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See the Stars Through the Cincinnati Observatory’s Massive Telescope

The elm, mahogany, and brass telescope was once the third-largest in the world, and it was the first in America open for public use.

See Gorgeous Maneki-Neko at the Lucky Cat Museum

Cincinnati's Lucky Cat Museum is the only place in the country that publicly displays more than 2,000 maneki-neko, a type of Japanese cat figurine.

Majestic Bison in Frankfort, Ohio

Although the ranch is in Frankfort, Ohio (about 100 miles from downtown Cincinnati), the scene feels better fit for the Great Plains.

Fleischmann Gardens Is Hidden in Plain Sight in Avondale

The park, donated by the Fleischmann family of Fleischmann’s Yeast fame, is home to Ohio’s largest Ginkgo tree.
July 2021

Just Q’in BBQ Featured on Cooking Channel Show

The barbecue restaurant is celebrating its Food Paradise appearance with a viewing party when the episode airs tonight.

Gaining Perspective from a Gap Year

A break from the traditional path to college gives students a new way of thinking about the world and an opportunity to enrich their lives.

Five Tips for Making the Most of a Gap Year

Taking a year off from school can pay dividends if you make sure your experience has just enough structure.

The Truth About Your First Semester in College

I won’t sugar coat it: First semester sucks. But you will get through it. Wherever you go to school, someone is ready to help.

The Mt. Airy Water Towers Are Reminiscent of a Fairytale Castle

At the corner of North Bend Road and Colerain Avenue, The Mt. Airy Water Towers share a medieval style inspired by Eden Park's Elsinore Arch.

The World’s Largest Horseshoe Crab Is in Hillsboro

A fish out of water in Hillsboro, this giant burnt-orange horseshoe crab is a true piece of Americana—and worth a road trip.
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