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Inside the Issue: March 2019

On this month’s Inside the Issue episode, we dive into our Best Restaurants cover package. We chat with Associate Editor Kaileigh Peyton about the package’s overall organization; our main restaurant reviewer, Akshay Ahuja, provides a behind-the-scenes look at his top 10 best restaurants ranking; and we interview the owner and the head chef of Phoenician Taverna, a Lebanese restaurant in Mason that ranked No. 8 on Akshay’s list.

Everyone Is Welcome to Practice Art at Oakley’s Visionarium

Burger King, Wonder Muffin, and Pop Pop Radical Forever Learning Castle were among the business name proposals for the part retail–part arts education space that opened in Oakley’s former Blue Manatee bookstore in October...

Whitney Austin’s Nonprofit Hosts Stop the Bleed Workshops to Empower Others to Save Lives

Whitney Austin says “thousands of things went right” to help her survive the September mass shooting at Fifth Third Center. One of those things was a tourniquet. This month, her nonprofit Whitney/Strong will host a series of Stop the Bleed trainings to teach others how to respond in a bleeding emergency.

This Ft. Thomas Dad Started a Pretzel Company After Discovering His German Ancestry

It all started with an online DNA test. Through ancestry.com, Drew Rath, a 33-year-old Ft. Thomas stay-at-home dad of three, discovered 16 generations of his father’s lineage hailed from Aldingen, a small town in...

Inside the Issue: February 2019

TGIFebruary! On this month’s Inside the Issue episode, we chat about The Cupboard in Corryville, our upcoming Best Restaurants tasting event, and our Great Bakeries cover package. We also chat with one of our favorite bakers featured in the package, Drew Rath, owner of a Swabian-style pretzel business called Tuba Baking Co.

Style Counsel: Aster Social Sippery’s Zach Shumate

Occupation: General Manager, Aster Social Sippery Style: Confident, not cookie-cutter How does working at Aster affect your style? We have really different clientele based on the day of the week and time of day. Obviously that...

Cincy Obscura: Inside Jeff Wyler’s Impressive Private Car Collection

Jeff Wyler started buying model cars 20 years ago. In eight years he collected more than 100, which now sit in a glass display case at the Jeff Wyler corporate office in Milford. Even...

Cookie Dough on a Cone (For Real)

The sister shop to owner Nick Ganim’s five-year-old Milford Parlor, the new storefront serves five crave-worthy flavors, including chocolate chip cookie, sugar cookie, cake batter, s’mores, and a rotating seasonal.

What’s Next Podcast: 3 Events You Won’t Want to Miss

Welcome to our newest podcast, where we chat about upcoming Cincinnati Magazine events with Events Manager Sloane Scheuer. On this episode, she shares the inside scoop about our 10th annual Sweet Victory (February 6), the first inaugural Galentine’s Day (February 13), and the sixth annual Kid’s Kuisine (March 2).

Inside the Issue Podcast: January 2019

Happy New Year, y’all! On January’s Inside the Issue episode, we chat about Westwood’s revitalization efforts, a local printmaker named Terence Hammonds, and our Top Doctors cover package. Plus, Digital Media Associate Editor Kevin Schultz shares a riveting reporting story. (Spoiler: He was hit by a car during an interview, but he's OK.) Crazy stuff!