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Dr. Know: Fancy Fire Hydrants, a Long-Lost Rock Venue, and Those Infernal Contraflow Lanes

The good doctor holds forth on troubling issues, including deciphering color coded hydrants, whatever happened to Panacea, and torturous road construction.

That Time I Left Cincinnati, Never to Return, and Tragedy Reminded Me Where I...

This month, we reflect on the 40th year since the Who concert. I wasn’t in Cincinnati that night, but I realized how much I’d become someone from Cincinati.

Dr. Know: Cincinnati’s Thanksgiving Day Race, Sawyer Point’s Bicentennial Bricks, and O’Bryonville’s Official Borders

The good doctor holds forth on troubling issues, including the history of Cincinnati's Thanksgiving Day Race, how to find a Bicentennial Brick at Sawyer Point, and O’Bryonville's lack of municipality.

Dr. Know: Josh Groban’s Green Suit, the Proper Abbreviation of Cincinnati, and a Secret...

The good doctor holds forth on troubling issues, including how cucumber theft inspired Josh Groban's wardrobe choice, Cinti vs. Cincy, and a secret P&G store.

The Fall of Uncle Al

Were you there that time the children’s show icon played at Maisonette? I was.

Dr. Know: Sign Design, News Anchor Cameos, and Underage Drinking

The good doctor holds forth on troubling issues, including a signmaker's credit, how Al Shottlekotte got on Gilligan's Island, and the legality of having a drink with your kid.

Dr. Know: The Roses of OTR, Doris Day’s Proximity to King Records, and Barrier...

The good doctor holds forth on troubling issues, including a rose garden in OTR, Doris Day's proximity to King Records, and barrier glare screens on I-74.

Complaining about Columbia Parkway Landslides Is a Centuries-Old Tradition

Cincinnati has been tormented by Columbia Parkway across a 150-year love/hate relationship pockmarked with countless ruptures, repairs, and repeats.

Dr. Know: Calling for Time, What’s in Skyline Chili’s Skyline, and Parallel Bridges

The good doctor holds forth on troubling issues, including calling Cincinnati Bell for the time, the buildings in Skyline's logo, and parallel bridges that aren't in Walnut Hills.

I Wrote the Songs

Cincinnati has several official songs. Some are mine.
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