Reconsidering the Meaning Behind the House I Grew up In

I haven’t seen Mr. and Mrs. Eismann in decades, but as soon as they answer the door I am 10 years old again, coming...

This Latin-Fusion Spot Pumps Out Flavor in Over-the-Rhine

Some days could use more reggaeton and plantains. Scratch that. All days could use more reggaeton and plantains. Particularly when the latter is crisp,...

An East Walnut Hills Drawing Center Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary

It was a Thursday night, early 2000s, in a back room of Xavier University’s art building. Nearly 20 people gathered, students and otherwise, for...

Give Your Brunch a Southern Twist in Over-the-Rhine

Among an expansive brunch menu of clever Southern takes on breakfast classics, none feel quite as quintessential as LouVino’s eggs benedict. Why mess with...

The Cincinnati Reds’ Offseason Was on the Mark

Wait, what just happened? The last time we got together here at the Cincinnati Magazine website, the Cincinnati Reds had just polished off a...

Down to Mars Vintage Opens Downtown

Down to Mars Vintage owner Marcie Hon plans to open her first brick and mortar at 621 Main Street on Friday, March 22. We asked her what sets her vintage store apart from others.

Platform Beer Co.’s New OTR Concept Goes Beyond Its Signature Brews

Since its founding in 2014, Cleveland-based Platform Beer Co. has been taking the beer world by storm. Starting with its brewpub in Cleveland, Platform...

This Local Artisan’s Porcelain Accessories Were Used in a Celebrity Photoshoot

A little over two years ago, 47-year-old Cincinnati native Jenny Rush walked into Continuum Bazaar, one of her favorite Over-the-Rhine boutiques, wearing geometric porcelain...

Sundry and Vice Announces a Second Bar in Walnut Hills

 General Manager Jack Keane (left) and Owner Stuart King (right) Following the success of nationally recognized OTR bar Sundry and Vice, its owner Stuart King...

This West-Side Gem Took Inspiration from Homearama Homes

During a years-long career as a homebuilder and developer, Bob Mathews kept a file of all his favorite features in Homearama homes he’d seen....

Three Restaurants Where You Can Watch the Kitchen Magic

Believe it or not, your food doesn't just magically appear on your table. While most restaurants may not show you every step in the...

This Old-School Chinese Restaurant is a Hidden Downtown Treasure

The restaurant is 43 years old, and its menu (possibly the only copy) shows it: yellowed, stained, prices scratched out and taped over. There’s...

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FOOD + DINING

This Latin-Fusion Spot Pumps Out Flavor in Over-the-Rhine

Some days could use more reggaeton and plantains. Scratch that. All days could use more reggaeton and plantains. Particularly when the latter is crisp,...

Give Your Brunch a Southern Twist in Over-the-Rhine

Among an expansive brunch menu of clever Southern takes on breakfast classics, none feel quite as quintessential as LouVino’s eggs benedict. Why mess with...

Platform Beer Co.’s New OTR Concept Goes Beyond Its Signature Brews

Since its founding in 2014, Cleveland-based Platform Beer Co. has been taking the beer world by storm. Starting with its brewpub in Cleveland, Platform...

Sundry and Vice Announces a Second Bar in Walnut Hills

 General Manager Jack Keane (left) and Owner Stuart King (right) Following the success of nationally recognized OTR bar Sundry and Vice, its owner Stuart King...

CULTURE

An East Walnut Hills Drawing Center Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary

It was a Thursday night, early 2000s, in a back room of Xavier University’s art building. Nearly 20 people gathered, students and otherwise, for...

This Local Artist Has an Impressive Social Media Following, and Rightfully So

Leigh Ellexson’s artistic career has been anything but conventional, and that’s why she loves it. With almost 90,000 Instagram followers and more than 100,000...

This Local Design Company Has Created Work for NBC’s The Office and Parks and Rec

Lightning Horse Industries started in 2015 as a small screen-printing lab in A.J. Yorio’s basement. Five years later, the design and video production company...

Everyone Is Welcome to Practice Art at Oakley’s Visionarium

Burger King, Wonder Muffin, and Pop Pop Radical Forever Learning Castle were among the business name proposals for the part retail–part arts education space...

LIFE + STYLE

HOME + GARDEN

This West-Side Gem Took Inspiration from Homearama Homes

During a years-long career as a homebuilder and developer, Bob Mathews kept a file of all his favorite features in Homearama homes he’d seen....

A Rehabbed Corryville Home With Exposed Brick and a Loft-Like Feel

2817 Highland Avenue As urban neighborhoods throughout the city continue growing in popularity, Corryville is getting in on the revitalization action, too. Consider this 119-year-old...

This Charming 91-Year-Old Kennedy Heights Home Just Got A Major Update

3735 Dogwood Lane, Kennedy Heights When current homeowners Jacquie and Bryan Tye bought this 1928 Kennedy Heights home, “it was a mess and needed a...

A Mt. Adams Home Offering Picturesque Downtown Views, Plus a Fancy Master Bath

927 Monastery Street A red metal roof and decorative iron door grates out front indicate this Mount Adams house is a little different than others...

TRAVEL

Weary of Winter Already? It’s Always Cozy in Mammoth Cave.

You could fly to Florida for a cold-weather getaway, or you could go underground.

St. Pete Side Trip: Crystal River

You can cross "swim with the sea cows" off your bucket list.

Retreat to St. Pete

There’s an easy escape waiting for you down south.

Road-Trip Your Way to a Winter Wonderland

Winterlights is the grand outdoor light show at Newfields, the new name for the Indianapolis Museum of Art and its 152-acre campus of gardens, outdoor sculpture, and nature.

STYLE + SHOPPING

Down to Mars Vintage Opens Downtown

Down to Mars Vintage owner Marcie Hon plans to open her first brick and mortar at 621 Main Street on Friday, March 22. We asked her what sets her vintage store apart from others.

This Local Artisan’s Porcelain Accessories Were Used in a Celebrity Photoshoot

A little over two years ago, 47-year-old Cincinnati native Jenny Rush walked into Continuum Bazaar, one of her favorite Over-the-Rhine boutiques, wearing geometric porcelain...

Style Counsel: Hunter Clem Knows How to Mix Eras

Occupation: Creative Director, Photographer, Videographer Style: Expressive Era-mixing You’re a photographer and you work in the art world. How does that affect your style? I use...

Mother-Daughter Duo Opens First Children’s Toy Store in Over-the-Rhine

At the top of Jackson Street on East 13th Street in Over-the-Rhine sits a Parisian-esque pink-and-black brick storefront resembling a chic, big-city boutique. Just...