurer, at the Weston Gallery, offers a deep dive into the oeuvre of one of the city’s most prolific artists all in one place.
“One of the Doctor’s great life achievements was his December 2014 column, in which he exposed the shocking scandal of a misspelled Cincinnati street sign.”
“I don’t care what men find attractive.”
Since its inception, Voice of America has sought to fight lies, censorship, and propaganda with something novel: facts, broadcast widely.
Co-authoring the upcoming book The Big 50: The Men and Moments That Made the Cincinnati Reds meant delving into all that defines the history of pro baseball in the Queen City—good, bad, and odd. Here: four standout finds.
Nature Guys, a.k.a. amateur naturalist Bob Staggenborg and retired Cincinnati Nature Center chief naturalist Bill Creasy, launched their podcast last October.
Cincinnati brothers Abram and Ben Dombar apprenticed under Frank Lloyd Wright in the 1930s; afterward, each returned home to practice what he had learned. Together and separately they designed hundreds of Mid-Century Modern homes here.
Whether you prefer snapback or fitted, flat-brimmed or curved, sporty or stylish, there’s a hat that fits.
“I kept sketch pads at work when I was miserable,” says Don Clark, who graduated with an architecture degree from the University of Cincinnati in 2003 and spent five years cooped up in cubicles. Then the recession hit, and Clark was laid off.
Ever get the feeling there’s something going on that you don’t know about?
It began as an ironworks company in 1892. It ended as rubble after the battle between the Columbia Development Group (a division of Joseph Auto) and preservation activists.
Long may he wave over Paddock and Vine.
Some assignments are solo flights, while others are best done en masse. Surveying the best house-made ice cream is far too much for one writer.
If you hit this Sharonville mainstay around lunch hour, there’s so much middle-aged testosterone in the dining room you’ll expect an arm-wrestling championship to break out any minute.
People’s Pantry Cincy plans to tackle local food shortages, one neighborhood at a time.
For the last 10 years, Carriage House Farm has been growing produce for chefs, including Jose Salazar and Todd Kelly. Produce Manager Kate Cook lives at the center of that process, making her the lady behind the lettuce.
The organization rescues otherwise wasted (but still very edible) produce and bread from Kroger, Jungle Jim’s, and Servatii retail locations and creates meals for food-insecure families in Greater Cincinnati.