Five Ways to Help the Black Lives Matter Movement From Home

Social distancing is difficult to maintain while protesting. Fortunately, there are various ways to support the Black Lives Matter movement from home.

Local Businesses Equip Local Protestors With Resources, Supplies, and Support

Indigo Hippo, Pull Club Studio, and Longfellow are among the local businesses providing protestors with resources, supplies, and support.

Harmony Plant Fare’s Vegan Sandwiches Will Fool Meat-Eaters

Harmony Plant Fare in Findlay Market takes its inspiration from deli classics, but their versions are plant-based.

The National Guard Helps the Freestore Foodbank Feed Thousands

Getting food to people in need during a pandemic—when there are more people looking for support—takes a heroic effort.

Meet Cincinnati’s Newest City Council Members

Newly appointed members Betsy Sundermann and Jan-Michele Kearney offer fresh perspectives—and cooperation—on Cincinnati City Council.

Local Business Owners Respond to Protest-Related Property Damage With Encouraging Messages

Despite the property damage and looting that occurred in conjunction with protests Friday night, local business owners support the ongoing movement to combat racially motivated police brutality.

Meet Five of Our Favorite Zoo Babies from the 2020 Season

The Cincinnati Zoo remains closed, but the annual Zoo Babies event can be enjoyed virtually from the comfort of your home.

Sew Masks 4 Cincy Donates More Than 20,000 Masks to Local Frontline Facilities

Sew Masks 4 Cincy provides local hospital, nursing home, school, and grocery store workers with homemade masks to be used as personal protective equipment.

Go to Kiki for the Ramen, Stay for Everything Else

Hideki Harada’s College Hill ramen joint Kiki fully satisfies your comfort food craving.

Cincinnatians Protest Racism, the Death of George Floyd

Thousands of Cincinnati demonstrators joined those across the U.S., taking to the streets to protest systemic racism and voice their outrage at the death of George Floyd.

The Moments That Shaped Cincinnati’s LGBTQ History

These events transformed Cincinnati from the “most anti-gay” city in the country to a beacon of progress.

25 Black-Owned Cincinnati Businesses You Can Support

Supporting black-owned businesses isn’t a cure-all to the problems at hand, but it’s an easy, direct action you can take today. Here are 25 to get you started.

Meet 20 Local LGBTQ Leaders Who Are Shaping Cincinnati

Artists, pastors, lawyers, activists, historians, educators, social workers, journalists—these 20 LGBTQ advocates have their hand in Cincinnati's future.

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NEWS + PERSPECTIVES

Protesters Speak Up About Police Treatment During Peaceful Demonstrations, Arrests

Cincinnati protesters arrested on May 31 use social media to share firsthand accounts about the conditions some of them describe as “inhumane.”

Five Ways to Help the Black Lives Matter Movement From Home

Social distancing is difficult to maintain while protesting. Fortunately, there are various ways to support the Black Lives Matter movement from home.

Local Businesses Equip Local Protestors With Resources, Supplies, and Support

Indigo Hippo, Pull Club Studio, and Longfellow are among the local businesses providing protestors with resources, supplies, and support.

Meet Cincinnati’s Newest City Council Members

Newly appointed members Betsy Sundermann and Jan-Michele Kearney offer fresh perspectives—and cooperation—on Cincinnati City Council.

DINING

Harmony Plant Fare’s Vegan Sandwiches Will Fool Meat-Eaters

Harmony Plant Fare in Findlay Market takes its inspiration from deli classics, but their versions are plant-based.

The National Guard Helps the Freestore Foodbank Feed Thousands

Getting food to people in need during a pandemic—when there are more people looking for support—takes a heroic effort.

Go to Kiki for the Ramen, Stay for Everything Else

Hideki Harada’s College Hill ramen joint Kiki fully satisfies your comfort food craving.

Enforcing Prohibition in Cincinnati Was Easier Said Than Done

Cincinnati residents had a hard time kicking the habit when alcohol manufacturing and sales became illegal 100 years ago.

CULTURE

Darnell Benjamin Helps the Cincy Fringe Festival Adapt to a New Reality

Darnell Benjamin talks about what it takes to build a great Cincy Fringe Festival, which will be streamed online this year from May 29 to June 13.

Curtis Sittenfeld’s New Novel Reimagines Hillary Clinton

The acclaimed Cincinnati-born novelist Curtis Sittenfeld takes readers on the ultimate “What if...” journey in her new novel, Rodham.

Local Poets Share How ‘Poetry Can Help Us Feel Less Alone’

Local poets Manuel Iris, Pauletta Hansel, and Sara Moore Wagner discuss therapeutic aspects of poetry and how it connects people during hard times.

Local Musicians Collaborate in a Time Of Social Distancing

Local musicians have turned to virtual options for recording, performing, and creating music together, all from the comfort of their homes.

HOME + LIFE

Local Business Owners Respond to Protest-Related Property Damage With Encouraging Messages

Despite the property damage and looting that occurred in conjunction with protests Friday night, local business owners support the ongoing movement to combat racially motivated police brutality.

25 Black-Owned Cincinnati Businesses You Can Support

Supporting black-owned businesses isn’t a cure-all to the problems at hand, but it’s an easy, direct action you can take today. Here are 25 to get you started.

A Hyde Park Home Packed With Play and Entertaining Spaces

From a full-size tennis court to a swing set and an outdoor patio, this family-friendly Hyde Park home has plenty of room for play and entertaining.

Chicago-Based Women’s Clothing Boutique Relocates to Mariemont

CAPSULE is a chic women's clothing boutique that owner Maura Conine recently relocated from Chicago to the Mariemont Strand.

BABY AND BEYOND

Meet Five of Our Favorite Zoo Babies from the 2020 Season

The Cincinnati Zoo remains closed, but the annual Zoo Babies event can be enjoyed virtually from the comfort of your home.

Four Scenic Drives That You Can Enjoy From the Comfort of Your Car

Need to get out of the house? Pack up the kids, cue up a playlist, and drive to one of these scenic destinations, all of which aren't far from Cincinnati.

This Local Traffic Anchor Moonlights as a Kid Craft Curator

From seeding sprouts to making dinosaur eggs, try this list of low-key kid crafts selected (and tested!) by Local 12 traffic anchor Jen Dalton.

Top Five Indoor Play Spaces for Little Kids

Finding spaces for little tots that are designed with their needs can be difficult. Here are five places where they can safely explore their curiosity.

CINCINNATI WEDDING

These Amazing Spaces Will Wow Guests at Your Bridal Shower

From a former governor's house to a microwinery, one of these local spaces will have the perfect vibe for your bridal shower.

Local Couple Hosts Virtual Quarantine Wedding from Their Front Porch

Margaret Hocker and Tony Shaw were planning to marry earlier this month at the public library, but then COVID-19 caused a change of plans.

Local Couple Celebrated Nuptials With Natural Elegance

Caroline Wendling and Nicholas Shine's reception was filled with tall, plush greenery, pink peonies, and lanterns at the ornate Hall of Mirrors.

Local Couple Marries in Theatrical Celebration

Jessica Moulis and Douglas Hollern released doves at the end of their wedding ceremony, creating a dramatic moment for the couple and their guests.

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