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Dr. Know: Hyde Park Square Kroger, the World Cup, and More Happy Holidays

This month’s questions for Dr. Know touch on a pocket-sized supermarket, the chances FIFA will take us seriously, and round two of the “War on Christmas.”

Dr. Know: Phone Numbers, Rooftop Decorations, and a Grumpy Enquirer Columnist

The good doctor explores troubling issues, including the local phone number that's been in service longest, what's on top of the Gwynne Building, and Bob Brumfield's distaste for The Beatles.

Dr. Know: Kennedy’s Plate, Norwood’s CDK Global Building, and Prominent Streets

This month’s questions for Dr. Know touch on a commemorative plate, CDK Global’s actual territory, and Kroger Street.

My 21-Day Steakout

Why did I go to the same downtown restaurant for three weeks? Big Klu, that’s why.

Dr. Know: The Human Fly, Leaf Laws, and Another Local Answer Guy

Dr. Know explores troubling issues, including the “human fly” on Fountain Square, when and how to dispose of leaves, and WVXU-FM's “OKI Wanna Know.”

Did Cincinnati Invent Statue Cancel Culture in 1872?

Did Cincinnati invent statue cancel culture when a marble bust of Abraham Lincoln got removed from a West End park in 1872?

Dr. Know: An Empty Alcove, Greenacres, and Union Terminal’s Woes

This month's questions for Dr. Know touch on what that Trader Joe’s bench is for, why an estate seems to be named for a TV show, and the fate of Union Terminal.

Dr. Know: Civic Negativity, Pete Rose’s Speeding Ticket, and Concert Mis-Matches

The good doctor holds forth on troubling issues, including our low opinion of our city, a traffic violation by Pete Rose, and that time the Beastie Boys opened for Madonna.

The Pathogen Less Traveled

In his latest column, Jay Gilbert shares the lighthearted lessons he's learned during quarantine and recognizes how fortunate he is to have his health.

Dr. Know: A Waving-Arm Balloon Man, A Traffic Helicopter Crash, and Ruth Lyons’s Alley

The good doctor holds forth on troubling issues, including what that flapping thing is doing atop Congregation Beth Adam, what happened after a traffic copter crashed, and naming streets.