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Top Five Local Destinations for Retro Gamers

Whether you’re looking for a date night with arcade cabinets or a place to find an old Atari or Nintendo console to hook up and relive childhood memories, the Queen City has you covered...

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 to play with their daughter Darlene, my childhood best friend....

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, salted, and served with red snapper and shrimp ceviche or...

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 a weekly open-figure drawing session. Jason Franz, now the executive...

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 tradition, you might ask? Probably because the origins of eggs...

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 fourth consecutive season of 90-plus losses, and things were pretty...

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 has continued its Ohio expansion, first with an additional tasting...

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 pins she had handmade. The pins immediately caught the attention...

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 and general manager Jack Keane have announced they will open...