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Dr. Know: Kings Island, Chester’s, and Google Maps

The Good Doctor explains why everything is called "kings," the home of Chester (who was never born and can never die), and city lines on GPS maps.

A Decade of Doctoring

I've embraced the burden of explaining the mysteries of life in Cincinnati. You're welcome!

Dr Know: The Cupboard, Cremation BBQ, and An Abandoned Memorial

The Good Doctor investigates morbid mailers, overgrown sites, and the history of a beloved Clifton smoke shop.

Dr. Know: Parking and Taxes

The Good Doctor breaks down our bizarre parking habits, imaginary ZIP Codes, and a massive tax-filing party.

Dr. Know: Fiona, Sports Illustrated, and Old Maps

Our favorite Doctor talks about gorillas mistreated here pre-Harambe, a high-school senior accidentally paid to be a Bengals columnist, and the potential listing price for a unique hand-drawn Queen City map.

Gimme Shelter at Playhouse in the Park

I was going to tell the story of a local masterpiece. Another one got in the way.

Dr. Know: Bird’s Nests, Toilets, and The Teddy Bear

Do you need to learn toilet history or move a bird's nest? The Doctor will see you now.

Dr. Know: All Things Restaurants

The good doctor investigates downtown Cincinnati’s Izzy’s Deli and The Precinct in Columbia-Tusculum.

Time in a Bottle/Box

In 1988, a hundred-year-old time capsule was opened and a fun replacement was planned. Then things got weird.

Dr. Know: Disappearing Houses, Lost Canals, And “Mysterious” Government Buildings

This month's edition of Dr. Know is all about local geography questions you were too afraid to ask.