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Inside Madcap Education Center’s New Building

The first weekend of November, Madcap puppets put on a show the size of its new home: face painting and balloon animal–making; tap, hip-hop, and musical dance classes; yoga; a puppet-creation Q&A; and more....

Conscious Kitchen Serves Healthier Versions of Your Favorite Comfort Food Classics

Conscious Kitchen has grown from a mostly takeout spot to a larger Corryville space with plenty of room to enjoy their healthier comfort food classics.

Meet the Blue Ash Man Who Collects and Sells Thousands of Healing Crystals

Thirty years ago, when he was just out of the Marine Corps, Gene Jackson nearly died flying face-first off a Harley into the side of a pickup truck in Oklahoma City. With an arm...

Shaping Cincinnati: What About Transportation?

When steamboats ruled the water, Cincinnati was queen. Prior to 1850, the river—and the canal system built off of it—made the city a significant center of commerce. But when industry chose railway over waterway,...

Get Your Art on at the Contemporary Arts Center

Archive as Action allows you to become a participant in the artists' experience.

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...

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 that as an advantage. My job is to keep up...

The Vintage Warehouse of Your Dreams Is in Lower Price Hill

On the third floor of a big red brick warehouse in Lower Price Hill, there is vintage clothing. A lot of it—10,000 square feet full, to be exact. Pixel 19 Vintage and Sweet Dahlia...

Cincy Obscura: The Oesper Collection

“It would not be possible to assemble this museum today.”